Saxon, South Carolina Population 2024

4,499

Saxon is a city located in Spartanburg County South Carolina. Saxon has a 2024 population of 4,499. Saxon is currently growing at a rate of 3.78% annually and its population has increased by 20.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,727 in 2020.

The average household income in Saxon is $38,903 with a poverty rate of 48.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Saxon is 27.1 years, 24.5 years for males, and 27.6 years for females.

Saxon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 42.65%
  • White: 38.72%
  • Two or more races: 10.67%
  • Other race: 6.45%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,889.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.71% (772)
The current population of Saxon, South Carolina is 4,499 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,727.

Saxon, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,77942.65%
White1,61538.72%
Two or more races44510.67%
Other race2696.45%
Asian631.51%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Saxon Population by Race

Saxon Population Pyramid 2024

Saxon Median Age

27.1

Total

24.5

Male

27.6

Female

Saxon Adults

There are 3,034 adults, (461 of whom are seniors) in Saxon.

Saxon Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Saxon Sex Ratio

Female2,22553.34%
Male1,94646.66%

Saxon Population by Age

Saxon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3402.7636.563.5
Non Family4741.333169
Female4543.7827.372.7
Married2993.2852.847.2
Male1133.2553.146.9

3.4

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

36.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saxon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2049.41%
9th to 12th Grade45721.08%
High School Graduate69932.24%
Some College38217.62%
Associates Degree1758.07%
Bachelors Degree2039.36%
Graduate Degree482.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Saxon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saxon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,046835105
White59637143
Hispanic483268103
2+ Races1527717
Other Race1439126
Asian20200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 21.33%.

Saxon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$27,822$32,550$15,488
Less Than 9th Grade$31,995$31,538$35,990
High School Graduate$17,310$29,402$16,298
Some College$15,050$28,086$0
Bachelors Degree$38,641$38,641$0
Graduate Degree$37,069$0$0

$27,822

Average Earnings

$32,550

Average Male

$15,488

Average Female

Saxon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saxon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Saxon Language

75.58% of Saxon residents speak only English, while 24.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.17% of the population.

Saxon Language

Saxon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,58393058.75%
Hispanic1,17451643.95%
White81434442.26%
Other26518670.19%
Multiple3968621.72%

48.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.96%

Male Poverty Rate

60.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saxon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saxon is Other, with 70.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saxon is Multiple, with 21.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 62.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.83%.

Saxon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College49.19%
High School47.78%
Less Than 9th Grade42.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Saxon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed47.86%
Male Employed12.92%
Male Unemployed11.32%

Saxon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saxon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$25,231$38,903
Families$25,709$42,830
Married Families$38,615$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,932$25,782

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saxon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

16.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Saxon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Saxon 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 35-44.

Saxon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saxon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

174

Number of Veterans

174

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War93
Vietnam35
First Gulf War22
Korea0
World War II0

Saxon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3471
65 to 7445
75+29
35 to 5422
55 to 647

Saxon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White887.45%
Black755.68%
Hispanic608.04%
2+ Races113.29%

Saxon Veterans by Race

Saxon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saxon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Saxon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Saxon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Saxon 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

63.63%

Born in Saxon

89.55%

Native Born

10.45%

Foreign Born

5.85%

Non Citizen

4.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.55% of Saxon residents were born in the United States, with 63.63% having been born in South Carolina. 5.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saxon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,4991643.78%
20234,3351643.93%
20224,1711644.09%
20214,0072807.51%
20203,727-100-2.61%
20193,8271173.15%
20183,710-82-2.16%
20173,792581.55%
20163,7341113.06%
20153,623200.56%
20143,603-226-5.9%
20133,8291012.71%
20123,728-415-10.02%
20114,14371921%
20103,42400%

Saxon Population by Year