Wilkinson Heights, South Carolina Population 2020

1,546

Wilkinson Heights is a city located in South Carolina. Wilkinson Heights has a 2020 population of 1,546. Wilkinson Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -37.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,493 in 2010. Wilkinson Heights reached it's highest population of 2,723 in 2015.

The average household income in Wilkinson Heights is $30,281 with a poverty rate of 25.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $82,400. The median age in Wilkinson Heights is 50.3 years, 40.2 years for males, and 55 years for females. For every 100 females there are 62.1 males.

Wilkinson Heights Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 94.31%
  • White: 5.69%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wilkinson Heights, South Carolina is 1,546, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,546.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,493.

Wilkinson Heights, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,45894.31%
White885.69%

Wilkinson Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Wilkinson Heights Median Age

50.3


Total

40.2


Male

55


Female

Wilkinson Heights Adults

There are 1,358 adults, (481 of whom are seniors) in Wilkinson Heights.

Wilkinson Heights Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkinson Heights Sex Ratio

Female

954

61.71%

Male

592

38.29%

Wilkinson Heights Households and Families

Wilkinson Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilkinson Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
All62.6%37.4%
Female59.1%40.9%
Male0%100%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7652.0262.6
Non Family3941.0567.3
Female1763.1659.1
Married1563.0270.5
Male392.640

3.01

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilkinson Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade604.63%
9th to 12th Grade21516.59%
High School Graduate33525.85%
Some College18614.35%
Associates Degree17713.66%
Bachelors Degree17213.27%
Graduate Degree15111.65%

Wilkinson Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,148$16,907$20,341
Less Than High School$7,688$7,176$
High School Grad$25,888$30,116$
Some College$16,051$15,500$17,232
Bachelors Degree$16,486$$25,648
Graduate Degree$42,614$26,964$52,500

$18,148

Average Earnings

$16,907

Average Male

$20,341

Average Female

Wilkinson Heights Language

Wilkinson Heights Language by Age

Wilkinson Heights Language

98.81% of Wilkinson Heights residents speak only English, while 1.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Wilkinson Heights Poverty

Wilkinson Heights Poverty by Race

25.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.13%

Male Poverty Rate

27.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkinson Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson Heights is Black, with 26.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson Heights is Black, with 26.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.64%
Some College25.34%
Bachelors or Greater18.27%
High School12.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.55%
Male Employed19.06%
Female Employed8.26%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wilkinson Heights Income

Wilkinson Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,826$30,281
Families$36,950$41,029
Married Families$44,583-
Non Families-$19,826

Wilkinson Heights Marital Status

Wilkinson Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.3%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkinson Heights Married by Age and Sex

Wilkinson Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wilkinson Heights Marital Status by Race

Wilkinson Heights Veterans

66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea29
Vietnam8
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War8
World War II

$Wilkinson Heights Veterans by Education

43.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkinson Heights Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkinson Heights 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

75.42%

Born in South Carolina

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.68% of Wilkinson Heights residents were born in the United States, with 75.42% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,5460.00%
20191,5460.00%
20181,546-219-12.41%
20171,765-646-26.79%
20162,411-312-11.46%
20152,7232098.31%
20142,514170.68%
20132,4971476.26%
20122,350773.39%
20112,273-220-8.82%
20102,4930.00%