Great Falls, South Carolina Population 2020

1,880

Great Falls is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,880, it is the 124th largest city in South Carolina and the 7843rd largest city in the United States. Great Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -5.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,979 in 2010. Great Falls reached it's highest population of 1,976 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Great Falls has a population density of 444 people per square mile.

The average household income in Great Falls is $41,226 with a poverty rate of 28.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $49,600. The median age in Great Falls is 36.8 years, 32.9 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.8 males.

Great Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 62.73%
  • Black or African American: 31.59%
  • Two or more races: 5.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Great Falls, South Carolina is 1,880, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,886.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,979.

Great Falls, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24762.73%
Black or African American62831.59%
Two or More Races1135.68%

Great Falls Population Pyramid 2020

Great Falls Median Age

36.8


Total

32.9


Male

37.5


Female

Great Falls Adults

There are 1,353 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Great Falls.

Great Falls Age Dependency

88.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Great Falls Sex Ratio

Female

1,131

56.89%

Male

857

43.11%

Great Falls Households and Families

Great Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Great Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
All66.4%33.6%
Male59.5%40.5%
Female51.4%48.6%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7212.7666.4
Non Family3051.0768.2
Married1953.7479
Female1794.2151.4
Male424.2459.5

3.93

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Great Falls Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade383.19%
9th to 12th Grade17314.50%
High School Graduate56147.02%
Some College14011.74%
Associates Degree12510.48%
Bachelors Degree927.71%
Graduate Degree645.36%

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White906739128
Black28223823
Hispanic555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,436$36,750$25,392
Less Than High School$$36,250$2,500
High School Grad$25,288$32,250$23,333
Some College$33,750$47,589$28,542
Bachelors Degree$66,042$$82,974
Graduate Degree$53,636$53,523$60,250

$26,436

Average Earnings

$36,750

Average Male

$25,392

Average Female

Great Falls Language

Great Falls Language by Age

Great Falls Language

99.25% of Great Falls residents speak only English, while 0.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Great Falls Poverty

Great Falls Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,23028222.93%
Black62817527.87%
Multiple113113100.00%

28.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.31%

Male Poverty Rate

24.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is White, with 22.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School63.98%
High School17.47%
Some College12.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.47%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed12.13%
Male Employed2.89%

Great Falls Income

Great Falls Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,797$41,226
Families$40,400$52,134
Married Families$67,188-
Non Families$15,972$26,346

Great Falls Marital Status

Great Falls Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Great Falls Married by Age and Sex

Great Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Great Falls Marital Status by Race

Great Falls Veterans

110

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea

$Great Falls Veterans by Education

26.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great Falls Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Great Falls 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

80.84%

Born in South Carolina

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.25% of Great Falls residents were born in the United States, with 80.84% having been born in South Carolina. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,880-3-0.16%
20191,883-3-0.16%
20181,886-9-0.47%
20171,895-3-0.16%
20161,898-14-0.73%
20151,912-7-0.36%
20141,919-21-1.08%
20131,940-1-0.05%
20121,941-13-0.67%
20111,954-22-1.11%
20101,9760.00%