Travelers Rest, South Carolina Population 2021

5,528
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Travelers Rest is a city located in Greenville County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,528, it is the 58th largest city in South Carolina and the 4499th largest city in the United States . Travelers Rest is currently growing at a rate of 1.67% annually and its population has increased by 20.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,576 in 2010. Travelers Rest reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Travelers Rest has a population density of 1,170 people per square mile.

The average household income in Travelers Rest is $68,535 with a poverty rate of 19.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $189,000. The median age in Travelers Rest is 31.1 years, 22.3 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Travelers Rest Demographics

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

  • White: 74.48%
  • Black or African American: 16.05%
  • Other race: 5.16%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Travelers Rest, South Carolina is 5,528 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,346.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,576.

Travelers Rest, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,83774.48%
Black or African American82716.05%
Some Other Race2665.16%
Asian1603.11%
Two or More Races621.20%
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Travelers Rest Population by Race

Travelers Rest Population Pyramid $2021

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Travelers Rest Median Age

31.1


Total

22.3


Male

35.7


Female

Travelers Rest Adults

There are 3,484 adults, (743 of whom are seniors) in Travelers Rest.

Travelers Rest Age Dependency

88

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Travelers Rest Sex Ratio

Female

2,897

56.23%

Male

2,255

43.77%

Travelers Rest Population by Age

Travelers Rest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Travelers Rest Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male20.2%79.8%
Non Family33.4%66.6%
Female38.9%61.1%
All56.7%43.3%
Married83.5%16.5%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Travelers Rest Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7512.9156.7
Married8043.683.5
Non Family5801.0733.4
Female2834.238.9
Male844.5520.2

3.73

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Travelers Rest Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1143.86%
9th to 12th Grade1906.44%
High School Graduate77726.32%
Some College73024.73%
Associates Degree36712.43%
Bachelors Degree45715.48%
Graduate Degree31710.74%
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Travelers Rest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Travelers Rest Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4332,257710
Black321261
Asian939343
Hispanic6216
Other Race46
2+ Races432121

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 2+ races people with a rate of 48.84%.

Travelers Rest Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,406$47,277$26,319
Less Than 9th Grade$16,867$$
High School Graduate$28,295$58,750$21,029
Some College$26,081$43,608$22,297
Bachelors Degree$41,750$85,417$31,328
Graduate Degree$53,944$113,214$53,111

$36,406

Average Earnings

$47,277

Average Male

$26,319

Average Female

Travelers Rest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Travelers Rest Language by Age

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Travelers Rest Language

87.55% of Travelers Rest residents speak only English, while 12.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.79% of the population.

Travelers Rest Language

Travelers Rest Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black80438547.89%
White3,6963078.31%
Hispanic41126664.72%
Other266266100.00%
Multiple621930.65%

19.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Travelers Rest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Travelers Rest is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Travelers Rest is White, with 8.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.37%.

Travelers Rest Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.17%
Some College13.40%
High School5.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Travelers Rest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.59%
Male Employed8.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Travelers Rest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Travelers Rest Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,030$68,535
Families$74,712$85,875
Married Families$95,500-
Non Families$16,639$28,456
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Income by Household Type

Travelers Rest Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Travelers Rest Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Travelers Rest Marital Status

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235

Number of Veterans

205

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam66
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War51
Korea24
World War II

Travelers Rest Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5491
65 to 7453
75+49
18 to 3442
55 to 64

Travelers Rest Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2207.82%
Black153.82%

Travelers Rest Veterans by Race

Travelers Rest Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Travelers Rest Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Travelers Rest Employment by Age

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Travelers Rest Employment by Race

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Travelers Rest 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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59.76%

Born in Travelers Rest

91.71%

Native Born

8.29%

Foreign Born

6.64%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.71% of Travelers Rest residents were born in the United States, with 59.76% having been born in South Carolina. 6.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Travelers Rest Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,528911.67%
20205,437911.70%
20195,346911.73%
20185,2551452.84%
20175,110651.29%
20165,045651.31%
20154,980781.59%
20144,902811.68%
20134,821611.28%
20124,760761.62%
20114,684721.56%
20104,6125131.19%
20004,0991,0302.94%
19903,069520.17%
19803,0170.00%

Travelers Rest Population by Year