Edgefield County, South Carolina Population 2020

Edgefield County, South Carolina's estimated population is 26,772 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edgefield County, South Carolina is the 35th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201827,0522801.05%
201726,7721630.61%
201626,609-158-0.59%
201526,7671230.46%
201426,644830.31%
201326,56120.01%
201226,559-339-1.26%
201126,898-75-0.28%
201026,9738,59846.79%
199018,3758474.83%
198017,5281,83611.70%
197015,692-43-0.27%
196015,735-856-5.16%
195016,591-1,303-7.28%
194017,894-1,432-7.41%
193019,326-4,602-19.23%
192023,928-4,353-15.39%
191028,2812,80311.00%
190025,478-23,781-48.28%
189049,2593,4157.45%
188045,8443,3587.90%
187042,4862,5996.52%
186039,8876251.59%
185039,2626,41019.51%
184032,8522,3437.68%
183030,5095,39021.46%
182025,1191,9598.46%
181023,1605,03027.74%
180018,1304,84136.43%
179013,2890.00%

Edgefield County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,04859.95%
Black or African American9,77136.50%
Some Other Race4981.86%
Two or More Races2871.07%
Asian1010.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.24%

Edgefield County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Edgefield County, South Carolina Median Age

42.7


Total

41.2


Male

46.1


Female

Edgefield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 21,818 adults, (4,769 of whom are seniors) in Edgefield County, South Carolina.

Edgefield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgefield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,406

46.34%

Male

14,363

53.66%

Edgefield County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Edgefield County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All73%27%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female50.6%49.4%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0632.6573
Married4,4633.1189.4
Non Family2,6121.1559.6
Female1,4343.6950.6
Male5543.2461.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edgefield County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2766.53%
9th to 12th Grade2,15911.05%
High School Graduate7,25237.13%
Some College3,72319.06%
Associates Degree1,6458.42%
Bachelors Degree2,09810.74%
Graduate Degree1,3807.06%

Edgefield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,37910,0772,657
Black6,8485,274687
Hispanic1,097571102
Other Race329146
Multiple Races17417448
Asian1018030
Native American6440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,474$32,582$30,158
Less Than High School$17,917$22,351$9,029
High School Grad$29,367$31,349$24,219
Some College$35,867$47,447$30,955
Bachelors Degree$39,398$36,964$43,409
Graduate Degree$63,029$85,337$50,341

$31,474

Average Earnings

$32,582

Average Male

$30,158

Average Female

Edgefield County, South Carolina Language

Edgefield County, South Carolina Language by Age

Edgefield County, South Carolina Language

94.23% of Edgefield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.16% of the population.

Edgefield County, South Carolina Poverty

Edgefield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,4782,11424.94%
White14,4351,4159.80%
Hispanic1,11521419.19%
Other4137518.16%
Asian801923.75%

15.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.57%

Male Poverty Rate

17.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgefield County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgefield County, South Carolina is Black, with 24.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgefield County, South Carolina is White, with 9.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.45%
High School14.00%
Some College9.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Edgefield County, South Carolina Income

Edgefield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,200$69,741
Families$64,357$81,891
Married Families$85,979-
Non Families$20,307$35,737

Edgefield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Edgefield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgefield County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Edgefield 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.

Edgefield County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Edgefield County, South Carolina Veterans

2,062

Number of Veterans

1,856

Male Veterans

206

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam865
Second Gulf War495
First Gulf War493
World War II77
Korea65
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,46811.11%
Black5557.07%
Hispanic282.22%
2 or More2511.74%
Other143.84%

$Edgefield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

8.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgefield County, South Carolina Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Edgefield 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

44.63%

Born in South Carolina

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

2.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.02% of Edgefield County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 44.63% having been born in South Carolina. 2.90% 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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