Saxon, South Carolina Population 2020

3,710

Saxon is a city located in South Carolina. Saxon has a 2020 population of 3,710. Saxon is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,424 in 2010. Saxon reached it's highest population of 4,143 in 2011.

The average household income in Saxon is $36,583 with a poverty rate of 38.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $54,800. The median age in Saxon is 28.7 years, 26.7 years for males, and 29.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Saxon Demographics

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

  • White: 49.41%
  • Black or African American: 42.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Other race: 3.13%
  • Native American: 1.21%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Saxon, South Carolina is 3,710, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,710.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,424.

Saxon, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,83349.41%
Black or African American1,58742.78%
Two or More Races1263.40%
Some Other Race1163.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native451.21%
Asian30.08%

Saxon Population Pyramid 2020

Saxon Median Age

28.7


Total

26.7


Male

29.7


Female

Saxon Adults

There are 2,688 adults, (406 of whom are seniors) in Saxon.

Saxon Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Saxon Sex Ratio

Female

1,944

52.40%

Male

1,766

47.60%

Saxon Households and Families

Saxon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Saxon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All34.8%65.2%
Male33.7%66.3%
Non Family27.3%72.7%
Female23.4%76.6%

34.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2422.6634.8
Non Family4951.1827.3
Female4233.323.4
Married2324.3672
Male923.3733.7

3.37

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Saxon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1527.45%
9th to 12th Grade48623.81%
High School Graduate67833.22%
Some College43021.07%
Associates Degree1426.96%
Bachelors Degree1296.32%
Graduate Degree241.18%

Saxon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black94269680
White85259147
Hispanic2498323
Other Race342323
Multiple Races3030
Native American333

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,064$24,083$18,708
Less Than High School$20,257$23,158$19,837
High School Grad$20,921$22,500$17,016
Some College$19,653$$19,826
Bachelors Degree$47,719$48,026$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,064

Average Earnings

$24,083

Average Male

$18,708

Average Female

Saxon Language

Saxon Language by Age

Saxon Language

87.12% of Saxon residents speak only English, while 12.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.79% of the population.

Saxon Poverty

Saxon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,45752736.17%
Hispanic66545267.97%
White1,05225624.33%
Other1077771.96%
Multiple1053230.48%
Native452964.44%

38.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.95%

Male Poverty Rate

39.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saxon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saxon is Other, with 71.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saxon is White, with 24.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.51%
Some College31.29%
High School21.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.23%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed73.44%
Female Employed29.29%
Male Employed17.34%

Saxon Income

Saxon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,639$36,583
Families$29,467$45,283
Married Families$65,000-
Non Families$15,580$20,532

Saxon Marital Status

Saxon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

20.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.5%

Male Marriage Rate

17.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Saxon Married by Age and Sex

Saxon 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 55-64.

Saxon Marital Status by Race

Saxon Veterans

88

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War17
World War II
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White644.84%
2 or More1218.46%
Black120.98%
Hispanic20.69%

$Saxon Veterans by Education

12.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saxon Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Saxon 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

73.18%

Born in South Carolina

96.06%

Native Born

3.94%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.06% of Saxon residents were born in the United States, with 73.18% having been born in South Carolina. 3.10% 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
20203,7100.00%
20193,7100.00%
20183,710-82-2.16%
20173,792581.55%
20163,7341113.06%
20153,623200.56%
20143,603-226-5.90%
20133,8291012.71%
20123,728-415-10.02%
20114,14371921.00%
20103,4240.00%