Whitmire, South Carolina Population 2021

1,446
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Whitmire is a city located in Newberry County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,446, it is the 137th largest city in South Carolina and the 8850th largest city in the United States . Whitmire is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually but its population has increased by 0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,441 in 2010. Whitmire reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Whitmire has a population density of 1,168 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whitmire is $46,284 with a poverty rate of 19.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $802 per month, and the median house value is $37,900. The median age in Whitmire is 36.4 years, 31.6 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Whitmire Demographics

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

  • White: 82.57%
  • Black or African American: 15.71%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Whitmire, South Carolina is 1,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,454.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,441.

Whitmire, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24682.57%
Black or African American23715.71%
Two or More Races130.86%
Some Other Race130.86%
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Whitmire Population by Race

Whitmire Population Pyramid $2021

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Whitmire Median Age

36.4


Total

31.6


Male

41.5


Female

Whitmire Adults

There are 1,091 adults, (211 of whom are seniors) in Whitmire.

Whitmire Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitmire Sex Ratio

Female

718

47.58%

Male

791

52.42%

Whitmire Population by Age

Whitmire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitmire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42%58%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Male59.6%40.4%
All63.3%36.7%
Married81%19%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitmire Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5512.7463.3
Married2373.5181
Non Family1861.1751.1
Female81442
Male472.8959.6

3.46

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Whitmire Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10410.58%
9th to 12th Grade15816.07%
High School Graduate33233.77%
Some College13113.33%
Associates Degree11611.80%
Bachelors Degree878.85%
Graduate Degree555.60%
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Whitmire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitmire Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White812615138
Black1581064
Hispanic13
Other Race13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 75.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.00%.

Whitmire Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,435$27,483$38,636
Less Than 9th Grade$26,808$26,853$
High School Graduate$30,114$40,391$28,214
Some College$31,641$31,953$27,083
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,435

Average Earnings

$27,483

Average Male

$38,636

Average Female

Whitmire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitmire Language by Age

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Whitmire Language

97.75% of Whitmire residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Whitmire Language

Whitmire Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,24621016.85%
Black2377732.49%
Multiple13430.77%

19.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.08%

Male Poverty Rate

20.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitmire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitmire is Black, with 32.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitmire is White, with 16.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.30%.

Whitmire Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.23%
Some College17.41%
High School13.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Whitmire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed70.00%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Employed0.95%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Whitmire Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitmire Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,552$46,284
Families$33,313$51,562
Married Families$37,404-
Non Families$30,625$34,661
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Income by Household Type

Whitmire Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitmire Married by Age and Sex

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Whitmire Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Whitmire Marital Status by Race

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Whitmire Marital Status

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75

Number of Veterans

75

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War13
World War II7
Korea4

Whitmire Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5429
55 to 6419
75+16
65 to 7411
18 to 34

Whitmire Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White485.32%
Black2716.17%

Whitmire Veterans by Race

Whitmire Veterans by Education

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8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitmire Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Whitmire Employment by Age

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Whitmire Employment by Race

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Whitmire 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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77.73%

Born in Whitmire

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Whitmire residents were born in the United States, with 77.73% having been born in South Carolina. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Whitmire Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,446-4-0.28%
20201,450-4-0.28%
20191,454-4-0.27%
20181,45820.14%
20171,456120.83%
20161,44440.28%
20151,44020.14%
20141,43860.42%
20131,432-3-0.21%
20121,435-1-0.07%
20111,436-5-0.35%
20101,4410.00%

Whitmire Population by Year