SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Sumter, SC

Sumter, SC is located in Sumter County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Sumter is about 71,518 with about 469 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 93,555.

The Average Home Value is $114,566.67, which is roughly 15% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 39% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $44,321.33, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 23% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sumter is about 11.3%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Sumter County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 23.3% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 55.97%
Republican: 42.93%
Libertarian: 0.73%
Green: 0.31%
Other: 0.07%


Nearby Locations

Alcolu, SC (2.89 mi.)
Sumter, SC (5.86 mi.)
Mayesville, SC (7.88 mi.)
Gable, SC (10.08 mi.)
Wedgefield, SC (13.86 mi.)
Lynchburg, SC (13.99 mi.)
Turbeville, SC (14.37 mi.)
Shaw AFB, SC (14.95 mi.)
New Zion, SC (15.27 mi.)
Dalzell, SC (15.53 mi.)
Rimini, SC (15.88 mi.)
Pinewood, SC (15.88 mi.)
Manning, SC (16.51 mi.)
Paxville, SC (16.51 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29150, 29153, 29154
Latitude : 33.872718
Longitude : -80.469144
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 178 ft.
Area Code(s) : 803, 839

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.60
Male Population Estimate : 42.43%
Female Population Estimate : 47.15%
Median Age : 36.3
Male Median Age : 34.6
Female Median Age : 37.9

White Population Estimate : 45.66%
Black Population Estimate : 41.70%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.98%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.46%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.16%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.82%
Other Population Estimate : 1.53%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sumter specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Sumter County: About 9 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Sumter County: About 621 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Sumter County is about 57% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 54% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.