Bamberg County, South Carolina Population 2020

Bamberg County, South Carolina's estimated population is 14,397 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bamberg County, South Carolina is the 44th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201814,275-122-0.85%
201714,397-87-0.60%
201614,484-205-1.40%
201514,689-467-3.08%
201415,156-245-1.59%
201315,401-290-1.85%
201215,691-126-0.80%
201115,817-139-0.87%
201015,956-946-5.60%
199016,902-1,216-6.71%
198018,1182,16813.59%
197015,950-324-1.99%
196016,274-1,259-7.18%
195017,533-1,110-5.95%
194018,643-767-3.95%
193019,410-1,552-7.40%
192020,9622,41813.04%
191018,5441,2487.22%
190017,2960.00%

How Many People Live in Bamberg County, South Carolina?

14,397

Bamberg County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,92361.12%
White5,28536.20%
Some Other Race1611.10%
Two or More Races1100.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native780.53%
Asian430.29%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Bamberg County, South Carolina Median Age

41.9


Total

40


Male

45.1


Female

Bamberg County, South Carolina Adults

There are 11,633 adults, (2,962 of whom are seniors) in Bamberg County, South Carolina.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bamberg County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,487

51.28%

Male

7,113

48.72%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Bamberg County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female56.4%43.6%
Male41.7%58.3%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4222.4971.6
Married2,2612.987.8
Non Family1,8991.1464.5
Female9963.8956.4
Male2663.3341.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bamberg County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3503.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,37614.13%
High School Graduate3,23533.21%
Some College1,52115.62%
Associates Degree1,43614.74%
Bachelors Degree1,12911.59%
Graduate Degree6937.11%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,6924,391722
White3,8483,4681,069
Hispanic9651
Other Race7145
Multiple Races616110
Asian252521
Native American77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,632$32,946$28,158
Less Than High School$21,224$20,774$23,611
High School Grad$27,090$36,198$23,551
Some College$29,406$31,283$28,977
Bachelors Degree$40,912$51,786$36,136
Graduate Degree$39,461$38,480$42,381

$29,632

Average Earnings

$32,946

Average Male

$28,158

Average Female

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language by Age

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language

97.09% of Bamberg County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Poverty

Bamberg County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,3742,71932.47%
White4,86262712.90%
Hispanic26015961.15%
Other1548253.25%
Native787191.03%
Multiple843136.90%

25.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.63%

Male Poverty Rate

22.47%

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 91.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bamberg County, South Carolina is White, with 12.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.96%
Some College17.08%
High School14.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Income

Bamberg County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,229$47,509
Families$47,526$55,792
Married Families$58,466-
Non Families$20,828$28,855

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Bamberg 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 55-64.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans

832

Number of Veterans

789

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam441
First Gulf War75
Korea48
World War II18
Second Gulf War13
Name Veterans % of Total
Black5117.23%
White2946.77%
2 or More1918.63%
Hispanic86.61%
Other810.39%

$Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

11.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina Employment Status

48.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina 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

79.34%

Born in South Carolina

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.60% of Bamberg County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 79.34% having been born in South Carolina. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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