Summerton, South Carolina Population 2021

915
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Summerton is a city located in Clarendon County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 915, it is the 157th largest city in South Carolina and the 10681st largest city in the United States . Summerton is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -8.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,000 in 2010. Summerton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Summerton has a population density of 676 people per square mile.

The average household income in Summerton is $39,907 with a poverty rate of 31.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $326 per month, and the median house value is $152,700. The median age in Summerton is 42.3 years, 28.9 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Summerton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Summertonwas:

  • Black or African American: 55.79%
  • White: 43.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Summerton, South Carolina is 915 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,000.

Summerton, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American50155.79%
White39043.43%
Two or More Races70.78%
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Summerton Population by Race

Summerton Population Pyramid $2021

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Summerton Median Age

42.3


Total

28.9


Male

45.1


Female

Summerton Adults

There are 745 adults, (173 of whom are seniors) in Summerton.

Summerton Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Summerton Sex Ratio

Female

517

57.57%

Male

381

42.43%

Summerton Population by Age

Summerton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Summerton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15%85%
Non Family32.4%67.6%
All42.8%57.2%
Married67.9%32.1%
Male100%0%

42.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Summerton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4442.0242.8
Non Family2131.0732.4
Married1312.7967.9
Female802.9815
Male203.4100

2.87

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Summerton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade578.70%
9th to 12th Grade446.72%
High School Graduate24837.86%
Some College11317.25%
Associates Degree426.41%
Bachelors Degree9013.74%
Graduate Degree619.31%
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Summerton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Summerton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3642726
White287278141
2+ Races444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Summerton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,045$44,167$19,405
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,559$$17,794
Some College$26,548$$19,063
Bachelors Degree$52,500$81,250$
Graduate Degree$52,273$56,875$

$27,045

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$19,405

Average Female

Summerton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Summerton Language by Age

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Summerton Language

96.86% of Summerton residents speak only English, while 3.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Summerton Language

Summerton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black50126552.89%
White390164.10%

31.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.92%

Male Poverty Rate

32.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Summerton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Summerton is Black, with 52.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Summerton is White, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.33%.

Summerton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.41%
High School35.48%
Some College13.55%
Bachelors or Greater7.28%

Summerton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed22.32%
Male Employed5.26%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Summerton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Summerton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,000$39,907
Families$43,194$57,185
Married Families$73,625-
Non Families$13,424$21,169
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Income by Household Type

Summerton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Summerton Married by Age and Sex

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Summerton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Summerton Marital Status by Race

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Summerton Marital Status

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45

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
First Gulf War10
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Summerton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+15
18 to 3415
55 to 648
65 to 745
35 to 542

Summerton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black398.86%
2+ Races457.14%
White20.67%

Summerton Veterans by Race

Summerton Veterans by Education

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24.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Summerton Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

13.8%

Unemployment Rate

Summerton Employment by Age

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Summerton Employment by Race

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Summerton 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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82.96%

Born in Summerton

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Summerton residents were born in the United States, with 82.96% having been born in South Carolina. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Summerton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021915-6-0.65%
2020921-6-0.65%
2019927-6-0.64%
2018933-8-0.85%
2017941-10-1.05%
20169510.00%
2015951-12-1.25%
2014963-5-0.52%
2013968-1-0.10%
2012969-9-0.92%
2011978-9-0.91%
20109870.00%

Summerton Population by Year