St. Matthews, South Carolina Population 2021

1,898
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St. Matthews is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,898, it is the 121st largest city in South Carolina and the 7796th largest city in the United States . St. Matthews is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -6.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,021 in 2010. St. Matthews reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, St. Matthews has a population density of 988 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Matthews is $45,299 with a poverty rate of 24.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $924 per month, and the median house value is $110,200. The median age in St. Matthews is 46.1 years, 40.7 years for males, and 51.4 years for females.

St. Matthews Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.41%
  • White: 32.14%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of St. Matthews, South Carolina is 1,898 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,912.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,021.

St. Matthews, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,56466.41%
White75732.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.93%
Two or More Races80.34%
Asian40.17%
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St. Matthews Population by Race

St. Matthews Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Matthews Median Age

46.1


Total

40.7


Male

51.4


Female

St. Matthews Adults

There are 1,937 adults, (541 of whom are seniors) in St. Matthews.

St. Matthews Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Matthews Sex Ratio

Female

1,341

56.94%

Male

1,014

43.06%

St. Matthews Population by Age

St. Matthews Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Matthews Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female23.7%76.3%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family75.2%24.8%
Married87.4%12.6%
Male100%0%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Matthews Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9432.3567.9
Non Family4121.0675.2
Married2943.4787.4
Female2153.323.7
Male222.27100

3.35

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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St. Matthews Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1016.30%
9th to 12th Grade1126.99%
High School Graduate64740.36%
Some College28117.53%
Associates Degree1408.73%
Bachelors Degree23014.35%
Graduate Degree925.74%
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St. Matthews Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black97583660
White594524258
Native American2222
Hispanic1313
2+ Races884
Asian4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

St. Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,231$39,063$27,986
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,000$42,750$26,563
Some College$27,396$42,757$23,417
Bachelors Degree$32,411$$35,172
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,231

Average Earnings

$39,063

Average Male

$27,986

Average Female

St. Matthews Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Matthews Language by Age

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St. Matthews Language

98.92% of St. Matthews residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

St. Matthews Language

St. Matthews Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,52049932.83%
White696436.18%
Hispanic1313100.00%
Native18633.33%

24.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.54%

Male Poverty Rate

26.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Matthews

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Matthews is White, with 6.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

St. Matthews Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School28.02%
Some College26.17%
Bachelors or Greater7.84%

St. Matthews Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed82.22%
Female Employed18.07%
Female Unemployed15.12%
Male Employed0.00%

St. Matthews Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Matthews Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,720$45,299
Families$61,719$60,781
Married Families$77,188-
Non Families$18,125$25,345
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Income by Household Type

St. Matthews Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

26.3%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Matthews Married by Age and Sex

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St. Matthews Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

St. Matthews Marital Status by Race

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St. Matthews Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
World War II9
First Gulf War6
Korea5
Second Gulf War

St. Matthews Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6476
65 to 7433
75+21
35 to 546
18 to 34

St. Matthews Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black957.45%
White355.58%
Native American627.27%

St. Matthews Veterans by Race

St. Matthews Veterans by Education

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4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Matthews Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

St. Matthews Employment by Age

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St. Matthews Employment by Race

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St. Matthews 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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85.10%

Born in St. Matthews

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of St. Matthews residents were born in the United States, with 85.10% 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 Asia.

St. Matthews Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,898-7-0.37%
20201,905-7-0.37%
20191,912-7-0.36%
20181,919-23-1.18%
20171,942-12-0.61%
20161,954-6-0.31%
20151,960-13-0.66%
20141,973-22-1.10%
20131,995140.71%
20121,981-29-1.44%
20112,010-4-0.20%
20102,0140.00%

St. Matthews Population by Year