Lancaster County, South Carolina Population 2020

Lancaster County, South Carolina's estimated population is 100,892 with a growth rate of 2.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, South Carolina is the 16th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020100,8922,7562.81%
201998,1362,7562.89%
201895,3802,7562.98%
201792,6242,6672.96%
201689,9573,6354.21%
201586,3222,8763.45%
201483,4462,7853.45%
201380,6611,3391.69%
201279,3221,4761.90%
201177,8468741.14%
201076,97222,45641.19%
199054,5161,1552.16%
198053,36110,03323.16%
197043,3283,97610.10%
196039,3522,2816.15%
195037,0713,52910.52%
194033,5425,56219.88%
193027,980-648-2.26%
192028,6281,9787.42%
191026,6502,3399.62%
190024,3113,55017.10%
189020,7613,85822.82%
188016,9034,81639.84%
187012,0872902.46%
186011,7978097.36%
185010,9881,08110.91%
18409,907-454-4.38%
183010,3611,64518.87%
18208,7162,39837.96%
18106,3183065.09%
18006,012-290-4.60%
17906,3020.00%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66,11973.84%
Black or African American19,19321.43%
Two or More Races2,2672.53%
Asian1,0081.13%
Some Other Race7710.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native1880.21%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Lancaster County, South Carolina Median Age

42


Total

40.2


Male

43.4


Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Adults

There are 69,937 adults, (18,004 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, South Carolina.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

45,954

51.32%

Male

43,592

48.68%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Lancaster County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family73.2%26.8%
Male54%46%
Female47.4%52.6%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,6322.6878.2
Married17,2513.1690.6
Non Family9,7761.273.2
Female4,2903.7547.4
Male1,3153.9454

3.25

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lancaster County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4833.90%
9th to 12th Grade6,1629.68%
High School Graduate20,31331.91%
Some College11,84418.60%
Associates Degree5,7569.04%
Bachelors Degree11,18017.56%
Graduate Degree5,9299.31%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,99341,65014,475
Black13,01510,3071,462
Hispanic2,5632,135781
Asian678588314
Multiple Races486427272
Other Race429391139
Native American14411013

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 91.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 55.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,680$42,314$30,154
Less Than High School$26,574$31,835$18,500
High School Grad$30,340$33,065$27,700
Some College$32,401$39,673$29,211
Bachelors Degree$53,383$76,087$38,141
Graduate Degree$51,136$66,101$41,399

$35,680

Average Earnings

$42,314

Average Male

$30,154

Average Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language by Age

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

93.73% of Lancaster County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,9066,62810.71%
Black18,0324,81426.70%
Multiple2,26776533.75%
Hispanic4,64169514.98%
Asian1,008565.56%

14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

15.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 33.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, South Carolina is Asian, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.46%
Some College11.59%
High School11.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Income

Lancaster County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,223$76,139
Families$68,486$89,479
Married Families$82,416$104,198
Non Families$27,002$42,666

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Lancaster 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.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans

6,044

Number of Veterans

5,667

Male Veterans

377

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,480
First Gulf War925
Second Gulf War702
Korea473
World War II264
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9129.28%
Black1,0717.29%
Hispanic682.33%
2 or More405.13%
Indian128.33%
Asian91.10%

$Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.72%

Born in South Carolina

96.03%

Native Born

3.97%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.03% of Lancaster County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 49.72% having been born in South Carolina. 1.82% 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
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