Travelers Rest, South Carolina Population 2024

9,160

Travelers Rest is a city located in Greenville County South Carolina. Travelers Rest has a 2024 population of 9,160. Travelers Rest is currently growing at a rate of 3.82% annually and its population has increased by 17.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,812 in 2020.

The average household income in Travelers Rest is $73,193 with a poverty rate of 23.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Travelers Rest is 21.4 years, 20.8 years for males, and 21.8 years for females.

Travelers Rest Demographics

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

  • White: 77.19%
  • Black or African American: 16.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,467.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.26% (1,348)
The current population of Travelers Rest, South Carolina is 9,160 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,812.

Travelers Rest, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,12077.19%
Black or African American1,30516.46%
Two or more races2182.75%
Other race1852.33%
Asian1011.27%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Travelers Rest Population by Race

Travelers Rest Population Pyramid 2024

Travelers Rest Median Age

21.4

Total

20.8

Male

21.8

Female

Travelers Rest Adults

There are 6,038 adults, (1,067 of whom are seniors) in Travelers Rest.

Travelers Rest Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Travelers Rest Sex Ratio

Female4,54857.36%
Male3,38142.64%

Travelers Rest Population by Age

Travelers Rest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0952.65248
Married9453.1375.124.9
Non Family6651.136.563.5
Female4333.5525.674.4
Male524.2548.151.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Travelers Rest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1153.52%
9th to 12th Grade2256.88%
High School Graduate56117.16%
Some College71021.71%
Associates Degree2577.86%
Bachelors Degree83725.6%
Graduate Degree56517.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Travelers Rest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Travelers Rest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,7112,5191,327
Black44933141
2+ Races62460
Hispanic552513
Other Race483434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 70.83%.

Travelers Rest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,330$59,183$30,692
Less Than 9th Grade$43,520$43,929$0
High School Graduate$26,719$82,222$24,074
Some College$36,250$54,414$28,804
Bachelors Degree$46,397$71,920$35,227
Graduate Degree$0$0$85,347

$42,330

Average Earnings

$59,183

Average Male

$30,692

Average Female

Travelers Rest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Travelers Rest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Travelers Rest Language

91.57% of Travelers Rest residents speak only English, while 8.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.59% of the population.

Travelers Rest Language

Travelers Rest Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,08075369.72%
White3,9513599.09%
Other15513687.74%
Hispanic2516124.3%
Multiple1374633.58%

23.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.58%

Male Poverty Rate

23.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Travelers Rest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Travelers Rest is Other, with 87.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Travelers Rest is White, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.37%.

Travelers Rest Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College21.13%
Less Than 9th Grade18.3%
High School17.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.07%

Travelers Rest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed75%
Female Employed16.58%
Male Employed3.71%
Female Unemployed0%

Travelers Rest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Travelers Rest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$44,375$73,193
Families$61,750$86,069
Married Families$110,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,150$44,003

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Travelers Rest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Travelers Rest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Travelers Rest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

251

Number of Veterans

214

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam128
First Gulf War84
Second Gulf War57
Korea13
World War II0

Travelers Rest Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74114
35 to 5454
75+46
55 to 6421
18 to 3416

Travelers Rest Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2514.99%

Travelers Rest Veterans by Race

Travelers Rest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Travelers Rest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Travelers Rest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Travelers Rest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Travelers Rest Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.6%

Born in Travelers Rest

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

2.41%

Non Citizen

1.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Travelers Rest residents were born in the United States, with 47.6% having been born in South Carolina. 2.41% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,8453373.21%
202810,5083373.31%
202710,1713373.43%
20269,8343373.55%
20259,4973373.68%
20249,1603373.82%
20238,8233373.97%
20228,4866247.94%
20217,862500.64%
20207,812-233-2.9%
20198,045861.08%
20187,9591381.76%
20177,821650.84%
20167,756600.78%
20157,696821.08%
20147,614821.09%
20137,532640.86%
20127,468791.07%
20117,389761.04%
20107,3133,21478.41%
20004,0991,03033.56%
19903,069521.72%
19803,01700%

Travelers Rest Population by Year