Marlboro County, SC

County

Add Comparison
2022 Population
26,585
1.22% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
0.973% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
27.8%
0.618% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$34,275
6.66% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$77,900
17.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Marlboro County, SC had a population of 26.6k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $34,275. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Marlboro County, SC declined from 26,912 to 26,585, a −1.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,136 to $34,275, a 6.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marlboro County, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.29%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.44%).

None of the households in Marlboro 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.

99.2% of the residents in Marlboro County, SC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Marlboro County, SC was $77,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.2%.

Most people in Marlboro County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Marlboro County, SC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Marlboro County, SC is home to a population of 26.6k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.03% of Marlboro County, SC residents were born outside of the country (539 people).

In 2022, there were 1.28 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.1k people) in Marlboro County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.14k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Marlboro County, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Marlboro County, SC was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Marlboro County, SC compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marlboro County, SC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.1k ± 353
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 122
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.14k ± 362
3.45%
Hispanic Population
917 people

In 2022, there were 1.28 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.1k people) in Marlboro County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.14k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.45% of the people in Marlboro County, SC are hispanic (917 people).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

2.03%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
539 people
2.01%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
541 people

As of 2022, 2.03% of Marlboro County, SC residents (539 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marlboro County, SC was 2.01%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Marlboro County, SC compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    334 ± 118
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    288 ± 142
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    264 ± 191

Marlboro County, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Marlboro County, SC employs 8.92k people. The largest industries in Marlboro County, SC are Manufacturing (2,729 people), Retail Trade (1,231 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,033 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,396), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,910), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,111).

Occupations

8.92k
2022 Value
± 745
2.21%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marlboro County, SC grew at a rate of 2.21%, from 8.73k employees to 8.92k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marlboro County, SC, are Production Occupations (1,693 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,066 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (689 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marlboro County, SC.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in South Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

8.92k
2022 Value
± 745
2.21%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marlboro County, SC grew at a rate of 2.21%, from 8.73k employees to 8.92k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marlboro County, SC, are Manufacturing (2,729 people), Retail Trade (1,231 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,033 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marlboro County, SC, though some of these residents may live in Marlboro County, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$40,891
Median earning men ± $4,089
$28,253
Median earning women ± $2,691

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($107,500), Public Administration ($52,587), and Wholesale Trade ($50,573).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($105,200), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($81,042), and Wholesale Trade ($48,125).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.
Y-Axis
2.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.26M people employed in South Carolina. This represents a 2.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 138
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 119
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 105
    Retail Trade

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

View Data
Save Image

Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Marlboro County, SC went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.603%).

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

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.
Lindsey Graham
Senator from South Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Tim Scott
Senator from South Carolina3
Assumed office on January 2, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.
Measure

In 2022, 0.83% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.688% of women were in the same situation.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.18M), Some college (892k), and Bachelors Degree (705k).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Marlboro County, SC was $77,900 in 2022, which is 0.276 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $66,100 to $77,900, a 17.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Marlboro County, SC is 63.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Marlboro County, SC have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marlboro County, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marlboro County, SC is $34,275. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Marlboro County, SC was Census Tract 9606 with a value of $43,567, followed by Census Tract 9603.01 and Census Tract 9603.02, with respective values of $43,188 and $38,125.

Property

$77,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,144
$5,985
Median Property Taxes
±$501

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 Marlboro County, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

63.2%
Homeownership
2022
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.2% of the housing units in Marlboro County, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.5%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Marlboro County, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9606
  2. Census Tract 9603.01
  3. Census Tract 9603.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marlboro County, SC was Census Tract 9606 with a value of $43,567, followed by Census Tract 9603.01 and Census Tract 9603.02, with respective values of $43,188 and $38,125.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$34,275
Median Household Income
± $3,166
9.46k
Number of Households
± 724

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.46k households in Marlboro County, SC grew to $34,275 from the previous year's value of $32,136.

The following chart displays the households in Marlboro 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marlboro County, SC is from South Carolina.
0.464
2022 Wage GINI in South Carolina
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in South Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in South Carolina was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.334% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (87.4%)
  2. Carpooled (6.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.26%)

In 2022, 87.4% of workers in Marlboro County, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.8%) and those who worked at home (3.26%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marlboro County, SC have a shorter commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.22% of the workforce in Marlboro County, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Marlboro County, SC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

27.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marlboro County, SC (6.73k out of 24.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marlboro County, SC is Black, followed by White and Other.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

86.4% of the population of Marlboro County, SC has health coverage, with 30.4% on employee plans, 30.9% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 7.47% on non-group plans, and 1.59% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Marlboro County, SC see 6530 patients per year on average, which represents a 23.7% increase from the previous year (5280 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 382 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,530 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marlboro County, SC

Primary care physicians in Marlboro County, SC see an average of 6,530 patients per year. This represents a 23.7% increase from the previous year (5,280 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marlboro County, SC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
30.4%
Employer Coverage
30.9%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
7.47%
Non-Group
1.59%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marlboro County, SC grew by 3.66% from 13.2% to 13.6%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 90.5 in Marlboro County, SC.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Marlboro County, SC.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 41.6% in Marlboro County, SC.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Marlboro County, SC.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.1% in Marlboro County, SC.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Marlboro County, SC.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart