Gilbert, South Carolina Population 2024

621

Gilbert is a city located in Lexington County South Carolina. Gilbert has a 2024 population of 621. Gilbert is currently growing at a rate of 1.8% annually and its population has increased by 7.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 577 in 2020.

The average household income in Gilbert is $99,433 with a poverty rate of 4.97%. The median age in Gilbert is 43.1 years: 39.6 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Gilbert Demographics

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

  • White: 88.81%
  • Black or African American: 4.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Other race: 2.84%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
229.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.63% (44)
The current population of Gilbert, South Carolina is 621 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 577.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50088.81%
Black or African American254.44%
Two or more races203.55%
Other race162.84%
Native American20.36%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gilbert Population by Race

Gilbert Population Pyramid 2024

Gilbert Median Age

43.1

Total

39.6

Male

44.9

Female

Gilbert Adults

There are 426 adults, (74 of whom are seniors) in Gilbert.

Gilbert Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilbert Sex Ratio

Female26747.42%
Male29652.58%

Gilbert Population by Age

Gilbert Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2302.4580.919.1
Married1233.0585.414.6
Non Family631.1685.714.3
Female243.0854.245.8
Male202.057030

2.92

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gilbert Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade205.33%
Associates Degree6818.13%
Bachelors Degree3910.4%
Graduate Degree338.8%
High School Graduate13134.93%
Less Than 9th Grade174.53%
Some College6717.87%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gilbert Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilbert Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White31829064
Black25250
Hispanic17101
2+ Races13117
Other Race921
Native American220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 53.85%.

Gilbert Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,219$0$43,750
Graduate Degree$31,250$0$31,250
High School Graduate$44,286$47,679$44,107
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$44,417$60,000$34,821
Some College$59,375$71,875$33,571

$44,417

Average Earnings

$60,000

Average Male

$34,821

Average Female

Gilbert Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilbert Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gilbert Language

97.35% of Gilbert residents speak only English, while 2.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.65% of the population.

Gilbert Language

Gilbert Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White486285.76%

4.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.77%

Male Poverty Rate

1.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilbert

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilbert is White, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilbert is White, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.74%.

Gilbert Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater13.89%
Some College2.96%
High School2.29%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Gilbert Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed6.54%
Female Employed2.38%
Female Unemployed0%

Gilbert Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilbert Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,607$94,223
Households$72,500$99,433
Married Families$102,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,940$113,244

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gilbert Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilbert Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gilbert Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gilbert Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gilbert Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War9
Vietnam8
World War II4
Second Gulf War0
Korea0

Gilbert Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6414
65 to 748
35 to 544
75+4
18 to 340

Gilbert Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White308.15%

Gilbert Veterans by Race

Gilbert Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilbert Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gilbert Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gilbert Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gilbert Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.25%

Born in Gilbert

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

1.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Gilbert residents were born in the United States, with 74.25% having been born in South Carolina. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gilbert Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029676111.65%
2028665111.68%
2027654111.71%
2026643111.74%
2025632111.77%
2024621111.8%
202361081.33%
2022602122.03%
2021590132.25%
2020577-68-10.54%
2019645111.74%
201863481.28%
2017626101.62%
2016616111.82%
201560591.51%
201459691.53%
201358791.56%
201257861.05%
201157261.06%
201056600%

Gilbert Population by Year