Mayo, South Carolina Population 2024

2,080

Mayo is a city located in Cherokee County and Spartanburg County South Carolina. Mayo has a 2024 population of 2,080. Mayo is currently growing at a rate of 3.9% annually and its population has increased by 17.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,770 in 2020.

The average household income in Mayo is $73,962 with a poverty rate of 2.75%. The median age in Mayo is 44.4 years: 44.2 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Mayo Demographics

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

  • White: 96.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.65%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
684.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.51% (310)
The current population of Mayo, South Carolina is 2,080 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,770.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,85896.52%
Two or more races512.65%
Asian110.57%
Black or African American50.26%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mayo Population by Race

Mayo Population Pyramid 2024

Mayo Median Age

44.4

Total

44.2

Male

47

Female

Mayo Adults

There are 1,538 adults, (283 of whom are seniors) in Mayo.

Mayo Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mayo Sex Ratio

Female94549.09%
Male98050.91%

Mayo Population by Age

Mayo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7982.4191.58.5
Married3743.0286.613.4
Non Family2361.351000
Male1192.061000
Female693.2973.926.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

91.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mayo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade665.22%
Associates Degree14511.46%
Bachelors Degree12910.2%
Graduate Degree342.69%
High School Graduate49539.13%
Less Than 9th Grade1199.41%
Some College27721.9%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mayo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mayo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2151,030129
2+ Races343434
Hispanic343434
Asian11110
Black550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Mayo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$39,543$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$43,661$36,398$57,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,631$38,173$28,281
Some College$32,847$48,634$21,250

$36,631

Average Earnings

$38,173

Average Male

$28,281

Average Female

Mayo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mayo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mayo Language

98.15% of Mayo residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Mayo Language

Mayo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,858482.58%
Black55100%

2.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.57%

Male Poverty Rate

1.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mayo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mayo is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mayo is White, with 2.58% 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 6.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.07%.

Mayo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.27%
High School1.01%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mayo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed48.65%
Female Employed0%

Mayo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mayo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$63,359$86,979
Households$48,750$73,962
Married Families$77,179$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,500$42,964

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mayo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mayo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mayo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mayo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mayo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

158

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War134
First Gulf War40
Vietnam5
Korea0
World War II0

Mayo Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5479
18 to 3455
55 to 6419
65 to 745
75+0

Mayo Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White15810.62%

Mayo Veterans by Race

Mayo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mayo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mayo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mayo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mayo 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

69.87%

Born in Mayo

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

1.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Mayo residents were born in the United States, with 69.87% having been born in South Carolina. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mayo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,080783.9%
20232,002774%
20221,92520611.98%
20211,719-51-2.88%
20201,77030120.49%
20191,469533.74%
20181,41636634.86%
20171,050-343-24.62%
20161,39327424.49%
20151,119-115-9.32%
20141,234887.68%
20131,146-213-15.67%
20121,35932030.8%
20111,039-553-34.74%
20101,59200%

Mayo Population by Year