Marion County, South Carolina Population 2022

Marion County, South Carolina's estimated population is 29,460 with a growth rate of -1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, South Carolina is the 31st largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 32,956 and has seen a growth of -10.61% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18006,9140.00%
18108,8841,97028.49%
182010,2011,31714.82%
183011,2081,0079.87%
184013,9322,72424.30%
185017,4073,47524.94%
186021,1903,78321.73%
187022,1609704.58%
188034,10711,94753.91%
189029,976-4,131-12.11%
190035,1815,20517.36%
191020,596-14,585-41.46%
192023,7213,12515.17%
193027,2213,50014.75%
194030,1072,88610.60%
195033,1103,0039.97%
196032,014-1,096-3.31%
197030,270-1,744-5.45%
198034,1793,90912.91%
199033,899-280-0.82%
201032,956-943-2.78%
201132,780-176-0.53%
201232,408-372-1.13%
201332,082-326-1.01%
201431,952-130-0.41%
201531,770-182-0.57%
201631,760-10-0.03%
201731,295-465-1.46%
201831,056-239-0.76%
201930,657-399-1.28%
202030,258-399-1.30%
202129,859-399-1.32%
202229,460-399-1.34%
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Marion County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,31239.78%
Black or African American17,61756.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native2000.65%
Asian2250.73%
Some Other Race3761.21%
Two or More Races2240.72%
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Marion County, South Carolina Population by Race

Marion County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Marion County, South Carolina Median Age

40.7


Total

37.8


Male

44.6


Female

Marion County, South Carolina Adults

There are 23,814 adults, (6,084 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, South Carolina.

Marion County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

16,700

53.95%

Male

14,254

46.05%

Marion County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Marion County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
Male66.7%33.3%
All63.6%36.4%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female40.9%59.1%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2822.7363.6
Married3,9863.3588.9
Male4474.5966.7
Female2,8823.7740.9
Non Family3,9671.1454.2

3.47

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Marion County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3676.38%
9th to 12th Grade3,09914.46%
High School Graduate9,26143.20%
Some College3,30615.42%
Associates Degree1,6227.57%
Bachelors Degree1,6577.73%
Graduate Degree1,1255.25%
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Marion County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian18515542
2+ Races1029922
White9,0387,3101,436
Black11,6289,1381,263
Native American1329711
Other Race1771238
Hispanic4232018

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 22.70%.

Marion County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,436$31,042$25,492
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$29,888$18,750
High School Graduate$27,439$29,513$26,052
Some College$25,966$31,791$24,593
Bachelors Degree$33,750$65,114$26,375
Graduate Degree$44,459$49,563$43,750

$27,436

Average Earnings

$31,042

Average Male

$25,492

Average Female

Marion County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Marion County, South Carolina Language

96.38% of Marion County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Marion County, South Carolina Language

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native20017889.00%
Hispanic74842857.22%
Black17,4164,54126.07%
White11,7281,81115.44%
Asian225156.67%
Other259NaN%
Multiple2242410.71%

22.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.80%

Male Poverty Rate

23.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, South Carolina is Native, with 89.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.36%.

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.21%
High School17.40%
Some College16.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.07%
Male Unemployed15.51%
Female Employed8.78%
Female Unemployed40.34%

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

Marion County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,791$45,750
Families$41,449$55,078
Married Families$59,698-
Non Families$15,340$26,494
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Marion 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.

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status

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1,160

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War76
First Gulf War107
Vietnam610
Korea75
World War II16

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3454
35 to 54107
55 to 64255
65 to 74480
75+264

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4234.26%
Black6765.13%
Asian5529.73%
2+ Races64.58%

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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11.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Marion County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Marion 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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82.01%

Born in Marion County, South Carolina

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.14% of Marion County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 82.01% having been born in South Carolina. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion 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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