In 2018, South Carolina had a population of 5.08M people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $52,306. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of South Carolina grew from 5.02M to 5.08M, a 1.19% increase and its median household income grew from $50,570 to $52,306, a 3.43% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Carolina are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.5%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.6%). 7.37% of the people in South Carolina speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Carolina are University of South Carolina-Columbia (9,467 degrees awarded in 2017), Clemson University (6,082 degrees), and Trident Technical College (2,892 degrees).
The median property value in South Carolina is $170,800, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in South Carolina commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in South Carolina is 2 cars per household.