Santee, South Carolina Population 2020

895

Santee is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 895, it is the 157th largest city in South Carolina and the 10785th largest city in the United States. Santee is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -6.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 961 in 2010. Santee reached it's highest population of 963 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Santee has a population density of 426 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santee is $40,792 with a poverty rate of 36.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $137,500. The median age in Santee is 53.5 years, 48.6 years for males, and 55.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Santee Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.57%
  • White: 22.63%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Santee, South Carolina is 895, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 911.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 961.

Santee, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American75875.57%
White22722.63%
Asian121.20%
Two or More Races60.60%

Santee Population Pyramid 2020

Santee Median Age

53.5


Total

48.6


Male

55.7


Female

Santee Adults

There are 825 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Santee.

Santee Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Santee Sex Ratio

Female

525

52.34%

Male

478

47.66%

Santee Households and Families

Santee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Santee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.2%11.8%
Female67%33%
All66%34%
Non Family45.6%54.4%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3852.5766
Non Family1581.2545.6
Married1022.3488.2
Female1004.6567
Male253.52100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Santee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade395.28%
9th to 12th Grade658.81%
High School Graduate31742.95%
Some College11215.18%
Associates Degree7810.57%
Bachelors Degree354.74%
Graduate Degree9212.47%

Santee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black49940845
White22721474
Asian12128

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 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,563$30,227$23,750
Less Than High School$15,417$$15,417
High School Grad$26,875$26,429$
Some College$25,000$30,603$21,154
Bachelors Degree$43,438$$
Graduate Degree$33,182$31,875$33,750

$26,563

Average Earnings

$30,227

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Santee Language

Santee Language by Age

Santee Language

98.33% of Santee residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Santee Poverty

Santee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black74634345.98%
White214167.48%

36.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.90%

Male Poverty Rate

41.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santee is Black, with 45.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santee is White, with 7.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.14%
High School34.70%
Some College22.63%
Bachelors or Greater12.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed86.36%
Female Employed19.80%
Male Employed5.10%

Santee Income

Santee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,125$40,792
Families$33,450$45,616
Married Families$56,667-
Non Families$25,000$31,816

Santee Marital Status

Santee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Santee Married by Age and Sex

Santee 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 Over 65.

Santee Marital Status by Race

Santee Veterans

93

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea27
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War12
World War II8
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+48
55 to 6428
35 to 549
65 to 745
18 to 343
Name Veterans % of Total
White6428.19%
Black264.48%
2 or More3100.00%

$Santee Veterans by Education

8.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santee Employment Status

44.4%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Santee 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

67.60%

Born in South Carolina

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.50% of Santee residents were born in the United States, with 67.60% having been born in South Carolina. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020895-8-0.89%
2019903-8-0.88%
2018911-8-0.87%
2017919-8-0.86%
2016927-9-0.96%
2015936-8-0.85%
2014944-5-0.53%
2013949-6-0.63%
2012955-1-0.10%
2011956-7-0.73%
20109630.00%