Dorchester County, South Carolina's estimated population is 169,082 with a growth rate of 1.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dorchester County, South Carolina is the 13th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 137,030 and has seen a growth of 23.39% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.09%.
93.67% of Dorchester County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Dorchester County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 20.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Dorchester County, South Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Dorchester County, South Carolina
95.04% of Dorchester County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 48.23% having been born in South Carolina. 2.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.