|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of St. George is 1,802. St. George, South Carolina is the 7,988th largest city in the US.
The peak population of St. George was in 1990, when its population was 2,137. In 1990, St. George was the 6,674th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,988th largest city in the US. St. George is currently 15.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
St. George has shrunk 13.0% since the year 2000. St. George, South Carolina's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7982||Brooklawn, New Jersey||1,804||-22.9%|
|7984||Belington, West Virginia||1,803||0.8%|
|7985||Cambridge, New York||1,803||-6.1%|
|7988||St. George, South Carolina||1,802||-13.0%|
|7990||Newfield, New Jersey||1,801||11.3%|
|7992||Yanceyville, North Carolina||1,801||-16.5%|
|7993||Oakfield, New York||1,800||0.0%|
The total voting age population of St. George, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,810. The voting age population is 45.5% male and 54.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of St. George are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of St. George are 51.2% White, 46.9% Black and 2.0% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In St. George, 37.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 55.3%. On a per-household basis, 37.1% of families are below the poverty line in St. George.
Among those aged 16 and older, 42.9% of St. George residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.0% of St. George residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.1% have a bachelor's degree and 4.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among St. George residents aged 5 and older, 1.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in St. George is 1.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In St. George, 5.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in St. George is $31,917.
In St. George, 60.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.2% of housing units in St. George.
Of all the housing units in St. George, 10.8% of them were build before 1940.
In St. George, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in St. George is $760.
In St. George, 52.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.