Oconee County, South Carolina Population 2022

Oconee County, South Carolina's estimated population is 83,263 with a growth rate of 1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oconee County, South Carolina is the 19th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 74,348 and has seen a growth of 11.99% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
187010,5360.00%
188016,2565,72054.29%
189018,6872,43114.95%
190023,6344,94726.47%
191027,3373,70315.67%
192030,1172,78010.17%
193033,3683,25110.79%
194036,5123,1449.42%
195039,0502,5386.95%
196040,2041,1542.96%
197040,7285241.30%
198048,6117,88319.36%
199057,4948,88318.27%
201074,34816,85429.31%
201174,252-96-0.13%
201274,5512990.40%
201374,9373860.52%
201475,2192820.38%
201575,8636440.86%
201676,5356720.89%
201777,3888531.11%
201878,3079191.19%
201979,5461,2391.58%
202080,7851,2391.56%
202182,0241,2391.53%
202283,2631,2391.51%
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Oconee County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68,19987.08%
Black or African American5,5747.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native5290.68%
Asian6050.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.02%
Some Other Race1,0561.35%
Two or More Races2,3392.99%
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Oconee County, South Carolina Population by Race

Oconee County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Oconee County, South Carolina Median Age

46.1


Total

45.1


Male

47.1


Female

Oconee County, South Carolina Adults

There are 62,701 adults, (18,195 of whom are seniors) in Oconee County, South Carolina.

Oconee County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Oconee County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

39,723

50.72%

Male

38,591

49.28%

Oconee County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Oconee County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Male54.6%45.4%
Female47.7%52.3%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oconee County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,4402.3973.2
Married16,7632.9190.2
Male1,4123.4554.6
Female3,3843.1947.7
Non Family10,8811.1957.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Oconee County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6744.69%
9th to 12th Grade5,4509.56%
High School Graduate16,37928.74%
Some College11,24219.73%
Associates Degree5,6489.91%
Bachelors Degree9,38716.47%
Graduate Degree6,20710.89%
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Oconee County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oconee County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander121212
Asian395349220
White49,85143,60614,446
Hispanic2,3091,276333
Black3,9543,303565
2+ Races77557574
Other Race61716139
Native American184703

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%.

Oconee County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,534$40,849$26,707
Less Than 9th Grade$19,211$25,814$10,603
High School Graduate$26,770$31,777$21,894
Some College$32,260$42,193$24,983
Bachelors Degree$47,173$58,436$40,521
Graduate Degree$71,494$81,524$63,989

$33,534

Average Earnings

$40,849

Average Male

$26,707

Average Female

Oconee County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oconee County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Oconee County, South Carolina Language

94.71% of Oconee County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.89% of the population.

Oconee County, South Carolina Language

Oconee County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native52942981.10%
Multiple2,28776933.62%
Hispanic4,3031,13326.33%
Black5,36994617.62%
White65,4079,08013.88%
Asian605579.42%
Other55NaN%

15.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.81%

Male Poverty Rate

16.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oconee County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oconee County, South Carolina is Native, with 81.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oconee 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 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.52%.

Oconee County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.83%
High School12.65%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

Oconee County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.24%
Male Unemployed23.63%
Female Employed11.68%
Female Unemployed37.20%

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

Oconee County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,691$73,240
Families$64,712$89,579
Married Families$75,345$102,802
Non Families$25,909$39,197
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Income by Household Type

Oconee County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Oconee County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Oconee 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.

Oconee County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Oconee County, South Carolina Marital Status

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6,215

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War973
First Gulf War973
Vietnam2,850
Korea433
World War II41

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34445
35 to 541,274
55 to 64881
65 to 742,074
75+1,541

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,82210.46%
Black3447.53%
Native American189.78%
Other Race40.51%
2+ Races272.71%
Hispanic903.30%

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Oconee County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Oconee County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Oconee 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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56.82%

Born in Oconee County, South Carolina

96.07%

Native Born

3.93%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.07% of Oconee County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 56.82% having been born in South Carolina. 2.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oconee 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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