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Sumter Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Sumter Area is 107,782. The Sumter Area population density is 158.02 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 147.63 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Sumter Area.The average Sumter Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 107,782. #349

Population Density, #229

Sumter Area
158.02 per square mile
South Carolina
147.63 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:52,752 (48.94%, #842)
Black:50,095 (46.48%, #22)
Hispanic:3,814 (3.54%, #565)
Asian:1,383 (1.28%, #343)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):251 (0.23%, #658)
One Race, Other:933 (0.87%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,368 (2.20%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,918 (50.29%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:534 (14.00%, see rank)
Cuban:61 (1.60%, see rank)
Central American:842 (22.08%, see rank)
South American:291 (7.63%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:130 (9.40%, see rank)
Chinese:58 (4.19%, see rank)
Filipino:611 (44.18%, see rank)
Japanese:46 (3.33%, see rank)
Korean:187 (13.52%, see rank)
Vietnamese:162 (11.71%, see rank)
Asian, Other:189 (13.67%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

93,243 (86.51%) out of the total population of 107,782 reported first ancestry.

 Sumter Area% of the Total PopulationSouth CarolinaU.S.
Arab990.09%, see rank0.22%0.56%
Czech1470.14%, see rank0.16%0.47%
Danish530.05%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch9560.89%, see rank0.92%1.40%
English6,4886.02%, see rank9.17%8.02%
French1,9721.83%, see rank2.15%3.34%
German7,2946.77%, see rank10.08%15.03%
Greek2950.27%, see rank0.29%0.41%
Hungarian1410.13%, see rank0.27%0.46%
Irish6,2515.80%, see rank9.62%10.80%
Italian2,3292.16%, see rank2.87%5.52%
Norwegian2570.24%, see rank0.37%1.42%
Polish7870.73%, see rank1.30%3.01%
Portuguese1360.13%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian2250.21%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,5851.47%, see rank2.38%0.99%
Scottish2,2692.11%, see rank2.21%1.72%
Subsaharan African9820.91%, see rank0.88%0.95%
Swedish1290.12%, see rank0.47%1.27%
Swiss890.08%, see rank0.16%0.30%
Ukrainian150.01%, see rank0.18%0.31%
American12,56911.66%, see rank12.63%7.12%
Welsh6690.62%, see rank0.50%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 51,909 (48.16%, see rank)
Females: 55,873 (51.84%, see rank)

Sumter Area
Male: 48.16%
Female: 51.84%
South Carolina
Male: 48.62%
Female: 51.38%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Sumter Area
35.60 years old
South Carolina
38.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Sumter Area
33.30 years old
South Carolina
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Sumter Area
37.80 years old
South Carolina
39.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Sumter Area% of the Total PopulationSouth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years7,7087.15%, see rank6.25%6.36%
5 to 9 years8,1977.61%, see rank6.40%6.51%
10 to 14 years6,7116.23%, see rank6.38%6.59%
15 to 19 years7,3466.82%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years8,8318.19%, see rank7.35%7.13%
25 to 34 years14,37213.33%, see rank12.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years12,48511.58%, see rank12.61%12.96%
45 to 54 years14,62713.57%, see rank13.82%14.09%
55 to 64 years12,83111.90%, see rank12.93%12.29%
65 to 74 years8,3867.78%, see rank8.82%7.64%
75 to 84 4,5024.18%, see rank4.30%4.25%
85 years and over1,7861.66%, see rank1.59%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Sumter AreaSouth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population68,989, 100%3,163,095209,056,129
Less Than High School12,860, 18.64%, see rank14.97%13.67%
High School Graduate20,647, 29.93%, see rank29.98%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree22,444, 32.53%, see rank29.70%29.09%
Bachelor Degree8,082, 11.71%, see rank16.17%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree4,956, 7.18%, see rank9.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.88, see rank13.2813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Sumter Area South CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3,98775.65%24.35%72.21%27.79%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)11,59788.20%, see rank11.80%, see rank91.32%8.68%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)6,22586.23%, see rank13.77%, see rank91.63%8.37%90.60%9.40%
College7,29577.34%, see rank22.66%, see rank79.41%20.59%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,14168.80%, see rank31.20%, see rank69.51%30.49%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Sumter AreaSouth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households40,024, 100%1,795,715116,211,092
Average Household Size2.63, see rank2.562.63
1 Person Households11,046, 27.60%, see rank27.77%27.57%
2 or More Person Households28,978, 72.40%, see rank72.23%72.43%
Family Households (Families)27,507, 68.73%, see rank67.06%66.22%
Average Family Size3.30, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family17,762, 44.38%, see rank47.27%48.42%
Nonfamily Households12,517, 31.27%, see rank32.94%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Sumter Area%South CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total85,166see rank3,827,572252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over40,581100%, see rank1,841,777123,281,364
Never Married15,00836.98%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married20,31950.07%, see rank52.83%52.04%
Widowed1,3433.31%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced3,9119.64%, see rank9.62%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over44,585100%, see rank1,985,795129,692,771
Never Married13,66330.64%, see rank28.93%29.48%
Married20,79846.65%, see rank49.09%49.19%
Widowed5,12011.48%, see rank10.44%9.16%
Divorced5,00411.22%, see rank11.54%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Sumter Area%South CarolinaU.S.
Native103,98596.48%, see rank95.21%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence69,87764.83%, see rank58.27%58.73%
Born in Different State32,33030.00%, see rank35.87%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,7781.65%, see rank1.07%1.42%
Foreign Born3,7973.52%, see rank4.79%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,5131.40%, see rank1.72%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,2842.12%, see rank3.07%7.09%
Born In Europe6470.60%, see rank0.80%1.53%
Born In Asia1,2331.14%, see rank1.05%3.82%
Born In Africa1810.17%, see rank0.18%0.55%
Born In Oceania390.04%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,6361.52%, see rank2.57%6.83%
Born In Northern America610.06%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Sumter Area%South CarolinaU.S.
English37,22493.00%, see rank92.57%79.39%
Spanish1,3783.44%, see rank4.28%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages7681.92%, see rank1.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages5711.43%, see rank1.00%3.36%
Other830.21%, see rank0.25%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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