Govan, South Carolina Population 2024

49

Govan is a city located in Bamberg County and Barnwell County South Carolina. Govan has a 2024 population of 49. Govan is currently declining at a rate of -2% annually and its population has decreased by -7.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 53 in 2020.

The average household income in Govan is $60,719 with a poverty rate of 21.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Govan is 65 years, 65.6 years for males, and 54.8 years for females.

Govan Demographics

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

  • White: 91.07%
  • Black or African American: 8.93%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
65.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.55% (-4)
The current population of Govan, South Carolina is 49 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 53.

Govan, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5191.07%
Black or African American58.93%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Govan Population by Race

Govan Population Pyramid 2024

Govan Median Age

65

Total

65.6

Male

54.8

Female

Govan Adults

There are 47 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Govan.

Govan Age Dependency

194.7

Age Dependency Ratio

147.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Govan Sex Ratio

Female1730.36%
Male3969.64%

Govan Population by Age

Govan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All212.6795.24.8
Married82.631000
Female74.1485.714.3
Non Family601000
Male0000

3.33

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

95.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Govan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade613.64%
Associates Degree49.09%
Bachelors Degree1943.18%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate1329.55%
Less Than 9th Grade24.55%
Some College00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Govan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Govan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White423519
Black210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.24%.

Govan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$71,000$71,500$5,833
Some College$0$0$0

$71,000

Average Earnings

$71,500

Average Male

$5,833

Average Female

Govan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Govan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Govan Language

96% of Govan residents speak only English, while 4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4% of the population.

Govan Language

Govan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White51713.73%
Black55100%

21.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.38%

Male Poverty Rate

35.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Govan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Govan is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Govan is White, with 13.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 60%.

Govan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College75%
Less Than 9th Grade37.5%
High School23.08%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Govan Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed50%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Govan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Govan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$62,107
Households-$60,719
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Govan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Govan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Govan 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 20-34.

Govan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Govan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Govan Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Govan Veterans by Age

count

Govan Veterans by Race

Govan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Govan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Govan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Govan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Govan 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

66.07%

Born in Govan

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Govan residents were born in the United States, with 66.07% having been born in South Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Govan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202944-1-2.22%
202845-1-2.17%
202746-1-2.13%
202647-1-2.08%
202548-1-2.04%
202449-1-2%
202350-1-1.96%
202251-1-1.92%
202152-1-1.89%
202053-5-8.62%
201958-1-1.69%
20185900%
201759-1-1.67%
201660-1-1.64%
201561-1-1.61%
201462-1-1.59%
201363-1-1.56%
201264-1-1.54%
20116500%
20106500%

Govan Population by Year