Ware Shoals, South Carolina Population 2021

2,154
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Ware Shoals is a city located in Greenwood County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,154, it is the 115th largest city in South Carolina and the 7343rd largest city in the United States . Ware Shoals is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,170 in 2010. Ware Shoals reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Ware Shoals has a population density of 552 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ware Shoals is $61,079 with a poverty rate of 31.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $66,900. The median age in Ware Shoals is 34.3 years, 33.7 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Ware Shoals Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ware Shoalswas:

  • White: 71.98%
  • Black or African American: 22.33%
  • Two or more races: 3.50%
  • Other race: 2.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ware Shoals, South Carolina is 2,154 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,154.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,170.

Ware Shoals, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,03771.98%
Black or African American63222.33%
Two or More Races993.50%
Some Other Race622.19%
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Ware Shoals Population by Race

Ware Shoals Population Pyramid $2021

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Ware Shoals Median Age

34.3


Total

33.7


Male

34.8


Female

Ware Shoals Adults

There are 2,049 adults, (479 of whom are seniors) in Ware Shoals.

Ware Shoals Age Dependency

80.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ware Shoals Sex Ratio

Female

1,350

47.70%

Male

1,480

52.30%

Ware Shoals Population by Age

Ware Shoals Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ware Shoals Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.4%74.6%
Male27.8%72.2%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
All49.8%50.2%
Married70.1%29.9%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ware Shoals Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9772.849.8
Married4023.7770.1
Non Family3441.1242.2
Female1773.5825.4
Male543.7827.8

3.57

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Ware Shoals Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20412.09%
9th to 12th Grade19911.79%
High School Graduate66939.63%
Some College32819.43%
Associates Degree865.09%
Bachelors Degree1378.12%
Graduate Degree653.85%
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Ware Shoals Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ware Shoals Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2761,024187
Black36025015
Hispanic5613
Other Race21
2+ Races144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.66%.

Ware Shoals Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,962$37,547$22,716
Less Than 9th Grade$28,438$29,167$18,750
High School Graduate$30,781$38,523$25,833
Some College$24,468$36,319$22,633
Bachelors Degree$$41,667$15,667
Graduate Degree$88,859$88,478$91,458

$27,962

Average Earnings

$37,547

Average Male

$22,716

Average Female

Ware Shoals Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ware Shoals Language by Age

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Ware Shoals Language

96.03% of Ware Shoals residents speak only English, while 3.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.97% of the population.

Ware Shoals Language

Ware Shoals Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,82931617.28%
Hispanic29827592.28%
Black63222535.60%
Multiple998282.83%
Other6262100.00%

31.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.99%

Male Poverty Rate

33.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ware Shoals

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ware Shoals is White, with 17.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.22%.

Ware Shoals Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.21%
High School22.57%
Some College12.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%

Ware Shoals Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.71%
Female Employed23.79%
Male Unemployed17.39%
Male Employed16.60%

Ware Shoals Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ware Shoals Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,342$61,079
Families$49,557$57,830
Married Families$52,273-
Non Families$23,264$64,299
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Income by Household Type

Ware Shoals Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ware Shoals Married by Age and Sex

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Ware Shoals 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 35-44.

Ware Shoals Marital Status by Race

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Ware Shoals Marital Status

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179

Number of Veterans

161

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
Second Gulf War54
Korea17
World War II8
First Gulf War

Ware Shoals Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5458
65 to 7449
75+41
55 to 6425
18 to 346

Ware Shoals Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16311.07%
Black163.03%

Ware Shoals Veterans by Race

Ware Shoals Veterans by Education

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8.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ware Shoals Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ware Shoals Employment by Age

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Ware Shoals Employment by Race

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Ware Shoals 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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74.06%

Born in Ware Shoals

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Ware Shoals residents were born in the United States, with 74.06% having been born in South Carolina. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ware Shoals Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,1540.00%
20202,1540.00%
20192,1540.00%
20182,1540.00%
20172,154-1-0.05%
20162,155-1-0.05%
20152,15640.19%
20142,152-7-0.32%
20132,159-4-0.18%
20122,163-4-0.18%
20112,167-5-0.23%
20102,1720.00%

Ware Shoals Population by Year