Golden Grove, South Carolina Population 2024

3,212

Golden Grove is a city located in Anderson County and Greenville County South Carolina. Golden Grove has a 2024 population of 3,212. Golden Grove is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -6.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,449 in 2020.

The average household income in Golden Grove is $77,804 with a poverty rate of 10.72%. The median age in Golden Grove is 39.9 years: 42.1 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Golden Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 56.49%
  • Black or African American: 31.17%
  • Two or more races: 8.96%
  • Native American: 2.04%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
556.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.87% (-237)
The current population of Golden Grove, South Carolina is 3,212 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,449.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,85456.49%
Black or African American1,02331.17%
Two or more races2948.96%
Native American672.04%
Other race441.34%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Golden Grove Population by Race

Golden Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Golden Grove Median Age

39.9

Total

42.1

Male

39.6

Female

Golden Grove Adults

There are 2,499 adults, (496 of whom are seniors) in Golden Grove.

Golden Grove Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Golden Grove Sex Ratio

Female1,58948.42%
Male1,69351.58%

Golden Grove Population by Age

Golden Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4422.2884.415.6
Non Family5901.2981.718.3
Married5843.2293.36.7
Female2682.3870.929.1
Male0000

2.87

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Golden Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1305.42%
Associates Degree1154.8%
Bachelors Degree51821.6%
Graduate Degree1144.75%
High School Graduate89037.11%
Less Than 9th Grade311.29%
Some College60025.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Golden Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Golden Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5481,387493
Black57357330
2+ Races188188109
Hispanic11811859
Native American67670
Other Race22220

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 57.98%.

Golden Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$62,500$68,517$50,263
Graduate Degree$49,773$0$49,167
High School Graduate$24,052$59,125$19,775
Less Than 9th Grade$62,344$65,350$0
Overall$45,643$57,563$38,433
Some College$45,195$42,740$46,289

$45,643

Average Earnings

$57,563

Average Male

$38,433

Average Female

Golden Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Golden Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Golden Grove Language

89.03% of Golden Grove residents speak only English, while 10.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.89% of the population.

Golden Grove Language

Golden Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,82219010.43%
Black973969.87%
Multiple2943511.9%
Other442250%
Hispanic1561811.54%

10.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

8.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golden Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Golden Grove is Other, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Golden Grove is Black, with 9.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.13%.

Golden Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.18%
Some College7.41%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Golden Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.29%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed70.59%
Female Employed5.46%

Golden Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Golden Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,699$75,103
Households$67,147$77,804
Married Families$80,076$-999,999,999
Non Families$56,667$79,830

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Golden Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Golden Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Golden Grove 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 45-54.

Golden Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Golden Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

228

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam93
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War35
Korea14
World War II0

Golden Grove Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7469
75+69
35 to 5455
18 to 3435
55 to 640

Golden Grove Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White15510.01%
Black487.35%
2+ Races2511.96%

Golden Grove Veterans by Race

Golden Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golden Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Golden Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Golden Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Golden Grove 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

54.81%

Born in Golden Grove

89%

Native Born

11%

Foreign Born

7.04%

Non Citizen

3.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89% of Golden Grove residents were born in the United States, with 54.81% having been born in South Carolina. 7.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Golden Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,212-35-1.08%
20233,247-35-1.07%
20223,282-35-1.06%
20213,317-132-3.83%
20203,449-70-1.99%
20193,5191845.52%
20183,335210.63%
20173,3141966.29%
20163,11871429.7%
20152,40427112.71%
20142,133-136-5.99%
20132,269-6-0.26%
20122,275-9-0.39%
20112,284-183-7.42%
20102,46700%

Golden Grove Population by Year