Travelers Rest, South Carolina Population 2020

5,369

Travelers Rest is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,369, it is the 62nd largest city in South Carolina and the 4556th largest city in the United States. Travelers Rest is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 17.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,576 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Travelers Rest has a population density of 1,136 people per square mile.

The average household income in Travelers Rest is $65,402 with a poverty rate of 13.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $674 per month, and the median house value is $175,400. The median age in Travelers Rest is 37.6 years, 26.2 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.6 males.

Travelers Rest Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Travelers Rest was:

  • White: 77.33%
  • Black or African American: 18.31%
  • Asian: 2.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Travelers Rest, South Carolina is 5,369, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,253.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,576.

Travelers Rest, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,91577.33%
Black or African American92718.31%
Asian1372.71%
Two or More Races841.66%

Travelers Rest Population Pyramid 2020

Travelers Rest Median Age

37.6


Total

26.2


Male

42.1


Female

Travelers Rest Adults

There are 3,557 adults, (820 of whom are seniors) in Travelers Rest.

Travelers Rest Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Travelers Rest Sex Ratio

Female

2,803

55.36%

Male

2,260

44.64%

Travelers Rest Households and Families

Travelers Rest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Travelers Rest Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.4%19.6%
All60%40%
Female46.7%53.3%
Non Family37.5%62.5%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8132.7660
Married8533.5780.4
Non Family6111.0837.5
Female3323.7946.7
Male172.47100

3.57

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Travelers Rest Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade752.42%
9th to 12th Grade1845.94%
High School Graduate75324.29%
Some College90129.06%
Associates Degree45014.52%
Bachelors Degree35911.58%
Graduate Degree37812.19%

Travelers Rest Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5562,379677
Black386323
Asian808039
Multiple Races604121
Hispanic3838

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,208$42,482$26,036
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$28,795$$20,781
Some College$25,524$41,118$21,393
Bachelors Degree$37,331$$34,292
Graduate Degree$53,636$74,297$50,804

$34,208

Average Earnings

$42,482

Average Male

$26,036

Average Female

Travelers Rest Language

Travelers Rest Language by Age

Travelers Rest Language

92.48% of Travelers Rest residents speak only English, while 7.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.10% of the population.

Travelers Rest Poverty

Travelers Rest Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black90935238.72%
White3,7513038.08%
Multiple842428.57%

13.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.38%

Male Poverty Rate

11.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Travelers Rest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Travelers Rest is Black, with 38.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Travelers Rest is White, with 8.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.62%
Some College11.10%
High School8.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed26.32%
Female Employed7.11%
Male Employed5.98%

Travelers Rest Income

Travelers Rest Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,028$65,402
Families$71,600$81,132
Married Families$81,932-
Non Families$16,863$30,037

Travelers Rest Marital Status

Travelers Rest Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Travelers Rest Married by Age and Sex

Travelers Rest 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 45-54.

Travelers Rest Marital Status by Race

Travelers Rest Veterans

235

Number of Veterans

207

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War65
Vietnam46
First Gulf War40
Korea25
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5491
18 to 3454
75+51
65 to 7439
55 to 64
Name Veterans % of Total
White2167.31%
Black194.11%

$Travelers Rest Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Travelers Rest Employment Status

67%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Travelers Rest 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

59.13%

Born in South Carolina

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.60% of Travelers Rest residents were born in the United States, with 59.13% having been born in South Carolina. 1.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,369581.09%
20195,311581.10%
20185,2531462.86%
20175,107581.15%
20165,049701.41%
20154,979821.67%
20144,897781.62%
20134,819641.35%
20124,755741.58%
20114,681691.50%
20104,6125131.19%
20004,0991,0302.94%
19903,069520.17%
19803,0170.00%