Welcome, South Carolina Population 2020

7,394

Welcome is a city located in South Carolina. Welcome has a 2020 population of 7,394. Welcome is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,668 in 2010. Welcome reached it's highest population of 7,394 in 2018.

The average household income in Welcome is $39,693 with a poverty rate of 19.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $745 per month, and the median house value is $88,800. The median age in Welcome is 35.3 years, 35.1 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.8 males.

Welcome Demographics

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

  • White: 58.20%
  • Black or African American: 29.31%
  • Other race: 7.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.80%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Welcome, South Carolina is 7,394, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,394.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,668.

Welcome, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,30358.20%
Black or African American2,16729.31%
Some Other Race5917.99%
Two or More Races2813.80%
Asian520.70%

Welcome Population Pyramid 2020

Welcome Median Age

35.3


Total

35.1


Male

36.2


Female

Welcome Adults

There are 5,737 adults, (1,232 of whom are seniors) in Welcome.

Welcome Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Welcome Sex Ratio

Female

4,112

55.61%

Male

3,282

44.39%

Welcome Households and Families

Welcome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Welcome Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.8%12.2%
Married64%36%
All52.2%47.8%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female25.6%74.4%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9052.5552.2
Married1,2452.8764
Non Family1,0161.2649.4
Female5624.0325.6
Male823.3987.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Welcome Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4589.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,04521.08%
High School Graduate1,94139.15%
Some College92418.64%
Associates Degree2515.06%
Bachelors Degree2835.71%
Graduate Degree561.13%

Welcome Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8742,300237
Black1,12980438
Hispanic81621246
Other Race33520646
Multiple Races121121
Asian181818

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,734$28,647$24,489
Less Than High School$21,375$30,313$18,711
High School Grad$23,973$27,308$20,825
Some College$31,882$32,930$31,406
Bachelors Degree$30,521$24,328$34,130
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,734

Average Earnings

$28,647

Average Male

$24,489

Average Female

Welcome Language

Welcome Language by Age

Welcome Language

82.95% of Welcome residents speak only English, while 17.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.17% of the population.

Welcome Poverty

Welcome Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,16762428.80%
White3,55251014.36%
Hispanic1,36833724.63%
Other591396.60%

19.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.58%

Male Poverty Rate

25.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welcome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welcome is Black, with 28.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welcome is Other, with 6.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.89%
Bachelors or Greater21.53%
High School12.78%
Some College8.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.72%
Male Employed9.17%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Welcome Income

Welcome Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,259$39,693
Families$40,380$43,730
Married Families$45,997-
Non Families$22,318$29,264

Welcome Marital Status

Welcome Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Welcome Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Welcome Marital Status by Race

Welcome Veterans

393

Number of Veterans

336

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam207
First Gulf War59
Korea35
World War II20
Second Gulf War

$Welcome Veterans by Education

6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welcome Employment Status

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Welcome 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

66.92%

Born in South Carolina

88.50%

Native Born

11.50%

Foreign Born

9.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.50% of Welcome residents were born in the United States, with 66.92% having been born in South Carolina. 9.89% 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
20207,3940.00%
20197,3940.00%
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%