In 2017, South Carolina had a population of 5.02M people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $50,570. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South Carolina grew from 4.96M to 5.02M, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $49,501 to $50,570, a 2.16% increase.
The population of South Carolina is 63.6% White Alone, 26.8% Black or African American Alone, and 5.69% Hispanic or Latino. 7.18% of the people in South Carolina speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Carolina are University of South Carolina-Columbia (8,921 degrees awarded in 2016), Clemson University (5,746 degrees), and Trident Technical College (3,053 degrees).
The median property value in South Carolina is $161,800, and the homeownership rate is 68.7%. Most people in South Carolina commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in South Carolina is 2 cars per household.