Wagener, South Carolina Population 2024

676

Wagener is a city located in Aiken County South Carolina. Wagener has a 2024 population of 676. Wagener is currently growing at a rate of 1.65% annually and its population has increased by 6.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 634 in 2020.

The average household income in Wagener is $55,757 with a poverty rate of 21.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wagener is 48.8 years, 41.7 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Wagener Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.52%
  • White: 36.21%
  • Asian: 5.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.2%
  • Other race: 2.82%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
497.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.62% (42)
The current population of Wagener, South Carolina is 676 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 634.

Wagener, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American54152.52%
White37336.21%
Asian545.24%
Two or more races333.2%
Other race292.82%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wagener Population by Race

Wagener Population Pyramid 2024

Wagener Median Age

48.8

Total

41.7

Male

50.5

Female

Wagener Adults

There are 862 adults, (305 of whom are seniors) in Wagener.

Wagener Age Dependency

84.9

Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wagener Sex Ratio

Female62961.07%
Male40138.93%

Wagener Population by Age

Wagener Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4342.363.436.6
Married2012.4691.58.5
Non Family1401.0340.759.3
Female873.8932.267.8
Male63.671000

2.89

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wagener Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade303.77%
9th to 12th Grade12816.1%
High School Graduate28335.6%
Some College17221.64%
Associates Degree192.39%
Bachelors Degree526.54%
Graduate Degree11113.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wagener Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wagener Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black41431053
White315307110
Asian31140
Other Race2900
2+ Races550
Hispanic510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.92%.

Wagener Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,974$34,500$27,045
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$48,229$50,000$42,250
Some College$25,568$0$26,364
Bachelors Degree$0$0$69,643
Graduate Degree$0$0$8,926

$31,974

Average Earnings

$34,500

Average Male

$27,045

Average Female

Wagener Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wagener Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wagener Language

96.32% of Wagener residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Wagener Language

Wagener Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black53516931.59%
White359318.64%
Multiple331030.3%
Hispanic5480%
Other29413.79%

21.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.26%

Male Poverty Rate

27.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wagener

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wagener is Hispanic, with 80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wagener is White, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.5%.

Wagener Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.53%
High School20.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%
Some College0%

Wagener Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Unemployed8.7%
Female Employed4.56%
Male Employed0%

Wagener Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wagener Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$43,846$55,757
Families$44,455$67,255
Married Families$44,824$-999,999,999
Non Families-$30,958

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wagener Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wagener Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wagener Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wagener Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wagener Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War51
Vietnam48
Second Gulf War26
Korea0
World War II0

Wagener Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5451
75+50
65 to 7410
55 to 642
18 to 340

Wagener Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4914.12%
Black398.67%
Other Race2586.21%

Wagener Veterans by Race

Wagener Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wagener Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wagener Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wagener Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wagener 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

65.24%

Born in Wagener

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

0.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.38% of Wagener residents were born in the United States, with 65.24% having been born in South Carolina. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wagener Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029728101.39%
2028718111.56%
2027707101.43%
2026697111.6%
2025686101.48%
2024676111.65%
2023665101.53%
2022655111.71%
2021644101.58%
2020634-205-24.43%
201983980.96%
201883120.24%
201782930.36%
201682680.98%
201581850.62%
201481310.12%
201381230.37%
201280981%
201180130.38%
201079800%

Wagener Population by Year