St. Matthews, South Carolina Population 2020

1,882

St. Matthews is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,882, it is the 123rd largest city in South Carolina and the 7838th largest city in the United States. St. Matthews is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -6.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,021 in 2010. St. Matthews reached it's highest population of 2,013 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, St. Matthews has a population density of 979 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Matthews is $50,614 with a poverty rate of 24.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $115,300. The median age in St. Matthews is 44.7 years, 41.9 years for males, and 50.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.2 males.

St. Matthews Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.38%
  • White: 40.50%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Two or more races: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of St. Matthews, South Carolina is 1,882, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,40758.38%
White97640.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.62%
Two or More Races120.50%

St. Matthews Population Pyramid 2020

St. Matthews Median Age

44.7


Total

41.9


Male

50.2


Female

St. Matthews Adults

There are 1,935 adults, (530 of whom are seniors) in St. Matthews.

St. Matthews Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Matthews Sex Ratio

Female

1,424

59.09%

Male

986

40.91%

St. Matthews Households and Families

St. Matthews Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Matthews Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.5%6.5%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family65.1%34.9%
Female36.1%63.9%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9382.4369.1
Non Family3701.0965.1
Married3253.3693.5
Female2193.3236.1
Male242.17100

3.25

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Matthews Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade905.40%
9th to 12th Grade1559.30%
High School Graduate60336.17%
Some College31418.84%
Associates Degree1609.60%
Bachelors Degree26515.90%
Graduate Degree804.80%

St. Matthews Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black88073351
White760662288
Native American1515
Hispanic1313
Multiple Races12126

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 multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,722$40,617$30,714
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$31,833$41,311$30,639
Some College$31,066$40,871$25,385
Bachelors Degree$32,083$$32,222
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,722

Average Earnings

$40,617

Average Male

$30,714

Average Female

St. Matthews Language

St. Matthews Language by Age

St. Matthews Language

99.20% of St. Matthews residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

St. Matthews Poverty

St. Matthews Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,37847534.47%
White904768.41%
Hispanic1313100.00%

24.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.16%

Male Poverty Rate

25.35%

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 8.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.28%
High School25.13%
Some College21.01%
Bachelors or Greater13.76%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed75.00%
Female Unemployed32.32%
Female Employed14.26%
Male Employed0.00%

St. Matthews Income

St. Matthews Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,130$50,614
Families$64,087$68,549
Married Families$76,571-
Non Families$12,357$22,720

St. Matthews Marital Status

St. Matthews Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Matthews Married by Age and Sex

St. Matthews Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 15-19, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

St. Matthews Marital Status by Race

St. Matthews Veterans

158

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
First Gulf War37
World War II11
Second Gulf War11
Korea6

$St. Matthews Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Matthews Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

St. Matthews 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

84.02%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of St. Matthews residents were born in the United States, with 84.02% 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
20201,882-15-0.79%
20191,897-15-0.78%
20181,912-28-1.44%
20171,940-15-0.77%
20161,955-4-0.20%
20151,959-13-0.66%
20141,972-22-1.10%
20131,994140.71%
20121,980-29-1.44%
20112,009-4-0.20%
20102,0130.00%