Berkley County, SC - Demographics

2012 Population Growth and Population Statistics Berkeley South Carolina United States
Total Population 185,822 4,703,928 312,796,426
Square Miles 1,258.53 32,678.58 N / A
Population Density 169.1 156.5 88.6
1990 Population 126,661 3,488,908 248,704,247
2000 Population 143,420 4,012,001 281,421,535
2010 Population 177,843 4,625,364 308,745,538
5 Year Population Projection (2017) 204,352 4,965,738 324,478,770
Population Change Since 1990 46.71% 34.83% 25.77%
Population Change Since 2000 29.56% 17.25% 11.15%
Population Change Since 2010 4.49% 1.70% 1.31%
Forecasted Population Change by 2017 9.97% 5.57% 3.73%
Population Male 50.08% 48.62% 49.00%
Population Female 49.92% 51.38% 51.00%
Median Age 34.7 38.3 37.5
2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) Berkeley South Carolina United States
Males Never Married 28.65% 33.14% 34.10%
Males Married 62.46% 55.02% 53.97%
Males Widowed 1.54% 2.67% 2.52%
Males Divorced 7.35% 9.17% 9.41%
Females Never Married 21.23% 29.01% 28.42%
Females Married 60.82% 50.58% 51.02%
Females Widowed 6.98% 9.42% 8.76%
Females Divorced 10.97% 10.99% 11.80%
2012 Population by Age Berkeley South Carolina United States
Median Age 34.7 38.3 37.5
Age 0 to 5 8.76% 7.59% 7.55%
Age 6 to 11 7.99% 7.64% 7.94%
Age 12 to 17 8.02% 7.75% 8.26%
Age 18 to 24 10.27% 10.43% 9.99%
Age 25 to 34 15.37% 12.47% 13.08%
Age 35 to 44 13.55% 12.67% 12.94%
Age 45 to 54 13.92% 14.40% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 11.73% 13.24% 12.43%
Age 65 to 74 7.10% 8.47% 7.29%
Age 75 to 84 2.53% 3.87% 4.11%
Age 85+ 0.76% 1.48% 1.77%
2012 Male Population by Age Berkeley South Carolina United States
Male Median Age 33.6 37 36.2
Aged 0 to 5 Years 8.89% 7.87% 7.87%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 7.99% 7.92% 8.26%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 8.16% 8.16% 8.65%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 11.80% 10.79% 10.35%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 15.34% 12.71% 13.24%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 8.89% 7.87% 7.87%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 13.79% 14.41% 14.65%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 11.25% 12.82% 12.23%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 6.64% 8.22% 6.95%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 2.17% 3.32% 3.57%
Aged 85 Years and Older 0.49% 0.94% 1.19%
2012 Female Population by Age Berkeley South Carolina United States
Female Median Age 36 39.5 38.6
Aged 0 to 5 Years 8.63% 7.32% 7.25%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 7.98% 7.38% 7.63%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 7.89% 7.36% 7.89%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 8.73% 10.09% 9.64%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 15.40% 12.24% 12.91%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 8.63% 7.32% 7.25%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 14.05% 14.40% 14.64%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 12.21% 13.63% 12.63%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 7.56% 8.71% 7.61%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 2.90% 4.39% 4.63%
Aged 85 Years and Older 1.04% 1.98% 2.32%
2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Berkeley South Carolina United States
White Population 66.86% 66.20% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 23.86% 27.68% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.66% 0.43% 0.96%
Asian Population 2.54% 1.36% 5.30%
Multi-racial Population 2.99% 1.85% 3.13%
Other Population 3.09% 2.49% 6.05%
Population Hispanic 6.36% 5.43% 16.91%
Population Non Hispanic 93.64% 94.57% 83.09%
2012 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) Berkeley South Carolina United States
Did Not Complete High School 11.55% 15.13% 13.90%
Completed High School 31.62% 30.26% 27.74%
Some College 25.20% 20.59% 21.45%
Completed Associate Degree 9.17% 8.65% 7.76%
Completed Bachelors Degree 15.63% 16.23% 18.25%
Completed Graduate Degree 5.06% 6.75% 7.67%
2012 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) Berkeley South Carolina United States
Education Index 130 54 100
Public Pre-school 0.93% 0.84% 0.89%
Private Pre-school 1.03% 0.73% 0.71%
Public School Kindergarten 1.45% 1.34% 1.23%
Private School Kindergarten 0.24% 0.22% 0.18%
Public School Grades 1 through 4 6.12% 4.91% 4.93%
Private School Grades 1 through 4 0.53% 0.52% 0.56%
Public School Grades 5 through 8 4.36% 4.70% 4.91%
Private School Grades 5 through 8 0.70% 0.54% 0.56%
Public School Grades 9 through 12 5.50% 5.14% 5.51%
Private School Grades 9 through 12 0.75% 0.50% 0.55%
Public Undergraduate College 5.09% 4.74% 4.91%
Private Undergraduate College 1.04% 1.30% 1.40%
Public Graduate or Professional School 0.70% 0.82% 0.83%
Private Graduate or Professional School 0.39% 0.32% 0.59%
Not Enrolled in School 71.19% 73.39% 72.24%
2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics Berkeley South Carolina United States
Family HH 71.73% 67.56% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 28.27% 32.44% 33.49%
Married Family HH 53.25% 46.94% 48.14%
Other Family HH 18.47% 20.62% 18.37%
Male Householder, No Wife Present 4.85% 4.86% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 13.63% 15.76% 13.39%
with Children Under 18 25.17% 19.34% 21.18%
with No Children Under 18 28.08% 27.60% 26.96%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 2.85% 2.64% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 1.99% 2.22% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 9.43% 10.37% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 4.20% 5.39% 4.74%
Male Householder 14.56% 15.14% 15.74%
Female Householder 13.72% 17.30% 17.75%
2012 Household Size Statistics Berkeley South Carolina United States
Households 2010 65,419 1,801,181 116,716,292
Households 2000 50,139 1,533,865 105,479,959
Households 1990 41,599 1,259,355 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 76,030 1,936,242 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 4.39% 1.57% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 36.20% 19.27% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 64.16% 45.27% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.67 2.5 2.58
Median Household Size 2.85 2.68 2.71
1 Person 22.62% 26.50% 26.63%
2 Person 32.30% 34.49% 32.86%
3 Person 19.42% 16.90% 16.08%
4 Person 14.42% 13.02% 13.27%
5 Person 7.14% 5.56% 6.46%
6 Person 2.63% 2.18% 2.69%
7 or More Person 1.47% 1.35% 2.01%
2012 Number of Vehicles per Household Berkeley South Carolina United States
Households, Median Vehicles 2.3 2.3 2.2
No Vehicles 3.83% 6.88% 9.08%
1 Vehicle 31.28% 32.88% 33.50%
2 Vehicle 45.98% 38.81% 37.45%
3 Vehicle 11.83% 15.12% 13.98%
4+ Vehicle 7.08% 6.31% 5.99%
2012 Move In Date by Year Berkeley South Carolina United States
Households 68,290 1,829,493 118,025,427
Household, Median Length of Residence in Years 10 11 11
Moved in 2005 or Later 47.46% 42.12% 41.51%
Moved in 2000 to 2004 18.28% 19.17% 20.15%
Moved in 1990 to 1999 18.04% 18.14% 18.66%
Moved in 1980 to 1989 8.32% 8.76% 8.86%
Moved in 1970 to 1979 4.74% 6.48% 5.92%
Moved in 1969 or Earlier 3.16% 5.33% 4.91%
2012 Housing Occupancy Statistics Berkeley South Carolina United States
Total Units 75,729 2,180,433 133,667,681
Occupied Units 90.18% 83.91% 88.30%
Vacant Units 9.82% 16.09% 11.70%
Owner Occupied Units 64.60% 57.57% 57.08%
Renter Occupied Units 25.58% 26.33% 31.22%
Vacant Units 9.82% 16.09% 11.70%
Vacant Units For Rent 29.80% 27.32% 27.35%
Vacant Units For Sale 18.00% 10.80% 12.74%
Vacant Units Seasonal 19.44% 34.60% 31.14%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 27.87% 23.67% 24.61%
2012 Housing Statistic Year Built Berkeley South Carolina United States
Housing, Units 75,729 2,180,433 133,667,681
Housing, Median Year Built 1989 1984 1974
Built 2005 or Later 15.37% 7.79% 5.25%
Built 2000 to 2004 15.54% 12.43% 9.12%
Built 1990 to 1999 18.18% 20.68% 14.08%
Built 1980 to 1989 19.56% 16.94% 14.10%
Built 1970 to 1979 16.58% 16.46% 16.11%
Built 1960 to 1969 7.84% 9.57% 11.20%
Built 1950 to 1959 3.26% 7.46% 11.04%
Built 1940 to 1949 1.52% 3.55% 5.63%
Built 1939 or Earlier 2.15% 5.11% 13.47%
2012 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values Berkeley South Carolina United States
Owner Occupied Units 48,921 1,255,319 76,294,472
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 73.97% 66.26% 69.50%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 26.03% 33.74% 30.50%
Housing, Median Value Owner Households $158,520 $141,645 $191,717
Home Valued at Less than $10,000 2.62% 2.34% 1.33%
Home Valued at $10,000-$14,999 2.00% 1.83% 0.93%
Home Valued at $15,000-$19,999 1.38% 1.49% 0.84%
Home Valued at $20,000-$24,999 0.95% 1.46% 0.85%
Home Valued at $25,000-$29,999 0.55% 1.25% 0.79%
Home Valued at $30,000-$34,999 1.32% 1.55% 0.92%
Home Valued at $35,000-$39,999 0.71% 1.24% 0.72%
Home Valued at $40,000-$49,999 1.60% 2.63% 1.76%
Home Valued at $50,000-$59,999 1.53% 3.36% 2.13%
Home Valued at $60,000-$69,999 1.38% 3.54% 2.46%
