McCormick County, SC

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2022 Population
9,612
0.292% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
57.9
1.76% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.7%
8.26% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$55,569
4.47% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$119,500
4.09% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, McCormick County, SC had a population of 9.61k people with a median age of 57.9 and a median household income of $55,569. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of McCormick County, SC grew from 9,584 to 9,612, a 0.292% increase and its median household income grew from $53,193 to $55,569, a 4.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in McCormick County, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.718%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.375%).

None of the households in McCormick 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.

99.6% of the residents in McCormick County, SC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in McCormick County, SC was $119,500, and the homeownership rate was 83.9%.

Most people in McCormick County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.6 minutes. The average car ownership in McCormick County, SC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

McCormick County, SC is home to a population of 9.61k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.35% of McCormick County, SC residents were born outside of the country (130 people).

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.06k people) in McCormick County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 214 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of McCormick County, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in McCormick County, SC was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in McCormick County, SC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.06k ± 63
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.18k ± 122
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    214 ± 123
0.624%
Hispanic Population
60 people

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.06k people) in McCormick County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 214 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.624% of the people in McCormick County, SC are hispanic (60 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.35%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
130 people
1.38%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
132 people

As of 2022, 1.35% of McCormick County, SC residents (130 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 McCormick County, SC was 1.38%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    292 ± 101
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    237 ± 103
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    66 ± 51

McCormick County, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of McCormick County, SC employs 3.26k people. The largest industries in McCormick County, SC are Manufacturing (582 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (532 people), and Educational Services (315 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($59,219), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,516), and Public Administration ($50,975).

Occupations

3.26k
2022 Value
± 395
4.12%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in McCormick County, SC grew at a rate of 4.12%, from 3.13k employees to 3.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in McCormick County, SC, are Management Occupations (348 people), Production Occupations (344 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (331 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of McCormick County, SC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.26k
2022 Value
± 395
4.12%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in McCormick County, SC grew at a rate of 4.12%, from 3.13k employees to 3.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in McCormick County, SC, are Manufacturing (582 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (532 people), and Educational Services (315 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of McCormick County, SC, though some of these residents may live in McCormick 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

$39,950
Median earning men ± $2,361
$33,423
Median earning women ± $5,718

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($142,788), Public Administration ($74,286), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($47,292), Manufacturing ($46,746), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,909).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 24
    Retail Trade
  2. 23
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 22
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in McCormick County, SC went to Donald J. Trump with 51.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.491%).

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 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.

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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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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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.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in McCormick County, SC was $119,500 in 2022, which is 0.424 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $114,800 to $119,500, a 4.09% increase. The homeownership rate in McCormick County, SC is 83.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in McCormick County, SC have an average commute time of 34.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in McCormick County, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in McCormick County, SC is $55,569. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in McCormick County, SC was Census Tract 9201 with a value of $71,424, followed by Census Tract 9203 and Census Tract 9202, with respective values of $55,428 and $51,387.

Property

$119,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,918
$3,310
Median Property Taxes
±$342

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

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Rent vs Own

83.9%
Homeownership
2022
68.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.9% of the housing units in McCormick County, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9201
  2. Census Tract 9203
  3. Census Tract 9202

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in McCormick County, SC was Census Tract 9201 with a value of $71,424, followed by Census Tract 9203 and Census Tract 9202, with respective values of $55,428 and $51,387.

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

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Household Income

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$55,569
Median Household Income
± $6,227
3.95k
Number of Households
± 394

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.95k households in McCormick County, SC grew to $55,569 from the previous year's value of $53,193.

The following chart displays the households in McCormick 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for McCormick 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (88.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (5.86%)
  3. Carpooled (4.16%)

In 2022, 88.4% of workers in McCormick County, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (5.86%) and those who carpooled to work (4.16%).

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

34.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in McCormick County, SC have a longer commute time (34.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.06% of the workforce in McCormick 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 McCormick County, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in McCormick County, SC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in McCormick County, SC (1.44k out of 8.6k 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 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in McCormick County, 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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Health

94.5% of the population of McCormick County, SC has health coverage, with 32.1% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 28.9% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 2.12% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in McCormick County, SC see 3154 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.542% increase from the previous year (3137 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 9430 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1572 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,154 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in McCormick County, SC

Primary care physicians in McCormick County, SC see an average of 3,154 patients per year. This represents a 0.542% increase from the previous year (3,137 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 12% under 18 years, 12.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 39.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.52%
Uninsured
32.1%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
28.9%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
2.12%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in McCormick County, SC grew by 1.96% from 5.41% to 5.52%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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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 40.5% in McCormick County, SC.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12% in McCormick County, SC.

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