Wedgefield, South Carolina Population 2020

1,865

Wedgefield is a city located in South Carolina. Wedgefield has a 2020 population of 1,865. Wedgefield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 15.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,615 in 2010. Wedgefield reached it's highest population of 1,927 in 2017.

The average household income in Wedgefield is $60,733 with a poverty rate of 23.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $776 per month, and the median house value is $79,300. The median age in Wedgefield is 42.5 years, 32.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.5 males.

Wedgefield Demographics

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

  • White: 60.54%
  • Black or African American: 35.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wedgefield, South Carolina is 1,865, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,12960.54%
Black or African American66935.87%
Two or More Races361.93%
Asian311.66%

Wedgefield Population Pyramid 2020

Wedgefield Median Age

42.5


Total

32.5


Male

46.8


Female

Wedgefield Adults

There are 1,409 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Wedgefield.

Wedgefield Age Dependency

45.4

Age Dependency Ratio

9.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wedgefield Sex Ratio

Female

899

48.20%

Male

966

51.80%

Wedgefield Households and Families

Wedgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wedgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95%5%
All86%14%
Non Family75%25%
Male67.6%32.4%
Female58.5%41.5%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6372.9386
Married4193.3795
Non Family1161.1675
Female652.6858.5
Male373.9767.6

3.29

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wedgefield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade393.22%
9th to 12th Grade927.59%
High School Graduate56146.29%
Some College32226.57%
Associates Degree1018.33%
Bachelors Degree504.13%
Graduate Degree473.88%

Wedgefield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72867180
Black4203677
Asian311010
Hispanic1717
Multiple Races1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,722$34,795$29,205
Less Than High School$36,518$43,571$
High School Grad$32,851$34,627$28,159
Some College$27,250$21,691$35,511
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$73,083$$73,083

$33,722

Average Earnings

$34,795

Average Male

$29,205

Average Female

Wedgefield Language

Wedgefield Language by Age

Wedgefield Language

96.05% of Wedgefield residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Wedgefield Poverty

Wedgefield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66923334.83%
White1,11215714.12%
Multiple3636100.00%
Asian311032.26%

23.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.36%

Male Poverty Rate

24.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wedgefield

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wedgefield is White, with 14.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.40%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater18.56%
Some College18.44%
High School18.36%
Less Than High School10.69%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed69.23%
Female Unemployed43.75%
Male Employed17.59%
Female Employed15.37%

Wedgefield Income

Wedgefield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,722$60,733
Families$50,642$68,187
Married Families$52,399-
Non Families-$27,110

Wedgefield Marital Status

Wedgefield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wedgefield Married by Age and Sex

Wedgefield 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 Over 65.

Wedgefield Marital Status by Race

Wedgefield Veterans

282

Number of Veterans

233

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War102
Vietnam89
Second Gulf War35
Korea15
World War II

$Wedgefield Veterans by Education

12.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wedgefield Employment Status

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Wedgefield 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

57.64%

Born in South Carolina

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.89% of Wedgefield residents were born in the United States, with 57.64% having been born in South Carolina. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,8650.00%
20191,8650.00%
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%