|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bamberg is 3,040. Bamberg, South Carolina is the 6,224th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Bamberg was in 1990, when its population was 3,815. In 1990, Bamberg was the 4,826th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,224th largest city in the US. Bamberg is currently 20.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bamberg has shrunk 18.2% since the year 2000. Bamberg, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6220||Greenwood Lake, New York||3,043||-10.8%|
|6222||Holmes Beach, Florida||3,041||-38.7%|
|6224||Bamberg, South Carolina||3,040||-18.2%|
|6226||Beulah, North Dakota||3,038||-3.4%|
|6227||Biscayne Park, Florida||3,036||-6.9%|
The total voting age population of Bamberg, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,482. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.3% of the residents of Bamberg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bamberg are 59.5% Black, 39.1% White, 1.0% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 0.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bamberg, 31.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 52.4%. On a per-household basis, 22.4% of families are below the poverty line in Bamberg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.3% of Bamberg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.0% of Bamberg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.4% have a bachelor's degree and 10.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bamberg residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bamberg is 3.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bamberg, 19.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bamberg is $27,137.
In Bamberg, 62.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.9% of housing units in Bamberg.
Of all the housing units in Bamberg, 14.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Bamberg, 15.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 280 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bamberg is $775.
In Bamberg, 66.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.