Saluda County, South Carolina Population 2022

Saluda County, South Carolina's estimated population is 20,701 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saluda County, South Carolina is the 41st largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 19,907 and has seen a growth of 3.99% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
190018,9660.00%
191020,9431,97710.42%
192022,0881,1455.47%
193018,148-3,940-17.84%
194017,192-956-5.27%
195015,924-1,268-7.38%
196014,554-1,370-8.60%
197014,528-26-0.18%
198016,1501,62211.16%
199016,3572071.28%
201019,9073,55021.70%
201119,803-104-0.52%
201219,866630.32%
201320,0621960.99%
201420,07190.04%
201520,159880.44%
201620,187280.14%
201720,2991120.55%
201820,397980.48%
201920,473760.37%
202020,549760.37%
202120,625760.37%
202220,701760.37%
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Saluda County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,26665.38%
Black or African American4,98924.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.08%
Asian30.01%
Some Other Race1,2085.95%
Two or More Races8093.99%
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Saluda County, South Carolina Population by Race

Saluda County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Saluda County, South Carolina Median Age

42.7


Total

40.5


Male

45.3


Female

Saluda County, South Carolina Adults

There are 15,869 adults, (4,024 of whom are seniors) in Saluda County, South Carolina.

Saluda County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Saluda County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,115

49.85%

Male

10,177

50.15%

Saluda County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Saluda County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Male67.5%32.5%
Female60%40%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saluda County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3602.7177.6
Married4,0583.0687
Male4224.2267.5
Female9733.6860
Non Family1,9071.1268.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Saluda County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3979.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,58010.98%
High School Graduate4,92334.23%
Some College2,44116.97%
Associates Degree1,4149.83%
Bachelors Degree1,63311.35%
Graduate Degree9966.92%
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Saluda County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saluda County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian333
White9,1348,0372,250
2+ Races39630636
Black3,5632,670252
Hispanic1,609622113
Other Race5685114
Native American1717

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

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

Saluda County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,491$32,044$27,340
Less Than 9th Grade$21,503$22,271$16,375
High School Graduate$28,183$31,250$24,390
Some College$27,553$33,512$25,478
Bachelors Degree$45,584$46,958$43,614
Graduate Degree$41,738$54,574$36,765

$30,491

Average Earnings

$32,044

Average Male

$27,340

Average Female

Saluda County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saluda County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Saluda County, South Carolina Language

84.59% of Saluda County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 15.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.59% of the population.

Saluda County, South Carolina Language

Saluda County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple80957771.32%
Native171058.82%
Hispanic3,0191,12337.20%
Black4,9341,18724.06%
White11,7161,26610.81%
Other430NaN%

18.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.17%

Male Poverty Rate

19.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saluda County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saluda County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 71.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saluda 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 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.90%.

Saluda County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.56%
High School13.02%
Some College19.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%

Saluda County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.92%
Male Unemployed9.47%
Female Employed10.86%
Female Unemployed26.11%

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

Saluda County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,410$59,924
Families$48,935$67,446
Married Families$60,308-
Non Families$25,610$33,908
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Income by Household Type

Saluda County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Saluda County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Saluda 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.

Saluda County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Saluda County, South Carolina Marital Status

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1,165

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War180
First Gulf War227
Vietnam423
Korea112
World War II5

Saluda County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3490
35 to 54248
55 to 64126
65 to 74298
75+403

Saluda County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8768.14%
Black2345.94%
Native American17100.00%
Asian3100.00%
Other Race243.80%
2+ Races112.43%
Hispanic562.99%

Saluda County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Saluda County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saluda County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Saluda County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Saluda County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Saluda 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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72.45%

Born in Saluda County, South Carolina

92.48%

Native Born

7.52%

Foreign Born

6.16%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.48% of Saluda County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 72.45% having been born in South Carolina. 6.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saluda 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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