Hampton County, South Carolina Population 2020

Hampton County, South Carolina's estimated population is 19,051 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hampton County, South Carolina is the 41st largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,051-150-0.78%
201919,201-150-0.78%
201819,351-150-0.77%
201719,501-292-1.48%
201619,793-173-0.87%
201519,966-460-2.25%
201420,426410.20%
201320,385-350-1.69%
201220,735-58-0.28%
201120,793-279-1.32%
201021,0722,88115.84%
199018,191320.18%
198018,1592,28114.37%
197015,878-1,547-8.88%
196017,425-602-3.34%
195018,0275623.22%
194017,4652221.29%
193017,243-2,307-11.80%
192019,550-5,576-22.19%
191025,1261,3885.85%
190023,7383,19415.55%
189020,5441,8039.62%
188018,7410.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.78%
County Website
Founded
1878
County Seat
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Hampton County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,56853.35%
White8,45942.71%
Some Other Race3921.98%
Two or More Races2101.06%
Asian1060.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.18%
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Hampton County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

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Hampton County, South Carolina Median Age

39.7


Total

36.7


Male

43.4


Female

Hampton County, South Carolina Adults

There are 15,461 adults, (3,485 of whom are seniors) in Hampton County, South Carolina.

Hampton County, South Carolina Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampton County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

9,560

48.27%

Male

10,247

51.73%

Hampton County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

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Hampton County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female56.4%43.6%
Male56.4%43.6%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9242.6673.8
Non Family2,8771.1367.3
Married2,8193.2888.1
Female1,0654.9456.4
Male1634.0756.4

3.64

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hampton County, South Carolina Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6874.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,75212.65%
High School Graduate6,50246.94%
Some College2,17015.67%
Associates Degree1,1618.38%
Bachelors Degree1,1838.54%
Graduate Degree3972.87%
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Hampton County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,1355,815428
White5,9325,0471,048
Hispanic58739080
Other Race1901554
Multiple Races10252
Asian654824
Native American3626
Islander363636

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,721$28,516$25,506
Less Than High School$18,750$18,919$18,438
High School Grad$25,542$26,699$22,434
Some College$27,417$35,019$25,729
Bachelors Degree$39,101$40,793$34,196
Graduate Degree$38,580$$40,441

$26,721

Average Earnings

$28,516

Average Male

$25,506

Average Female

Hampton County, South Carolina Language

Hampton County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Hampton County, South Carolina Language

95.39% of Hampton County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Hampton County, South Carolina Poverty

Hampton County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,8122,21522.57%
White7,8031,07613.79%
Hispanic4899018.40%
Other3638022.04%
Multiple1256552.00%

18.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.16%

Male Poverty Rate

22.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampton County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampton County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 52.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampton County, South Carolina is White, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.09%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.66%
High School14.97%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.98%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.57%
Male Unemployed34.16%
Female Employed10.47%
Male Employed6.17%

Hampton County, South Carolina Income

Hampton County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,453$43,009
Families$43,870$54,369
Married Families$55,686-
Non Families$21,520$25,307
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Hampton County, South Carolina Marital Status

Hampton County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hampton County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Hampton County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hampton County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Hampton County, South Carolina Veterans

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1,252

Number of Veterans

1,227

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam486
Second Gulf War302
First Gulf War177
Korea47
World War II36
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54396
65 to 74323
75+246
55 to 64189
18 to 3498
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Name Veterans % of Total
White69910.18%
Black5246.47%
Hispanic386.40%
2 or More1817.14%
Other115.58%

Hampton County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampton County, South Carolina Employment Status

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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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81.09%

Born in South Carolina

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Hampton County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 81.09% having been born in South Carolina. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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