Anderson County, South Carolina Population 2021

Anderson County, South Carolina's estimated population is 207,090 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Anderson County, South Carolina is the 10th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 187,086 and has seen a growth of 10.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021207,0902,2661.11%
2020204,8242,2661.12%
2019202,5582,2661.13%
2018200,2922,1061.06%
2017198,1862,6041.33%
2016195,5821,8820.97%
2015193,7001,9070.99%
2014191,7931,7880.94%
2013190,0051,1850.63%
2012188,8206600.35%
2011188,1601,0740.57%
2010187,08641,89028.85%
1990145,19611,9618.98%
1980133,23527,76126.32%
1970105,4746,9967.10%
196098,4787,8148.62%
195090,6641,9522.20%
194088,7127,7639.59%
193080,9494,6006.02%
192076,3496,7819.75%
191069,56813,84024.83%
190055,72812,03227.54%
189043,69610,08430.00%
188033,6129,56339.76%
187024,0491,1765.14%
186022,8731,3986.51%
185021,4752,98216.13%
184018,4931,3247.71%
183017,1690.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.11%
County Website
Founded
December 20, 1826
County Seat
2010 Population
187,086
Growth Since 2010
10.69%
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Anderson County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White157,96879.76%
Black or African American31,18315.74%
Two or More Races4,5282.29%
Some Other Race2,1581.09%
Asian1,8450.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native3100.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander720.04%
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Anderson County, South Carolina Population by Race

Anderson County, South Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Anderson County, South Carolina Median Age

40.8


Total

39.4


Male

42


Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Adults

There are 152,573 adults, (35,149 of whom are seniors) in Anderson County, South Carolina.

Anderson County, South Carolina Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

102,525

51.76%

Male

95,539

48.24%

Anderson County, South Carolina Population by Age

Anderson County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Anderson County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All71.7%28.3%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female46.6%53.4%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Anderson County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,7982.5571.7
Married38,6513.1287.4
Non Family24,5671.2259.2
Female10,4283.3246.6
Male3,1523.3259.9

3.07

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Anderson County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,0854.47%
9th to 12th Grade13,95810.26%
High School Graduate42,46231.20%
Some College27,43620.16%
Associates Degree15,89811.68%
Bachelors Degree19,17014.09%
Graduate Degree11,0858.15%
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Anderson County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Anderson County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White109,18595,00226,974
Black20,27816,2021,921
Hispanic3,8052,514430
Other Race1,435776125
2+ Races1,4221,122250
Asian1,2591,139676
Native American23714932
Islander5454

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.69%.

Anderson County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,540$43,558$28,519
Less Than 9th Grade$22,060$26,801$15,723
High School Graduate$30,031$36,186$22,977
Some College$36,365$47,581$28,750
Bachelors Degree$47,539$61,586$36,111
Graduate Degree$62,849$82,296$55,826

$35,540

Average Earnings

$43,558

Average Male

$28,519

Average Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anderson County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Anderson County, South Carolina Language

95.49% of Anderson County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Anderson County, South Carolina Language

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White150,64517,82511.83%
Black30,8076,90222.40%
Hispanic7,3382,50634.15%
Multiple4,3971,22027.75%
Other2,08087842.21%
Native3108326.77%
Asian1,841372.01%
Islander722534.72%

14.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.00%

Male Poverty Rate

16.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina is Other, with 42.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina is Asian, with 2.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.43%.

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.86%
High School14.22%
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.18%
Male Unemployed24.56%
Female Employed8.60%
Male Employed4.82%

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anderson County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,865$68,900
Families$64,649$80,268
Married Families$79,471$94,346
Non Families$26,762$40,972
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Income by Household Type

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Anderson County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

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14,043

Number of Veterans

12,988

Male Veterans

1,055

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,179
First Gulf War2,755
Second Gulf War2,351
Korea1,057
World War II460

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,020
35 to 543,341
75+3,139
55 to 642,286
18 to 341,257

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,8709.58%
Black1,9138.15%
Hispanic2064.48%
2+ Races18910.70%
Native American3715.48%
Other Race130.83%
Asian110.78%
Islander1013.89%

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Anderson County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Anderson County, South Carolina 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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66.60%

Born in Anderson County, South Carolina

96.93%

Native Born

3.07%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.93% of Anderson County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 66.60% having been born in South Carolina. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Anderson County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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