Home Valued at $70,000-$79,999 2.35% 4.05% 2.90%
Home Valued at $80,000-$89,999 2.95% 4.72% 3.46%
Home Valued at $90,000-$99,999 3.02% 4.43% 3.20%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 12.29% 10.13% 7.92%
Home Valued at $125,000-$149,999 11.00% 8.97% 7.08%
Home Valued at $150,000-$174,999 12.76% 9.56% 8.65%
Home Valued at $175,000-$199,999 8.99% 6.15% 6.07%
Home Valued at $200,000-$249,999 12.19% 9.49% 10.69%
Home Valued at $250,000-$299,999 6.56% 6.08% 8.07%
Home Valued at $300,000-$399,999 5.75% 6.79% 10.91%
Home Valued at $400,000-$499,999 2.86% 3.15% 6.10%
Home Valued at $500,000-$749,999 2.60% 3.22% 7.20%
Home Valued at $750,000-$999,999 1.01% 1.09% 2.60%
Home Valued at More than $1,000,000 1.64% 1.46% 2.43%
2012 Housing Rental Rates Berkeley South Carolina United States
Rental Occupied Units 19,369 574,174 41,730,955
Median Rent $718 $571 $730
Housing Rent less than $250 3.47% 8.71% 6.36%
Housing Rent $250-$499 10.98% 27.24% 16.47%
Housing Rent $500-$749 33.66% 30.81% 26.42%
Housing Rent $750-$999 24.25% 13.98% 19.50%
Housing Rent $1,000-$1,249 10.85% 4.79% 10.88%
Housing Rent $1,250-$1,499 2.06% 1.80% 5.89%
Housing Rent $1,500-$1,999 1.44% 1.31% 5.60%
Housing Rent $2,000+ 0.87% 0.86% 3.23%
No Cash Rent 12.43% 10.51% 5.66%
2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Berkeley South Carolina United States
Employed Civilian Males 31.77% 27.88% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 28.39% 27.29% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 3.36% 0.81% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.32% 0.23% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 3.40% 3.47% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 3.05% 3.18% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 12.34% 15.66% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 17.38% 21.49% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Berkeley South Carolina United States
White Collar 71.22% 71.71% 75.24%
Blue Collar 28.78% 28.29% 24.76%
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 14.59% 13.50% 15.41%
Professional and Related 19.30% 19.74% 21.58%
Sales and Office 22.99% 24.76% 24.37%
Service 19.90% 18.55% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.24% 0.56% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 10.86% 9.56% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 12.12% 13.32% 11.90%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population
(Age 16+)
Berkeley South Carolina United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 70.11% 68.08% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 1.78% 3.70% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 4.70% 6.11% 8.20%
Local Government Workers 7.82% 6.70% 7.88%
State Government Workers 6.47% 7.27% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 4.23% 2.51% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.58% 5.48% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.31% 0.16% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Berkeley South Carolina United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.33% 0.99% 1.35%
Mining 0.09% 0.06% 0.52%
Construction 9.85% 7.42% 6.45%
Manufacturing 12.26% 12.91% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 2.62% 2.76% 2.82%
Retail Trade 10.27% 12.13% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 4.07% 3.56% 4.14%
Utilities 2.26% 1.21% 0.88%
Information 1.86% 1.73% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 3.93% 4.21% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.72% 2.05% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 6.34% 4.98% 6.53%
Management 0.04% 0.06% 0.11%
Administration 4.41% 4.46% 4.11%
Educational Services 8.48% 9.44% 9.70%
Health Care and Social Assistance 12.32% 12.40% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.19% 1.59% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 6.84% 8.22% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5.36% 4.83% 4.92%
Public Administration 5.75% 4.96% 5.05%
2012 Travel Time to Work Berkeley South Carolina United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 22% 28% 28%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 35% 40% 37%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 36% 26% 28%
Travel Time 60-89 Min 5% 3% 6%
Travel Time 90+ Min 2% 2% 3%
2012 Mode of Transportation to Work Berkeley South Carolina United States
Car to Work 93.41% 92.48% 85.93%
Motorcycle to Work 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
Bicycle to Work 0.11% 0.29% 0.55%
