Socastee, South Carolina Population 2021

24,964
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Socastee is a city located in South Carolina. Socastee has a 2020 population of 24,964. Socastee is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 25.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,952 in 2010. Socastee reached it's highest population of 24,964 in 2019.

The average household income in Socastee is $62,880 with a poverty rate of 18.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $975 per month, and the median house value is $165,400. The median age in Socastee is 39.2 years, 37.7 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Socastee Demographics

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

  • White: 80.76%
  • Black or African American: 7.09%
  • Other race: 6.13%
  • Two or more races: 4.62%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Socastee, South Carolina is 24,964 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,056.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,952.

Socastee, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,16280.76%
Black or African American1,7697.09%
Some Other Race1,5306.13%
Two or More Races1,1544.62%
Asian3061.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.17%
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Socastee Population by Race

Socastee Population Pyramid $2021

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Socastee Median Age

39.2


Total

37.7


Male

41.1


Female

Socastee Adults

There are 19,428 adults, (4,390 of whom are seniors) in Socastee.

Socastee Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Socastee Sex Ratio

Female

12,816

51.34%

Male

12,148

48.66%

Socastee Population by Age

Socastee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Socastee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family58%42%
Male48.2%51.8%
Female46.4%53.6%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Socastee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7982.8362.8
Married4,0933.2473.3
Non Family2,8951.6258
Female1,4123.9446.4
Male3983.4248.2

3.26

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Socastee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0275.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,6219.03%
High School Graduate5,19028.92%
Some College5,01927.97%
Associates Degree1,5648.72%
Bachelors Degree2,38913.31%
Graduate Degree1,1356.32%
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Socastee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Socastee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,45213,0673,227
Hispanic1,91990489
Black1,1491,02683
Other Race73837946
Asian27017597
2+ Races20018932
Native American43249

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.93%.

Socastee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,378$30,682$26,750
Less Than 9th Grade$18,580$21,528$13,829
High School Graduate$24,902$25,690$23,916
Some College$30,958$32,717$29,416
Bachelors Degree$43,913$44,196$42,335
Graduate Degree$52,672$58,269$50,625

$29,378

Average Earnings

$30,682

Average Male

$26,750

Average Female

Socastee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Socastee Language by Age

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Socastee Language

86.46% of Socastee residents speak only English, while 13.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.09% of the population.

Socastee Language

Socastee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2281,89910.42%
Hispanic3,2821,40742.87%
Other1,5301,02466.93%
Black1,75287950.17%
Multiple1,15415813.69%
Asian3069631.37%

18.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.95%

Male Poverty Rate

19.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Socastee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Socastee is Other, with 66.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Socastee is White, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.67%.

Socastee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.41%
High School14.44%
Some College12.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%

Socastee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.95%
Female Unemployed48.13%
Male Employed10.01%
Female Employed8.57%

Socastee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Socastee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,147$62,880
Families$53,791$68,654
Married Families$61,212-
Non Families$40,048$46,913
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Income by Household Type

Socastee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Socastee Married by Age and Sex

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Socastee 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.

Socastee Marital Status by Race

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Socastee Marital Status

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1,852

Number of Veterans

1,673

Male Veterans

179

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam810
First Gulf War413
Second Gulf War196
Korea143
World War II16

Socastee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74562
35 to 54432
75+387
55 to 64376
18 to 3495

Socastee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,69810.19%
Black1098.71%
Hispanic733.29%
2+ Races256.23%
Other Race111.42%
Native American920.93%

Socastee Veterans by Race

Socastee Veterans by Education

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3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Socastee Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Socastee Employment by Age

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Socastee Employment by Race

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Socastee 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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29.85%

Born in Socastee

91.40%

Native Born

8.60%

Foreign Born

5.32%

Non Citizen

3.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.40% of Socastee residents were born in the United States, with 29.85% having been born in South Carolina. 5.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Socastee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,9640.00%
202024,9640.00%
201924,9649083.77%
201824,0564892.07%
201723,5677813.43%
201622,7861,1455.29%
201521,6411,1455.59%
201420,4961,0855.59%
201319,411730.38%
201219,3385863.13%
201118,752-1,200-6.01%
201019,9520.00%

Socastee Population by Year