Clarendon County, South Carolina Population 2024

30,839

Clarendon County, South Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 30,839 with a growth rate of -0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clarendon County, South Carolina is the 30th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 population was 34,947 and has seen a growth of -11.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930,654-37-0.12%
202830,691-37-0.12%
202730,728-37-0.12%
202630,765-37-0.12%
202530,802-37-0.12%
202430,839-37-0.12%
202330,876-37-0.12%
202230,913-37-0.12%
202130,9501150.37%
202030,835-2,968-8.78%
201933,803310.09%
201833,772-281-0.83%
201734,053-230-0.67%
201634,2832460.72%
201534,037-185-0.54%
201434,222-45-0.13%
201334,267-62-0.18%
201234,329-382-1.1%
201134,711-236-0.68%
201034,947
199028,4509863.59%
198027,4641,8607.26%
197025,604-3,886-13.18%
196029,490-2,725-8.46%
195032,2157152.27%
194031,5001,4644.87%
193030,036-4,842-13.88%
192034,8782,6908.36%
191032,1884,00414.21%
190028,1844,95121.31%
189023,2334,04321.07%
188019,1905,15236.7%
187014,0389437.2%
186013,09510,703447.45%
17902,392-28,262-92.2%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.12% (-37)
County Website
Clarendon County
County Seat
2010 Population
34,947
Area
607 mi²
Density
51 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.75% (-4,108)
Founded
1785

Clarendon County, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,47049.64%
Black or African American14,20245.57%
Two or more races7662.46%
Other race4421.42%
Asian2420.78%
Native American410.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clarendon County, South Carolina Population by Race

Clarendon County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Clarendon County, South Carolina Median Age

45.5

Total

43.2

Male

48.7

Female

Clarendon County, South Carolina Adults

There are 25,280 adults, (7,507 of whom are seniors) in Clarendon County, South Carolina.

Clarendon County, South Carolina Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarendon County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female15,78050.64%
Male15,38349.36%

Clarendon County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,6842.5574.325.7
Married5,1253.099010
Non Family4,1811.1561.838.2
Female1,9313.876238
Male4473.826634
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clarendon County, South Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clarendon County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarendon County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.99%.

Clarendon County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,074

Average Earnings

$40,466

Average Male

$26,784

Average Female

Clarendon County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarendon County, South Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clarendon County, South Carolina Language

96.81% of Clarendon County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Clarendon County, South Carolina Language

Clarendon County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black13,2413,73628.22%
White14,7671,63211.05%
Hispanic1,00536936.72%
Other44217238.91%
Multiple7219413.04%
Native412253.66%
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19.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.32%

Male Poverty Rate

24.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarendon County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarendon County, South Carolina is Native, with 53.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarendon County, South Carolina is White, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.7%.

Clarendon County, South Carolina Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.01%
High School14.76%
Some College11.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.85%
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Clarendon County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.07%
Male Unemployed16.16%
Female Employed11.16%
Male Employed3.61%
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Clarendon County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarendon County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clarendon County, South Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarendon County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clarendon 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 35-44.

Clarendon County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clarendon County, South Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,791

Number of Veterans

1,605

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

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Clarendon County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Clarendon County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Clarendon County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Clarendon County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarendon County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clarendon County, South Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clarendon County, South Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clarendon County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.01%

Born in Clarendon County, South Carolina

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Clarendon County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 72.01% having been born in South Carolina. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clarendon County, South Carolina Place of Birth

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