Lancaster County, South Carolina Population 2022

Lancaster County, South Carolina's estimated population is 106,943 with a growth rate of 2.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, South Carolina is the 17th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 76,971 and has seen a growth of 38.94% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17906,3020.00%
18006,012-290-4.60%
18106,3183065.09%
18208,7162,39837.96%
183010,3611,64518.87%
18409,907-454-4.38%
185010,9881,08110.91%
186011,7978097.36%
187012,0872902.46%
188016,9034,81639.84%
189020,7613,85822.82%
190024,3113,55017.10%
191026,6502,3399.62%
192028,6281,9787.42%
193027,980-648-2.26%
194033,5425,56219.88%
195037,0713,52910.52%
196039,3522,2816.15%
197043,3283,97610.10%
198053,36110,03323.16%
199054,5161,1552.16%
201076,97122,45541.19%
201177,8508791.14%
201279,3151,4651.88%
201380,6491,3341.68%
201483,4292,7803.45%
201586,2612,8323.39%
201689,8233,5624.13%
201792,4112,5882.88%
201895,0352,6242.84%
201998,0122,9773.13%
2020100,9892,9773.04%
2021103,9662,9772.95%
2022106,9432,9772.86%
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Lancaster County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70,50173.92%
Black or African American19,89120.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1340.14%
Asian1,4581.53%
Some Other Race7760.81%
Two or More Races2,6182.74%
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Lancaster County, South Carolina Population by Race

Lancaster County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Lancaster County, South Carolina Median Age

42.5


Total

40.8


Male

43.8


Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Adults

There are 74,804 adults, (19,954 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, South Carolina.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

49,179

51.56%

Male

46,199

48.44%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Lancaster County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family77.2%22.8%
Male60.3%39.7%
Female55.7%44.3%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,2282.6580.6
Married18,9073.0989.9
Male1,2233.8260.3
Female4,7043.6655.7
Non Family10,3941.2677.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Lancaster County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6253.83%
9th to 12th Grade6,0898.89%
High School Graduate19,54928.54%
Some College13,05319.05%
Associates Degree7,64611.16%
Bachelors Degree12,12517.70%
Graduate Degree7,41710.83%
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Lancaster County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lancaster County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,0891,018729
2+ Races999739384
Other Race344250129
White50,35545,45516,135
Hispanic2,9002,033862
Black13,65210,8641,733
Native American13295

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.94%.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,916$46,277$31,916
Less Than 9th Grade$30,584$33,586$23,524
High School Graduate$33,512$37,342$24,693
Some College$33,921$44,521$28,889
Bachelors Degree$54,578$93,135$39,428
Graduate Degree$65,063$73,214$61,500

$38,916

Average Earnings

$46,277

Average Male

$31,916

Average Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

93.30% of Lancaster County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.77% of the population.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2,44365026.61%
Black18,8734,48723.77%
Hispanic5,28194617.91%
White65,5266,2389.52%
Asian1,4581067.27%
OtherNaN%

13.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.17%

Male Poverty Rate

14.09%

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 26.61% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.02%.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.37%
High School11.40%
Some College9.61%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.37%
Male Unemployed37.05%
Female Employed7.44%
Female Unemployed39.23%

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

Lancaster County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,421$85,011
Families$76,241$96,790
Married Families$89,789-
Non Families$31,067$54,852
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Income by Household Type

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

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6,063

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,009
First Gulf War1,097
Vietnam2,307
Korea331
World War II159

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34353
35 to 541,236
55 to 641,290
65 to 741,498
75+1,686

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5448.05%
Black1,4469.45%
Native American2619.70%
2+ Races473.87%
Hispanic290.86%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Lancaster 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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46.33%

Born in Lancaster County, South Carolina

94.76%

Native Born

5.24%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.76% of Lancaster County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 46.33% having been born in South Carolina. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lancaster 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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