Yemassee, South Carolina Population 2021

1,120
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Yemassee is a city located in Hampton County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,120, it is the 148th largest city in South Carolina and the 9870th largest city in the United States . Yemassee is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually but its population has increased by 9.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,027 in 2010. Yemassee reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Yemassee has a population density of 145 people per square mile.

The average household income in Yemassee is $46,313 with a poverty rate of 18.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $474 per month, and the median house value is $98,100. The median age in Yemassee is 43.2 years, 33.2 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Yemassee Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.53%
  • White: 35.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Yemassee, South Carolina is 1,120 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,136.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,027.

Yemassee, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American62263.53%
White34835.55%
Two or More Races50.51%
Asian40.41%
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Yemassee Population by Race

Yemassee Population Pyramid $2021

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Yemassee Median Age

43.2


Total

33.2


Male

43.9


Female

Yemassee Adults

There are 720 adults, (201 of whom are seniors) in Yemassee.

Yemassee Age Dependency

88.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Yemassee Sex Ratio

Female

556

56.79%

Male

423

43.21%

Yemassee Population by Age

Yemassee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yemassee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family48.8%51.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
All67.4%32.6%
Married82.8%17.2%
Female83.3%16.7%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yemassee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3902.5167.4
Non Family1601.3548.8
Married1283.1382.8
Female663.783.3
Male363.2866.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Yemassee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6610.14%
9th to 12th Grade507.68%
High School Graduate21733.33%
Some College14522.27%
Associates Degree538.14%
Bachelors Degree7311.21%
Graduate Degree477.22%
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Yemassee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yemassee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black40131156
White24121964
Hispanic55
Asian4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.56%.

Yemassee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,304$33,229$25,824
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$$
High School Graduate$16,833$$15,417
Some College$27,083$34,107$26,708
Bachelors Degree$38,839$47,188$37,727
Graduate Degree$$$27,232

$26,304

Average Earnings

$33,229

Average Male

$25,824

Average Female

Yemassee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yemassee Language by Age

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Yemassee Language

99.24% of Yemassee residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Yemassee Language

Yemassee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black62213621.86%
White3434412.83%
Multiple55100.00%

18.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.68%

Male Poverty Rate

9.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yemassee

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yemassee is White, with 12.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.09%.

Yemassee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.03%
High School26.73%
Some College12.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Yemassee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.78%
Male Employed1.89%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Yemassee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yemassee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,370$46,313
Families$42,917$56,858
Married Families$66,500-
Non Families$22,188$23,324
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Income by Household Type

Yemassee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Yemassee Married by Age and Sex

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Yemassee 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 45-54.

Yemassee Marital Status by Race

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Yemassee Marital Status

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33

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War5
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea

Yemassee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10
35 to 5410
18 to 349
55 to 644
65 to 74

Yemassee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2910.28%
Black40.92%

Yemassee Veterans by Race

Yemassee Veterans by Education

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21.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yemassee Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Yemassee Employment by Age

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Yemassee Employment by Race

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Yemassee 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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81.51%

Born in Yemassee

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Yemassee residents were born in the United States, with 81.51% having been born in South Carolina. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Yemassee Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,120-8-0.71%
20201,128-8-0.70%
20191,136-8-0.70%
20181,144-11-0.95%
20171,155-22-1.87%
20161,177-10-0.84%
20151,187-19-1.58%
20141,206-1-0.08%
20131,207-16-1.31%
20121,223-2-0.16%
20111,225-14-1.13%
20101,2390.00%

Yemassee Population by Year