Age and Sex in the Charleston Area, South Carolina (Metro Area)

Age Structure#1

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1 Gray areas represent percentile bands from the metro areas in South Carolina.
Scope: population of South Carolina, the Charleston Area, and other metro areas in South Carolina
Charleston Area
South Carolina
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0.0%0.5%1.0%1.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-410,48310.5k1.439%1.44%10,33110.3k1.419%1.42%15,18815.2k2.085%2.09%24,11724.1k3.312%3.31%21,35721.4k2.933%2.93%15,48815.5k2.127%2.13%24,46324.5k3.359%3.36%18,69818.7k2.567%2.57%47,34747.3k6.501%6.50%50,54450.5k6.940%6.94%47,10347.1k6.468%6.47%45,95946.0k6.311%6.31%47,78547.8k6.561%6.56%55,34555.3k7.600%7.60%60,02160.0k8.242%8.24%31,71831.7k4.355%4.36%10,08110.1k1.384%1.38%10,07710.1k1.384%1.38%18,88118.9k2.593%2.59%25,76725.8k3.538%3.54%43,14643.1k5.924%5.92%47,95648.0k6.585%6.58%46,41646.4k6.373%6.37%

Age and Sex#2

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of South Carolina and the Charleston Area
Female Male
South Carolina
Charleston Area
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0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%Senior2Older Adult3Younger Adult4College5Children6-0.163988%-0.041865%-0.193431%-0.050769%-0.205853%0.21%0.163988%0.193431%0.163988%0.16%96,96497.0k13.314%13.3%-0.617929%-0.050003%-0.630923%-0.053815%-0.667933%0.67%0.617929%0.630923%0.617929%0.62%234,114234k32.147%32.1%-0.732443%-0.021657%-0.632828%-0.017502%-0.754100%0.75%0.732443%0.632828%0.732443%0.73%194,869195k26.758%26.8%-0.604205%-0.692389%-0.604205%0.60%0.604205%0.131716%0.692389%0.064819%0.735921%0.74%39,03939.0k5.361%5.36%-0.613760%-0.613405%-0.613760%0.61%0.613760%0.018087%0.613405%0.020883%0.631847%0.63%163,285163k22.421%22.4%

Detailed Age and Sex#3

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of South Carolina and the Charleston Area
Female Male
South Carolina
Charleston Area
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0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-0.028037%-0.033890%-0.034080%-0.036358%-0.061927%0.06%0.028037%0.034080%0.028037%0.03%10,48310.5k1.439%1.44%-0.119214%-0.045285%-0.145154%-0.064961%-0.164499%0.16%0.119214%0.145154%0.119214%0.12%10,33110.3k1.419%1.42%-0.193307%-0.030483%-0.238162%-0.055616%-0.223790%0.22%0.193307%0.238162%0.193307%0.19%15,18815.2k2.085%2.09%-0.304227%-0.053854%-0.371294%-0.057837%-0.358081%0.36%0.304227%0.371294%0.304227%0.30%24,11724.1k3.312%3.31%-0.461962%-0.053597%-0.507094%-0.062811%-0.515559%0.52%0.461962%0.507094%0.461962%0.46%21,35721.4k2.933%2.93%-0.492674%-0.077993%-0.561959%-0.082737%-0.570667%0.57%0.492674%0.561959%0.492674%0.49%15,48815.5k2.127%2.13%-0.539955%-0.039775%-0.578917%-0.086791%-0.579729%0.58%0.539955%0.578917%0.539955%0.54%24,46324.5k3.359%3.36%-0.571628%-0.140470%-0.613277%-0.081289%-0.712098%0.71%0.571628%0.613277%0.571628%0.57%18,69818.7k2.567%2.57%-0.605846%-0.088566%-0.635146%-0.080726%-0.694412%0.69%0.605846%0.635146%0.605846%0.61%47,34747.3k6.501%6.50%-0.666181%-0.055694%-0.670624%-0.052149%-0.721874%0.72%0.666181%0.670624%0.666181%0.67%50,54450.5k6.940%6.94%-0.628173%-0.037211%-0.629044%-0.041128%-0.665384%0.67%0.628173%0.629044%0.628173%0.63%47,10347.1k6.468%6.47%-0.625317%-0.627141%-0.010483%-0.625317%0.63%0.625317%0.011507%0.627141%0.636823%0.64%45,95946.0k6.311%6.31%-0.634214%-0.043857%-0.584987%-0.036830%-0.678072%0.68%0.634214%0.584987%0.634214%0.63%47,78547.8k6.561%6.56%-0.748540%-0.022821%-0.619910%-0.020966%-0.771361%0.77%0.748540%0.619910%0.748540%0.75%55,34555.3k7.600%7.60%-0.811896%-0.024524%-0.659690%-0.008865%-0.836419%0.84%0.811896%0.659690%0.811896%0.81%60,02160.0k8.242%8.24%-0.714844%-0.683234%-0.714844%0.71%0.714844%0.022061%0.683234%0.006088%0.736905%0.74%31,71831.7k4.355%4.36%-0.632594%-0.726326%-0.632594%0.63%0.632594%0.119049%0.726326%0.069954%0.751643%0.75%10,08110.1k1.384%1.38%-0.561467%-0.720142%-0.561467%0.56%0.561467%0.260755%0.720142%0.085405%0.822221%0.82%10,07710.1k1.384%1.38%-0.611380%-0.661543%-0.611380%0.61%0.611380%0.073530%0.661543%0.051959%0.684910%0.68%18,88118.9k2.593%2.59%-0.586366%-0.618492%-0.586366%0.59%0.586366%0.006637%0.618492%0.021905%0.593003%0.59%25,76725.8k3.538%3.54%-0.589698%-0.005492%-0.618545%-0.595191%0.60%0.589698%0.618545%0.018860%0.589698%0.59%43,14643.1k5.924%5.92%-0.637043%-0.625602%-0.637043%0.64%0.637043%0.042896%0.625602%0.023324%0.679939%0.68%47,95648.0k6.585%6.58%-0.625481%-0.593016%-0.625481%0.63%0.625481%0.023727%0.593016%0.019853%0.649209%0.65%46,41646.4k6.373%6.37%

