Kingstree, South Carolina Population 2020

2,942

Kingstree is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,942, it is the 90th largest city in South Carolina and the 6300th largest city in the United States. Kingstree is currently declining at a rate of -1.93% annually and its population has decreased by -11.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,328 in 2010. Kingstree reached it's highest population of 4,147 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Kingstree has a population density of 925 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kingstree is $48,864 with a poverty rate of 34.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $576 per month, and the median house value is $102,600. The median age in Kingstree is 41.1 years, 46.3 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.9 males.

Kingstree Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.93%
  • White: 21.84%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Other race: 1.70%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kingstree, South Carolina is 2,942, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,058.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,328.

Kingstree, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,30873.93%
White68221.84%
Asian601.92%
Some Other Race531.70%
Two or More Races190.61%

Kingstree Population Pyramid 2020

Kingstree Median Age

41.1


Total

46.3


Male

36.5


Female

Kingstree Adults

There are 2,312 adults, (539 of whom are seniors) in Kingstree.

Kingstree Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kingstree Sex Ratio

Female

1,795

57.50%

Male

1,327

42.50%

Kingstree Households and Families

Kingstree Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kingstree Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family58%42%
All57.2%42.8%
Married56.7%43.3%
Female49.1%50.9%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4072.1157.2
Non Family6311.0458
Married4062.5856.7
Female3163.6549.1
Male542.19100

2.95

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kingstree Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade934.45%
9th to 12th Grade2089.95%
High School Graduate61429.38%
Some College40819.52%
Associates Degree37417.89%
Bachelors Degree27213.01%
Graduate Degree1215.79%

Kingstree Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3951,178206
White629563147
Asian404040
Multiple Races198
Hispanic7

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,075$30,964$33,854
Less Than High School$$17,898$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$36,081$28,641$36,926
Bachelors Degree$30,234$30,625$
Graduate Degree$51,250$$

$32,075

Average Earnings

$30,964

Average Male

$33,854

Average Female

Kingstree Language

Kingstree Language by Age

Kingstree Language

97.91% of Kingstree residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Kingstree Poverty

Kingstree Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,23196643.30%
White618447.12%
Multiple19842.11%

34.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.69%

Male Poverty Rate

28.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kingstree

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kingstree is Black, with 43.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kingstree is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.11%.

Name Poverty
High School41.30%
Less Than High School38.72%
Some College31.09%
Bachelors or Greater20.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.25%
Male Unemployed61.22%
Female Employed16.87%
Male Employed14.70%

Kingstree Income

Kingstree Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,277$48,864
Families$44,898$72,062
Married Families$61,125-
Non Families$11,310$19,946

Kingstree Marital Status

Kingstree Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kingstree Married by Age and Sex

Kingstree 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.

Kingstree Marital Status by Race

Kingstree Veterans

141

Number of Veterans

133

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War23
Korea8
World War II

$Kingstree Veterans by Education

60.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kingstree Employment Status

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kingstree 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

83.54%

Born in South Carolina

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.72% of Kingstree residents were born in the United States, with 83.54% having been born in South Carolina. 1.28% 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
20202,942-58-1.93%
20193,000-58-1.90%
20183,058-46-1.48%
20173,104-58-1.83%
20163,162190.60%
20153,143-31-0.98%
20143,174-23-0.72%
20133,197-47-1.45%
20123,244-51-1.55%
20113,295-28-0.84%
20103,323-173-0.51%
20003,496-362-0.98%
19903,858-289-0.72%
19804,1477662.06%
19703,381-466-1.28%
19603,8472260.61%
19503,6214391.30%
19403,1820.00%