Bamberg County, South Carolina Population 2022

Bamberg County, South Carolina's estimated population is 13,448 with a growth rate of -1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bamberg County, South Carolina is the 45th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 15,956 and has seen a growth of -15.72% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
190017,2960.00%
191018,5441,2487.22%
192020,9622,41813.04%
193019,410-1,552-7.40%
194018,643-767-3.95%
195017,533-1,110-5.95%
196016,274-1,259-7.18%
197015,950-324-1.99%
198018,1182,16813.59%
199016,902-1,216-6.71%
201015,956-946-5.60%
201115,818-138-0.86%
201215,690-128-0.81%
201315,396-294-1.87%
201415,153-243-1.58%
201514,682-471-3.11%
201614,478-204-1.39%
201714,384-94-0.65%
201814,272-112-0.78%
201914,066-206-1.44%
202013,860-206-1.46%
202113,654-206-1.49%
202213,448-206-1.51%
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Bamberg County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,22836.72%
Black or African American8,41059.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.39%
Asian460.32%
Some Other Race1571.10%
Two or More Races3402.39%
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Bamberg County, South Carolina Population by Race

Bamberg County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Bamberg County, South Carolina Median Age

41.5


Total

36.4


Male

47.2


Female

Bamberg County, South Carolina Adults

There are 11,429 adults, (3,089 of whom are seniors) in Bamberg County, South Carolina.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bamberg County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,174

50.39%

Male

7,062

49.61%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Bamberg County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
Male80.8%19.2%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female64.2%35.8%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bamberg County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0702.5977.1
Married2,2813.0489.5
Male1253.2580.8
Female9383.9164.2
Non Family1,7261.2367.6

3.23

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Bamberg County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6286.65%
9th to 12th Grade1,31413.92%
High School Graduate3,01931.98%
Some College1,55316.45%
Associates Degree1,21412.86%
Bachelors Degree94610.02%
Graduate Degree7668.11%
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Bamberg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bamberg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian272718
2+ Races888829
White3,7853,437873
Black5,4673,930792
Hispanic7417
Other Race358

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,445$32,335$30,801
Less Than 9th Grade$28,802$27,423$29,148
High School Graduate$24,773$27,971$22,725
Some College$31,381$34,889$30,343
Bachelors Degree$41,127$80,345$36,741
Graduate Degree$45,946$42,292$51,875

$31,445

Average Earnings

$32,335

Average Male

$30,801

Average Female

Bamberg County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Bamberg County, South Carolina Language

97.29% of Bamberg County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language

Bamberg County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native555090.91%
Hispanic24910140.56%
Black7,9271,95224.62%
White4,86272214.85%
Other50NaN%
Multiple3093411.00%

20.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.34%

Male Poverty Rate

20.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bamberg County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bamberg County, South Carolina is Native, with 90.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bamberg County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 11.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.46%.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.56%
High School13.92%
Some College19.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.34%
Male Unemployed56.78%
Female Employed2.41%
Female Unemployed27.64%

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

Bamberg County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,830$52,311
Families$54,210$62,178
Married Families$66,335-
Non Families$20,417$30,401
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Income by Household Type

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Bamberg County, South Carolina 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.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status

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635

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War59
Vietnam320
Korea31
World War II22

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 5486
55 to 6487
65 to 74271
75+180

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3267.51%
Black2884.20%
Other Race819.05%
2+ Races139.92%
Hispanic86.25%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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14.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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49.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Bamberg County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Bamberg 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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74.36%

Born in Bamberg County, South Carolina

96.79%

Native Born

3.21%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.79% of Bamberg County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.36% having been born in South Carolina. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Bamberg 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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