Shell Point, South Carolina Population 2021

2,842
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Shell Point is a city located in South Carolina. Shell Point has a 2020 population of 2,842. Shell Point is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 21.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,336 in 2010. Shell Point reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Shell Point is $73,049 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $931 per month, and the median house value is $176,700. The median age in Shell Point is 31.3 years, 31.5 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Shell Point Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shell Pointwas:

  • White: 56.23%
  • Black or African American: 42.12%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shell Point, South Carolina is 2,842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,842.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,336.

Shell Point, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,59856.23%
Black or African American1,19742.12%
Some Other Race341.20%
Two or More Races130.46%
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Shell Point Population by Race

Shell Point Population Pyramid $2021

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Shell Point Median Age

31.3


Total

31.5


Male

30.5


Female

Shell Point Adults

There are 2,087 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Shell Point.

Shell Point Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Shell Point Sex Ratio

Female

1,276

44.90%

Male

1,566

55.10%

Shell Point Population by Age

Shell Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shell Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female18.5%81.5%
All66.4%33.6%
Married77.8%22.2%
Non Family81.8%18.2%
Male100%0%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shell Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9652.9566.4
Married3883.977.8
Non Family2691.0481.8
Female2323.4518.5
Male763.28100

3.65

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Shell Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade432.44%
9th to 12th Grade150.85%
High School Graduate61034.66%
Some College43624.77%
Associates Degree20711.76%
Bachelors Degree36420.68%
Graduate Degree854.83%
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Shell Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shell Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White883868282
Black812769154
Hispanic5252
2+ Races131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shell Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,813$45,562$30,282
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,613$34,388$27,746
Some College$23,750$12,091$35,469
Bachelors Degree$59,453$60,000$
Graduate Degree$51,250$$

$35,813

Average Earnings

$45,562

Average Male

$30,282

Average Female

Shell Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shell Point Language by Age

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Shell Point Language

95.10% of Shell Point residents speak only English, while 4.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.30% of the population.

Shell Point Language

Shell Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,1971099.11%
White1,402896.35%
Hispanic279134.66%

7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.56%

Male Poverty Rate

9.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shell Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shell Point is Black, with 9.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shell Point is Hispanic, with 4.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.12%.

Shell Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%
High School2.30%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Shell Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.87%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Shell Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shell Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,928$73,049
Families$71,250$81,054
Married Families$108,646-
Non Families$47,404$51,967
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Income by Household Type

Shell Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shell Point Married by Age and Sex

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Shell Point 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.

Shell Point Marital Status by Race

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Shell Point Marital Status

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287

Number of Veterans

268

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War121
Second Gulf War117
Korea101
Vietnam87
World War II14

Shell Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+101
35 to 5492
18 to 3452
55 to 6429
65 to 7413

Shell Point Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17916.36%
Black9510.18%
Hispanic3226.67%
2+ Races13100.00%

Shell Point Veterans by Race

Shell Point Veterans by Education

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9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shell Point Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Shell Point Employment by Age

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Shell Point Employment by Race

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Shell Point 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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58.69%

Born in Shell Point

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Shell Point residents were born in the United States, with 58.69% having been born in South Carolina. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shell Point Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,8420.00%
20202,8420.00%
20192,8421485.49%
20182,6942419.82%
20172,4531104.69%
20162,343120.51%
20152,331-53-2.22%
20142,38423210.78%
20132,152-232-9.73%
20122,384-486-16.93%
20112,87053422.86%
20102,3360.00%

Shell Point Population by Year