Southern Shops, South Carolina Population 2024

3,747

Southern Shops is a city located in Spartanburg County South Carolina. Southern Shops has a 2024 population of 3,747. Southern Shops is currently declining at a rate of -1.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,965 in 2020.

The average household income in Southern Shops is $42,397 with a poverty rate of 45.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Southern Shops is 34.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Southern Shops Demographics

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

  • White: 34.31%
  • Two or more races: 29.67%
  • Black or African American: 20.28%
  • Other race: 15.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,051.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.5% (-218)
The current population of Southern Shops, South Carolina is 3,747 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,965.

Southern Shops, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,32334.31%
Two or more races1,14429.67%
Black or African American78220.28%
Other race60215.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.13%
Native American00%
Asian00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Southern Shops Population by Race

Southern Shops Population Pyramid 2024

Southern Shops Median Age

34.8

Total

34.2

Male

35.9

Female

Southern Shops Adults

There are 3,030 adults, (305 of whom are seniors) in Southern Shops.

Southern Shops Age Dependency

41.5

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Southern Shops Sex Ratio

Female1,18830.81%
Male2,66869.19%

Southern Shops Population by Age

Southern Shops Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1582.8544.655.4
Married5182.7243.856.2
Non Family2911.3848.551.5
Female2544.6130.769.3
Male953.3274.725.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

44.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Southern Shops Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade75127.31%
9th to 12th Grade54719.89%
High School Graduate70525.64%
Some College62622.76%
Associates Degree582.11%
Bachelors Degree401.45%
Graduate Degree230.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Southern Shops Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southern Shops Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,18148613
White79050937
2+ Races7814199
Black71640113
Other Race332570
Islander550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.68%.

Southern Shops Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$22,384$28,166$17,031
Less Than 9th Grade$20,305$25,526$13,750
High School Graduate$35,526$37,639$26,607
Some College$20,298$20,357$0
Bachelors Degree$40,865$0$40,536
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$22,384

Average Earnings

$28,166

Average Male

$17,031

Average Female

Southern Shops Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southern Shops Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Southern Shops Language

50.47% of Southern Shops residents speak only English, while 49.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.53% of the population.

Southern Shops Language

Southern Shops Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,88888446.82%
Multiple1,11657051.08%
White86448255.79%
Other60224340.37%
Black50412825.4%

45.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

49%

Male Poverty Rate

38.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southern Shops

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southern Shops is White, with 55.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southern Shops is Black, with 25.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 60.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63.93%.

Southern Shops Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.44%
Some College33.28%
High School24.54%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Southern Shops Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed40.89%
Male Employed37.03%
Female Unemployed26.83%
Male Unemployed0%

Southern Shops Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southern Shops Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$32,500$42,397
Families$35,363$44,118
Married Families$36,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,328$27,838

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Southern Shops Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Southern Shops Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Southern Shops 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 Over 65.

Southern Shops Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Southern Shops Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

138

Number of Veterans

138

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War49
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War20
World War II4
Korea0

Southern Shops Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6470
35 to 5429
18 to 3420
65 to 7410
75+9

Southern Shops Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White757.7%
Black293.81%
2+ Races293.42%
Islander5100%

Southern Shops Veterans by Race

Southern Shops Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southern Shops Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Southern Shops Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Southern Shops Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Southern Shops Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.5%

Born in Southern Shops

72.64%

Native Born

27.36%

Foreign Born

20.07%

Non Citizen

7.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.64% of Southern Shops residents were born in the United States, with 51.5% having been born in South Carolina. 20.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Southern Shops Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,747-54-1.42%
20233,801-55-1.43%
20223,856-408-9.57%
20214,2642997.54%
20203,96537310.38%
20193,592-75-2.05%
20183,667-36-0.97%
20173,703-311-7.75%
20164,014-519-11.45%
20154,5331393.16%
20144,3942105.02%
20134,184-395-8.63%
20124,579-199-4.16%
20114,7781,01126.84%
20103,76700%

Southern Shops Population by Year