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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

South Carolina

Number

Percent

Total population4,012,012100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male1,948,92948.6
Female2,063,08351.4
Under 5 years264,6796.6
5 to 9 years285,2437.1
10 to 14 years290,4797.2
15 to 19 years295,3777.4
20 to 24 years281,7147.0
25 to 34 years560,83114.0
35 to 44 years625,12415.6
45 to 54 years550,32113.7
55 to 59 years206,7625.2
60 to 64 years166,1494.1
65 to 74 years270,0486.7
75 to 84 years165,0164.1
85 years and over50,2691.3
Median age (years)35.4(X)
18 years and over3,002,37174.8
Male
1,432,41335.7
Female
1,569,95839.1
21 years and over2,814,13170.1
62 years and over581,57314.5
65 years and over485,33312.1
Male
196,7344.9
Female
288,5997.2
RACE
One race3,972,06299.0
White
2,695,56067.2
Black or African American
1,185,21629.5
American Indian and Alaska Native
13,7180.3
Asian
36,0140.9
Asian Indian
8,3560.2
Chinese
5,9670.1
Filipino
6,4230.2
Japanese
2,4480.1
Korean
3,6650.1
Vietnamese
4,2480.1

Other Asian 1

4,9070.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,6280.0
Native Hawaiian
3910.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
4890.0
Samoan
2770.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

4710.0
Some other race
39,9261.0
Two or more races39,9501.0

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White2,727,20868.0
Black or African American1,200,90129.9
American Indian and Alaska Native27,4560.7
Asian44,9311.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,7780.1
Some other race51,3461.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population4,012,012100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)95,0762.4
Mexican
52,8711.3
Puerto Rican
12,2110.3
Cuban
2,8750.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
27,1190.7
Not Hispanic or Latino3,916,93697.6
White alone
2,652,29166.1
RELATIONSHIP
Total population4,012,012100.0
In households3,876,97596.6
Householder
1,533,85438.2
Spouse
783,14219.5
Child
1,153,60128.8
Own child under 18 years
875,53521.8
Other relatives
235,4865.9
Under 18 years
112,0442.8
Nonrelatives
170,8924.3
Unmarried partner
70,4221.8
In group quarters135,0373.4
Institutionalized population
60,5331.5
Noninstitutionalized population
74,5041.9
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households1,533,854100.0
Family households (families)1,072,82269.9
With own children under 18 years
495,27632.3
Married-couple family
783,14251.1
With own children under 18 years
333,95121.8
Female householder, no husband present
226,95814.8
With own children under 18 years
131,0108.5
Nonfamily households461,03230.1
Householder living alone
383,14225.0
Householder 65 years and over
132,3028.6
Households with individuals under 18 years560,16036.5
Households with individuals 65 years and over346,17522.6
Average household size2.53(X)
Average family size3.02(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units1,753,670100.0
Occupied housing units1,533,85487.5
Vacant housing units219,81612.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
70,1984.0
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.9(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)12.0(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units1,533,854100.0
Owner-occupied housing units1,107,61772.2
Renter-occupied housing units426,23727.8
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.59(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.37(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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