Lyman, South Carolina Population 2020

3,745

Lyman is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,745, it is the 79th largest city in South Carolina and the 5590th largest city in the United States. Lyman is currently growing at a rate of 1.77% annually and its population has increased by 15.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,243 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Lyman has a population density of 589 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lyman is $67,642 with a poverty rate of 7.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $864 per month, and the median house value is $145,800. The median age in Lyman is 40.5 years, 35.7 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Lyman Demographics

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

  • White: 87.53%
  • Black or African American: 7.90%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lyman, South Carolina is 3,745, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,615.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,243.

Lyman, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,04787.53%
Black or African American2757.90%
Asian852.44%
Two or More Races742.13%

Lyman Population Pyramid 2020

Lyman Median Age

40.5


Total

35.7


Male

43.8


Female

Lyman Adults

There are 2,680 adults, (589 of whom are seniors) in Lyman.

Lyman Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyman Sex Ratio

Female

1,835

52.71%

Male

1,646

47.29%

Lyman Households and Families

Lyman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lyman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.5%6.5%
All80.7%19.3%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Male67.3%32.7%
Female49.8%50.2%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3882.580.7
Married7842.8693.5
Non Family3361.3472.9
Female2192.9149.8
Male492.8467.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

11.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lyman Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade351.38%
9th to 12th Grade1807.09%
High School Graduate74129.21%
Some College78130.78%
Associates Degree29911.79%
Bachelors Degree34013.40%
Graduate Degree1616.35%

Lyman Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2032,051501
Black223179
Asian8566
Multiple Races2626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,009$49,242$32,232
Less Than High School$44,125$53,571$
High School Grad$36,683$48,068$21,339
Some College$30,625$40,982$29,107
Bachelors Degree$44,844$55,714$44,531
Graduate Degree$90,385$93,011$52,143

$39,009

Average Earnings

$49,242

Average Male

$32,232

Average Female

Lyman Language

Lyman Language by Age

Lyman Language

92.19% of Lyman residents speak only English, while 7.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.78% of the population.

Lyman Poverty

Lyman Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0001173.90%
Black2758129.45%
Asian856677.65%

7.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.45%

Male Poverty Rate

8.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyman is Asian, with 77.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyman is White, with 3.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.87%.

Name Poverty
Some College12.31%
High School7.69%
Less Than High School7.44%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed1.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.12%

Lyman Income

Lyman Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,881$67,642
Families$67,500$72,353
Married Families$74,423-
Non Families$33,523$48,694

Lyman Marital Status

Lyman Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyman Married by Age and Sex

Lyman 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 20-34.

Lyman Marital Status by Race

Lyman Veterans

196

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
First Gulf War48
Second Gulf War32
World War II27
Korea18

$Lyman Veterans by Education

8.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyman Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lyman 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

57.22%

Born in South Carolina

94.77%

Native Born

5.23%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.77% of Lyman residents were born in the United States, with 57.22% having been born in South Carolina. 0.98% 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
20203,745651.77%
20193,680651.80%
20183,615902.55%
20173,525651.88%
20163,460521.53%
20153,408411.22%
20143,367330.99%
20133,334240.73%
20123,310250.76%
20113,285150.46%
20103,2706112.09%
20002,6590.00%