James Island, South Carolina Population 2022

12,175
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James Island is a city located in South Carolina. James Island has a 2020 population of 12,175. James Island is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 8.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,230 in 2010.

The average household income in James Island is $98,432 with a poverty rate of 5.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,625 per month, and the median house value is $341,000. The median age in James Island is 44.1 years, 43.3 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

James Island Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of James Islandwas:

  • White: 87.38%
  • Black or African American: 7.01%
  • Asian: 2.80%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of James Island, South Carolina is 12,175 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,175.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,230.

James Island, South Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,62387.38%
Black or African American8527.01%
Asian3402.80%
Some Other Race600.49%
Two or More Races2822.32%
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James Island Population by Race

James Island Population Pyramid 2022

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James Island Median Age

42.2


Total

41.4


Male

44.2


Female

James Island Adults

There are 9,807 adults, (1,986 of whom are seniors) in James Island.

James Island Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

James Island Sex Ratio

Female

6,010

49.44%

Male

6,147

50.56%

James Island Population by Age

James Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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James Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All84.9%15.1%
Female77.8%22.2%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
Male50%50%

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

James Island Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4402.7484.9
Married2,5343.1593
Male2523.4550
Female3243.6977.8
Non Family1,3301.5877.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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James Island Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1061.13%
9th to 12th Grade3303.52%
High School Graduate1,87820.02%
Some College1,78919.07%
Associates Degree6436.85%
Bachelors Degree3,11833.23%
Graduate Degree1,51816.18%
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James Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

James Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian295295246
White8,0857,8374,207
2+ Races23123159
Hispanic12012027
Black65146397
Other Race6060

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.39%.

James Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,115$60,651$43,828
Less Than 9th Grade$56,296$73,654$
High School Graduate$$50,112$
Some College$44,981$64,899$33,049
Bachelors Degree$53,163$61,113$48,882
Graduate Degree$67,292$63,571$75,583

$51,115

Average Earnings

$60,651

Average Male

$43,828

Average Female

James Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

James Island Language by Age

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James Island Language

95.51% of James Island residents speak only English, while 4.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

James Island Language

James Island Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4265985.74%
Other60NaN%
Hispanic2006030.00%

5.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.73%

Male Poverty Rate

7.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in James Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in James Island is White, with 5.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in James Island is Hispanic, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.93%.

James Island Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School8.79%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%

James Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.76%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%

James Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

James Island Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,083$106,777
Families$91,551$119,086
Married Families$99,731-
Non Families$60,513$70,743
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Income by Household Type

James Island Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

James Island Married by Age and Sex

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James Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

James Island Marital Status by Race

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James Island Marital Status

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945

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War83
First Gulf War369
Vietnam331
Korea25
World War II

James Island Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54365
55 to 64100
65 to 74264
75+216

James Island Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8289.79%
Black8711.65%
2+ Races3012.10%

James Island Veterans by Race

James Island Veterans by Education

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3.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

James Island Veterans by Education

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

James Island Employment by Age

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James Island Employment by Race

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James Island Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.06%

Born in James Island

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

1.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of James Island residents were born in the United States, with 48.06% having been born in South Carolina. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

James Island Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201011,2300.00%
201111,3991691.50%
201211,5601611.41%
201311,6661060.92%
201411,7701040.89%
201511,9561861.58%
201612,1291731.45%
201712,13010.01%
201812,087-43-0.35%
201912,109220.18%
202012,131220.18%
202112,153220.18%
202212,175220.18%

James Island Population by Year