Isle of Palms, South Carolina Population 2020

4,322

Isle of Palms is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,322, it is the 72nd largest city in South Carolina and the 5177th largest city in the United States. Isle of Palms is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 4.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,133 in 2010. Isle of Palms reached it's highest population of 4,583 in 2000. Spanning over 5 miles, Isle of Palms has a population density of 974 people per square mile.

The average household income in Isle of Palms is $157,599 with a poverty rate of 5.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,976 per month, and the median house value is $814,400. The median age in Isle of Palms is 56.2 years, 58 years for males, and 54.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Isle of Palms Demographics

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

  • White: 94.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Isle of Palms, South Carolina is 4,322, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,340.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,133.

Isle of Palms, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,11794.75%
Two or More Races1242.85%
Asian641.47%
Some Other Race290.67%
Black or African American110.25%

Isle of Palms Population Pyramid 2020

Isle of Palms Median Age

56.2


Total

58


Male

54.7


Female

Isle of Palms Adults

There are 3,725 adults, (1,329 of whom are seniors) in Isle of Palms.

Isle of Palms Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Isle of Palms Sex Ratio

Female

2,226

51.23%

Male

2,119

48.77%

Isle of Palms Households and Families

Isle of Palms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Isle of Palms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.3%13.7%
Female85.6%14.4%
All84.2%15.8%
Non Family78.6%21.4%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8792.3184.2
Married1,2072.6786.3
Non Family5321.2378.6
Female1253.1985.6
Male154.47100

2.72

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Isle of Palms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade110.32%
High School Graduate41311.84%
Some College49014.05%
Associates Degree872.49%
Bachelors Degree1,42440.83%
Graduate Degree1,06330.48%

Isle of Palms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2663,2552,307
Hispanic14014098
Multiple Races414141
Asian414141
Other Race292929
Black111111

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,782$74,712$46,161
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,460$30,208$20,438
Some College$52,750$$18,787
Bachelors Degree$54,864$94,167$47,917
Graduate Degree$82,863$102,083$60,500

$53,782

Average Earnings

$74,712

Average Male

$46,161

Average Female

Isle of Palms Language

Isle of Palms Language by Age

Isle of Palms Language

94.40% of Isle of Palms residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Isle of Palms Poverty

Isle of Palms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9432235.66%
Hispanic2212310.41%

5.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

3.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Isle of Palms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Isle of Palms is Hispanic, with 10.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Isle of Palms is White, with 5.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.25%.

Name Poverty
Some College5.72%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%
High School2.66%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed6.53%
Female Employed1.68%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Isle of Palms Income

Isle of Palms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$112,287$157,599
Families$128,750$175,086
Married Families$140,938-
Non Families$70,556$112,539

Isle of Palms Marital Status

Isle of Palms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

68.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

70.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Isle of Palms Married by Age and Sex

Isle of Palms 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 55-64.

Isle of Palms Marital Status by Race

Isle of Palms Veterans

446

Number of Veterans

446

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam221
First Gulf War64
Korea55
Second Gulf War55
World War II9

$Isle of Palms Veterans by Education

1.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Isle of Palms Employment Status

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Isle of Palms 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

38.80%

Born in South Carolina

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.41% of Isle of Palms residents were born in the United States, with 38.80% having been born in South Carolina. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,322-9-0.21%
20194,331-9-0.21%
20184,340-28-0.64%
20174,368-9-0.21%
20164,377230.53%
20154,354611.42%
20144,293310.73%
20134,262290.69%
20124,233400.95%
20114,193551.33%
20104,138-445-1.02%
20004,5839032.22%
19903,6802590.73%
19803,4217642.56%
19702,6570.00%