In 2020, South Carolina had a population of 5.09M people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $54,864. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of South Carolina grew from 5.02M to 5.09M, a 1.41% increase and its median household income grew from $53,199 to $54,864, a 3.13% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Carolina are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.3%), White (Hispanic) (3.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.75%).
7.36% of the households in South Carolina reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.1% of the residents in South Carolina are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Carolina are University of South Carolina-Columbia (10,191 degrees awarded in 2021), Clemson University (7,601 degrees), and Tri-County Technical College (2,542 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in South Carolina was $170,100, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%.
Most people in South Carolina drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in South Carolina was 2 cars per household.