Ladson, South Carolina Population 2021

15,539
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Ladson is a city located in Berkeley County South Carolina. Ladson has a 2020 population of 15,539. Ladson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 12.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,790 in 2010. Ladson reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Ladson is $81,022 with a poverty rate of 11.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,216 per month, and the median house value is $163,600. The median age in Ladson is 35.2 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Ladson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ladsonwas:

  • White: 68.04%
  • Black or African American: 23.21%
  • Other race: 3.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Ladson, South Carolina is 15,539 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,539.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,790.

Ladson, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,57368.04%
Black or African American3,60623.21%
Some Other Race5633.62%
Two or More Races4783.08%
Asian1611.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.23%
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Ladson Population by Race

Ladson Population Pyramid $2021

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Ladson Median Age

35.2


Total

33.4


Male

36.1


Female

Ladson Adults

There are 11,230 adults, (1,624 of whom are seniors) in Ladson.

Ladson Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ladson Sex Ratio

Female

8,203

52.79%

Male

7,336

47.21%

Ladson Population by Age

Ladson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ladson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female59.4%40.6%
Male60.2%39.8%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
Married78.8%21.2%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ladson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0463.0872.6
Married2,4053.6278.8
Non Family1,2791.3874.7
Female9983.5559.4
Male3644.1860.2

3.5

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Ladson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4094.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,09610.98%
High School Graduate3,63736.44%
Some College2,09921.03%
Associates Degree1,13011.32%
Bachelors Degree1,14711.49%
Graduate Degree4624.63%
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Ladson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ladson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,2306,0621,048
Black1,9331,704399
Hispanic36328020
Other Race25419767
Asian16115162
2+ Races14513019
Native American808014
Islander2121

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 38.51%.

Ladson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,656$43,910$31,509
Less Than 9th Grade$26,143$29,890$13,750
High School Graduate$40,988$42,155$37,676
Some College$35,804$45,963$28,622
Bachelors Degree$44,276$85,000$32,151
Graduate Degree$51,438$$45,726

$38,656

Average Earnings

$43,910

Average Male

$31,509

Average Female

Ladson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ladson Language by Age

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Ladson Language

94.59% of Ladson residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Ladson Language

Ladson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2159779.56%
Black3,60647913.28%
Multiple47821544.98%
Hispanic8549210.77%
Other5637613.50%

11.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.69%

Male Poverty Rate

12.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ladson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ladson is Multiple, with 44.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ladson is White, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.90%.

Ladson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.21%
High School12.15%
Some College5.02%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%

Ladson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.67%
Male Unemployed27.21%
Male Employed2.90%
Female Employed2.00%

Ladson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ladson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,808$81,022
Families$67,807$80,137
Married Families$80,655-
Non Families$43,624$74,578
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Income by Household Type

Ladson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ladson Married by Age and Sex

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Ladson 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 45-54.

Ladson Marital Status by Race

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Ladson Marital Status

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1,577

Number of Veterans

1,194

Male Veterans

383

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War512
Vietnam507
Second Gulf War426
Korea74
World War II

Ladson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54575
65 to 74374
18 to 34261
55 to 64214
75+153

Ladson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,26415.83%
Black2199.06%
Other Race4713.74%
Native American2225.29%
2+ Races1911.31%
Asian63.73%

Ladson Veterans by Race

Ladson Veterans by Education

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0.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ladson Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ladson Employment by Age

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Ladson Employment by Race

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Ladson 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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48.43%

Born in Ladson

96.84%

Native Born

3.16%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.84% of Ladson residents were born in the United States, with 48.43% having been born in South Carolina. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ladson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,5390.00%
202015,5390.00%
201915,5391561.01%
201815,383-1,128-6.83%
201716,5117354.66%
201615,7761,0066.81%
201514,770-599-3.90%
201415,3693872.58%
201314,9829316.63%
201214,0511,0868.38%
201112,965-825-5.98%
201013,7900.00%

Ladson Population by Year