Latta, South Carolina Population 2021

1,267
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Latta is a city located in Dillon County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,267, it is the 143rd largest city in South Carolina and the 9346th largest city in the United States . Latta is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -8.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,379 in 2010. Latta reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Latta has a population density of 1,156 people per square mile.

The average household income in Latta is $46,870 with a poverty rate of 24.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. The median age in Latta is 45.5 years, 34.7 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Latta Demographics

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

  • White: 54.63%
  • Black or African American: 42.08%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Latta, South Carolina is 1,267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,285.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,379.

Latta, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66654.63%
Black or African American51342.08%
Asian211.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.90%
Two or More Races80.66%
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Latta Population by Race

Latta Population Pyramid $2021

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Latta Median Age

45.5


Total

34.7


Male

48.6


Female

Latta Adults

There are 944 adults, (258 of whom are seniors) in Latta.

Latta Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Latta Sex Ratio

Female

705

57.83%

Male

514

42.17%

Latta Population by Age

Latta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Latta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50.8%49.2%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
All63.8%36.2%
Male69.4%30.6%
Married95.2%4.8%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Latta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5162.3663.8
Non Family2331.1652.8
Married1253.0195.2
Female1223.6750.8
Male363.4769.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Latta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade465.31%
9th to 12th Grade10912.57%
High School Graduate34940.25%
Some College10412.00%
Associates Degree8910.27%
Bachelors Degree9811.30%
Graduate Degree728.30%
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Latta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Latta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White470397134
Black37329328
Native American86
2+ Races88
Asian888

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%.

Latta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,282$37,250$31,061
Less Than 9th Grade$22,250$23,750$14,375
High School Graduate$30,350$31,850$18,462
Some College$31,780$48,917$31,000
Bachelors Degree$41,250$58,438$40,156
Graduate Degree$48,000$49,500$45,000

$32,282

Average Earnings

$37,250

Average Male

$31,061

Average Female

Latta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Latta Language by Age

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Latta Language

97.17% of Latta residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Latta Language

Latta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black51318135.28%
White6549113.91%
Native1111100.00%
Hispanic77100.00%
Multiple8337.50%

24.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.50%

Male Poverty Rate

29.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Latta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Latta is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Latta is White, with 13.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.22%.

Latta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.45%
High School32.09%
Some College21.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Latta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.62%
Male Employed0.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Latta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Latta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,692$46,870
Families$50,759$63,207
Married Families$79,750-
Non Families$16,771$26,017
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Income by Household Type

Latta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.8%

Male Marriage Rate

20.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Latta Married by Age and Sex

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Latta 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 45-54.

Latta Marital Status by Race

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Latta Marital Status

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45

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam14
First Gulf War8
Korea5
World War II

Latta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6415
75+10
35 to 548
65 to 747
18 to 345

Latta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White316.14%
Black143.41%

Latta Veterans by Race

Latta Veterans by Education

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31.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Latta Veterans by Education

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48.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Latta Employment by Age

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Latta Employment by Race

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Latta 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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84.74%

Born in Latta

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Latta residents were born in the United States, with 84.74% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Latta Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,267-9-0.71%
20201,276-9-0.70%
20191,285-9-0.70%
20181,29420.15%
20171,292-13-1.00%
20161,305-22-1.66%
20151,327-7-0.52%
20141,334-7-0.52%
20131,341-9-0.67%
20121,350-9-0.66%
20111,359-16-1.16%
20101,3750.00%

Latta Population by Year