Welcome, South Carolina Population 2021

7,719
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Welcome is a city located in South Carolina. Welcome has a 2020 population of 7,719. Welcome is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 15.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,668 in 2010. Welcome reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Welcome is $40,829 with a poverty rate of 21.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $783 per month, and the median house value is $96,000. The median age in Welcome is 33.2 years, 33 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Welcome Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Welcomewas:

  • White: 57.39%
  • Black or African American: 28.59%
  • Other race: 8.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.29%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Welcome, South Carolina is 7,719 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,719.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,668.

Welcome, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,43057.39%
Black or African American2,20728.59%
Some Other Race6868.89%
Two or More Races3314.29%
Asian650.84%
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Welcome Population by Race

Welcome Population Pyramid $2021

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Welcome Median Age

33.2


Total

33


Male

33.3


Female

Welcome Adults

There are 5,763 adults, (1,129 of whom are seniors) in Welcome.

Welcome Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Welcome Sex Ratio

Female

4,367

56.57%

Male

3,352

43.43%

Welcome Population by Age

Welcome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Welcome Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female23.3%76.7%
All52.6%47.4%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
Married66.4%33.6%
Male66.7%33.3%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Welcome Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0732.5152.6
Non Family1,2721.2153.3
Married1,1383.1766.4
Female5973.8423.3
Male664.3666.7

3.34

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Welcome Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4028.15%
9th to 12th Grade91818.61%
High School Graduate1,81836.86%
Some College90918.43%
Associates Degree3998.09%
Bachelors Degree4489.08%
Graduate Degree380.77%
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Welcome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Welcome Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6802,155237
Black1,24599184
Hispanic866325142
Other Race416291115
2+ Races118118
Asian232323

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%.

Welcome Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,381$32,028$22,991
Less Than 9th Grade$25,022$30,953$21,068
High School Graduate$24,412$27,782$20,599
Some College$39,557$42,844$36,182
Bachelors Degree$30,212$32,212$22,813
Graduate Degree$36,447$$

$29,381

Average Earnings

$32,028

Average Male

$22,991

Average Female

Welcome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Welcome Language by Age

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Welcome Language

83.76% of Welcome residents speak only English, while 16.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.58% of the population.

Welcome Language

Welcome Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,20778735.66%
White3,68153314.48%
Hispanic1,46434123.29%
Other686355.10%

21.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

27.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welcome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welcome is Black, with 35.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welcome is Other, with 5.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.94%.

Welcome Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.27%
High School15.24%
Some College15.14%
Bachelors or Greater11.73%

Welcome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.89%
Female Employed8.56%
Male Employed6.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Welcome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Welcome Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,317$40,829
Families$41,772$47,010
Married Families$49,635-
Non Families$23,407$29,607
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Income by Household Type

Welcome Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Welcome Married by Age and Sex

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Welcome 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.

Welcome Marital Status by Race

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Welcome Marital Status

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373

Number of Veterans

307

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam153
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War39
Korea26
World War II11

Welcome Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+147
35 to 5489
55 to 6471
65 to 7446
18 to 3420

Welcome Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2336.65%
Black1409.01%

Welcome Veterans by Race

Welcome Veterans by Education

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5.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welcome Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Welcome Employment by Age

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Welcome Employment by Race

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Welcome 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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64.08%

Born in Welcome

88.47%

Native Born

11.53%

Foreign Born

9.11%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.47% of Welcome residents were born in the United States, with 64.08% having been born in South Carolina. 9.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Welcome Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,7190.00%
20207,7190.00%
20197,7193254.40%
20187,3945037.30%
20176,8912623.95%
20166,6292393.74%
20156,3904187.00%
20145,972-487-7.54%
20136,459-229-3.42%
20126,688-41-0.61%
20116,729610.91%
20106,6680.00%

Welcome Population by Year