Lake Wylie, South Carolina Population 2020

12,569

Lake Wylie is a city located in South Carolina. Lake Wylie has a 2020 population of 12,569. Lake Wylie is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 42.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,841 in 2010. Lake Wylie reached it's highest population of 12,569 in 2018.

The average household income in Lake Wylie is $111,076 with a poverty rate of 3.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,159 per month, and the median house value is $316,400. The median age in Lake Wylie is 41.9 years, 38.8 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Lake Wylie Demographics

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

  • White: 84.14%
  • Black or African American: 10.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Wylie, South Carolina is 12,569, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,569.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,841.

Lake Wylie, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,57584.14%
Black or African American1,36710.88%
Two or More Races3762.99%
Some Other Race1641.30%
Asian870.69%

Lake Wylie Population Pyramid 2020

Lake Wylie Median Age

41.9


Total

38.8


Male

43.2


Female

Lake Wylie Adults

There are 9,103 adults, (1,973 of whom are seniors) in Lake Wylie.

Lake Wylie Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Wylie Sex Ratio

Female

6,622

52.69%

Male

5,947

47.31%

Lake Wylie Households and Families

Lake Wylie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake Wylie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
All73.3%26.7%
Female53.1%46.9%
Male50.4%49.6%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8192.6173.3
Married2,825379.5
Non Family1,0901.1174.4
Female6783.1753.1
Male2263.2750.4

3

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake Wylie Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1031.21%
9th to 12th Grade1381.62%
High School Graduate1,48517.48%
Some College1,63519.25%
Associates Degree7548.88%
Bachelors Degree2,98235.11%
Graduate Degree1,39616.44%

Lake Wylie Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9466,8173,706
Black805763286
Hispanic634564321
Other Race12712743
Multiple Races717154
Asian585832

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 multiple races people with a rate of 76.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,522$73,836$41,435
Less Than High School$$$63,750
High School Grad$36,500$34,167$38,081
Some College$48,173$64,833$36,902
Bachelors Degree$60,436$78,109$44,816
Graduate Degree$63,776$127,188$46,250

$52,522

Average Earnings

$73,836

Average Male

$41,435

Average Female

Lake Wylie Language

Lake Wylie Language by Age

Lake Wylie Language

90.94% of Lake Wylie residents speak only English, while 9.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.18% of the population.

Lake Wylie Poverty

Lake Wylie Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5143133.29%
Hispanic1,408926.53%
Black1,367866.29%

3.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.55%

Male Poverty Rate

4.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Wylie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Wylie is Hispanic, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Wylie is White, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.86%
High School10.71%
Some College4.10%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.96%
Male Unemployed11.05%
Female Employed2.99%
Male Employed2.88%

Lake Wylie Income

Lake Wylie Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$87,750$111,076
Families$96,839$124,187
Married Families$114,050-
Non Families$48,405$61,397

Lake Wylie Marital Status

Lake Wylie Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Wylie Married by Age and Sex

Lake Wylie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake Wylie Marital Status by Race

Lake Wylie Veterans

1,128

Number of Veterans

1,036

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War480
Vietnam254
Second Gulf War197
Korea57
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54395
65 to 74264
75+192
18 to 34141
55 to 64136
Name Veterans % of Total
White98512.37%
Black12615.14%
Hispanic9312.77%
2 or More1723.94%

$Lake Wylie Veterans by Education

1.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Wylie Employment Status

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Wylie 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

11.73%

Born in South Carolina

95.48%

Native Born

4.52%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.48% of Lake Wylie residents were born in the United States, with 11.73% having been born in South Carolina. 1.49% 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
202012,5690.00%
201912,5690.00%
201812,5693993.28%
201712,1706986.08%
201611,4727346.84%
201510,7381,09811.39%
20149,6407007.83%
20138,940-195-2.13%
20129,1354645.35%
20118,671-170-1.92%
20108,8410.00%