Port Royal, South Carolina Population 2020

13,243

Port Royal is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 13,243, it is the 32nd largest city in South Carolina and the 2525th largest city in the United States. Port Royal is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 24.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,678 in 2010. Spanning over 20 miles, Port Royal has a population density of 781 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Royal is $59,895 with a poverty rate of 12.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,162 per month, and the median house value is $210,300. The median age in Port Royal is 24.9 years, 22.7 years for males, and 29.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 156.0 males.

Port Royal Demographics

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

  • White: 76.24%
  • Black or African American: 13.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Other race: 2.55%
  • Asian: 2.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.21%
The current population of Port Royal, South Carolina is 13,243, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,037.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,678.

Port Royal, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,48976.24%
Black or African American1,72213.84%
Two or More Races5474.39%
Some Other Race3172.55%
Asian2972.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.21%

Port Royal Population Pyramid 2020

Port Royal Median Age

24.9


Total

22.7


Male

29.6


Female

Port Royal Adults

There are 10,192 adults, (922 of whom are seniors) in Port Royal.

Port Royal Age Dependency

34.3

Age Dependency Ratio

9.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Royal Sex Ratio

Female

4,862

39.06%

Male

7,584

60.94%

Port Royal Households and Families

Port Royal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Port Royal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married35%65%
All31.5%68.5%
Female30.9%69.1%
Non Family25.6%74.4%

31.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6882.4431.5
Married1,7673.335
Non Family1,5011.1625.6
Female3763.4530.9
Male442.91100

3.24

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Port Royal Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1522.45%
9th to 12th Grade2303.71%
High School Graduate1,50124.24%
Some College1,78728.86%
Associates Degree6129.88%
Bachelors Degree1,18719.17%
Graduate Degree72311.68%

Port Royal Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3114,1741,580
Black1,078915146
Hispanic51243091
Other Race1601366
Asian15615667
Multiple Races15215269
Native American2626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 45.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,420$36,547$26,871
Less Than High School$31,694$31,694$
High School Grad$28,262$35,264$18,611
Some College$30,946$33,834$26,185
Bachelors Degree$40,942$42,062$33,487
Graduate Degree$50,377$57,083$42,176

$32,420

Average Earnings

$36,547

Average Male

$26,871

Average Female

Port Royal Language

Port Royal Language by Age

Port Royal Language

88.74% of Port Royal residents speak only English, while 11.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.92% of the population.

Port Royal Poverty

Port Royal Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,97379313.28%
Black1,40222516.05%
Hispanic1,048827.82%
Other2604818.46%
Multiple384389.90%

12.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

13.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Royal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Royal is Other, with 18.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Royal is Hispanic, with 7.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.63%
High School19.44%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%
Some College6.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.25%
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed6.71%
Male Employed3.61%

Port Royal Income

Port Royal Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,878$59,895
Families$48,903$66,154
Married Families$59,825-
Non Families$35,353$49,018

Port Royal Marital Status

Port Royal Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Royal Married by Age and Sex

Port Royal 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.

Port Royal Marital Status by Race

Port Royal Veterans

1,145

Number of Veterans

960

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War611
First Gulf War276
Vietnam216
Korea17
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White85417.94%
Black19316.65%
Hispanic509.14%
Asian4631.72%
2 or More3315.35%
Other1911.24%

$Port Royal Veterans by Education

4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Royal Employment Status

77%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Port Royal 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

21.65%

Born in South Carolina

94.83%

Native Born

5.17%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.83% of Port Royal residents were born in the United States, with 21.65% having been born in South Carolina. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,2431030.78%
201913,1401030.79%
201813,0372441.91%
201712,7931030.81%
201612,6906635.51%
201512,0272952.51%
201411,7323312.90%
201311,4012672.40%
201211,1342982.75%
201110,8361591.49%
201010,6776,72710.45%
20003,9509652.84%
19902,98580.03%
19802,9771120.38%
19702,8650.00%