Detailed Sex Ratio#4

Percentage more males or females in selected age cohorts.
Scope: population of South Carolina and the Charleston Area
More Females More Males
South Carolina
Charleston Area
100%50%0%M:FFM85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-120.875421%-106.683863%-120.875421%120.9%0.4530.4568.835%68.8%31.165%31.2%-37.986639%-44.753192%-37.986639%38.0%0.7250.7257.981%58.0%42.019%42.0%-15.769285%-23.352035%-15.769285%15.8%0.8640.8653.654%53.7%46.346%46.3%-17.701751%-15.577195%-17.701751%17.7%0.8500.8554.066%54.1%45.934%45.9%-11.602100%-12.386469%-11.602100%11.6%0.8960.9052.741%52.7%47.259%47.3%-15.830546%-14.722933%-15.830546%15.8%0.8630.8653.667%53.7%46.333%46.3%-7.366280%-14.991961%-7.366280%7.4%0.9310.9351.776%51.8%48.224%48.2%-24.573625%-13.254861%-24.573625%24.6%0.8030.8055.471%55.5%44.529%44.5%-14.618558%-12.709888%-14.618558%14.6%0.8720.8753.406%53.4%46.594%46.6%-8.360129%-7.776201%-8.360129%8.4%0.9230.9252.006%52.0%47.994%48.0%-5.923756%-6.538252%-5.923756%5.9%0.9440.9451.438%51.4%48.562%48.6%-1.671515%1.840141%1.840141%1.8%1.0181.0249.544%49.5%50.456%50.5%-6.915216%-6.295922%-6.915216%6.9%0.9350.9451.671%51.7%48.329%48.3%-3.048758%-3.382026%-3.048758%3.0%0.9700.9750.751%50.8%49.249%49.2%-3.020566%-1.343852%-3.020566%3.0%0.9710.9750.744%50.7%49.256%49.3%3.086183%0.891064%3.086183%3.1%1.0311.0349.240%49.2%50.760%50.8%18.819188%9.631212%18.819188%18.8%1.1881.1945.700%45.7%54.300%54.3%46.441673%11.859490%46.441673%46.4%1.4641.4640.578%40.6%59.422%59.4%12.026951%7.854173%12.026951%12.0%1.1201.1247.164%47.2%52.836%52.8%1.131840%3.541609%1.131840%1.1%1.0111.0149.719%49.7%50.281%50.3%-0.931402%-0.931402%0.9%3.049070%0.9910.9950.232%50.2%49.768%49.8%6.733629%3.728170%6.733629%6.7%1.0671.0748.371%48.4%51.629%51.6%3.793467%3.347750%3.793467%3.8%1.0381.0449.069%49.1%50.931%50.9%

Map of Age Cohorts by County in the Charleston Area

Children Age Cohorts by County#5

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
20.1%21.2%22.3%23.4%24.5%25.7%

College Age Cohorts by County#6

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
4.66%4.85%5.03%5.22%5.40%5.59%

