Florence County, South Carolina Population 2020

Florence County, South Carolina's estimated population is 137,451 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Florence County, South Carolina is the 13th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020137,451-354-0.26%
2019137,805-354-0.26%
2018138,159-354-0.26%
2017138,513-87-0.06%
2016138,600-140-0.10%
2015138,740-51-0.04%
2014138,7916060.44%
2013138,1851890.14%
2012137,9963680.27%
2011137,6284880.36%
2010137,14022,79619.94%
1990114,3444,1813.80%
1980110,16320,52722.90%
197089,6365,1986.16%
196084,4384,7285.93%
195079,7109,12812.93%
194070,5829,55515.66%
193061,02710,62121.07%
192050,40614,73541.31%
191035,6717,19725.28%
190028,4743,44713.77%
189025,0270.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.26%
County Website
Founded
1888
County Seat
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Florence County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74,71153.92%
Black or African American58,89842.51%
Two or More Races1,9421.40%
Asian1,8011.30%
Some Other Race7170.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native3820.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1100.08%
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Florence County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

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Florence County, South Carolina Median Age

39


Total

37.5


Male

40.3


Female

Florence County, South Carolina Adults

There are 105,337 adults, (22,029 of whom are seniors) in Florence County, South Carolina.

Florence County, South Carolina Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

73,962

53.38%

Male

64,599

46.62%

Florence County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

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Florence County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All65.4%34.6%
Male62.2%37.8%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female42.9%57.1%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,0512.665.4
Married23,0373.1483.8
Non Family16,8051.1853.9
Female9,7563.5842.9
Male2,4533.4262.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Florence County, South Carolina Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,3444.67%
9th to 12th Grade10,00310.75%
High School Graduate30,76733.05%
Some College17,62618.93%
Associates Degree8,8819.54%
Bachelors Degree13,66314.68%
Graduate Degree7,8088.39%
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Florence County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White52,22546,63214,741
Black36,78628,9415,249
Hispanic1,7901,135361
Asian1,4161,324950
Multiple Races768644160
Other Race37722369
Native American30521967
Islander2818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.09%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,971$38,567$27,463
Less Than High School$20,495$22,619$15,940
High School Grad$26,718$32,318$21,023
Some College$30,954$41,118$26,324
Bachelors Degree$39,788$51,250$35,584
Graduate Degree$52,349$71,625$47,514

$31,971

Average Earnings

$38,567

Average Male

$27,463

Average Female

Florence County, South Carolina Language

Florence County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Florence County, South Carolina Language

96.31% of Florence County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Florence County, South Carolina Poverty

Florence County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black56,80516,30928.71%
White70,9987,14410.06%
Hispanic3,4251,23436.03%
Multiple1,92054528.39%
Asian1,79435219.62%
Other70932345.56%
Native38219751.57%
Islander1106660.00%

19.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.96%

Male Poverty Rate

20.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence County, South Carolina is Islander, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence County, South Carolina is White, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.26%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.08%
High School17.19%
Some College12.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.61%
Male Unemployed25.09%
Female Employed11.17%
Male Employed5.49%

Florence County, South Carolina Income

Florence County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,479$64,233
Families$56,882$75,023
Married Families$74,399$92,861
Non Families$25,353$37,611
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Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status

Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Florence County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Florence 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.

Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Florence County, South Carolina Veterans

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8,659

Number of Veterans

7,917

Male Veterans

742

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,196
First Gulf War1,790
Second Gulf War1,273
Korea638
World War II202
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,620
35 to 542,053
55 to 641,683
75+1,681
18 to 34622
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,4389.24%
Black3,0787.12%
2 or More9411.28%
Hispanic924.38%
Indian299.01%
Other112.52%
Asian90.61%

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence County, South Carolina Employment Status

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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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74.42%

Born in South Carolina

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Florence County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.42% having been born in South Carolina. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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