Great Falls, South Carolina Population 2024

1,881

Great Falls is a city located in Chester County and Fairfield County South Carolina. Great Falls has a 2024 population of 1,881. Great Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -3.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,947 in 2020.

The average household income in Great Falls is $48,221 with a poverty rate of 34.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Great Falls is 39.8 years, 40.6 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Great Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 54.58%
  • Black or African American: 36.67%
  • Two or more races: 7.43%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
443.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.39% (-66)
The current population of Great Falls, South Carolina is 1,881 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,947.

Great Falls, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White91154.58%
Black or African American61236.67%
Two or more races1247.43%
Other race221.32%
Native American00%
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

Great Falls Population by Race

Great Falls Population Pyramid 2024

Great Falls Median Age

39.8

Total

40.6

Male

39

Female

Great Falls Adults

There are 1,265 adults, (433 of whom are seniors) in Great Falls.

Great Falls Age Dependency

100.6

Age Dependency Ratio

52

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Great Falls Sex Ratio

Female91955.06%
Male75044.94%

Great Falls Population by Age

Great Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6882.4381.518.5
Non Family3081.1478.921.1
Married2243.5492.47.6
Female1123.3173.226.8
Male443.565.934.1

3.41

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Great Falls Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade19916.97%
Associates Degree12510.66%
Bachelors Degree705.97%
Graduate Degree574.86%
High School Graduate43937.43%
Less Than 9th Grade504.26%
Some College23319.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White72963397
Black37624130
2+ Races46280
Hispanic34170
Other Race22220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.31%.

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,512$0$53,676
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$28,167$36,125$19,107
Less Than 9th Grade$9,706$10,813$0
Overall$27,930$35,125$25,625
Some College$27,857$32,500$27,857

$27,930

Average Earnings

$35,125

Average Male

$25,625

Average Female

Great Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Great Falls Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Great Falls Language

95.86% of Great Falls residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Great Falls Language

Great Falls Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black61228646.73%
White91122424.59%
Multiple1246754.03%
Hispanic6464100%

34.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.87%

Male Poverty Rate

38.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is White, with 24.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.55%.

Great Falls Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.37%
High School33.94%
Some College16.76%
Bachelors or Greater10.24%

Great Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.82%
Male Unemployed30%
Female Employed12.17%
Male Employed2.63%

Great Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Great Falls Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$53,409$63,896
Households$28,804$48,221
Married Families$77,857$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,909$27,721

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Great Falls Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Great Falls Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Great Falls 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 45-54.

Great Falls Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Great Falls Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

156

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War49
Vietnam48
First Gulf War39
World War II7
Korea0

Great Falls Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5480
65 to 7442
75+19
55 to 6415
18 to 340

Great Falls Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10914.51%
Black399.29%
Other Race836.36%

Great Falls Veterans by Race

Great Falls Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great Falls Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.5%

Labor Force Participation

38.1%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Great Falls Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Great Falls Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Great Falls 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

71.96%

Born in Great Falls

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Great Falls residents were born in the United States, with 71.96% having been born in South Carolina. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Great Falls Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,798-17-0.94%
20281,815-16-0.87%
20271,831-17-0.92%
20261,848-16-0.86%
20251,864-17-0.9%
20241,881-16-0.84%
20231,897-17-0.89%
20221,914-17-0.88%
20211,931-16-0.82%
20201,947713.78%
20191,876-12-0.64%
20181,888-7-0.37%
20171,895-4-0.21%
20161,899-13-0.68%
20151,912-6-0.31%
20141,918-23-1.18%
20131,94100%
20121,941-13-0.67%
20111,954-22-1.11%
20101,97600%

Great Falls Population by Year