20s Age Cohorts by County#7

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
10.7%11.4%11.9%12.5%13.0%13.7%

30s Age Cohorts by County#8

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
13.73%13.89%14.05%14.21%14.37%14.53%

40s Age Cohorts by County#9

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
12.05%12.44%12.84%13.23%13.62%14.02%

50s Age Cohorts by County#10

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
13.409%13.421%13.431%13.442%13.453%13.465%

60s Age Cohorts by County#11

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
10.46%10.66%10.85%11.04%11.24%11.43%

70s Age Cohorts by County#12

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
4.85%5.06%5.26%5.47%5.67%5.88%

80+ Age Cohorts by County#13

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
2.27%2.50%2.72%2.94%3.16%3.39%
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Map of Age Cohorts by County Subdivision in the Charleston Area

Children Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#14

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
2.7%7.7%12.6%17.5%22.5%27.5%

College Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#15

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
0.3%4.8%9.3%13.8%18.3%22.9%

20s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#16

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
0.9%5.2%9.4%13.6%17.8%22.1%

30s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#17

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
3.6%6.8%10.0%13.1%16.2%19.4%

40s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#18

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
4.1%6.7%9.2%11.7%14.3%16.9%

50s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#19

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
9.2%12.3%15.3%18.4%21.4%24.5%

60s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#20

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
8%14%20%25%31%37%

70s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#21

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
4%9%15%20%25%31%

80+ Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#22

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
1.5%2.6%3.7%4.8%5.9%7.0%
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Age Cohorts by Place in the Charleston Area

There are 32 places in the Charleston Area. This section compares all 32 of those to each other, the Charleston Area, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with the Charleston Area.

Children by Place#23

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of the Charleston Area, selected places in the Charleston Area, and entities that contain the Charleston Area
0%10%20%30%Count#BonneauSt. StephenLadsonSummervilleSangareeLincolnvilleHarleyvilleGoose CreekHanahanMoncks CornerMount PleasantMt PleasantNorth CharlestonN CharlestonAwendawBonneau BeachSouthSullivan's IslandSullivan's IsUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesSt. GeorgeSouth CarolinaS CarolinaCharleston and North Charleston Metro AreaCharlestonSouth AtlanticMcClellanvilleRavenelReevesvilleJames IslandCharlestonMeggettIsle of PalmsRussellvilleJamestownHollywoodPinopolisFolly BeachRockvilleRidgevilleSeabrook IslandSeabrook IsKiawah Island31.754386%31.754386%31.8%181129.381736%29.381736%29.4%518227.148834%27.148834%27.1%4,283326.943384%26.943384%26.9%12,91112.9k425.319927%25.319927%25.3%1,939524.406458%24.406458%24.4%257624.358974%24.358974%24.4%152724.234952%24.234952%24.2%9,828824.036697%24.036697%24.0%4,978924.021505%24.021505%24.0%2,2341023.927247%23.927247%23.9%18,64118.6k1123.925438%23.925438%23.9%25,38825.4k1223.816679%23.816679%23.8%3171323.809524%23.809524%23.8%5501423.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.182040%23.182040%23.2%4751523.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.556739%22.556739%22.6%4871622.458484%22.458484%22.5%1,085,7791.09M22.420912%22.420912%22.4%163,285163k22.148630%22.148630%22.1%13,847,14713.8M20.750988%20.750988%20.8%1051719.890796%19.890796%19.9%5101818.604651%18.604651%18.6%401917.941574%17.941574%17.9%2,1252017.636733%17.636733%17.6%22,90822.9k2116.335979%16.335979%16.3%2472216.064815%16.064815%16.1%6942315.921788%15.921788%15.9%572415.873016%15.873016%15.9%102511.969423%11.969423%12.0%5952610.207214%10.207214%10.2%133278.565154%8.565154%8.6%234286.535948%6.535948%6.5%10295.709877%5.709877%5.7%111303.360371%3.360371%3.4%58311.685029%1.685029%1.7%2632

Age Cohorts by County in the Charleston Area

There are 3 counties in the Charleston Area. This section compares all 3 of those to each other, the Charleston Area, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with the Charleston Area.

Children by County#32

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of the Charleston Area, selected counties in the Charleston Area, and entities that contain the Charleston Area
0%5%10%15%20%25%Count#Dorchester CountyDorchesterBerkeley CountyBerkeleySouthUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesSouth CarolinaS CarolinaCharleston and North Charleston Metro AreaCharlestonSouth AtlanticCharleston CountyCharleston25.607843%25.607843%25.6%38,03238.0k124.377012%24.377012%24.4%48,53048.5k223.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.458484%22.458484%22.5%1,085,7791.09M22.420912%22.420912%22.4%163,285163k22.148630%22.148630%22.1%13,847,14713.8M20.154568%20.154568%20.2%76,72376.7k3

Age Cohorts by County Subdivision in the Charleston Area

There are 23 county subdivisions in the Charleston Area. This section compares all 23 of those to each other, the Charleston Area, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with the Charleston Area.

