Florence County, South Carolina Population 2021

Florence County, South Carolina's estimated population is 138,325 with a growth rate of 0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Florence County, South Carolina is the 14th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 137,140 and has seen a growth of 0.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021138,325160.01%
2020138,309160.01%
2019138,293160.01%
2018138,277-218-0.16%
2017138,495-100-0.07%
2016138,595-120-0.09%
2015138,715-64-0.05%
2014138,7796010.43%
2013138,1781930.14%
2012137,9853530.26%
2011137,6324920.36%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.01%
County Website
Founded
1888
County Seat
2010 Population
137,140
Growth Since 2010
0.86%
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Florence County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74,27853.64%
Black or African American59,19342.75%
Two or More Races1,9361.40%
Asian1,8101.31%
Some Other Race7950.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native3540.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1090.08%
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Florence County, South Carolina Population by Race

Florence County, South Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Florence County, South Carolina Median Age

39.2


Total

37.5


Male

40.5


Female

Florence County, South Carolina Adults

There are 105,501 adults, (22,637 of whom are seniors) in Florence County, South Carolina.

Florence County, South Carolina Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

73,710

53.23%

Male

64,765

46.77%

Florence County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Florence County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All65.7%34.3%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family54.3%45.7%
Female45.7%54.3%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Florence County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,1882.665.7
Married22,7833.1683.2
Non Family17,4551.254.3
Female9,5143.5945.7
Male2,4363.4361.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Florence County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,3164.61%
9th to 12th Grade9,73110.40%
High School Graduate30,75032.87%
Some College18,01219.26%
Associates Degree8,6389.23%
Bachelors Degree14,02815.00%
Graduate Degree8,0658.62%
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Florence County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Florence County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White52,00946,52315,317
Black37,31129,7565,394
Hispanic1,9321,172382
Asian1,4491,344903
2+ Races779659157
Other Race41925652
Native American26120216
Islander2919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.32%.

Florence County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,798$40,706$28,947
Less Than 9th Grade$20,371$22,848$15,787
High School Graduate$28,743$35,305$21,878
Some College$31,015$40,923$27,040
Bachelors Degree$42,536$58,232$37,600
Graduate Degree$54,149$76,959$50,352

$32,798

Average Earnings

$40,706

Average Male

$28,947

Average Female

Florence County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Florence County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Florence County, South Carolina Language

96.25% of Florence County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Florence County, South Carolina Language

Florence County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black57,17616,03028.04%
White70,5586,7369.55%
Hispanic3,6041,24134.43%
Multiple1,93549425.53%
Other78839650.25%
Asian1,80135919.93%
Native3539426.63%
Islander1097165.14%

18.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.44%

Male Poverty Rate

20.14%

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 65.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence County, South Carolina is White, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.16%.

Florence County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.20%
High School16.88%
Some College12.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Florence County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.76%
Male Unemployed26.12%
Female Employed9.87%
Male Employed5.82%

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

Florence County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,058$66,648
Families$57,829$78,337
Married Families$75,953$96,831
Non Families$26,613$39,371
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Income by Household Type

Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

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 55-64.

Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Florence County, South Carolina Marital Status

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8,268

Number of Veterans

7,335

Male Veterans

933

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,990
First Gulf War1,581
Second Gulf War1,530
Korea538
World War II136

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,435
35 to 541,889
55 to 641,606
75+1,552
18 to 34786

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0918.69%
Black3,0236.94%
Hispanic1064.84%
Native American7023.10%
2+ Races667.81%
Asian130.86%
Other Race50.93%

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Florence County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Florence County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Florence 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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74.55%

Born in Florence County, South Carolina

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.21% of Florence County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.55% having been born in South Carolina. 1.34% 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

  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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