Pawleys Island, South Carolina Population 2024

136

Pawleys Island is a city located in Georgetown County South Carolina. Pawleys Island has a 2024 population of 136. Pawleys Island is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 131 in 2020.

The average household income in Pawleys Island is $224,528 with a poverty rate of 7.69%. The median age in Pawleys Island is 70.4 years: 69.9 years for males, and 70.5 years for females.

Pawleys Island Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
193.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.82% (5)
The current population of Pawleys Island, South Carolina is 136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 131.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White104100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Pawleys Island Population by Race

Pawleys Island Population Pyramid 2024

Pawleys Island Median Age

70.4

Total

69.9

Male

70.5

Female

Pawleys Island Adults

There are 102 adults, (74 of whom are seniors) in Pawleys Island.

Pawleys Island Age Dependency

271.4

Age Dependency Ratio

264.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

7.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pawleys Island Sex Ratio

Female5956.73%
Male4543.27%

Pawleys Island Population by Age

Pawleys Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All641.6390.69.4
Married361.971000
Non Family261.0476.923.1
Female231000
Male0000

2.03

Average Family Size

1.63

Average Household Size

90.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pawleys Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade21.96%
Associates Degree32.94%
Bachelors Degree3534.31%
Graduate Degree4645.1%
High School Graduate65.88%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College109.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pawleys Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pawleys Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10210081

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 79.41%.

Pawleys Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$250,001$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$0$100,417
Some College$0$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$100,417

Average Female

Pawleys Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pawleys Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pawleys Island Language

100% of Pawleys Island 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.

Pawleys Island Language

Pawleys Island Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10487.69%

7.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.22%

Male Poverty Rate

11.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pawleys Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pawleys Island is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pawleys Island is White, with 7.69% 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 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Pawleys Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater9.88%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%

Pawleys Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.88%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Pawleys Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pawleys Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$162,500$326,671
Households$91,250$224,528
Married Families$176,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,250$75,242

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pawleys Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

72.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

86.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pawleys Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pawleys Island 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 55-64.

Pawleys Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pawleys Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam6
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Pawleys Island Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+6
65 to 745
35 to 541
18 to 340
55 to 640

Pawleys Island Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1211.76%

Pawleys Island Veterans by Race

Pawleys Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pawleys Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

27.5%

Labor Force Participation

27.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Pawleys Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pawleys Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pawleys Island 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

46.15%

Born in Pawleys Island

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Pawleys Island residents were born in the United States, with 46.15% having been born in South Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pawleys Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914321.42%
202814110.71%
202714010.72%
202613921.46%
202513710.74%
202413610.74%
202313521.5%
202213310.76%
202113210.76%
20201312220.18%
201910910.93%
201810821.89%
201710600%
201610610.95%
201510510.96%
201410410.97%
201310300%
201210300%
201110300%
201010300%

Pawleys Island Population by Year