South Sumter, South Carolina Population 2020

2,294

South Sumter is a city located in South Carolina. South Sumter has a 2020 population of 2,294. South Sumter is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,411 in 2010. South Sumter reached it's highest population of 2,482 in 2013.

The average household income in South Sumter is $36,138 with a poverty rate of 29.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $745 per month, and the median house value is $57,200. The median age in South Sumter is 36.2 years, 38.6 years for males, and 29.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 72.5 males.

South Sumter Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.40%
  • White: 10.77%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of South Sumter, South Carolina is 2,294, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,294.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,411.

South Sumter, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,00587.40%
White24710.77%
Some Other Race421.83%

South Sumter Population Pyramid 2020

South Sumter Median Age

36.2


Total

38.6


Male

29.5


Female

South Sumter Adults

There are 1,666 adults, (385 of whom are seniors) in South Sumter.

South Sumter Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

South Sumter Sex Ratio

Female

1,330

57.98%

Male

964

42.02%

South Sumter Households and Families

South Sumter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South Sumter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male62%38%
All61%39%
Non Family56%44%
Female49.8%50.2%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8332.7561
Female3293.5449.8
Non Family2481.2156
Married1853.2687
Male713.1462

3.36

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South Sumter Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1399.84%
9th to 12th Grade1319.28%
High School Graduate57740.86%
Some College21014.87%
Associates Degree1309.21%
Bachelors Degree16611.76%
Graduate Degree594.18%

South Sumter Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,182965183
White21616342
Other Race1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,375$27,944$20,286
Less Than High School$11,989$$
High School Grad$15,313$21,500$
Some College$27,861$29,778$20,036
Bachelors Degree$39,063$$34,800
Graduate Degree$45,260$45,677$

$24,375

Average Earnings

$27,944

Average Male

$20,286

Average Female

South Sumter Language

South Sumter Language by Age

South Sumter Language

96.56% of South Sumter residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

South Sumter Poverty

South Sumter Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,00561930.87%
White2476425.91%

29.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.54%

Male Poverty Rate

26.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Sumter

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Sumter is Black, with 30.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Sumter is White, with 25.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.07%
High School29.98%
Bachelors or Greater7.56%
Some College6.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.62%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed13.63%
Male Employed8.00%

South Sumter Income

South Sumter Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,954$36,138
Families$35,850$38,440
Married Families$46,938-
Non Families$21,250$26,963

South Sumter Marital Status

South Sumter Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.2%

Male Marriage Rate

20.2%

Female Marriage Rate

South Sumter Married by Age and Sex

South Sumter 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.

South Sumter Marital Status by Race

South Sumter Veterans

187

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
First Gulf War28
Korea25
World War II9
Second Gulf War9

$South Sumter Veterans by Education

14.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Sumter Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

19.3%

Unemployment Rate

South Sumter 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

84.66%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of South Sumter residents were born in the United States, with 84.66% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,2940.00%
20192,2940.00%
20182,294773.47%
20172,217-96-4.15%
20162,313582.57%
20152,2551014.69%
20142,154-328-13.22%
20132,482321.31%
20122,450-23-0.93%
20112,473622.57%
20102,4110.00%