Wellford, South Carolina Population 2020

2,762

Wellford is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,762, it is the 95th largest city in South Carolina and the 6488th largest city in the United States. Wellford is currently growing at a rate of 1.81% annually and its population has increased by 16.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,378 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Wellford has a population density of 642 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wellford is $46,266 with a poverty rate of 23.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $817 per month, and the median house value is $96,300. The median age in Wellford is 36 years, 38.4 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males.

Wellford Demographics

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

  • White: 48.34%
  • Black or African American: 38.27%
  • Two or more races: 6.99%
  • Asian: 3.75%
  • Native American: 1.95%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wellford, South Carolina is 2,762, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,664.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,378.

Wellford, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,23848.34%
Black or African American98038.27%
Two or More Races1796.99%
Asian963.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native501.95%
Some Other Race180.70%

Wellford Population Pyramid 2020

Wellford Median Age

36


Total

38.4


Male

34.8


Female

Wellford Adults

There are 1,899 adults, (353 of whom are seniors) in Wellford.

Wellford Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wellford Sex Ratio

Female

1,339

52.28%

Male

1,222

47.72%

Wellford Households and Families

Wellford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wellford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
All61.7%38.3%
Male47.9%52.1%
Female35.8%64.2%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9522.6561.7
Married3203.6477.5
Non Family2991.1968.6
Female2123.3135.8
Male1212.4947.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wellford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade593.36%
9th to 12th Grade20111.43%
High School Graduate65537.26%
Some College47927.25%
Associates Degree1759.95%
Bachelors Degree1649.33%
Graduate Degree251.42%

Wellford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black79568561
White776668107
Hispanic63483
Multiple Races604618
Asian3623
Native American2828
Other Race6

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 30.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,185$32,004$23,708
Less Than High School$14,148$20,833$9,432
High School Grad$27,929$28,563$24,375
Some College$31,676$34,797$23,625
Bachelors Degree$26,493$$25,573
Graduate Degree$45,750$$46,000

$29,185

Average Earnings

$32,004

Average Male

$23,708

Average Female

Wellford Language

Wellford Language by Age

Wellford Language

97.60% of Wellford residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Wellford Poverty

Wellford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,12326623.69%
Black97117918.43%
Asian969194.79%
Hispanic1513221.19%
Multiple1793117.32%
Other1818100.00%

23.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.41%

Male Poverty Rate

23.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wellford

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wellford is Multiple, with 17.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.87%
High School16.25%
Some College16.18%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed14.76%
Male Employed9.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wellford Income

Wellford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,304$46,266
Families$50,574$51,850
Married Families$63,281-
Non Families$14,978$30,545

Wellford Marital Status

Wellford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wellford Married by Age and Sex

Wellford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wellford Marital Status by Race

Wellford Veterans

155

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Second Gulf War20
World War II15
Korea6
First Gulf War6

$Wellford Veterans by Education

10.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wellford Employment Status

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Wellford 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

72.04%

Born in South Carolina

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.70% of Wellford residents were born in the United States, with 72.04% having been born in South Carolina. 1.21% 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
20202,762491.81%
20192,713491.84%
20182,664672.58%
20172,597491.92%
20162,548381.51%
20152,510301.21%
20142,480220.90%
20132,458180.74%
20122,440170.70%
20112,42380.33%
20102,4150.00%