Georgetown, South Carolina Population 2020

8,643

Georgetown is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,643, it is the 45th largest city in South Carolina and the 3401st largest city in the United States. Georgetown is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -5.67% 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 1,245 people per square mile.

The average household income in Georgetown is $42,936 with a poverty rate of 34.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $162,800. The median age in Georgetown is 36.8 years, 35 years for males, and 38.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.8 males.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.11%
  • White: 37.52%
  • Two or more races: 6.40%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Georgetown, South Carolina is 8,643, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,779.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,163.

Georgetown, South Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202063,0654080.65%
201962,6574080.65%
201862,2494080.66%
201761,8412370.38%
201661,6041210.20%
201561,4836331.03%
201460,8503490.57%
201360,5012430.40%
201260,258700.12%
201160,188-159-0.26%
201060,3470.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,92555.11%
White3,35337.52%
Two or More Races5726.40%
Some Other Race810.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.06%

Georgetown Population Pyramid 2020

Georgetown Median Age

36.8


Total

35


Male

38.8


Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 6,662 adults, (1,475 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female

4,888

54.70%

Male

4,048

45.30%

Georgetown Households and Families

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Georgetown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
All52.3%47.7%
Female20.6%79.4%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4222.5352.3
Non Family1,2191.0353.1
Married1,0253.0279.3
Female9853.7820.6
Male1933.0365.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Georgetown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1412.34%
9th to 12th Grade5549.20%
High School Graduate2,09834.84%
Some College1,57926.22%
Associates Degree66210.99%
Bachelors Degree67011.13%
Graduate Degree3185.28%

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,2402,862328
White2,6482,400660
Multiple Races12152
Hispanic444419
Other Race88
Native American55

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 hispanic people with a rate of 43.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,928$27,345$17,434
Less Than High School$11,591$$
High School Grad$23,083$30,639$18,483
Some College$20,862$26,858$16,594
Bachelors Degree$24,405$30,417$
Graduate Degree$76,667$116,250$47,875

$21,928

Average Earnings

$27,345

Average Male

$17,434

Average Female

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Language by Age

Georgetown Language

97.65% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Georgetown Poverty

Georgetown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,8872,08942.75%
Multiple57244878.32%
White3,06436411.88%
Hispanic1363525.74%
Other433581.40%

34.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.56%

Male Poverty Rate

37.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Other, with 81.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is White, with 11.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.85%
High School30.38%
Some College28.04%
Bachelors or Greater13.87%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed96.45%
Female Unemployed53.09%
Female Employed23.22%
Male Employed9.46%

Georgetown Income

Georgetown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,972$42,936
Families$38,655$49,476
Married Families$63,015-
Non Families$12,795$23,481

Georgetown Marital Status

Georgetown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

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

Georgetown Veterans

462

Number of Veterans

440

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam196
First Gulf War99
World War II20
Second Gulf War19
Korea14

$Georgetown Veterans by Education

17.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Employment Status

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

19.4%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown 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

71.77%

Born in South Carolina

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.22% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 71.77% having been born in South Carolina. 1.00% 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
20208,643-68-0.78%
20198,711-68-0.77%
20188,779-92-1.04%
20178,871-68-0.76%
20168,939-76-0.84%
20159,01570.08%
20149,008-15-0.17%
20139,023-18-0.20%
20129,041-51-0.56%
20119,092-68-0.74%
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%