Meggett, South Carolina Population 2024

1,430

Meggett is a city located in Charleston County South Carolina. Meggett has a 2024 population of 1,430. Meggett is currently growing at a rate of 0.7% annually and its population has increased by 2.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,392 in 2020.

The average household income in Meggett is $127,402 with a poverty rate of 8.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Meggett is 49.9 years, 50.3 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Meggett Demographics

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

  • White: 89.76%
  • Black or African American: 8.98%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
18.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
78.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.73% (38)
The current population of Meggett, South Carolina is 1,430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,392.

Meggett, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,21089.76%
Black or African American1218.98%
Two or more races141.04%
Other race30.22%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meggett Population by Race

Meggett Population Pyramid 2024

Meggett Median Age

49.9

Total

50.3

Male

49.8

Female

Meggett Adults

There are 1,078 adults, (390 of whom are seniors) in Meggett.

Meggett Age Dependency

95.9

Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Meggett Sex Ratio

Female69651.63%
Male65248.37%

Meggett Population by Age

Meggett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6212.1797.62.4
Married3682.897.82.2
Non Family2281.0496.93.1
Female1731000
Male83.631000

2.83

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

97.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meggett Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade726.97%
9th to 12th Grade171.65%
High School Graduate19518.88%
Some College17316.75%
Associates Degree11310.94%
Bachelors Degree35834.66%
Graduate Degree10510.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Meggett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meggett Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White915898460
Black101300
Hispanic14143
2+ Races14130
Other Race333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Meggett Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$52,308$60,000$46,758
Less Than 9th Grade$121,500$121,500$0
High School Graduate$45,877$0$0
Some College$56,467$63,438$55,268
Bachelors Degree$55,809$73,125$46,892
Graduate Degree$74,643$0$72,679

$52,308

Average Earnings

$60,000

Average Male

$46,758

Average Female

Meggett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meggett Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meggett Language

99.52% of Meggett residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Meggett Language

Meggett Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1216150.41%
White1,210483.97%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.83%

Male Poverty Rate

12.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meggett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meggett is Black, with 50.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meggett is White, with 3.97% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.88%.

Meggett Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade68.54%
High School6.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%
Some College2.8%

Meggett Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Meggett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meggett Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$91,472$127,402
Families$106,806$168,584
Married Families$111,429$-999,999,999
Non Families-$56,418

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meggett Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

79.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Meggett Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meggett Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meggett Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meggett Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

98

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam53
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War15
Korea0
World War II0

Meggett Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+33
65 to 7427
18 to 3417
55 to 6411
35 to 5410

Meggett Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9810.21%

Meggett Veterans by Race

Meggett Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meggett Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Meggett Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meggett Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meggett 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

67.06%

Born in Meggett

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Meggett residents were born in the United States, with 67.06% having been born in South Carolina. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meggett Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,47790.61%
20281,468100.69%
20271,45890.62%
20261,449100.69%
20251,43990.63%
20241,430100.7%
20231,42090.64%
20221,411141%
20211,39750.36%
20201,392987.57%
20191,29460.47%
20181,288-4-0.31%
20171,29240.31%
20161,288171.34%
20151,271211.68%
20141,250131.05%
20131,237110.9%
20121,226191.57%
20111,207181.51%
20101,18900%

Meggett Population by Year