Ladson, South Carolina Population 2020

15,383

Ladson is a city located in South Carolina. Ladson has a 2020 population of 15,383. Ladson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,790 in 2010. Ladson reached it's highest population of 16,511 in 2017.

The average household income in Ladson is $71,334 with a poverty rate of 9.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,197 per month, and the median house value is $152,800. The median age in Ladson is 34.7 years, 31.3 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males.

Ladson Demographics

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

  • White: 67.80%
  • Black or African American: 20.17%
  • Other race: 5.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.93%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Ladson, South Carolina is 15,383, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,383.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,790.

Ladson, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,43067.80%
Black or African American3,10220.17%
Some Other Race8145.29%
Two or More Races6053.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native2171.41%
Asian1741.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.27%

Ladson Population Pyramid 2020

Ladson Median Age

34.7


Total

31.3


Male

36.9


Female

Ladson Adults

There are 11,349 adults, (1,612 of whom are seniors) in Ladson.

Ladson Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ladson Sex Ratio

Female

8,222

53.45%

Male

7,161

46.55%

Ladson Households and Families

Ladson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ladson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
All71.1%28.9%
Male60.3%39.7%
Female55%45%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9413.1171.1
Married2,4613.6776.1
Non Family1,3591.3974.5
Female8743.9555
Male2474.0560.3

3.64

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ladson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3523.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,28413.02%
High School Graduate3,54936.00%
Some College2,20322.35%
Associates Degree1,03710.52%
Bachelors Degree9509.64%
Graduate Degree4834.90%

Ladson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0665,633885
Black1,6711,548384
Hispanic61355952
Other Race443424103
Multiple Races18017115
Asian12610916
Native American12612630
Islander2525

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 native american people with a rate of 23.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,464$41,718$31,388
Less Than High School$27,054$33,102$21,447
High School Grad$39,706$41,565$35,817
Some College$33,193$45,942$27,825
Bachelors Degree$32,335$53,922$27,207
Graduate Degree$54,766$106,339$49,041

$36,464

Average Earnings

$41,718

Average Male

$31,388

Average Female

Ladson Language

Ladson Language by Age

Ladson Language

90.89% of Ladson residents speak only English, while 9.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.97% of the population.

Ladson Poverty

Ladson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,9411,11311.20%
Black3,1021474.74%
Hispanic1,30813210.09%
Multiple60511719.34%
Other8149311.43%
Native217177.83%

9.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.23%

Male Poverty Rate

10.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ladson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ladson is Multiple, with 19.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ladson is Black, with 4.74% 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 8.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.38%
High School9.81%
Some College2.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.00%
Male Unemployed22.09%
Male Employed2.97%
Female Employed2.20%

Ladson Income

Ladson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,360$71,334
Families$65,210$76,997
Married Families$73,342-
Non Families$41,709$50,466

Ladson Marital Status

Ladson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ladson Married by Age and Sex

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

Ladson Veterans

1,638

Number of Veterans

1,229

Male Veterans

409

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War637
Vietnam493
Second Gulf War469
Korea71
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16714.75%
Black36615.88%
Other519.85%
Indian3928.68%
2 or More156.73%

$Ladson Veterans by Education

0.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ladson Employment Status

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ladson 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

47.66%

Born in South Carolina

95.14%

Native Born

4.86%

Foreign Born

3.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.14% of Ladson residents were born in the United States, with 47.66% having been born in South Carolina. 3.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,3830.00%
201915,3830.00%
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%