Watts Mills, South Carolina Population 2020

1,384

Watts Mills is a city located in South Carolina. Watts Mills has a 2020 population of 1,384. Watts Mills is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -15.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,635 in 2010. Watts Mills reached it's highest population of 2,036 in 2017.

The average household income in Watts Mills is $32,310 with a poverty rate of 48.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $762 per month, and the median house value is $59,500. The median age in Watts Mills is 36.7 years, 37.9 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.8 males.

Watts Mills Demographics

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

  • White: 71.03%
  • Black or African American: 17.63%
  • Other race: 10.19%
  • Native American: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Watts Mills, South Carolina is 1,384, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,384.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,635.

Watts Mills, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98371.03%
Black or African American24417.63%
Some Other Race14110.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native161.16%

Watts Mills Population Pyramid 2020

Watts Mills Median Age

36.7


Total

37.9


Male

35.3


Female

Watts Mills Adults

There are 1,112 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Watts Mills.

Watts Mills Age Dependency

41.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Watts Mills Sex Ratio

Female

774

55.92%

Male

610

44.08%

Watts Mills Households and Families

Watts Mills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Watts Mills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.4%36.6%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
All59.1%40.9%
Male48.8%51.2%
Female44.2%55.8%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5262.6359.1
Non Family2091.4763.2
Married1832.4963.4
Male825.3448.8
Female523.5244.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Watts Mills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17719.98%
9th to 12th Grade9610.84%
High School Graduate36040.63%
Some College20823.48%
Associates Degree455.08%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Watts Mills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White629465
Black131110
Hispanic12638
Other Race7425

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 83.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 0.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,620$20,260$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$11,382$20,474$7,619
Some College$31,118$19,783$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,620

Average Earnings

$20,260

Average Male

$

Average Female

Watts Mills Language

Watts Mills Language by Age

Watts Mills Language

73.45% of Watts Mills residents speak only English, while 26.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.55% of the population.

Watts Mills Poverty

Watts Mills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White81028134.69%
Hispanic33021665.45%
Black24417872.95%
Other1412719.15%
Native1616100.00%

48.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.46%

Male Poverty Rate

61.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watts Mills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watts Mills is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watts Mills is Other, with 19.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 68.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.41%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or GreaterNaN%
Less Than High School73.63%
High School45.83%
Some College13.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed82.00%
Female Unemployed56.06%
Female Employed46.31%
Male Employed4.33%

Watts Mills Income

Watts Mills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,265$32,310
Families$25,028$36,127
Married Families$25,990-
Non Families-$25,981

Watts Mills Marital Status

Watts Mills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Watts Mills Married by Age and Sex

Watts Mills 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 15-19.

Watts Mills Marital Status by Race

Watts Mills Veterans

55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War24
Korea10
World War II7
Vietnam
First Gulf War

$Watts Mills Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watts Mills Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.9%

Employment Rate

20.5%

Unemployment Rate

Watts Mills 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

70.81%

Born in South Carolina

91.91%

Native Born

8.09%

Foreign Born

7.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.91% of Watts Mills residents were born in the United States, with 70.81% having been born in South Carolina. 7.37% 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
20201,3840.00%
20191,3840.00%
20181,384-652-32.02%
20172,03620211.01%
20161,834120.66%
20151,822864.95%
20141,736-132-7.07%
20131,86858145.14%
20121,287-414-24.34%
20111,701664.04%
20101,6350.00%