Children by County Subdivision#41

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of the Charleston Area, selected county subdivisions in the Charleston Area, and entities that contain the Charleston Area
0%10%20%Count#BonneauSummervilleWandoGoose Creek-HanahanGoose Crk-HanahanNorth CharlestonN CharlestonMoncks CornerSouthMount PleasantMt PleasantSt. GeorgeUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesSt. StephenSouth CarolinaS CarolinaCharleston and North Charleston Metro AreaCharlestonHarleyvilleSouth AtlanticWadmalaw IslandWadmalaw IsCordesvilleMcClellanvilleReevesvilleWest AshleyJohns IslandJames IslandCrossRidgevilleRavenel-HollywoodCharleston CentralCharleston CntrlEdisto IslandKiawah Island-Seabrook IslandKiawah Is-Seabroo…27.403379%27.403379%27.4%2,822126.379586%26.379586%26.4%34,14634.1k225.083067%25.083067%25.1%3,850324.759240%24.759240%24.8%31,85431.9k423.959134%23.959134%24.0%23,07623.1k523.884514%23.884514%23.9%6,279623.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.440915%23.440915%23.4%21,01921.0k723.343465%23.343465%23.3%1,152823.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.919767%22.919767%22.9%1,694922.458484%22.458484%22.5%1,085,7791.09M22.420912%22.420912%22.4%163,285163k22.405190%22.405190%22.4%1,3471022.148630%22.148630%22.1%13,847,14713.8M21.699936%21.699936%21.7%6741120.259504%20.259504%20.3%8901219.991931%19.991931%20.0%9911319.016996%19.016996%19.0%4141418.410139%18.410139%18.4%13,53913.5k1517.423911%17.423911%17.4%2,7881617.367288%17.367288%17.4%7,2631717.014614%17.014614%17.0%1,1411816.347446%16.347446%16.3%9731915.656039%15.656039%15.7%2,2542013.594387%13.594387%13.6%4,902218.502024%8.502024%8.5%126222.734375%2.734375%2.7%9123

Age Cohorts by Metro Area in South Carolina

There are 17 metro areas in South Carolina. This section compares the Charleston Area to all of the metro areas in South Carolina and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with the Charleston Area.

Children by Metro Area#50

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of the Charleston Area, selected other metro areas in South Carolina, and entities that contain the Charleston Area
0%5%10%15%20%Count#Sumter Metro AreaSumter AreaCharlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro AreaCharlotteFlorence Metro AreaFlorence AreaGaffney Metro AreaGaffney AreaAugusta and Richmond County Metro AreaAugusta AreaSpartanburg Metro AreaSpartanburgSouthUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesGreenville, Anderson, and Mauldin Metro AreaGreenvilleGreenwood Metro AreaGreenwoodColumbia Metro AreaColumbia AreaOrangeburg Metro AreaOrangeburgSouth CarolinaS CarolinaCharleston and North Charleston Metro AreaCharlestonSouth AtlanticNewberry Metro AreaNewberry AreaBennettsville Metro AreaBennettsvilleSeneca Metro AreaSeneca AreaHilton Head Island, Bluffton, and Beaufort Metro AreaHilton Head IslandGeorgetown Metro AreaGeorgetownMyrtle Beach, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach Metro AreaMyrtle Beach24.654074%24.654074%24.7%26,54826.5k124.624090%24.624090%24.6%586,337586k223.804930%23.804930%23.8%49,10149.1k323.783630%23.783630%23.8%13,38413.4k423.777190%23.777190%23.8%139,088139k523.486064%23.486064%23.5%75,66275.7k623.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.857932%22.857932%22.9%197,050197k722.702252%22.702252%22.7%21,52921.5k822.608577%22.608577%22.6%180,995181k922.566337%22.566337%22.6%20,24920.2k1022.458484%22.458484%22.5%1,085,7791.09M22.420912%22.420912%22.4%163,285163k1122.148630%22.148630%22.1%13,847,14713.8M22.148344%22.148344%22.1%8,3611220.489495%20.489495%20.5%5,6761320.372803%20.372803%20.4%15,35615.4k1420.137085%20.137085%20.1%40,77840.8k1519.977304%19.977304%20.0%12,14712.1k1618.661773%18.661773%18.7%78,30278.3k17