Fairfield County, South Carolina Population 2022

Fairfield County, South Carolina's estimated population is 22,260 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairfield County, South Carolina is the 39th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 23,840 and has seen a growth of -6.63% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17907,6230.00%
180010,0872,46432.32%
181011,8571,77017.55%
182017,1745,31744.84%
183021,5464,37225.46%
184020,165-1,381-6.41%
185021,4041,2396.14%
186022,1117073.30%
187019,888-2,223-10.05%
188027,7657,87739.61%
189028,5998343.00%
190029,4258262.89%
191029,442170.06%
192027,159-2,283-7.75%
193023,287-3,872-14.26%
194024,1879003.86%
195021,780-2,407-9.95%
196020,713-1,067-4.90%
197019,999-714-3.45%
198020,7007013.51%
199022,2951,5957.71%
201023,8401,5456.93%
201123,572-268-1.12%
201223,405-167-0.71%
201323,194-211-0.90%
201423,025-169-0.73%
201522,874-151-0.66%
201622,633-241-1.05%
201722,593-40-0.18%
201822,376-217-0.96%
201922,347-29-0.13%
202022,318-29-0.13%
202122,289-29-0.13%
202222,260-29-0.13%
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Fairfield County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,79539.25%
Black or African American12,89157.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native940.42%
Asian1230.55%
Two or More Races5032.24%
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Fairfield County, South Carolina Population by Race

Fairfield County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairfield County, South Carolina Median Age

47.1


Total

44.7


Male

48.8


Female

Fairfield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 18,122 adults, (4,833 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

11,749

52.44%

Male

10,657

47.56%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Fairfield County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All75.3%24.7%
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female61.6%38.4%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfield County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3152.3775.3
Married4,1092.8891.6
Male4172.3768.6
Female1,6403.6461.6
Non Family3,1491.0462.1

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Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Fairfield County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6373.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,6119.90%
High School Graduate6,41739.44%
Some College3,28320.18%
Associates Degree1,4268.77%
Bachelors Degree1,91411.76%
Graduate Degree9816.03%
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Fairfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1147574
Hispanic285275183
White6,7625,9871,884
2+ Races21819033
Black8,8537,492721
Native American7329

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 96.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.91%.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,481$45,902$26,898
Less Than 9th Grade$16,507$$19,375
High School Graduate$31,465$41,587$23,666
Some College$34,197$49,011$23,313
Bachelors Degree$46,351$52,328$35,753
Graduate Degree$60,700$$55,132

$35,481

Average Earnings

$45,902

Average Male

$26,898

Average Female

Fairfield County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Fairfield County, South Carolina Language

97.91% of Fairfield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native946569.15%
Hispanic50419438.49%
Black12,7262,97923.41%
Multiple5039017.89%
White8,44195911.36%
Asian12397.32%
OtherNaN%

18.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.63%

Male Poverty Rate

22.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina is Native, with 69.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield 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 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.20%.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.78%
High School17.38%
Some College12.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.45%
Male Unemployed52.40%
Female Employed8.70%
Female Unemployed30.80%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,861$62,343
Families$58,279$75,781
Married Families$73,984-
Non Families$21,631$33,737
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Income by Household Type

Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfield County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Fairfield 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.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

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1,361

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War230
First Gulf War268
Vietnam542
Korea45
World War II29

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3447
35 to 54392
55 to 64362
65 to 74380
75+180

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7399.70%
Black4974.98%
Native American2930.85%
Asian8468.29%
2+ Races124.36%
Hispanic308.80%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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3.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment by Education

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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79.03%

Born in Fairfield County, South Carolina

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Fairfield County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 79.03% having been born in South Carolina. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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