Prosperity, South Carolina Population 2020

1,245

Prosperity is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,245, it is the 143rd largest city in South Carolina and the 9428th largest city in the United States. Prosperity is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 5.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,180 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Prosperity has a population density of 631 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prosperity is $51,616 with a poverty rate of 11.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $131,500. The median age in Prosperity is 41.2 years, 41.1 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

Prosperity Demographics

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

  • White: 50.59%
  • Black or African American: 49.02%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Prosperity, South Carolina is 1,245, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,215.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,180.

Prosperity, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64850.59%
Black or African American62849.02%
Asian50.39%

Prosperity Population Pyramid 2020

Prosperity Median Age

41.2


Total

41.1


Male

41.9


Female

Prosperity Adults

There are 953 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Prosperity.

Prosperity Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Prosperity Sex Ratio

Female

625

48.79%

Male

656

51.21%

Prosperity Households and Families

Prosperity Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prosperity Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
Male70.4%29.6%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
All65.6%34.4%
Female44.9%55.1%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4892.5465.6
Married2362.7572
Non Family1371.1367.2
Female893.7444.9
Male273.8970.4

3.03

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prosperity Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13415.06%
9th to 12th Grade738.20%
High School Graduate28832.36%
Some College19421.80%
Associates Degree434.83%
Bachelors Degree10812.13%
Graduate Degree505.62%

Prosperity Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White447360131
Black41129622
Hispanic2722
Asian555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,009$35,750$25,278
Less Than High School$30,417$35,625$16,875
High School Grad$25,125$24,858$25,625
Some College$$43,167$23,565
Bachelors Degree$39,375$45,139$28,594
Graduate Degree$55,865$56,806$54,000

$29,009

Average Earnings

$35,750

Average Male

$25,278

Average Female

Prosperity Language

Prosperity Language by Age

Prosperity Language

97.12% of Prosperity residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Prosperity Poverty

Prosperity Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6217912.72%
Black6287311.62%

11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

10.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prosperity

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prosperity is White, with 12.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prosperity is Black, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.40%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%
High School5.90%
Some College5.06%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.92%
Female Employed2.75%
Male Employed1.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Prosperity Income

Prosperity Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,232$51,616
Families$47,500$57,839
Married Families$49,674-
Non Families$22,054$33,423

Prosperity Marital Status

Prosperity Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Prosperity Married by Age and Sex

Prosperity 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 35-44.

Prosperity Marital Status by Race

Prosperity Veterans

47

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War9
Korea2
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7416
75+13
35 to 5410
55 to 646
18 to 342
Name Veterans % of Total
White417.87%
Black61.41%

$Prosperity Veterans by Education

4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prosperity Employment Status

59%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Prosperity 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

83.29%

Born in South Carolina

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.13% of Prosperity residents were born in the United States, with 83.29% having been born in South Carolina. 1.01% 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
20201,245151.22%
20191,230151.23%
20181,21530.25%
20171,212151.25%
20161,19760.50%
20151,19140.34%
20141,18760.51%
20131,1810.00%
20121,18110.08%
20111,180-3-0.25%
20101,1830.00%