|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Whitmire is 1,411. Whitmire, South Carolina is the 8,914th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Whitmire was in 1990, when its population was 1,687. In 1990, Whitmire was the 7,586th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,914th largest city in the US. Whitmire is currently 16.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Whitmire has shrunk 8.2% since the year 2000. Whitmire, South Carolina's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8911||Park River, North Dakota||1,412||-7.7%|
|8914||Whitmire, South Carolina||1,411||-8.2%|
|8917||Belhaven, North Carolina||1,409||-28.4%|
|8918||Queen City, Texas||1,409||-12.4%|
The total voting age population of Whitmire, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,072. The voting age population is 53.0% male and 47.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.0% of the residents of Whitmire are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Whitmire are 82.6% White, 15.7% Black, 0.9% Other and 0.9% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Whitmire, 19.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.0%. On a per-household basis, 18.9% of families are below the poverty line in Whitmire.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.0% of Whitmire residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.3% of Whitmire residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Whitmire residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Whitmire is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Whitmire, 8.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Whitmire is $32,552.
In Whitmire, 63.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.7% of housing units in Whitmire.
Of all the housing units in Whitmire, 39.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Whitmire, 0.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Whitmire is $802.
In Whitmire, 67.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.