Dillon County, South Carolina Population 2020

Dillon County, South Carolina's estimated population is 30,695 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dillon County, South Carolina is the 30th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202030,695480.16%
201930,647480.16%
201830,599480.16%
201730,551-192-0.62%
201630,743-422-1.35%
201531,165-133-0.42%
201431,298-112-0.36%
201331,410-119-0.38%
201231,529-218-0.69%
201131,747-330-1.03%
201032,0772,96310.18%
199029,114-1,969-6.33%
198031,0832,2457.78%
197028,838-1,746-5.71%
196030,584-346-1.12%
195030,9301,3054.41%
194029,6253,89215.12%
193025,7334551.80%
192025,2782,66311.78%
191022,6150.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.16%
County Website
Founded
1910
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Dillon County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American14,84448.08%
White14,43946.77%
Two or More Races8272.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native6652.15%
Asian810.26%
Some Other Race130.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
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Dillon County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

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Dillon County, South Carolina Median Age

37.5


Total

34.9


Male

40


Female

Dillon County, South Carolina Adults

There are 22,934 adults, (4,802 of whom are seniors) in Dillon County, South Carolina.

Dillon County, South Carolina Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dillon County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

16,304

52.81%

Male

14,567

47.19%

Dillon County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

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Dillon County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
Male74.5%25.5%
All64.8%35.2%
Female55.5%44.5%
Non Family51.5%48.5%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9682.7864.8
Married4,4143.4279.8
Non Family3,7451.1951.5
Female2,3184.0355.5
Male4913.1874.5

3.52

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dillon County, South Carolina Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8669.17%
9th to 12th Grade3,24515.94%
High School Graduate7,81138.38%
Some College3,65317.95%
Associates Degree1,5107.42%
Bachelors Degree1,4577.16%
Graduate Degree8123.99%
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Dillon County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,2588,0981,481
Black9,1906,482702
Native American44631440
Hispanic3819232
Multiple Races238224
Asian414114
Other Race92
Islander22

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 34.15%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,399$27,389$22,500
Less Than High School$21,097$24,142$13,750
High School Grad$21,672$24,461$19,874
Some College$27,052$36,303$23,183
Bachelors Degree$42,188$51,832$36,176
Graduate Degree$51,188$49,531$53,625

$25,399

Average Earnings

$27,389

Average Male

$22,500

Average Female

Dillon County, South Carolina Language

Dillon County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Dillon County, South Carolina Language

96.13% of Dillon County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Dillon County, South Carolina Poverty

Dillon County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,6786,47644.12%
White13,8792,89920.89%
Hispanic83756667.62%
Multiple82255667.64%
Native66519829.77%
Asian812935.80%
Other13323.08%

33.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.24%

Male Poverty Rate

35.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dillon County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dillon County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 67.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dillon County, South Carolina is White, with 20.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.91%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.32%
High School24.09%
Some College22.61%
Bachelors or Greater7.72%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.88%
Male Unemployed22.49%
Female Employed19.66%
Male Employed11.81%

Dillon County, South Carolina Income

Dillon County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,362$43,942
Families$38,945$53,468
Married Families$54,651$69,443
Non Families$16,734$23,374
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Dillon County, South Carolina Marital Status

Dillon County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dillon County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Dillon 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.

Dillon County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Dillon County, South Carolina Veterans

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1,430

Number of Veterans

1,333

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam603
First Gulf War422
Second Gulf War321
Korea93
World War II18
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74434
35 to 54422
55 to 64266
75+229
18 to 3479
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9978.74%
Black4253.99%
Indian71.33%
Hawaiian150.00%

Dillon County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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18.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dillon County, South Carolina Employment Status

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.40%

Born in South Carolina

97.88%

Native Born

2.12%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.88% of Dillon County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 80.40% having been born in South Carolina. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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