Georgetown, South Carolina Population 2020

8,703
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Georgetown is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,703, it is the 44th largest city in South Carolina and the 3389th largest city in the United States. Georgetown is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -5.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,163 in 2010. Georgetown reached it's highest population of 12,261 in 1960. Spanning over 8 miles, Georgetown has a population density of 1,253 people per square mile.

The average household income in Georgetown is $48,424 with a poverty rate of 22.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $735 per month, and the median house value is $163,300. The median age in Georgetown is 39.2 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.5 males.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 46.76%
  • Black or African American: 46.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.70%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Georgetown, South Carolina is 8,703, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,781.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,163.

Georgetown, South Carolina Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202063,1284480.71%
201962,6804480.71%
201862,2324060.65%
201761,8262610.42%
201661,5651090.18%
201561,4566311.03%
201460,8253490.57%
201360,4762440.40%
201260,232590.10%
201160,173-154-0.26%
201060,3270.00%

Georgetown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,14646.76%
Black or African American4,12746.55%
Two or More Races5055.70%
Some Other Race760.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.14%
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Georgetown Population by Race

Georgetown Population Pyramid 2020

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Georgetown Median Age

39.2


Total

36.8


Male

41.6


Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 6,665 adults, (1,767 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female

4,857

54.78%

Male

4,009

45.22%

Georgetown Population by Age

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Georgetown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.7%10.3%
Married79.2%20.8%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female20.9%79.1%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Georgetown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6492.3556.2
Non Family1,3931.0155.1
Married1,1612.8779.2
Female9003.5220.9
Male1953.4189.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Georgetown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade881.42%
9th to 12th Grade67010.81%
High School Graduate1,88530.40%
Some College1,68027.10%
Associates Degree64110.34%
Bachelors Degree75712.21%
Graduate Degree4797.73%
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Georgetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2272,888829
Black2,7892,434407
Multiple Races13268
Hispanic656510
Other Race4040
Native American1212

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 white people with a rate of 25.69%.

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,842$30,269$22,943
Less Than High School$12,090$20,788$
High School Grad$27,391$35,583$23,698
Some College$22,638$26,862$19,766
Bachelors Degree$35,453$$36,509
Graduate Degree$51,161$119,712$46,538

$25,842

Average Earnings

$30,269

Average Male

$22,943

Average Female

Georgetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Georgetown Language by Age

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Georgetown Language

98.74% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,0541,16728.79%
White3,91643611.13%
Multiple50530760.79%
Hispanic1243629.03%
Other763647.37%
Native12975.00%

22.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.41%

Male Poverty Rate

25.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Native, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is White, with 11.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.78%.

Georgetown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.83%
Some College20.60%
High School18.32%
Bachelors or Greater12.82%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.07%
Female Unemployed44.65%
Female Employed11.29%
Male Employed8.38%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Georgetown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,593$48,424
Families$44,068$62,759
Married Families$65,144-
Non Families$16,723$23,215
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Income by Household Type

Georgetown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

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Georgetown Marriage

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

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

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Georgetown Marital Status

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484

Number of Veterans

439

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam278
First Gulf War78
Second Gulf War11
Korea7
World War II

Georgetown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74246
55 to 64145
75+42
35 to 5440
18 to 3411

Georgetown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3109.18%
Black1715.62%
Indian325.00%

Georgetown Veterans by Race

Georgetown Veterans by Education

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25.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown Employment by Age

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Georgetown Employment by Race

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Georgetown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.75%

Born in South Carolina

97.71%

Native Born

2.29%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.71% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 68.75% having been born in South Carolina. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Georgetown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,703-39-0.45%
20198,742-39-0.44%
20188,781-90-1.01%
20178,871-76-0.85%
20168,947-72-0.80%
20159,019110.12%
20149,008-16-0.18%
20139,024-22-0.24%
20129,046-49-0.54%
20119,095-65-0.71%
20109,1602100.23%
20008,950-567-0.61%
19909,517-627-0.64%
198010,144-305-0.30%
197010,449-1,812-1.59%
196012,2616,2577.40%
19506,0044450.77%
19405,5594770.90%
19305,0825031.05%
19204,579-951-1.87%
19105,5301,3922.94%
19004,1381,2433.64%
18902,8953381.25%
18802,5570.00%

Georgetown Population by Year