Colleton County, South Carolina Population 2020

Colleton County, South Carolina's estimated population is 37,594 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colleton County, South Carolina is the 27th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201837,660660.18%
201737,594-2-0.01%
201637,5961440.38%
201537,452-88-0.23%
201437,540-138-0.37%
201337,678-438-1.15%
201238,116-338-0.88%
201138,454-442-1.14%
201038,8964,51913.15%
199034,3772,6018.19%
198031,7764,15415.04%
197027,622-194-0.70%
196027,816-426-1.51%
195028,2421,9747.51%
194026,2684471.73%
193025,821-4,076-13.63%
192029,897-5,493-15.52%
191035,3901,9385.79%
190033,452-6,841-16.98%
189040,2933,90710.74%
188036,38610,97643.20%
187025,410-16,506-39.38%
186041,9162,4116.10%
185039,50513,95754.63%
184025,548-1,708-6.27%
183027,2568523.23%
182026,404450.17%
181026,3591,4565.85%
180024,9030.00%

How Many People Live in Colleton County, South Carolina?

37,594

Colleton County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,59457.48%
Black or African American14,41138.36%
Some Other Race7962.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native2890.77%
Two or More Races2310.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2000.53%
Asian470.13%

Colleton County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Colleton County, South Carolina Median Age

42.2


Total

40.9


Male

43.6


Female

Colleton County, South Carolina Adults

There are 29,080 adults, (7,228 of whom are seniors) in Colleton County, South Carolina.

Colleton County, South Carolina Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Colleton County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

19,610

52.20%

Male

17,958

47.80%

Colleton County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Colleton County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Male60.8%39.2%
Female58.5%41.5%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1452.4475.7
Married6,8063.0486.4
Non Family5,3241.1871.6
Female2,4483.2858.5
Male5673.460.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colleton County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9403.60%
9th to 12th Grade2,5459.75%
High School Graduate11,51544.10%
Some College4,10615.72%
Associates Degree3,02911.60%
Bachelors Degree2,5529.77%
Graduate Degree1,4275.46%

Colleton County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,66314,1492,921
Black9,4497,768994
Hispanic58640827
Other Race353213
Native American28922922
Islander7927
Multiple Races654911
Asian25216

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,586$30,542$24,206
Less Than High School$22,117$25,395$17,804
High School Grad$22,715$25,357$19,589
Some College$31,714$40,808$25,853
Bachelors Degree$35,260$41,791$31,659
Graduate Degree$47,206$52,237$43,864

$26,586

Average Earnings

$30,542

Average Male

$24,206

Average Female

Colleton County, South Carolina Language

Colleton County, South Carolina Language by Age

Colleton County, South Carolina Language

96.79% of Colleton County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Colleton County, South Carolina Poverty

Colleton County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6863,73618.06%
Black14,1593,03121.41%
Hispanic1,18773762.09%
Other79663679.90%
Native28911840.83%
Multiple2318737.66%
Islander2005226.00%
Asian473880.85%

21.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.29%

Male Poverty Rate

22.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colleton County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colleton County, South Carolina is Asian, with 80.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colleton County, South Carolina is White, with 18.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.77%
High School18.63%
Some College10.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Colleton County, South Carolina Income

Colleton County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,276$51,053
Families$43,499$60,862
Married Families$56,025-
Non Families$25,526$31,464

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Colleton County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Colleton 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.

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans

2,735

Number of Veterans

2,616

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,375
First Gulf War504
Korea321
Second Gulf War207
World War II141

$Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

10.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colleton County, South Carolina Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colleton 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

77.77%

Born in South Carolina

97.25%

Native Born

2.75%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.25% of Colleton County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 77.77% having been born in South Carolina. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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