Westminster, South Carolina Population 2020

2,609

Westminster is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,609, it is the 102nd largest city in South Carolina and the 6680th largest city in the United States. Westminster is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 7.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,418 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Westminster has a population density of 757 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westminster is $44,523 with a poverty rate of 28.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $93,900. The median age in Westminster is 37.5 years, 35.4 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

Westminster Demographics

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

  • White: 83.00%
  • Black or African American: 14.37%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Two or more races: 1.19%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westminster, South Carolina is 2,609, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,555.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,418.

Westminster, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08583.00%
Black or African American36114.37%
Asian321.27%
Two or More Races301.19%
Some Other Race40.16%

Westminster Population Pyramid 2020

Westminster Median Age

37.5


Total

35.4


Male

39.2


Female

Westminster Adults

There are 1,911 adults, (386 of whom are seniors) in Westminster.

Westminster Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westminster Sex Ratio

Female

1,294

51.51%

Male

1,218

48.49%

Westminster Households and Families

Westminster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westminster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All52.6%47.4%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Male39.4%60.6%
Female30.8%69.2%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0682.3552.6
Non Family4541.246.3
Married3803.0772.9
Female2013.1930.8
Male334.8539.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westminster Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1035.98%
9th to 12th Grade25214.63%
High School Graduate55132.00%
Some College37221.60%
Associates Degree24114.00%
Bachelors Degree1126.50%
Graduate Degree915.28%

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4061,077162
Black26725037
Asian3229
Hispanic137
Other Race4
Multiple Races444

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,533$31,107$23,810
Less Than High School$23,523$25,938$
High School Grad$21,507$16,875$31,528
Some College$29,079$36,818$19,231
Bachelors Degree$55,625$$55,833
Graduate Degree$41,250$40,781$41,719

$28,533

Average Earnings

$31,107

Average Male

$23,810

Average Female

Westminster Language

Westminster Language by Age

Westminster Language

95.75% of Westminster residents speak only English, while 4.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Westminster Poverty

Westminster Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,03857428.16%
Black36110127.98%
Hispanic451942.22%
Asian321856.25%
Other44100.00%

28.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.85%

Male Poverty Rate

30.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westminster

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westminster is Black, with 27.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.65%
High School25.05%
Some College17.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.80%
Female Unemployed37.35%
Female Employed20.00%
Male Employed10.91%

Westminster Income

Westminster Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,000$44,523
Families$40,893$58,616
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families$18,088$24,173

Westminster Marital Status

Westminster Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Westminster Married by Age and Sex

Westminster 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.

Westminster Marital Status by Race

Westminster Veterans

170

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
Korea18
First Gulf War13
World War II7
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7455
35 to 5444
55 to 6443
75+28
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White15610.05%
Black144.40%

$Westminster Veterans by Education

9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westminster Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

Westminster 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

70.14%

Born in South Carolina

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.65% of Westminster residents were born in the United States, with 70.14% having been born in South Carolina. 0.72% 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
20202,609271.05%
20192,582271.06%
20182,555261.03%
20172,529271.08%
20162,502190.77%
20152,483220.89%
20142,46160.24%
20132,455120.49%
20122,44380.33%
20112,435-4-0.16%
20102,4390.00%