Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC

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2020 Population
174,358
3.35% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
14.2%
5.66% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$59,705
2.57% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$194,000
7.06% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC had a population of 174k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $59,705. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew from 168,704 to 174,358, a 3.35% increase and its median household income grew from $58,208 to $59,705, a 2.57% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.67%), White (Hispanic) (2.46%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.78%).

5.37% of the households in Summerville Town & Ladson 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.

98.1% of the residents in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was $194,000, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%.

Most people in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is home to a population of 174k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.07% of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country (7.09k people).

In 2020, there were 2.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.39k Two+ (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 Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are Spanish (5,338 households), German (649 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (618 households).

Citizenship

98.1%
2020 Citizenship
98.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.1% of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    113k ± 2.94k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    40.9k ± 2.19k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.39k ± 1.18k
5.2%
Hispanic Population
9.07k people

In 2020, there were 2.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.39k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.2% of the people in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are hispanic (9.07k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.07%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.09k people
3.65%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.16k people

As of 2020, 4.07% of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents (7.09k 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 Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 3.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,338 households (3.27%)
  2. German
    649 households (0.397%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    618 households (0.378%)

5.37% of the households in Summerville Town & Ladson 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 Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was Spanish. 3.27% of the households in Summerville Town & Ladson 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-)
    5,205 ± 706
  2. Vietnam
    4,285 ± 420
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,671 ± 810

Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC employs 78k people. The largest industries in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are Construction (5,117 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,061 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,841 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($176,714), Air transportation ($151,698), and Legal services ($124,267).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
38,238
Women
49%
39,748
Men
51%

The workforce of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC in 2020 was 77,986 people, with 49% woman, and 51% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC.

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Occupations

78k
2020 Value
0.631%
1 Year growth
± 0.631%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 0.631%, from 77.5k employees to 78k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, are Registered nurses (2,569 people), Other managers (2,363 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,133 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

78k
2020 Value
0.631%
1 Year growth
± 0.631%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 0.631%, from 77.5k employees to 78k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, are Construction (5,117 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,061 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,841 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in Summerville Town & Ladson 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

$43,967
Median earning men ± $1,363
$30,922
Median earning women ± $1,345

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($59,432), Manufacturing ($55,063), and Public Administration ($54,533).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($45,724), Wholesale Trade ($45,023), and Manufacturing ($41,556).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.16% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.34% 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 Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (40.1k), Some college (31.9k), and Secondary Education (21.6k).

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The median property value in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was $194,000 in 2020, which is 0.844 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $181,200 to $194,000, a 7.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is 72.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 30.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is $59,705. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Summerville Town & Ladson 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

$194,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,486
$44,140
Median Property Taxes
±$1,827

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 Summerville Town & Ladson 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 Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.3%
Homeownership
2020
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.3% of the housing units in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Summerville Town & Ladson 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 Summerville Town & Ladson 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.
$59,705
Median Household Income
± $1,839
61.1k
Number of Households
± 2,255

In 2020, the median household income of the 61.1k households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew to $59,705 from the previous year's value of $58,208.

The following chart displays the households in Summerville Town & Ladson 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

0.421
2020 Wage GINI in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC
0.424
2019 Wage GINI in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC

In 2020, the income inequality in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.68% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (85.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.68%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.66%)

In 2018, 85.3% of workers in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.68%) and those who worked at home (3.66%).

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

30.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have a longer commute time (30.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.36% of the workforce in Summerville Town & Ladson 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 Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC (24.4k out of 172k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is White, followed by Black 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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88.8% of the population of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 4.19% 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% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.2%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
4.19%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew by 3.45% from 10.8% to 11.2%.

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