Yemassee, South Carolina Population 2020

936

Yemassee is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 936, it is the 153rd largest city in South Carolina and the 10606th largest city in the United States. Yemassee is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -8.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,027 in 2010. Yemassee reached it's highest population of 1,025 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Yemassee has a population density of 121 people per square mile.

The average household income in Yemassee is $47,821 with a poverty rate of 21.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $89,500. The median age in Yemassee is 38.3 years, 45 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 64.7 males.

Yemassee Demographics

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

  • White: 50.05%
  • Black or African American: 47.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Yemassee, South Carolina is 936, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 962.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,027.

Yemassee, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49350.05%
Black or African American46547.21%
Two or More Races191.93%
Asian60.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.20%

Yemassee Population Pyramid 2020

Yemassee Median Age

38.3


Total

45


Male

38.1


Female

Yemassee Adults

There are 719 adults, (151 of whom are seniors) in Yemassee.

Yemassee Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Yemassee Sex Ratio

Female

598

60.71%

Male

387

39.29%

Yemassee Households and Families

Yemassee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Yemassee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Female70.7%29.3%
All64.2%35.8%
Male47.6%52.4%
Non Family43.8%56.2%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3632.7164.2
Married1473.1783
Non Family1371.3943.8
Female584.4170.7
Male213.4847.6

3.46

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yemassee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7411.21%
9th to 12th Grade517.73%
High School Graduate21031.82%
Some College15523.48%
Associates Degree629.39%
Bachelors Degree7411.21%
Graduate Degree345.15%

Yemassee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34428668
Black27821940
Hispanic1616
Multiple Races1414
Asian6
Native American2

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 white people with a rate of 19.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,889$36,296$30,179
Less Than High School$27,083$27,917$
High School Grad$33,828$35,724$14,250
Some College$33,563$37,768$31,591
Bachelors Degree$38,750$$37,750
Graduate Degree$41,705$$41,136

$33,889

Average Earnings

$36,296

Average Male

$30,179

Average Female

Yemassee Language

Yemassee Language by Age

Yemassee Language

99.03% of Yemassee residents speak only English, while 0.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Yemassee Poverty

Yemassee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47711223.48%
Black4659821.08%
Multiple19526.32%

21.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.84%

Male Poverty Rate

19.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yemassee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yemassee is Multiple, with 26.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yemassee is Black, with 21.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.00%
High School28.10%
Some College10.60%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed0.55%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Yemassee Income

Yemassee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,076$47,821
Families$60,714$58,258
Married Families$67,266-
Non Families$26,012$26,180

Yemassee Marital Status

Yemassee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Yemassee Married by Age and Sex

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

Yemassee Veterans

55

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War11
Korea8
Vietnam7
World War II

$Yemassee Veterans by Education

1.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yemassee Employment Status

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Yemassee 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

76.85%

Born in South Carolina

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.39% of Yemassee residents were born in the United States, with 76.85% having been born in South Carolina. 0.61% 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
2020936-13-1.37%
2019949-13-1.35%
2018962-8-0.82%
2017970-13-1.32%
2016983-6-0.61%
2015989-14-1.40%
20141,00320.20%
20131,001-14-1.38%
20121,01520.20%
20111,013-12-1.17%
20101,0250.00%