Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC

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2020 Population
200,013
1.65% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.6
0.521% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.4%
3.82% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$63,279
2.28% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$174,900
2.58% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC had a population of 200k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $63,279. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC grew from 196,763 to 200,013, a 1.65% increase and its median household income declined from $64,756 to $63,279, a −2.28% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (46.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (43.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), Other (Hispanic) (2.09%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.81%).

8.78% of the households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, 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.

97.2% of the residents in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Virginia College-Columbia (204 degrees awarded in 2018) and Centura College-Columbia (189 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was $174,900, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.

Most people in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC is home to a population of 200k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.93% of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country (11.9k people).

In 2020, there were 1.08 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.1k people) in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 86.1k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC are Spanish (7,817 households), Korean (1,487 households), and German (790 households).

Citizenship

97.2%
2020 Citizenship
97.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.2% of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    93.1k ± 2.88k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    86.1k ± 1.74k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.4k ± 816
5%
Hispanic Population
10k people

In 2020, there were 1.08 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.1k people) in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 86.1k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5% of the people in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC are hispanic (10k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.93%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people
5.74%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.3k people

As of 2020, 5.93% of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC residents (11.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was 5.74%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,817 households (4.15%)
  2. Korean
    1,487 households (0.789%)
  3. German
    790 households (0.419%)

8.78% of the households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was Spanish. 4.15% of the households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,794 ± 734
  2. Vietnam
    3,804 ± 412
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,392 ± 590

Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC employs 91.9k people. The largest industries in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC are Elementary & secondary schools (6,509 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,897 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,412 people), and the highest paying industries are Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($130,103), Offices of dentists ($111,550), and Other health care services ($105,991).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
47,297
Women
51.5%
44,600
Men
48.5%

The workforce of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC in 2020 was 91,897 people, with 51.5% woman, and 48.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC.

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Occupations

91.9k
2020 Value
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 90.9k employees to 91.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC, are Registered nurses (2,677 people), Customer service representatives (2,514 people), and Other managers (2,315 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in South Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

91.9k
2020 Value
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 90.9k employees to 91.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,509 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,897 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,412 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, 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

$44,402
Median earning men ± $2,498
$34,332
Median earning women ± $1,728

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,425), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,645), and Wholesale Trade ($52,703).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($46,308), Wholesale Trade ($45,646), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,910).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in South Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in South Carolina.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $38.2B
  2. $32.1B
  3. $26.9B

In 2020, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $38.2B, followed by Plastics/rubber ($32.1B) and Machinery ($26.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$285B
2020 Value in South Carolina
$613B
Projected 2050 Value in South Carolina
115% growth

In 2020, total outbound South Carolina trade was $285B. This is expected to increase 115% to $613B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $30.1B
  2. $22.4B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $30.1B, followed by Georgia with $22.4B and Texas and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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 3, 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in South Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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learningEducation

In 2018, universities in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC awarded 393 degrees. The student population of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC in 2018 is skewed towards men, with 38 male students and 22 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC are Black or African American (301 and 76.6%), followed by Unknown (35 and 8.91%), White (25 and 6.36%), and Hispanic or Latino (19 and 4.83%).

The largest universities in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC by number of degrees awarded are Virginia College-Columbia (204 and 51.9%) and Centura College-Columbia (189 and 48.1%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.428% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.566% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (37.5k), Some college (33.9k), and Bachelors Degree (32.7k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was $174,900 in 2020, which is 0.761 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $170,500 to $174,900, a 2.58% increase. The homeownership rate in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC is 73.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC is $63,279. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $80,467, followed by Charleston City PUMA, SC and York County (West & Outside Rock Hill City) PUMA, SC, with respective values of $72,562 and $72,224.

Property

$174,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,161
$55,895
Median Property Taxes
±$2,245

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.4%
Homeownership
2020
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73.4% of the housing units in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $80,467, followed by Charleston City PUMA, SC and York County (West & Outside Rock Hill City) PUMA, SC, with respective values of $72,562 and $72,224.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, 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.
$63,279
Median Household Income
± $2,646
76.1k
Number of Households
± 2,796

In 2020, the median household income of the 76.1k households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC declined from $63,279 from the previous year's value of $64,756.

The following chart displays the households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.443
2020 Wage GINI in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC
0.446
2019 Wage GINI in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC

In 2020, the income inequality in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.758% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.64%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.14%)

In 2020, 82.7% of workers in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.64%) and those who worked at home (6.14%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC have a longer commute time (27.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.05% of the workforce in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, 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 Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC (24.7k out of 199k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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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91.5% of the population of Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 8.59% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 6.19% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in South Carolina was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see 1494 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.267% decrease from the previous year (1498 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1767 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in South Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,494 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in South Carolina

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,494 patients per year. This represents a 0.267% decrease from the previous year (1,498 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in South Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of South Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.5% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.45%
Uninsured
46.7%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
8.59%
Medicare
16.7%
Non-Group
6.19%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC declined by 15.9% from 10% to 8.45%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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