Denmark, SC

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,156
0.942% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
29.6
24.9% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
29.6%
35% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$32,679
26.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$76,900
21.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
910
10.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Denmark, SC had a population of 3.16k people with a median age of 29.6 and a median household income of $32,679. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Denmark, SC declined from 3,186 to 3,156, a −0.942% decrease and its median household income grew from $25,921 to $32,679, a 26.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Denmark, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (83.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (12.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.87%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.919%), and White (Hispanic) (0.475%).

None of the households in Denmark, 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.

91.8% of the residents in Denmark, SC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Denmark, SC are Voorhees University (97 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Denmark, SC was $76,900, and the homeownership rate was 47.7%.

Most people in Denmark, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Denmark, SC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Denmark, SC is home to a population of 3.16k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.7% of Denmark, SC residents were born outside of the country (463 people).

In 2022, there were 6.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.63k people) in Denmark, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 389 White (Non-Hispanic) and 59 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.8%
2022 Citizenship
92.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.8% of Denmark, SC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Denmark, SC was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Denmark, SC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.63k ± 168
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    389 ± 159
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    59 ± 75.3
1.74%
Hispanic Population
55 people

In 2022, there were 6.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.63k people) in Denmark, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 389 White (Non-Hispanic) and 59 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.74% of the people in Denmark, SC are hispanic (55 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    58,419 ± 5,900 people
  2. India
    18,341 ± 3,319 people
  3. Honduras
    13,844 ± 2,885 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 58,419 South Carolina residents, followed by India with 18,341 and Honduras with 13,844.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
463 people
13.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
434 people

As of 2022, 14.7% of Denmark, SC residents (463 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Denmark, SC was 13.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    43 ± 57
  2. Vietnam
    16 ± 32
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    7 ± 23

Denmark, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Denmark, SC employs 910 people. The largest industries in Denmark, SC are Educational Services (207 people), Accommodation & Food Services (180 people), and Retail Trade (138 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,628), Transportation & Warehousing ($58,628), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($58,375).

Males in South Carolina have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,636. The income inequality in South Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

910
2022 Value
± 236
−10.3%
1 Year decline
± 41.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Denmark, SC declined at a rate of −10.3%, from 1.02k employees to 910 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Denmark, SC, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (151 people), Sales & Related Occupations (148 people), and Production Occupations (102 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Denmark, SC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

910
2022 Value
± 236
−10.3%
1 Year decline
± 41.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Denmark, SC declined at a rate of −10.3%, from 1.02k employees to 910 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Denmark, SC, are Educational Services (207 people), Accommodation & Food Services (180 people), and Retail Trade (138 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Denmark, SC, though some of these residents may live in Denmark, 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

$47,577
Median earning men ± $58,697
$22,991
Median earning women ± $13,760

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($52,935), Manufacturing ($48,596), and Retail Trade ($8,194).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($58,375), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,750), and Retail Trade ($25,819).

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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%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in South Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 55.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

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

In 2022, universities in Denmark, SC awarded 97 degrees. The student population of Denmark, SC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 215 male students and 292 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Denmark, SC are Black or African American (94 and 97.9%), followed by White (2 and 2.08%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Denmark, SC by number of degrees awarded are Voorhees University (97 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Denmark, SC are Sport & Fitness Management (14 and 14.4%), Child Development (11 and 11.3%), and General Psychology (11 and 11.3%).

The median tuition cost in Denmark, SC for private four year colleges is $11,630.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2018 in Denmark, SC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 65.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 3.16%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 507 (42.4% men and 57.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 507 students enrolled in Denmark, SC, 42.4% men and 57.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 474 records, of which 56.8% were women and 43.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 11 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Denmark, SC was General Psychology with 11 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
97 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Voorhees University with 97 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 31 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Denmark, SC, which is 0.47 times less than the 66 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 94 degrees mean that there were 47 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,630) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Denmark, SC was $76,900 in 2022, which is 0.273 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $63,500 to $76,900, a 21.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Denmark, SC is 47.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Denmark, SC have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Denmark, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$76,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$46,719
$363
Median Property Taxes
±$147

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Denmark, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

47.7%
Homeownership
2022
66.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 47.7% of the housing units in Denmark, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$32,679
Median Household Income
± $22,577
761
Number of Households
± 200

In 2022, the median household income of the 761 households in Denmark, SC grew to $32,679 from the previous year's value of $25,921.

The following chart displays the households in Denmark, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Denmark, 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 (69%)
  2. Walked (9.38%)
  3. Carpooled (6.98%)

In 2022, 69% of workers in Denmark, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (9.38%) and those who carpooled to work (6.98%).

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Denmark, SC have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 10.9% of the workforce in Denmark, 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 Denmark, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Denmark, SC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

29.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Denmark, SC (741 out of 2.51k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Denmark, 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

79.2% of the population of Denmark, SC has health coverage, with 22% on employee plans, 33% on Medicaid, 7.83% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 1.55% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bamberg County, SC see 2813 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (2855 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1738 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2318 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,813 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bamberg County, SC

Primary care physicians in Bamberg County, SC see an average of 2,813 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (2,855 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bamberg 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 26.3% under 18 years, 31.6% between 18 and 34 years, 24.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.8%
Uninsured
22%
Employer Coverage
33%
Medicaid
7.83%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
1.55%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Denmark, SC declined by 16.6% from 25% to 20.8%.

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