Florence County, South Carolina Population 2024

137,285

Florence County, South Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 137,285 with a growth rate of 0.21% 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. The 2010 population was 137,161 and has seen a growth of 0.09% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029138,6952820.2%
2028138,4132820.2%
2027138,1312820.2%
2026137,8492820.2%
2025137,5672820.21%
2024137,2852820.21%
2023137,0032820.21%
2022136,7212820.21%
2021136,439-372-0.27%
2020136,811-1,317-0.95%
2019138,128-166-0.12%
2018138,294-216-0.16%
2017138,510-155-0.11%
2016138,665-116-0.08%
2015138,781-56-0.04%
2014138,8376070.44%
2013138,2301990.14%
2012138,0313610.26%
2011137,6705090.37%
2010137,161
1990114,3444,1813.8%
1980110,16320,52722.9%
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%
189025,027-113,668-81.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.21% (282)
County Website
Florence County
County Seat
2010 Population
137,161
Area
800 mi²
Density
172 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.09% (124)
Founded
1888

Florence County, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70,07251.14%
Black or African American58,67742.83%
Two or more races3,7182.71%
Other race2,1691.58%
Asian2,0671.51%
Native American2870.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander250.02%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Florence County, South Carolina Population by Race

Florence County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Florence County, South Carolina Median Age

39

Total

37.5

Male

40.3

Female

Florence County, South Carolina Adults

There are 104,827 adults, (23,955 of whom are seniors) in Florence County, South Carolina.

Florence County, South Carolina Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female72,33652.79%
Male64,67947.21%

Florence County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All52,2442.5664.735.3
Married22,6573.1883.116.9
Non Family18,9321.1951.348.7
Female8,6423.694654
Male2,0133.6863.736.3
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3.27

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Florence 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

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

Florence 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.17%.

Florence County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,174

Average Earnings

$49,921

Average Male

$35,157

Average Female

Florence County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Florence County, South Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Florence County, South Carolina Language

96.11% of Florence County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.1% of the population.

Florence County, South Carolina Language

Florence County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black57,31915,18726.5%
White67,4436,4059.5%
Hispanic3,9731,60340.35%
Other2,1621,07649.77%
Multiple3,62375020.7%
Asian2,0481366.64%
Native2858830.88%
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17.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.13%

Male Poverty Rate

17.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence County, South Carolina is Other, with 49.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence County, South Carolina is Asian, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.31%.

Florence County, South Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.48%
High School19.4%
Some College11.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.2%
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Florence County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.71%
Male Unemployed37.77%
Female Employed8.41%
Male Employed6.39%
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Florence County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Florence County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Florence County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7,737

Number of Veterans

7,074

Male Veterans

663

Female Veterans

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Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Florence County, South Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Florence County, South Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Florence 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

75.76%

Born in Florence County, South Carolina

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.38% of Florence County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.76% having been born in South Carolina. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Florence County, South Carolina Place of Birth

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