Allendale, SC

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Population

3,120

2.16% decline

Median Age

38.9


Median Household Income

$19,420

8.67% decline

Poverty Rate

34.1%


Number of Employees

908

0.221% growth

Median Property Value

$38,300

24.9% decline

About

In 2017, Allendale, SC had a population of 3.12k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $19,420. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Allendale, SC declined from 3,189 to 3,120, a -2.16% decrease and its median household income declined from $21,263 to $19,420, a -8.67% decrease.

The population of Allendale, SC is 83.1% Black or African American Alone, 15.2% White Alone, and 1.67% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Allendale, SC speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Allendale, SC are University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (150 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Allendale, SC is $38,300, and the homeownership rate is 56.2%. Most people in Allendale, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Allendale, SC is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of Allendale, SC employs 908 people. The largest industries in Allendale, SC are Public Administration (181 people), Educational Services (148 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (124 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,385), Manufacturing ($31,957), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($30,804).

Median household income in Allendale, SC is $19,420. Males in Allendale, SC have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,985. The income inequality in Allendale, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$19,420

2017 value

± $2,594

-8.67%

1 Year Growth

± 22.9%

Households in Allendale, SC have a median annual income of $19,420, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $21,263 in 2016, which represents a -8.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,080

Average Male Salary

± $1,419

$40,985

Average Female Salary

± $1,018

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Carolina made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,597 ± $53,271

  2. Asian

    $47,877 ± $7,789

  3. White

    $47,332 ± $1,044

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Carolina workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Allendale, SC is from South Carolina.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.456

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South Carolina was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.695% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for South Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in South Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9702

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allendale, SC was Census Tract 9702 with a value of $21,995, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

34.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allendale, SC (1.06k out of 3.12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    995 ± 257

  2. White

    69 ± 85

  3. Native American

    0 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allendale, SC is Black, followed by White and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

908

2017 Value

± 252

0.221%

1 Year growth

± 39.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Allendale, SC grew at a rate of 0.221%, from 906 employees to 908 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allendale, SC, are Production Occupations (177 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (121 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (117 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allendale, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Allendale, SC, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (177 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (121 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (117 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Allendale, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.67 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.59 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Allendale, SC, by median earnings, are Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($37,404), Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($35,288), and Production Occupations ($32,038).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

908

2017 Value

± 252

0.221%

1 Year growth

± 39.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Allendale, SC grew at a rate of 0.221%, from 906 employees to 908 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allendale, SC, are Public Administration (181 people), Educational Services (148 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (124 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allendale, SC, though some of these residents may live in Allendale, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Allendale, SC, by number of employees, are Public Administration (181 people), Educational Services (148 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (124 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Allendale, SC has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.38 times higher than expected), Public Administration (4.27 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.79 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Allendale, SC, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,385), Manufacturing ($31,957), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($30,804).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $15.9B

  2. $15.2B

  3. $11.7B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $15.9B, followed by Machinery ($15.2B) and Mixed freight ($11.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B

2015 Value

$244B

Projected 2045 Value

49.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $22.2B

  2. $13.4B

  3. $5.71B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $22.2B, followed by Georgia with $13.4B and Tennessee and $5.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

79.4% of the population of Allendale, SC has health coverage, with 22.1% on employee plans, 43.3% on Medicaid, 8.3% on Medicare, 5.67% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Allendale, SC was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in Allendale, SC see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,235

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,491

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,298

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

20.6%

Uninsured

22.1%

Employer Coverage

43.3%

Medicaid

8.3%

Medicare

5.67%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allendale, SC grew by 11.2% from 18.5% to 20.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Allendale, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 20.1% prevalence

  2. 19.6% prevalence

  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Allendale, SC is home to a population of 3.12k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Allendale, SC residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Allendale, SC is composed of 2.59k Black or African American Alone residents (83.1%), 474 White Alone residents (15.2%), 52 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.67%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Allendale, SC are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Allendale, SC was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Allendale, SC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Allendale, SC residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    0 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Allendale, SC residents (0 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allendale, SC was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    68,828 ± 6,396 people

  2. India

    11,778 ± 2,661 people

  3. Philippines

    9,880 ± 2,438 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 68,828 South Carolina residents, followed by India with 11,778 and Philippines with 9,880.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Allendale, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Allendale, SC was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    2.59k ± 175

  2. White Alone

    474 ± 150

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    52 ± 85.1

In 2017, there were 5.47 times more Black or African American Alone residents (2.59k people) in Allendale, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 474 White Alone and 52 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Allendale, SC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Allendale, SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Allendale, SC was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Allendale, SC are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    14 ± 30

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 21

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 17

Allendale, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Allendale, SC awarded 150 degrees. The student population of Allendale, SC is skewed towards women, with 427 male students and 710 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allendale, SC are White (82 and 55.8%), followed by Black or African American (49 and 33.3%), Two or More Races (6 and 4.08%), and Hispanic or Latino (5 and 3.4%).

The largest universities in Allendale, SC by number of degrees awarded are University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (150 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Allendale, SC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (150 and 100%) and General Studies (0 and 0%).

The median tuition costs in Allendale, SC are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 150 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Allendale, SC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 150 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Allendale, SC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

150 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Allendale, SC institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie with 150 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

56

Degrees Awarded to Men

94

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 56 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allendale, SC, which is 0.596 times less than the 94 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    82 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    49 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    6 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Allendale, SC were to White students. These 82 degrees mean that there were 1.67 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 49 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allendale, SC was $38,300 in 2017, which is 0.176 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $51,000 to $38,300, a 24.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in Allendale, SC is 56.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Allendale, SC have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Allendale, SC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$19,420

Median Household Income

± $2,594

1.31k

Number of Households

± 269

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.31k households in Allendale, SC declined from $19,420 from the previous year's value of $21,263.

The following chart displays the households in Allendale, SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$38,300

2017 Median

± $13,995

$51,000

2016 Median

± $18,687

In 2017, the median property value in Allendale, SC declined from to $38,300 from the previous year's value of $51,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Allendale, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allendale, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $35k - $40k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Allendale, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allendale, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.2%

2017 Homeownership

54.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.2% of the housing units in Allendale, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Allendale, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Allendale, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Allendale, SC have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allendale, SC have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.23% of the workforce in Allendale, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.4%

  2. Walked

    11.6%

  3. Carpooled

    11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Allendale, SC was Drove Alone (69.4%), followed by those who Walked (11.6%) and those who Carpooled (11%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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