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People in South Carolina

The population in South Carolina is 4,896,150. There are 163 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in South Carolina is 38.3, the US median age is 37.4. The number of people per household in South Carolina is 2.6, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in South Carolina
- 50.9% are married
- 10.6% are divorced
- 27.8% are married with children
- 18.7% have children, but are single
Race in South Carolina

- 63.9% are white
- 27.4% are black
- 1.3% are asian
- 0.3% are native american
- 0.1% claim Other
- 5.3% claim Hispanic Ethnicity

ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE

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  PEOPLESouth Carolina, South CarolinaUnited States
  Population4,896,146321,418,820
  Population - 20104,511,428308,745,538
  Population - 20004,012,012285,036,114
  Population - 19903,485,914251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now40.46%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now22.04%12.76%
  Pop. Density16391
  Land Area30,0613,531,905
  Water Area1,960264,837
  Median Age38.337.4
  Female Population51.38%50.81%
  Male Population48.62%49.19%
  RACE
  White63.92%62.77%
  Black27.42%12.24%
  Asian1.32%4.95%
  Native American0.30%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.16%
  Other0.000940.00195
  Two or More Races1.64%2.13%
  Hispanic5.26%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic94.74%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households1,795,720116,211,000
  Family Households1,204,27076,958,100
  Non Family Households591,44339,253,000
  Household Size2.562.63
  Married Population50.89%50.58%
  Single Population49.11%49.42%
  Now Married47.51%48.41%
  Married but Separated3.38%2.17%
  Never Married31.67%32.55%
  Widowed6.82%5.95%
  Divorced10.62%10.92%
  Married, w/children27.75%31.68%
  Married, no children42.74%41.44%
  Single, w/children18.73%16.94%
  Single, no children10.78%9.95%
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    The Upstate - 11/11/2017
    The Upstate (Greenville, Clemson, etc) is very nice ... lots to do and the weather, food and people seem to compare well to the Low... Read More

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    Bluffton, South Carolina or anywhere in Carolina - 3/12/2016
    I purchased a home in SC., and just sold after 2 years. Now ladies and gentlemen, please let me explain, my industry is travel. I've lived, loved, and played everywhere.... Read More

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