Denmark, SC

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2020 Population
3,231
8.13% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
23.6
20.8% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
19%
7.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$31,818
19.7% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$49,900
15.3% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
1,008
0.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Denmark, SC had a population of 3.23k people with a median age of 23.6 and a median household income of $31,818. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Denmark, SC grew from 2,988 to 3,231, a 8.13% increase and its median household income grew from $26,591 to $31,818, a 19.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Denmark, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (81.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (9.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.34%), White (Hispanic) (0.959%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.495%).

None of the households in Denmark, 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.

93.7% of the residents in Denmark, SC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Denmark, SC are Voorhees College (87 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Denmark, SC was $49,900, and the homeownership rate was 40.6%.

Most people in Denmark, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Denmark, SC was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Denmark, SC is home to a population of 3.23k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 11.5% of Denmark, SC residents were born outside of the country (373 people).

In 2020, there were 8.84 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.64k people) in Denmark, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 298 White (Non-Hispanic) and 237 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.7%
2020 Citizenship
93.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.7% of Denmark, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Denmark, SC was 93.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Denmark, SC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.64k ± 260
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    298 ± 149
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    237 ± 152
1.7%
Hispanic Population
55 people

In 2020, there were 8.84 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.64k people) in Denmark, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 298 White (Non-Hispanic) and 237 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.7% of the people in Denmark, SC are hispanic (55 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Denmark, 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

11.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
373 people
14.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
436 people

As of 2020, 11.5% of Denmark, SC residents (373 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 Denmark, SC was 14.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    35 ± 58
  2. World War II
    8 ± 15
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 21

Denmark, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 4.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Denmark, SC employs 1.01k people. The largest industries in Denmark, SC are Accommodation & Food Services (242 people), Educational Services (191 people), and Manufacturing (149 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,065), Transportation & Warehousing ($51,065), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($50,743).

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

1.01k
2020 Value
± 274
0.8%
1 Year growth
± 38.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Denmark, SC grew at a rate of 0.8%, from 1k employees to 1.01k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Denmark, SC, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (122 people), Production Occupations (122 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (106 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Denmark, SC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.01k
2020 Value
± 274
0.8%
1 Year growth
± 38.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Denmark, SC grew at a rate of 0.8%, from 1k employees to 1.01k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Denmark, SC, are Accommodation & Food Services (242 people), Educational Services (191 people), and Manufacturing (149 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Denmark, SC, though some of these residents may live in Denmark, 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

$11,914
Median earning men ± $18,460
$28,586
Median earning women ± $15,239

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($43,038), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($5,694), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($2,499).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($50,743), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($30,436), and Retail Trade ($29,046).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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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 Denmark, SC awarded 87 degrees. The student population of Denmark, SC in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 143 male students and 225 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Denmark, SC are Black or African American (84 and 98.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1 and 1.18%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Denmark, SC by number of degrees awarded are Voorhees College (87 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Denmark, SC are Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (17 and 19.5%), Sport & Fitness Management (11 and 12.6%), and General Biological Sciences (9 and 10.3%).

The median tuition cost in Denmark, SC for private four year colleges is $11,630.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2018 in Denmark, SC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 65.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 3.16%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 368 (38.9% men and 61.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 368 students enrolled in Denmark, SC, 38.9% men and 61.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 358 records, of which 62% were women and 38% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 17 degree-majors awarded
  2. 11 degree-majors awarded
  3. 9 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Denmark, SC was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 17 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
87 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Voorhees College with 87 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 30 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Denmark, SC, which is 0.526 times less than the 57 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 84 degrees mean that there were 84 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,630) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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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Race

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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The median property value in Denmark, SC was $49,900 in 2020, which is 0.217 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $58,900 to $49,900, a 15.3% decrease. The homeownership rate in Denmark, SC is 40.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Denmark, SC have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Denmark, SC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$49,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$35,762
$303
Median Property Taxes
±$141

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

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

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Rent vs Own

40.6%
Homeownership
2020
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 40.6% of the housing units in Denmark, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 43.2%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$31,818
Median Household Income
± $18,156
746
Number of Households
± 221

In 2020, the median household income of the 746 households in Denmark, SC grew to $31,818 from the previous year's value of $26,591.

The following chart displays the households in Denmark, 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 Denmark, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (69.9%)
  2. Walked (15.5%)
  3. Public Transit (4.82%)

In 2020, 69.9% of workers in Denmark, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (15.5%) and those who used public transit to get to work (4.82%).

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

19.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Denmark, SC have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 7.68% of the workforce in Denmark, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Denmark, SC (491 out of 2.58k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Denmark, SC is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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76.7% of the population of Denmark, SC has health coverage, with 17.4% on employee plans, 28.1% on Medicaid, 7.61% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 7.99% 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 Bamberg County, SC see 2855 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.73% decrease from the previous year (2876 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1758 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2344 patients per year.

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

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2,855 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bamberg County, SC

Primary care physicians in Bamberg County, SC see an average of 2,855 patients per year. This represents a 0.73% decrease from the previous year (2,876 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.1% under 18 years, 37.6% between 18 and 34 years, 22.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.9% were men and 46.1% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

23.3%
Uninsured
17.4%
Employer Coverage
28.1%
Medicaid
7.61%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
7.99%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Denmark, SC grew by 2.41% from 22.8% to 23.3%.

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