Lake Wylie, South Carolina Population 2024

14,673

Lake Wylie is a city located in York County South Carolina. Lake Wylie has a 2024 population of 14,673. Lake Wylie is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 4.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,091 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Wylie is $137,165 with a poverty rate of 8.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Wylie is 37.7 years, 36.8 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Lake Wylie Demographics

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

  • White: 80.56%
  • Black or African American: 13.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,860.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.13% (582)
The current population of Lake Wylie, South Carolina is 14,673 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,091.

Lake Wylie, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,58680.56%
Black or African American1,93613.46%
Two or more races5233.64%
Asian2261.57%
Native American700.49%
Other race410.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Wylie Population by Race

Lake Wylie Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Wylie Median Age

37.7

Total

36.8

Male

38.8

Female

Lake Wylie Adults

There are 10,413 adults, (2,061 of whom are seniors) in Lake Wylie.

Lake Wylie Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Wylie Sex Ratio

Female7,23650.31%
Male7,14649.69%

Lake Wylie Population by Age

Lake Wylie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2802.7277.622.4
Married3,0873.290.39.7
Non Family1,0511.2259.340.7
Female6823.1751.948.1
Male4602.3171.528.5

3.04

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Wylie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade460.5%
9th to 12th Grade1211.32%
High School Graduate1,36614.92%
Some College2,14723.46%
Associates Degree1,31814.4%
Bachelors Degree2,82130.82%
Graduate Degree1,33414.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Wylie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Wylie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,5887,5313,554
Black918881293
Hispanic315273132
2+ Races310279130
Asian13910861
Other Race22226
Native American1100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.84%.

Lake Wylie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$60,549$74,665$46,809
Less Than 9th Grade$51,181$0$0
High School Graduate$33,438$35,625$32,599
Some College$57,995$76,126$29,142
Bachelors Degree$73,826$87,120$63,617
Graduate Degree$67,438$126,989$58,400

$60,549

Average Earnings

$74,665

Average Male

$46,809

Average Female

Lake Wylie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Wylie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Wylie Language

93.38% of Lake Wylie residents speak only English, while 6.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Lake Wylie Language

Lake Wylie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,3307096.26%
Black1,93636718.96%
Multiple5236312.05%
Native701622.86%
Asian226135.75%
Hispanic507132.56%

8.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Wylie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Wylie is Native, with 22.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Wylie is Hispanic, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.03%.

Lake Wylie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.54%
High School23.43%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%
Some College1.59%

Lake Wylie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed48.54%
Female Unemployed24.15%
Female Employed3.78%
Male Employed1.67%

Lake Wylie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Wylie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$111,424$137,165
Families$125,750$152,551
Married Families$152,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,546$71,741

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Wylie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Wylie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Wylie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake Wylie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Wylie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

883

Number of Veterans

719

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War298
Vietnam248
First Gulf War238
World War II52
Korea0

Lake Wylie Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54368
65 to 74209
75+203
55 to 6496
18 to 347

Lake Wylie Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7188.32%
Black16414.13%
Hispanic103.17%
2+ Races10.26%

Lake Wylie Veterans by Race

Lake Wylie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Wylie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Wylie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Wylie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Wylie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

14.25%

Born in Lake Wylie

94.49%

Native Born

5.51%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

3.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.49% of Lake Wylie residents were born in the United States, with 14.25% having been born in South Carolina. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Wylie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,6731461.01%
202314,5271451.01%
202214,3828226.06%
202113,560-531-3.77%
202014,0911,2069.36%
201912,8853162.51%
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%
20108,84100%

Lake Wylie Population by Year