Latta, South Carolina Population 2020

1,278

Latta is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,278, it is the 142nd largest city in South Carolina and the 9322nd largest city in the United States. Latta is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -7.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,379 in 2010. Latta reached it's highest population of 1,380 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Latta has a population density of 1,166 people per square mile.

The average household income in Latta is $45,355 with a poverty rate of 26.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $96,700. The median age in Latta is 45.3 years, 33.2 years for males, and 53.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.4 males.

Latta Demographics

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

  • White: 55.85%
  • Black or African American: 37.40%
  • Two or more races: 2.98%
  • Asian: 2.76%
  • Native American: 1.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Latta, South Carolina is 1,278, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,298.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,379.

Latta, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76955.85%
Black or African American51537.40%
Two or More Races412.98%
Asian382.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native141.02%

Latta Population Pyramid 2020

Latta Median Age

45.3


Total

33.2


Male

53.4


Female

Latta Adults

There are 1,007 adults, (286 of whom are seniors) in Latta.

Latta Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Latta Sex Ratio

Female

785

57.01%

Male

592

42.99%

Latta Households and Families

Latta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Latta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.3%3.7%
Male71%29%
Female67.7%32.3%
All67.6%32.4%
Non Family50.7%49.3%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5742.467.6
Non Family2861.1550.7
Married1643.1296.3
Female934.4867.7
Male313.8771

3.46

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

0.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Latta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade576.07%
9th to 12th Grade12813.63%
High School Graduate35237.49%
Some College13614.48%
Associates Degree717.56%
Bachelors Degree11512.25%
Graduate Degree808.52%

Latta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White535453158
Black37227123
Asian141414
Native American119
Multiple Races77

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,526$36,071$30,304
Less Than High School$21,250$24,250$14,271
High School Grad$30,313$31,518$20,000
Some College$31,653$47,222$30,685
Bachelors Degree$36,250$$38,500
Graduate Degree$48,816$48,906$48,750

$31,526

Average Earnings

$36,071

Average Male

$30,304

Average Female

Latta Language

Latta Language by Age

Latta Language

94.68% of Latta residents speak only English, while 5.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Latta Poverty

Latta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75714118.63%
Black51513325.83%
Multiple413790.24%
Asian382873.68%
Native1414100.00%
Hispanic88100.00%

26.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.20%

Male Poverty Rate

32.36%

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 18.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.70%
Some College23.67%
High School23.58%
Bachelors or Greater9.23%
Name Poverty
Female Employed13.73%
Male Employed1.35%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Latta Income

Latta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,667$45,355
Families$53,667$65,945
Married Families$73,125-
Non Families$14,000$23,907

Latta Marital Status

Latta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Latta Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Latta Marital Status by Race

Latta Veterans

62

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
Vietnam21
First Gulf War12
Korea9
World War II

$Latta Veterans by Education

29.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Latta Employment Status

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Latta 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

78.21%

Born in South Carolina

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

2.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.88% of Latta residents were born in the United States, with 78.21% having been born in South Carolina. 2.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,278-10-0.78%
20191,288-10-0.77%
20181,298-2-0.15%
20171,300-10-0.76%
20161,310-22-1.65%
20151,332-8-0.60%
20141,340-7-0.52%
20131,347-6-0.44%
20121,353-11-0.81%
20111,364-16-1.16%
20101,3800.00%