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The 2016 Sumter, South Carolina, population is 40,816. There are 1,264 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Sumter, South Carolina

The median age is 33.8. The US median is 37.4. 44.35% of people in Sumter, South Carolina, are married. 10.80% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.45 people. 26.09% of people are married, with children. 24.57% have children, but are single.

Race in Sumter, South Carolina

44.64% of people are white, 47.81% are black, 1.56% are asian, 0.13% are native american, and 0.00% claim 'Other'.

4.14% of the people in Sumter, South Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.87% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLESumter, South CarolinaUnited States
  Population  40,816321,418,820
  Population - 2010  40,340308,745,538
  Population - 2000  39,643285,036,114
  Population - 1990  41,943251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  -2.69%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  2.96%12.76%
  Pop. Density  1,26491
  Land Area  323,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  33.837.4
  Female Population  54.18%50.81%
  Male Population  45.82%49.19%
  White  44.64%62.77%
  Black  47.81%12.24%
  Asian  1.56%4.95%
  Native American  0.13%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.00%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.73%2.13%
  Hispanic  4.14%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  95.87%83.10%
  Households  16,001116,211,000
  Family Households  10,16276,958,100
  Non Family Households  5,83939,253,000
  Household Size  2.452.63
  Married Population  44.35%50.58%
  Single Population  55.65%49.42%
  Now Married  40.75%48.41%
  Married but Separated  3.60%2.17%
  Never Married  36.65%32.55%
  Widowed  8.20%5.95%
  Divorced  10.80%10.92%
  Married, w/children  26.09%31.68%
  Married, no children  34.22%41.44%
  Single, w/children  24.57%16.94%
  Single, no children  15.13%9.95%

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Could be worse - 8/29/2016
Sumter could be worse, but I have yet to find it. I lived there from 99-16. Forced because I didn't want my children to be without their father. Worst place I have... (Read More)

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Great place for families - 11/29/2011
We are a transplanted military family who always intended on retiring in Florida when we retired from the Air Force. We enjoy the small town feeling of Sumter and have... (Read More)

We are proud to call Sumter, South Carolina our ho - 11/16/2011
My husband and I have been stationed here for over 6 years now and? we love it. We enjoy the outdoors so there's always something to do around the area. It's the only... (Read More)

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