Simpsonville, South Carolina Population 2021

26,699
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Simpsonville is a city located in Greenville County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 26,699, it is the 21st largest city in South Carolina and the 1444th largest city in the United States . Simpsonville is currently growing at a rate of 4.87% annually and its population has increased by 46.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,238 in 2010. Simpsonville reached it's highest population of 26,699 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Simpsonville has a population density of 2,893 people per square mile.

The average household income in Simpsonville is $83,266 with a poverty rate of 5.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,059 per month, and the median house value is $173,400. The median age in Simpsonville is 37.8 years, 37 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Simpsonville Demographics

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

  • White: 72.02%
  • Black or African American: 21.77%
  • Other race: 3.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.44%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Simpsonville, South Carolina is 26,699 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,982.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,238.

Simpsonville, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,01472.02%
Black or African American4,84121.77%
Some Other Race7453.35%
Two or More Races3201.44%
Asian3021.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.05%
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Simpsonville Population by Race

Simpsonville Population Pyramid $2021

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Simpsonville Median Age

37.8


Total

37


Male

38.8


Female

Simpsonville Adults

There are 16,885 adults, (3,211 of whom are seniors) in Simpsonville.

Simpsonville Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpsonville Sex Ratio

Female

11,413

51.33%

Male

10,821

48.67%

Simpsonville Population by Age

Simpsonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Simpsonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male61.7%38.3%
Female60.5%39.5%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Simpsonville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4642.6175.2
Married4,6113.1185.7
Non Family2,3601.2163.6
Female1,1823.1560.5
Male3113.7361.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Simpsonville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3622.37%
9th to 12th Grade6954.56%
High School Graduate3,84825.23%
Some College3,40722.34%
Associates Degree1,57710.34%
Bachelors Degree3,52223.09%
Graduate Degree1,84112.07%
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Simpsonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Simpsonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,85510,2724,184
Black2,8562,668712
Hispanic1,2801,023281
Other Race44936282
Asian201172163
2+ Races11710339
Native American1212

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 asian people with a rate of 81.09%.

Simpsonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,639$50,944$36,786
Less Than 9th Grade$23,092$32,880$19,366
High School Graduate$32,175$39,803$28,681
Some College$41,875$48,539$32,007
Bachelors Degree$52,766$69,899$42,000
Graduate Degree$61,897$84,632$52,239

$42,639

Average Earnings

$50,944

Average Male

$36,786

Average Female

Simpsonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Simpsonville Language by Age

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Simpsonville Language

88.15% of Simpsonville residents speak only English, while 11.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.28% of the population.

Simpsonville Language

Simpsonville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5357385.08%
Black4,7943727.76%
Hispanic2,1611085.00%
Other741364.86%
Asian302123.97%

5.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.65%

Male Poverty Rate

7.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpsonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpsonville is Black, with 7.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpsonville is Asian, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.54%.

Simpsonville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.39%
High School7.50%
Some College2.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.01%

Simpsonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.95%
Male Unemployed19.05%
Female Employed4.56%
Male Employed0.58%

Simpsonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Simpsonville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,990$83,266
Families$82,401$93,922
Married Families$90,072-
Non Families$42,178$53,200
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Income by Household Type

Simpsonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Simpsonville Married by Age and Sex

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Simpsonville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Simpsonville Marital Status by Race

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Simpsonville Marital Status

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1,352

Number of Veterans

1,298

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam507
Second Gulf War332
First Gulf War238
Korea119
World War II

Simpsonville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74399
35 to 54335
75+229
55 to 64213
18 to 34176

Simpsonville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0027.96%
Black2938.50%
2+ Races4530.61%
Hispanic302.08%
Native American12100.00%

Simpsonville Veterans by Race

Simpsonville Veterans by Education

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0.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpsonville Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Simpsonville Employment by Age

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Simpsonville Employment by Race

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Simpsonville 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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53.14%

Born in Simpsonville

92.18%

Native Born

7.82%

Foreign Born

3.34%

Non Citizen

4.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.18% of Simpsonville residents were born in the United States, with 53.14% having been born in South Carolina. 3.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Simpsonville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,6991,2394.87%
202025,4601,2395.12%
201924,2211,2395.39%
201822,9829684.40%
201722,0147043.30%
201621,3106092.94%
201520,7016163.07%
201420,0855182.65%
201319,5673832.00%
201219,1843671.95%
201118,8173291.78%
201018,4884,1362.56%
200014,3522,6442.06%
199011,7082,6712.62%
19809,0375,72910.57%
19703,3081,0083.70%
19602,3001,0002.89%
19401,3000.00%

Simpsonville Population by Year