Wagener, South Carolina Population 2020

844

Wagener is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 844, it is the 163rd largest city in South Carolina and the 11041st largest city in the United States. Wagener is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 5.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 797 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Wagener has a population density of 719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wagener is $46,156 with a poverty rate of 38.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $396 per month, and the median house value is $77,200. The median age in Wagener is 40.1 years, 33.8 years for males, and 45.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.2 males.

Wagener Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.33%
  • White: 27.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wagener, South Carolina is 844, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 834.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 797.

Wagener, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American64372.33%
White24627.67%

Wagener Population Pyramid 2020

Wagener Median Age

40.1


Total

33.8


Male

45.5


Female

Wagener Adults

There are 704 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Wagener.

Wagener Age Dependency

50.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wagener Sex Ratio

Female

488

54.89%

Male

401

45.11%

Wagener Households and Families

Wagener Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wagener Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male76.2%23.8%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
All62.7%37.3%
Female39.4%60.6%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3142.762.7
Female1273.2539.4
Married1152.6986.1
Non Family511.0662.7
Male213.4376.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

0.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wagener Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.30%
9th to 12th Grade7412.17%
High School Graduate21234.87%
Some College18630.59%
Associates Degree152.47%
Bachelors Degree8013.16%
Graduate Degree274.44%

Wagener Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black41134248
White19217354
Hispanic555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,625$38,750$19,792
Less Than High School$$35,417$
High School Grad$33,295$34,773$22,083
Some College$27,500$52,734$
Bachelors Degree$30,774$83,958$
Graduate Degree$53,125$$

$30,625

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$19,792

Average Female

Wagener Language

Wagener Language by Age

Wagener Language

100.00% of Wagener residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Wagener Poverty

Wagener Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black64331749.30%
White217167.37%

38.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.87%

Male Poverty Rate

49.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wagener

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wagener is Black, with 49.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wagener is White, with 7.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School68.18%
High School27.36%
Some College14.43%
Bachelors or Greater13.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.95%
Male Unemployed70.83%
Female Employed29.21%
Male Employed0.00%

Wagener Income

Wagener Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,458$46,156
Families$37,768$48,652
Married Families$75,083-
Non Families$32,159$32,202

Wagener Marital Status

Wagener Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wagener Married by Age and Sex

Wagener Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wagener Marital Status by Race

Wagener Veterans

40

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam6
World War II3
First Gulf War3
Korea

$Wagener Veterans by Education

12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wagener Employment Status

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

19.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wagener 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

84.81%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wagener residents were born in the United States, with 84.81% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202084450.60%
201983950.60%
201883420.24%
201783250.60%
201682760.73%
201582140.49%
201481730.37%
201381430.37%
201281181.00%
201180330.37%
20108000.00%