Ware Shoals, South Carolina Population 2020

2,158

Ware Shoals is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,158, it is the 114th largest city in South Carolina and the 7317th largest city in the United States. Ware Shoals is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,170 in 2010. Ware Shoals reached it's highest population of 2,172 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Ware Shoals has a population density of 553 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ware Shoals is $50,908 with a poverty rate of 27.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $59,300. The median age in Ware Shoals is 36.5 years, 35.7 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.9 males.

Ware Shoals Demographics

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

  • White: 64.78%
  • Black or African American: 31.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.98%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ware Shoals, South Carolina is 2,158, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,158.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,170.

Ware Shoals, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,65064.78%
Black or African American79031.02%
Two or More Races762.98%
Some Other Race311.22%

Ware Shoals Population Pyramid 2020

Ware Shoals Median Age

36.5


Total

35.7


Male

39.5


Female

Ware Shoals Adults

There are 1,995 adults, (468 of whom are seniors) in Ware Shoals.

Ware Shoals Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ware Shoals Sex Ratio

Female

1,231

48.33%

Male

1,316

51.67%

Ware Shoals Households and Families

Ware Shoals Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ware Shoals Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.8%13.2%
Married75.9%24.1%
All56.3%43.7%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Female23.6%76.4%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9662.5456.3
Married3993.175.9
Non Family3681.1846.2
Female1613.9223.6
Male383.9586.8

3.25

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ware Shoals Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19210.90%
9th to 12th Grade18010.22%
High School Graduate78644.63%
Some College30817.49%
Associates Degree1136.42%
Bachelors Degree1458.23%
Graduate Degree372.10%

Ware Shoals Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2231,004161
Black49637321
Hispanic4311
Multiple Races145
Other Race12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,814$33,424$22,173
Less Than High School$27,431$31,094$18,125
High School Grad$26,579$26,250$26,696
Some College$25,142$36,563$22,596
Bachelors Degree$18,631$68,750$17,679
Graduate Degree$59,583$$59,583

$25,814

Average Earnings

$33,424

Average Male

$22,173

Average Female

Ware Shoals Language

Ware Shoals Language by Age

Ware Shoals Language

97.64% of Ware Shoals residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Ware Shoals Poverty

Ware Shoals Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,63432219.71%
Black79028736.33%
Multiple765167.11%
Hispanic704970.00%
Other3131100.00%

27.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.48%

Male Poverty Rate

31.76%

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 19.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.72%
Some College23.75%
High School23.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.89%
Female Employed24.86%
Male Employed15.87%
Male Unemployed14.08%

Ware Shoals Income

Ware Shoals Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,208$50,908
Families$47,989$52,985
Married Families$51,302-
Non Families$23,409$46,010

Ware Shoals Marital Status

Ware Shoals Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ware Shoals Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Ware Shoals Marital Status by Race

Ware Shoals Veterans

200

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
Second Gulf War46
Korea34
World War II15
First Gulf War

$Ware Shoals Veterans by Education

10.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ware Shoals Employment Status

59%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ware Shoals 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

83.59%

Born in South Carolina

98.90%

Native Born

1.10%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.90% of Ware Shoals residents were born in the United States, with 83.59% having been born in South Carolina. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,1580.00%
20192,1580.00%
20182,15820.09%
20172,1560.00%
20162,156-4-0.19%
20152,16060.28%
20142,154-6-0.28%
20132,160-6-0.28%
20122,166-1-0.05%
20112,167-5-0.23%
20102,1720.00%