Wedgefield, South Carolina Population 2021

1,994
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Wedgefield is a city located in Sumter County South Carolina. Wedgefield has a 2020 population of 1,994. Wedgefield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 23.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,615 in 2010. Wedgefield reached it's highest population of 1,994 in 2019.

The average household income in Wedgefield is $62,393 with a poverty rate of 20.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $84,100. The median age in Wedgefield is 41.9 years, 33.9 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Wedgefield Demographics

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

  • White: 65.15%
  • Black or African American: 32.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wedgefield, South Carolina is 1,994 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,865.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,615.

Wedgefield, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,29965.15%
Black or African American65532.85%
Two or More Races331.65%
Asian70.35%
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Wedgefield Population by Race

Wedgefield Population Pyramid $2021

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Wedgefield Median Age

41.9


Total

33.9


Male

50.3


Female

Wedgefield Adults

There are 1,517 adults, (187 of whom are seniors) in Wedgefield.

Wedgefield Age Dependency

49.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wedgefield Sex Ratio

Female

929

46.59%

Male

1,065

53.41%

Wedgefield Population by Age

Wedgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wedgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.7%5.3%
All82.8%17.2%
Male82.3%17.7%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female56.6%43.4%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wedgefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6812.9382.8
Married4153.4594.7
Female1132.3556.6
Non Family911.1961.5
Male623.0382.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Wedgefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade685.07%
9th to 12th Grade13610.14%
High School Graduate56141.83%
Some College32924.53%
Associates Degree13810.29%
Bachelors Degree624.62%
Graduate Degree473.50%
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Wedgefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wedgefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White87475079
Black44236223
2+ Races1818
Asian777

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

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

Wedgefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,773$35,474$29,531
Less Than 9th Grade$35,588$42,679$
High School Graduate$29,531$34,085$27,946
Some College$34,479$25,500$37,946
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$75,673$$75,673

$33,773

Average Earnings

$35,474

Average Male

$29,531

Average Female

Wedgefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wedgefield Language by Age

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Wedgefield Language

97.25% of Wedgefield residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Wedgefield Language

Wedgefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black65522534.35%
White1,29913610.47%
Multiple3333100.00%
Asian77100.00%

20.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.03%

Male Poverty Rate

22.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wedgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wedgefield is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wedgefield is White, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.91%.

Wedgefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.55%
High School18.00%
Bachelors or Greater12.84%
Some College11.13%

Wedgefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed72.73%
Female Unemployed50.56%
Male Employed12.11%
Female Employed10.27%

Wedgefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wedgefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,878$62,393
Families$46,944$66,175
Married Families$56,211-
Non Families$38,657$37,685
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Income by Household Type

Wedgefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wedgefield Married by Age and Sex

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Wedgefield 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 Over 65.

Wedgefield Marital Status by Race

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Wedgefield Marital Status

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243

Number of Veterans

199

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
First Gulf War61
Korea23
Second Gulf War18
World War II

Wedgefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64127
75+57
65 to 7424
18 to 3418
35 to 5417

Wedgefield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20621.75%
Black376.79%

Wedgefield Veterans by Race

Wedgefield Veterans by Education

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5.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wedgefield Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wedgefield Employment by Age

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Wedgefield Employment by Race

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Wedgefield 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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62.64%

Born in Wedgefield

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Wedgefield residents were born in the United States, with 62.64% 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 Asia.

Wedgefield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,9940.00%
20201,9940.00%
20191,9941296.92%
20181,865-62-3.22%
20171,927995.42%
20161,82827517.71%
20151,55321616.16%
20141,337382.93%
20131,29917115.16%
20121,128-146-11.46%
20111,274-341-21.11%
20101,6150.00%

Wedgefield Population by Year