Lesslie, South Carolina Population 2024

3,043

Lesslie is a city located in Chester County and York County South Carolina. Lesslie has a 2024 population of 3,043. Lesslie is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,185 in 2020.

The average household income in Lesslie is $84,824 with a poverty rate of 4.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lesslie is 38.7 years, 31.1 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Lesslie Demographics

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

  • White: 79.48%
  • Black or African American: 16.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
501.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.46% (-142)
The current population of Lesslie, South Carolina is 3,043 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,185.

Lesslie, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,47579.48%
Black or African American51016.38%
Two or more races1294.14%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lesslie Population by Race

Lesslie Population Pyramid 2024

Lesslie Median Age

38.7

Total

31.1

Male

40.9

Female

Lesslie Adults

There are 2,247 adults, (287 of whom are seniors) in Lesslie.

Lesslie Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lesslie Sex Ratio

Female1,62852.28%
Male1,48647.72%

Lesslie Population by Age

Lesslie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1022.8291.98.1
Married5233.3998.11.9
Non Family2561.2385.914.1
Female2332.7390.19.9
Male904.3477.822.2

3.14

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

91.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lesslie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.27%
9th to 12th Grade1758.57%
High School Graduate76137.25%
Some College46522.76%
Associates Degree29614.49%
Bachelors Degree22310.92%
Graduate Degree974.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lesslie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lesslie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6921,509288
Black31029232
2+ Races41410
Hispanic440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.02%.

Lesslie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,318$53,339$47,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,980$38,648$40,739
Some College$57,279$75,694$55,184
Bachelors Degree$51,419$116,417$50,339
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$50,318

Average Earnings

$53,339

Average Male

$47,500

Average Female

Lesslie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lesslie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lesslie Language

100% of Lesslie residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Lesslie Language

Lesslie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,4401325.41%

4.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.07%

Male Poverty Rate

6.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lesslie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lesslie is White, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lesslie is White, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.61%.

Lesslie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.37%
High School6.04%
Some College1.71%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lesslie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.14%
Male Employed3.87%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Lesslie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lesslie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$77,500$84,824
Families$93,864$89,132
Married Families$86,595$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,250$50,290

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lesslie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lesslie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lesslie 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 55-64.

Lesslie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lesslie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

136

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War53
Vietnam12
Korea0
World War II0

Lesslie Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54109
65 to 7412
75+9
18 to 346
55 to 640

Lesslie Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1106.07%
2+ Races2663.41%

Lesslie Veterans by Race

Lesslie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lesslie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lesslie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lesslie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lesslie 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

44.19%

Born in Lesslie

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Lesslie residents were born in the United States, with 44.19% having been born in South Carolina. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lesslie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,043-35-1.14%
20233,078-36-1.16%
20223,114-420-11.88%
20213,53434910.96%
20203,1851725.71%
20193,0132047.26%
20182,8091033.81%
20172,70647221.13%
20162,234160.72%
20152,218-190-7.89%
20142,408-187-7.21%
20132,595-110-4.07%
20122,705-375-12.18%
20113,080-32-1.03%
20103,11200%

Lesslie Population by Year