St. George, South Carolina Population 2020

2,187

St. George is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,187, it is the 113th largest city in South Carolina and the 7272nd largest city in the United States. St. George is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 4.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,084 in 2010. St. George reached it's highest population of 2,190 in 2017. Spanning over 3 miles, St. George has a population density of 768 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. George is $49,001 with a poverty rate of 24.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $130,600. The median age in St. George is 33.1 years, 28.3 years for males, and 33.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males.

St. George Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. George was:

  • Black or African American: 53.43%
  • White: 45.60%
  • Two or more races: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of St. George, South Carolina is 2,187, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,183.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,084.

St. George, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,37953.43%
White1,17745.60%
Two or More Races250.97%

St. George Population Pyramid 2020

St. George Median Age

33.1


Total

28.3


Male

33.7


Female

St. George Adults

There are 1,953 adults, (379 of whom are seniors) in St. George.

St. George Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

St. George Sex Ratio

Female

1,382

53.55%

Male

1,199

46.45%

St. George Households and Families

St. George Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. George Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.5%7.5%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Female24.9%75.1%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8082.8360.5
Non Family2961.0956.1
Married2683.7992.5
Female2253.8324.9
Male194.32100

3.79

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. George Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1308.44%
9th to 12th Grade24916.16%
High School Graduate37024.01%
Some College35122.78%
Associates Degree22314.47%
Bachelors Degree16910.97%
Graduate Degree493.18%

St. George Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White894782166
Black60836652
Hispanic277
Multiple Races127

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,085$32,303$26,983
Less Than High School$$30,033$10,250
High School Grad$21,500$39,125$14,291
Some College$33,250$41,875$26,829
Bachelors Degree$56,806$75,278$50,313
Graduate Degree$61,136$$61,364

$31,085

Average Earnings

$32,303

Average Male

$26,983

Average Female

St. George Language

St. George Language by Age

St. George Language

98.76% of St. George residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

St. George Poverty

St. George Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,23842734.49%
White990888.89%
Hispanic5555100.00%

24.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.50%

Male Poverty Rate

27.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. George

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. George is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. George is White, with 8.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.72%
High School20.98%
Some College14.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.38%
Female Employed19.02%
Male Employed8.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%

St. George Income

St. George Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,888$49,001
Families$47,813$59,839
Married Families$79,063-
Non Families$19,375$28,505

St. George Marital Status

St. George Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.0%

Male Marriage Rate

24.2%

Female Marriage Rate

St. George Married by Age and Sex

St. George 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.

St. George Marital Status by Race

St. George Veterans

129

Number of Veterans

121

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam50
First Gulf War14
World War II13
Second Gulf War10
Korea5

$St. George Veterans by Education

9.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. George Employment Status

46%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

St. George 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

73.73%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of St. George residents were born in the United States, with 73.73% 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
20202,18720.09%
20192,18520.09%
20182,183-7-0.32%
20172,19020.09%
20162,188221.02%
20152,166271.26%
20142,13990.42%
20132,130221.04%
20122,108120.57%
20112,096241.16%
20102,0720.00%