Prosperity, South Carolina Population 2021

1,292
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Prosperity is a city located in Newberry County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,292, it is the 142nd largest city in South Carolina and the 9272nd largest city in the United States . Prosperity is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,180 in 2010. Prosperity reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Prosperity has a population density of 655 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prosperity is $54,409 with a poverty rate of 13.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $138,700. The median age in Prosperity is 40 years, 39.9 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Prosperity Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prosperitywas:

  • White: 54.52%
  • Black or African American: 45.17%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • 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 1,292 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,292.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,180.

Prosperity, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70554.52%
Black or African American58445.17%
Asian40.31%
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Prosperity Population by Race

Prosperity Population Pyramid $2021

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Prosperity Median Age

40


Total

39.9


Male

41.3


Female

Prosperity Adults

There are 947 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Prosperity.

Prosperity Age Dependency

96.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Prosperity Sex Ratio

Female

618

47.80%

Male

675

52.20%

Prosperity Population by Age

Prosperity Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prosperity Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.7%63.3%
Female47.7%52.3%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
All62.5%37.5%
Married78.6%21.4%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prosperity Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5062.5162.5
Married2152.7878.6
Non Family1541.1256.5
Female883.6147.7
Male493.7136.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Prosperity Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade778.61%
9th to 12th Grade829.17%
High School Graduate32436.24%
Some College21023.49%
Associates Degree515.70%
Bachelors Degree10011.19%
Graduate Degree505.59%
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Prosperity Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prosperity Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White487420133
Black37228913
Hispanic3122
Asian444

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%.

Prosperity Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,667$28,676$24,643
Less Than 9th Grade$$$18,750
High School Graduate$25,000$25,298$22,216
Some College$24,677$44,821$23,214
Bachelors Degree$39,583$43,281$31,563
Graduate Degree$57,250$56,563$57,917

$26,667

Average Earnings

$28,676

Average Male

$24,643

Average Female

Prosperity Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prosperity Language by Age

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Prosperity Language

96.55% of Prosperity residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Prosperity Language

Prosperity Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black57612421.53%
White674548.01%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.39%

Male Poverty Rate

13.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prosperity

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prosperity is Black, with 21.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prosperity is White, with 8.01% 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 32.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.93%.

Prosperity Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.99%
High School11.11%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%
Some College4.21%

Prosperity Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Male Employed14.61%
Female Employed2.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Prosperity Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prosperity Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,500$54,409
Families$45,455$60,723
Married Families$57,679-
Non Families$33,333$37,758
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Income by Household Type

Prosperity Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Prosperity Married by Age and Sex

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Prosperity 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 45-54.

Prosperity Marital Status by Race

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Prosperity Marital Status

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45

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
First Gulf War7
Korea3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Prosperity Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7419
75+13
35 to 5410
55 to 643
18 to 34

Prosperity Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White407.12%
Black51.31%

Prosperity Veterans by Race

Prosperity Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prosperity Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Prosperity Employment by Age

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Prosperity Employment by Race

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Prosperity Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.68%

Born in Prosperity

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.30% of Prosperity residents were born in the United States, with 83.68% having been born in South Carolina. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Prosperity Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,2920.00%
20201,2920.00%
20191,2920.00%
20181,29210.08%
20171,291141.10%
20161,27730.24%
20151,27440.31%
20141,27080.63%
20131,262-3-0.24%
20121,26510.08%
20111,264-2-0.16%
20101,2660.00%

Prosperity Population by Year