Dillon County, South Carolina Population 2024

27,252

Dillon County, South Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 27,252 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dillon County, South Carolina is the 34th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 population was 32,080 and has seen a growth of -15.05% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,037-243-0.92%
202826,280-243-0.92%
202726,523-243-0.91%
202626,766-243-0.9%
202527,009-243-0.89%
202427,252-243-0.88%
202327,495-243-0.88%
202227,738-243-0.87%
202127,981-294-1.04%
202028,275-2,077-6.84%
201930,352-157-0.51%
201830,509670.22%
201730,442-253-0.82%
201630,695-443-1.42%
201531,138-152-0.49%
201431,290-117-0.37%
201331,407-122-0.39%
201231,529-223-0.7%
201131,752-328-1.02%
201032,080
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%
193025,7334551.8%
192025,2782,66311.78%
191022,615-3,422-13.14%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.88% (-243)
County Website
Dillon County
County Seat
2010 Population
32,080
Area
405 mi²
Density
67 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-15.05% (-4,828)
Founded
1910

Dillon County, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American13,10146.37%
White12,92945.76%
Two or more races9173.25%
Native American6802.41%
Other race6152.18%
Asian130.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dillon County, South Carolina Population by Race

Dillon County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Dillon County, South Carolina Median Age

37.5

Total

35.9

Male

40.2

Female

Dillon County, South Carolina Adults

There are 21,135 adults, (4,784 of whom are seniors) in Dillon County, South Carolina.

Dillon County, South Carolina Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dillon County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female14,87452.64%
Male13,38147.36%

Dillon County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,4332.6756.643.4
Married3,8043.0176.923.1
Non Family3,4401.247.852.2
Female2,6023.7840.359.7
Male5874.1649.150.9
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dillon 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

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

Dillon 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Dillon County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,664

Average Earnings

$38,562

Average Male

$31,700

Average Female

Dillon County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dillon County, South Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dillon County, South Carolina Language

97.28% of Dillon County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Dillon County, South Carolina Language

Dillon County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black12,9244,71536.48%
White12,5813,02924.08%
Hispanic88947553.43%
Other61535357.4%
Multiple90435238.94%
Native67030645.67%
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31.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.63%

Male Poverty Rate

32.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dillon County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dillon County, South Carolina is Other, with 57.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dillon County, South Carolina is White, with 24.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.99%.

Dillon County, South Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.88%
High School25.94%
Some College17.35%
Bachelors or Greater9.23%
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Dillon County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50.47%
Female Unemployed43.14%
Female Employed20.63%
Male Employed6.37%
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Dillon County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dillon County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dillon County, South Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dillon County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dillon County, South Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,466

Number of Veterans

1,228

Male Veterans

238

Female Veterans

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Dillon County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Dillon County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Dillon County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Dillon County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dillon County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dillon County, South Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dillon County, South Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dillon 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

82.1%

Born in Dillon County, South Carolina

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Dillon County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 82.1% having been born in South Carolina. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dillon County, South Carolina Place of Birth

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