Little River, South Carolina Population 2020

9,523

Little River is a city located in South Carolina. Little River has a 2020 population of 9,523. Little River is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,960 in 2010. Little River reached it's highest population of 9,617 in 2015.

The average household income in Little River is $65,178 with a poverty rate of 7.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $838 per month, and the median house value is $181,500. The median age in Little River is 57.4 years, 56.5 years for males, and 58.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

Little River Demographics

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

  • White: 86.91%
  • Black or African American: 5.09%
  • Asian: 5.00%
  • Native American: 2.15%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Little River, South Carolina is 9,523, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,523.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,960.

Little River, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,27686.91%
Black or African American4855.09%
Asian4765.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native2052.15%
Some Other Race810.85%

Little River Population Pyramid 2020

Little River Median Age

57.4


Total

56.5


Male

58.7


Female

Little River Adults

There are 8,361 adults, (3,276 of whom are seniors) in Little River.

Little River Age Dependency

87.3

Age Dependency Ratio

64.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Little River Sex Ratio

Female

4,723

49.60%

Male

4,800

50.40%

Little River Households and Families

Little River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Little River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All71.7%28.3%
Male68%32%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female49.1%50.9%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7212.0271.7
Married2,0472.4488.9
Non Family2,0281.1260.2
Female4993.6249.1
Male1473.0368

2.64

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Little River Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade580.73%
9th to 12th Grade2883.62%
High School Graduate2,85935.98%
Some College2,03325.59%
Associates Degree7389.29%
Bachelors Degree1,38017.37%
Graduate Degree5907.43%

Little River Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0656,7831,670
Black33431172
Asian266266136
Hispanic168166
Native American1389992
Other Race6161

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 native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,847$34,324$30,976
Less Than High School$27,159$31,000$
High School Grad$32,012$34,083$17,328
Some College$32,404$33,843$31,818
Bachelors Degree$39,875$37,083$40,024
Graduate Degree$61,490$62,628$61,250

$32,847

Average Earnings

$34,324

Average Male

$30,976

Average Female

Little River Language

Little River Language by Age

Little River Language

95.43% of Little River residents speak only English, while 4.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Little River Poverty

Little River Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1946868.37%
Black4855711.75%
Hispanic21631.39%
Native20520.98%
Other8111.23%

7.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.75%

Male Poverty Rate

11.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Little River is Black, with 11.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little River is Native, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.56%
High School7.83%
Some College7.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed92.05%
Female Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed10.82%
Male Employed0.91%

Little River Income

Little River Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,064$65,178
Families$64,317$79,072
Married Families$70,225-
Non Families$34,091$45,291

Little River Marital Status

Little River Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Little River Married by Age and Sex

Little River 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 35-44.

Little River Marital Status by Race

Little River Veterans

1,173

Number of Veterans

1,162

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam639
First Gulf War210
Korea114
Second Gulf War72
World War II9

$Little River Veterans by Education

1.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little River Employment Status

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Little River 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

26.87%

Born in South Carolina

94.21%

Native Born

5.79%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.21% of Little River residents were born in the United States, with 26.87% having been born in South Carolina. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,5230.00%
20199,5230.00%
20189,5233153.42%
20179,208-31-0.34%
20169,239-378-3.93%
20159,6173443.71%
20149,273100.11%
20139,263-302-3.16%
20129,5655616.23%
20119,004440.49%
20108,9600.00%