Walk to Work 1.35% 1.74% 2.85%
Public Transportation to Work 0.76% 0.66% 5.12%
Other Transportation to Work 0.63% 1.03% 0.88%
Work at Home 3.56% 3.60% 4.45%
2012 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code Berkeley South Carolina United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 38,668 1,521,827 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.45% 0.28% 0.14%
Mining 0.13% 0.07% 0.45%
Utilities 0.84% 0.90% 0.58%
Construction 7.03% 5.67% 5.44%
Manufacturing 15.26% 14.72% 10.30%
Wholesale Trade 5.51% 4.01% 5.10%
Retail Trade 15.59% 14.50% 13.07%
Transportation and Warehousing 7.02% 3.50% 3.64%
Information 10.18% 2.60% 2.97%
Finance and Insurance 2.47% 4.66% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.32% 1.81% 1.90%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 5.00% 4.89% 6.96%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.13% 1.59% 2.53%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 6.34% 6.64% 6.42%
Educational Services 1.26% 1.89% 2.57%
Health Care and Social Assistance 5.87% 13.66% 15.46%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.70% 1.58% 1.84%
Accommodation and Food Services 9.76% 11.94% 10.29%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.11% 5.09% 4.73%
2012 Establishments by NAICS Code Berkeley South Carolina United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 38,668 1,521,827 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.61% 0.51% 0.29%
Mining 0.21% 0.08% 0.35%
Utilities 0.36% 0.32% 0.23%
Construction 12.61% 10.25% 9.64%
Manufacturing 5.04% 4.01% 4.16%
Wholesale Trade 5.07% 4.74% 5.62%
Retail Trade 14.86% 17.43% 14.54%
Transportation and Warehousing 5.14% 2.42% 2.83%
Information 1.36% 1.31% 1.81%
Finance and Insurance 6.82% 7.42% 6.56%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 4.82% 4.72% 4.75%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 8.79% 9.35% 11.36%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.29% 0.58% 0.69%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 5.82% 5.23% 5.15%
Educational Services 0.89% 1.00% 1.20%
Health Care and Social Assistance 7.93% 9.25% 10.80%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.75% 1.47% 1.66%
Accommodation and Food Services 7.40% 9.15% 8.59%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 10.22% 10.75% 9.78%
2012 Household Income Statistics Berkeley South Carolina United States
Total Area Household Income $4,563,836,326 $118,643,764,744 $9,110,376,126,223
Median Household Income $56,675 $48,712 $57,639
Average Household Income $66,830 $64,851 $77,190
Per Capita Household Income $24,560 $25,222 $29,126
Income Less than $15,000 10.32% 14.41% 11.77%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 9.54% 11.32% 9.67%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 9.90% 11.08% 9.73%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 14.48% 14.43% 13.33%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 21.59% 18.15% 18.03%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 14.88% 12.24% 12.97%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 8.68% 7.49% 8.65%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 4.51% 4.18% 5.40%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 3.48% 3.48% 5.12%
Income $200,000 and Over 2.63% 3.24% 5.34%
2012 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) Berkeley South Carolina United States
All Items - CPI 211 211 213
Education and Communications CPI 124 124 125
Food and Beverages CPI 220 220 219
Housing CPI 215 215 218
Medical Care CPI 368 368 367
Other Goods and Services CPI 354 354 349
Recreation CPI 114 114 114
Transportation CPI 169 169 175
2012 Retail Sales Statistics Berkeley South Carolina United States
Total Retail Sales (including Food Services) $1,980,515,000 $65,319,633,000 $4,690,741,823,000
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales 9.55% 7.56% 6.40%
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales 2.04% 4.80% 4.81%
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales 1.41% 1.78% 2.15%
Food and Beverage Store Sales 9.94% 12.44% 13.07%
Food Services 8.43% 11.02% 10.71%
Gasoline Stations Store Sales 16.80% 15.83% 11.22%
General Merchandise Store Sales 22.38% 14.77% 13.54%
Health and Personal Care Store Sales 6.05% 6.05% 5.77%
Home Furnishings Store Sales 1.60% 1.95% 1.94%
Miscellaneous Store Sales 3.61% 2.59% 2.60%
Nonstore Purchases Sales 1.57% 2.44% 8.50%
Sporting Goods Store Sales 1.35% 1.53% 1.91%

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