Allendale County, SC

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2020 Population
8,789
2.6% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44.7
6.68% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
28%
11.8% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$26,074
4.09% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$47,100
4.27% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
2,707
6.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Allendale County, SC had a population of 8.79k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $26,074. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Allendale County, SC declined from 9,024 to 8,789, a −2.6% decrease and its median household income declined from $27,185 to $26,074, a −4.09% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allendale County, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (73%), White (Non-Hispanic) (22%), Other (Hispanic) (2.2%), White (Hispanic) (0.899%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.819%).

None of the households in Allendale County, SC 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.

98.4% of the residents in Allendale County, SC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Allendale County, SC are University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (134 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Allendale County, SC was $47,100, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%.

Most people in Allendale County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Allendale County, SC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Allendale County, SC is home to a population of 8.79k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.64% of Allendale County, SC residents were born outside of the country (144 people).

In 2020, there were 3.31 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.42k people) in Allendale County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k White (Non-Hispanic) and 193 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Allendale County, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Allendale County, SC was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Allendale County, SC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.42k ± 104
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 19
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    193 ± 124
3.36%
Hispanic Population
295 people

In 2020, there were 3.31 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.42k people) in Allendale County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k White (Non-Hispanic) and 193 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.36% of the people in Allendale County, SC are hispanic (295 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Allendale County, SC as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,463 ± 6,098 people
  2. India
    16,261 ± 3,126 people
  3. Honduras
    12,981 ± 2,794 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 62,463 South Carolina residents, followed by India with 16,261 and Honduras with 12,981.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.64%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
144 people
1.71%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
154 people

As of 2020, 1.64% of Allendale County, SC residents (144 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allendale County, SC was 1.71%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    157 ± 120
  2. Vietnam
    85 ± 64
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    46 ± 36

Allendale County, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Allendale County, SC employs 2.71k people. The largest industries in Allendale County, SC are Educational Services (471 people), Public Administration (383 people), and Manufacturing (347 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($46,444), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,972), and Construction ($43,631).

Males in South Carolina have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,267. The income inequality in South Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.71k
2020 Value
± 415
−6.33%
1 Year decline
± 21.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Allendale County, SC declined at a rate of −6.33%, from 2.89k employees to 2.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allendale County, SC, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (317 people), Management Occupations (304 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (248 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allendale County, SC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.71k
2020 Value
± 415
−6.33%
1 Year decline
± 21.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Allendale County, SC declined at a rate of −6.33%, from 2.89k employees to 2.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allendale County, SC, are Educational Services (471 people), Public Administration (383 people), and Manufacturing (347 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allendale County, SC, though some of these residents may live in Allendale County, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,848
Median earning men ± $14,252
$26,628
Median earning women ± $2,963

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Construction ($85,078), Other Services Except Public Administration ($63,309), and Public Administration ($50,585).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($66,012), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,451), and Construction ($36,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in South Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in South Carolina.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 37
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 33
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 29
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $135k
    Manufacturing
  2. $13k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $5.59k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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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. $38.2B
  2. $32.1B
  3. $26.9B

In 2020, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $38.2B, followed by Plastics/rubber ($32.1B) and Machinery ($26.9B).

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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$285B
2020 Value in South Carolina
$613B
Projected 2050 Value in South Carolina
115% growth

In 2020, total outbound South Carolina trade was $285B. This is expected to increase 115% to $613B by 2050.

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. $30.1B
  2. $22.4B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $30.1B, followed by Georgia with $22.4B and Texas and $13.2B.

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

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flagCivics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Allendale County, SC went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 75.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (23.2%), followed by Other (0.584%).

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing the state of South Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from South Carolina

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Lindsey Graham
Senator from South Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Tim Scott
Senator from South Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jim DeMint.

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing South Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in South Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from South Carolina

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for South Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Allendale County, SC awarded 134 degrees. The student population of Allendale County, SC in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 322 male students and 556 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allendale County, SC are White (78 and 60%), followed by Black or African American (38 and 29.2%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 4.62%), and Two or More Races (4 and 3.08%).

The largest universities in Allendale County, SC by number of degrees awarded are University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (134 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Allendale County, SC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (134 and 100%) and General Studies (0 and 0%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Allendale County, SC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 27.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 878 (36.7% men and 63.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 878 students enrolled in Allendale County, SC, 36.7% men and 63.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 485 records, of which 61% were women and 39% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
134 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Allendale County, SC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 134 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
134 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie with 134 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 50 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allendale County, SC, which is 0.595 times less than the 84 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 78 degrees mean that there were 2.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 38 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 2-year ($7,158) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($400) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.689% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.19M), Some college (911k), and Bachelors Degree (677k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Allendale County, SC was $47,100 in 2020, which is 0.205 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $49,200 to $47,100, a 4.27% decrease. The homeownership rate in Allendale County, SC is 68.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Allendale County, SC have an average commute time of 31.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Allendale County, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2021, 16.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Allendale County, SC. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 4.61%.

Property

$47,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,834
$2,347
Median Property Taxes
±$310

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allendale County, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Allendale County, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.5%
Homeownership
2020
59.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 68.5% of the housing units in Allendale County, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.2%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the tracts in Allendale County, SC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$26,074
Median Household Income
± $5,262
3.43k
Number of Households
± 440

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.43k households in Allendale County, SC declined from $26,074 from the previous year's value of $27,185.

The following chart displays the households in Allendale County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Allendale County, SC is from South Carolina.
0.462
2020 Wage GINI in South Carolina
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in South Carolina

In 2020, the income inequality in South Carolina was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for South Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Walked (3.75%)

In 2020, 78.3% of workers in Allendale County, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who walked to work (3.75%).

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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Commute Time

31.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allendale County, SC have a longer commute time (31.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.49% of the workforce in Allendale County, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 16.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Allendale County, SC. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 4.61%.

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Poverty & Diversity

28% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allendale County, SC (2.17k out of 7.78k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allendale County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 46.9% of the children was living in poverty in Allendale County, SC. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 482 in Allendale County, SC. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 621 per 100,000 population.

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88.3% of the population of Allendale County, SC has health coverage, with 29.2% on employee plans, 30.2% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Allendale County, SC see 1272 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1286 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2172 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 869 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in South Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,272 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allendale County, SC

Primary care physicians in Allendale County, SC see an average of 1,272 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1,286 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of South Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.7%
Uninsured
29.2%
Employer Coverage
30.2%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.33%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allendale County, SC grew by 30.7% from 8.96% to 11.7%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Allendale County, SC.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.9% in Allendale County, SC.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.4% in Allendale County, SC.

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