Socastee, South Carolina Population 2020

24,056

Socastee is a city located in South Carolina. Socastee has a 2020 population of 24,056. Socastee is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 20.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,952 in 2010. Socastee reached it's highest population of 24,056 in 2018.

The average household income in Socastee is $57,740 with a poverty rate of 19.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $932 per month, and the median house value is $157,700. The median age in Socastee is 39.2 years, 37 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Socastee Demographics

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

  • White: 80.40%
  • Other race: 8.90%
  • Black or African American: 7.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Socastee, South Carolina is 24,056, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,34080.40%
Some Other Race2,1418.90%
Black or African American1,8777.80%
Two or More Races4321.80%
Asian2310.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.15%

Socastee Population Pyramid 2020

Socastee Median Age

39.2


Total

37


Male

41.6


Female

Socastee Adults

There are 18,738 adults, (3,995 of whom are seniors) in Socastee.

Socastee Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Socastee Sex Ratio

Female

12,147

50.49%

Male

11,909

49.51%

Socastee Households and Families

Socastee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Socastee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
All60.8%39.2%
Male57.8%42.2%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female42.9%57.1%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7692.7360.8
Married3,8603.2772.2
Non Family3,0621.4855.3
Female1,4583.8442.9
Male3893.257.8

3.22

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Socastee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9885.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,6119.27%
High School Graduate5,19429.88%
Some College4,70327.05%
Associates Degree1,5588.96%
Bachelors Degree2,32813.39%
Graduate Degree1,0035.77%

Socastee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,87612,6042,991
Hispanic2,03295688
Black1,1801,016119
Other Race1,17959674
Asian21014869
Multiple Races13012046
Native American35206

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 35.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,866$29,344$24,751
Less Than High School$17,893$21,406$12,267
High School Grad$25,397$28,365$20,851
Some College$26,203$26,554$25,949
Bachelors Degree$40,864$41,859$39,754
Graduate Degree$52,851$61,250$52,333

$26,866

Average Earnings

$29,344

Average Male

$24,751

Average Female

Socastee Language

Socastee Language by Age

Socastee Language

85.65% of Socastee residents speak only English, while 14.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.33% of the population.

Socastee Poverty

Socastee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7821,93010.85%
Hispanic3,5191,81651.61%
Other2,1411,47568.89%
Black1,86964434.46%
Multiple43214232.87%
Asian2314921.21%

19.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.77%

Male Poverty Rate

19.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Socastee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Socastee is Other, with 68.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Socastee is White, with 10.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.14%
High School15.29%
Some College11.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.22%
Female Unemployed20.15%
Male Employed10.83%
Female Employed7.57%

Socastee Income

Socastee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,177$57,740
Families$50,104$63,307
Married Families$60,556-
Non Families$34,174$43,088

Socastee Marital Status

Socastee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Socastee Married by Age and Sex

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

Socastee Veterans

1,781

Number of Veterans

1,629

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam785
First Gulf War345
Second Gulf War187
Korea158
World War II11
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,64010.38%
Black1027.88%
Hispanic241.04%
2 or More2010.93%
Other131.08%
Indian617.14%

$Socastee Veterans by Education

6.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Socastee Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Socastee 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

29.26%

Born in South Carolina

90.76%

Native Born

9.24%

Foreign Born

6.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.76% of Socastee residents were born in the United States, with 29.26% having been born in South Carolina. 6.42% 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
202024,0560.00%
201924,0560.00%
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%