Simpsonville, South Carolina Population 2020

24,593

Simpsonville is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 24,593, it is the 22nd largest city in South Carolina and the 1567th largest city in the United States. Simpsonville is currently growing at a rate of 3.27% annually and its population has increased by 34.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,238 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Simpsonville has a population density of 2,664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Simpsonville is $77,600 with a poverty rate of 7.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $997 per month, and the median house value is $164,100. The median age in Simpsonville is 38 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Simpsonville Demographics

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

  • White: 71.79%
  • Black or African American: 20.87%
  • Other race: 4.02%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Simpsonville, South Carolina is 24,593, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,037.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,238.

Simpsonville, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,37971.79%
Black or African American4,47220.87%
Some Other Race8624.02%
Asian4532.11%
Two or More Races2571.20%

Simpsonville Population Pyramid 2020

Simpsonville Median Age

38


Total

36.9


Male

39.2


Female

Simpsonville Adults

There are 16,204 adults, (2,756 of whom are seniors) in Simpsonville.

Simpsonville Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Simpsonville Sex Ratio

Female

11,251

52.52%

Male

10,172

47.48%

Simpsonville Households and Families

Simpsonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Simpsonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female54%46%
Male48.4%51.6%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0732.6373.2
Married4,2293.1585.3
Non Family2,2981.264.7
Female1,2363.254
Male3103.8848.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Simpsonville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3232.23%
9th to 12th Grade6634.58%
High School Graduate3,71225.64%
Some College3,20422.13%
Associates Degree1,55710.75%
Bachelors Degree3,24022.38%
Graduate Degree1,77912.29%

Simpsonville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3499,8723,774
Black2,5742,406755
Hispanic1,232931283
Other Race53944380
Asian265225173
Multiple Races11710249

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,835$47,207$34,491
Less Than High School$19,839$23,393$19,179
High School Grad$31,270$38,887$26,957
Some College$40,245$42,428$31,790
Bachelors Degree$49,926$61,597$41,580
Graduate Degree$58,864$84,461$51,156

$40,835

Average Earnings

$47,207

Average Male

$34,491

Average Female

Simpsonville Language

Simpsonville Language by Age

Simpsonville Language

86.65% of Simpsonville residents speak only English, while 13.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.44% of the population.

Simpsonville Poverty

Simpsonville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1597665.41%
Hispanic2,00647823.83%
Black4,4293247.32%
Other85711012.84%
Asian4538117.88%

7.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.16%

Male Poverty Rate

9.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simpsonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simpsonville is Hispanic, with 23.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simpsonville is White, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.80%
High School8.55%
Some College2.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.96%
Male Unemployed25.76%
Female Employed5.31%
Male Employed3.44%

Simpsonville Income

Simpsonville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,456$77,600
Families$77,202$85,811
Married Families$85,824-
Non Families$42,695$52,753

Simpsonville Marital Status

Simpsonville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Simpsonville Married by Age and Sex

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

Simpsonville Veterans

1,239

Number of Veterans

1,173

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam429
First Gulf War282
Second Gulf War274
Korea86
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White8907.38%
Black32610.25%
Hispanic272.05%
2 or More2318.55%

$Simpsonville Veterans by Education

0.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simpsonville Employment Status

72.9%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Simpsonville 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

50.45%

Born in South Carolina

91.40%

Native Born

8.60%

Foreign Born

3.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.40% of Simpsonville residents were born in the United States, with 50.45% having been born in South Carolina. 3.94% 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
202024,5937783.27%
201923,8157783.38%
201823,0379584.34%
201722,0797783.65%
201621,3016082.94%
201520,6936153.06%
201420,0785232.67%
201319,5553862.01%
201219,1693661.95%
201118,8033271.77%
201018,4764,1242.56%
200014,3522,6442.06%
199011,7082,6712.62%
19809,0375,72910.57%
19703,3081,0083.70%
19602,3001,0002.89%
19401,3000.00%