Fort Mill, South Carolina Population 2020

24,622

Fort Mill is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 24,622, it is the 21st largest city in South Carolina and the 1565th largest city in the United States. Fort Mill is currently growing at a rate of 10.74% annually and its population has increased by 127.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,811 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Fort Mill has a population density of 1,264 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Mill is $97,049 with a poverty rate of 8.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $928 per month, and the median house value is $259,900. The median age in Fort Mill is 35 years, 35.3 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.9 males.

Fort Mill Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Mill was:

  • White: 76.09%
  • Black or African American: 16.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.72%
  • Other race: 1.80%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Fort Mill, South Carolina is 24,622, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,848.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,811.

Fort Mill, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,11776.09%
Black or African American2,66816.75%
Two or More Races5933.72%
Some Other Race2861.80%
Asian2281.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.08%

Fort Mill Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Mill Median Age

35


Total

35.3


Male

34.8


Female

Fort Mill Adults

There are 10,979 adults, (1,597 of whom are seniors) in Fort Mill.

Fort Mill Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Mill Sex Ratio

Female

8,476

53.23%

Male

7,448

46.77%

Fort Mill Households and Families

Fort Mill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Mill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All72%28%
Male61%39%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Female34.4%65.6%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7022.7972
Married3,2353.2789.9
Non Family1,3221.1855.9
Female9043.1334.4
Male2413.9861

3.23

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Mill Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1651.64%
9th to 12th Grade4804.78%
High School Graduate1,98419.78%
Some College1,77517.69%
Associates Degree1,12911.25%
Bachelors Degree3,19631.86%
Graduate Degree1,30312.99%

Fort Mill Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8347,5483,911
Black1,4361,270299
Hispanic494330122
Other Race1706518
Asian167146107
Multiple Races10110145
Islander13
Native American111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,527$64,335$40,359
Less Than High School$30,515$41,011$6,372
High School Grad$28,170$40,641$24,648
Some College$40,674$48,942$35,743
Bachelors Degree$72,404$91,667$58,438
Graduate Degree$73,713$118,675$50,000

$48,527

Average Earnings

$64,335

Average Male

$40,359

Average Female

Fort Mill Language

Fort Mill Language by Age

Fort Mill Language

94.42% of Fort Mill residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.

Fort Mill Poverty

Fort Mill Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6475524.74%
Black2,65751719.46%
Hispanic79516721.01%
Other27810838.85%
Asian2286126.75%
Islander1313100.00%
Multiple593111.85%
Native19842.11%

8.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.88%

Male Poverty Rate

9.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Mill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Mill is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Mill is Multiple, with 1.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.77%
High School9.43%
Some College5.17%
Bachelors or Greater1.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.88%
Male Unemployed9.09%
Female Employed8.34%
Male Employed1.41%

Fort Mill Income

Fort Mill Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,401$97,049
Families$93,049$109,131
Married Families$115,775-
Non Families$40,821$53,657

Fort Mill Marital Status

Fort Mill Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Mill Married by Age and Sex

Fort Mill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fort Mill Marital Status by Race

Fort Mill Veterans

746

Number of Veterans

711

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam349
First Gulf War183
Second Gulf War115
World War II15
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White6277.14%
Black1106.63%
Hispanic244.29%
Other94.86%

$Fort Mill Veterans by Education

1.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Mill Employment Status

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Mill Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

26.84%

Born in South Carolina

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.97% of Fort Mill residents were born in the United States, with 26.84% having been born in South Carolina. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,6222,38710.74%
201922,2352,38712.03%
201819,8482,31413.20%
201717,5342,38715.76%
201615,1471,3609.86%
201513,7875504.16%
201413,2377265.80%
201312,5114103.39%
201212,1012221.87%
201111,8791431.22%
201011,7364,1494.46%
20007,5872,6574.41%
19904,9307681.71%
19804,162-343-0.79%
19704,5051,1903.11%
19603,3151110.34%
19503,2042850.94%
19402,9190.00%