Whitmire, South Carolina Population 2020

1,492

Whitmire is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,492, it is the 135th largest city in South Carolina and the 8726th largest city in the United States. Whitmire is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 3.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,441 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Whitmire has a population density of 1,205 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whitmire is $44,044 with a poverty rate of 21.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $34,800. The median age in Whitmire is 33.3 years, 28 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Whitmire Demographics

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

  • White: 84.95%
  • Black or African American: 14.35%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Whitmire, South Carolina is 1,492, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,466.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,441.

Whitmire, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,32684.95%
Black or African American22414.35%
Some Other Race110.70%

Whitmire Population Pyramid 2020

Whitmire Median Age

33.3


Total

28


Male

37.6


Female

Whitmire Adults

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

Whitmire Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitmire Sex Ratio

Female

799

51.19%

Male

762

48.81%

Whitmire Households and Families

Whitmire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whitmire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All68.4%31.6%
Male66.7%33.3%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female43.4%56.6%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5952.6268.4
Married2673.4585.4
Non Family2131.1756.3
Female763.5943.4
Male39366.7

3.37

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whitmire Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade989.86%
9th to 12th Grade13113.18%
High School Graduate34334.51%
Some College15916.00%
Associates Degree10910.97%
Bachelors Degree838.35%
Graduate Degree717.14%

Whitmire Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White831667149
Black152965
Hispanic112
Other Race112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,464$27,373$32,232
Less Than High School$26,864$26,970$
High School Grad$28,929$40,307$21,875
Some College$30,375$30,476$30,139
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,464

Average Earnings

$27,373

Average Male

$32,232

Average Female

Whitmire Language

Whitmire Language by Age

Whitmire Language

99.39% of Whitmire residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Whitmire Poverty

Whitmire Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,32626519.98%
Black2247131.70%
Hispanic11218.18%
Other11218.18%

21.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.03%

Male Poverty Rate

24.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitmire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitmire is Black, with 31.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitmire is Hispanic, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.98%.

Name Poverty
Some College23.88%
Less Than High School22.71%
High School14.58%
Bachelors or Greater11.69%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.00%
Female Employed7.63%
Male Employed3.62%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Whitmire Income

Whitmire Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,139$44,044
Families$33,000$51,414
Married Families$42,125-
Non Families$20,313$29,734

Whitmire Marital Status

Whitmire Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitmire Married by Age and Sex

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

Whitmire Veterans

61

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
First Gulf War19
World War II7
Korea4
Second Gulf War

$Whitmire Veterans by Education

11.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitmire Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Whitmire 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

80.40%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Whitmire residents were born in the United States, with 80.40% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,492130.88%
20191,479130.89%
20181,46640.27%
20171,462130.90%
20161,44940.28%
20151,44540.28%
20141,44160.42%
20131,435-4-0.28%
20121,4390.00%
20111,439-5-0.35%
20101,4440.00%