Jefferson, South Carolina Population 2020

719

Jefferson is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 719, it is the 173rd largest city in South Carolina and the 11758th largest city in the United States. Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -4.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 753 in 2010. Jefferson reached it's highest population of 748 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Jefferson has a population density of 399 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jefferson is $48,564 with a poverty rate of 34.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $423 per month, and the median house value is $91,100. The median age in Jefferson is 38.4 years, 36.8 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.0 males.

Jefferson Demographics

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

  • White: 54.43%
  • Black or African American: 32.42%
  • Two or more races: 6.73%
  • Native American: 4.49%
  • Asian: 1.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jefferson, South Carolina is 719, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 729.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 753.

Jefferson, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53454.43%
Black or African American31832.42%
Two or More Races666.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native444.49%
Asian191.94%

Jefferson Population Pyramid 2020

Jefferson Median Age

38.4


Total

36.8


Male

38.6


Female

Jefferson Adults

There are 700 adults, (187 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson.

Jefferson Age Dependency

91.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

539

54.94%

Male

442

45.06%

Jefferson Households and Families

Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male66.7%33.3%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
All60.3%39.7%
Female14.7%85.3%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3782.5560.3
Married1553.0684.5
Non Family1071.0764.5
Female953.2314.7
Male213.2466.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade355.63%
9th to 12th Grade13722.03%
High School Graduate23537.78%
Some College8413.50%
Associates Degree304.82%
Bachelors Degree7411.90%
Graduate Degree274.34%

Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White40427876
Black16511911
Native American25258
Multiple Races1515
Asian13136

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,125$41,250$21,806
Less Than High School$31,667$26,875$
High School Grad$19,417$$18,214
Some College$$58,750$16,563
Bachelors Degree$58,125$73,125$57,813
Graduate Degree$32,083$$38,750

$29,125

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$21,806

Average Female

Jefferson Language

Jefferson Language by Age

Jefferson Language

98.12% of Jefferson residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Jefferson Poverty

Jefferson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black31819260.38%
White5349417.60%
Multiple665177.27%

34.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.34%

Male Poverty Rate

41.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is Multiple, with 77.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is White, with 17.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.02%
High School17.87%
Some College15.79%
Bachelors or Greater10.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed73.08%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed26.22%
Male Employed7.59%

Jefferson Income

Jefferson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,958$48,564
Families$47,344$56,750
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$21,103$25,979

Jefferson Marital Status

Jefferson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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 55-64.

Jefferson Marital Status by Race

Jefferson Veterans

32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam18
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

$Jefferson Veterans by Education

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson 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

47.40%

Born in South Carolina

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.37% of Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 47.40% having been born in South Carolina. 1.63% 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
2020719-5-0.69%
2019724-5-0.69%
2018729-3-0.41%
2017732-5-0.68%
2016737-2-0.27%
2015739-1-0.14%
201474020.27%
2013738-2-0.27%
2012740-6-0.80%
2011746-2-0.27%
20107480.00%