Sumter City PUMA, SC

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
188,494
0.48% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.7
0.761% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
22.1%
4.73% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$42,802
2.38% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$101,700
3.56% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
70,440
0.0369% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Sumter City PUMA, SC had a population of 188k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $42,802. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sumter City PUMA, SC declined from 189,403 to 188,494, a −0.48% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,806 to $42,802, a 2.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sumter City PUMA, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (51.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (42.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%), White (Hispanic) (1.44%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.25%).

4.55% of the households in Sumter City 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.

98.8% of the residents in Sumter City PUMA, SC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sumter, Clarendon, Williamsburg & Lee Counties--Sumter City PUMA, SC are Central Carolina Technical College (584 degrees awarded in 2020), University of South Carolina-Sumter (164 degrees), and Morris College (108 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Sumter City PUMA, SC was $101,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%.

Most people in Sumter City PUMA, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Sumter City PUMA, SC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sumter City PUMA, SC is home to a population of 188k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.54% of Sumter City PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country (4.8k people).

In 2020, there were 1.21 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.3k people) in Sumter City PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 79.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.66k 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 Sumter City PUMA, SC are Spanish (5,348 households), German (457 households), and Vietnamese (298 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
96,783
Women
51.3%
91,727
Men
48.7%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 188,510 inhabitants, with 48.7% men, and 51.3% women.

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Citizenship

98.8%
2020 Citizenship
98.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.8% of Sumter City PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Sumter City PUMA, SC was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sumter City PUMA, SC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    96.3k ± 630
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    79.3k ± 180
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.66k ± 675
3.48%
Hispanic Population
6.56k people

In 2020, there were 1.21 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.3k people) in Sumter City PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 79.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.48% of the people in Sumter City PUMA, SC are hispanic (6.56k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,306 ± 884 people
  2. Jamaica
    505 ± 551 people
  3. Philippines
    494 ± 545 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Sumter City PUMA, SC was Mexico, the natal country of 1,306 Sumter City PUMA, SC residents, followed by Jamaica with 505 and Philippines with 494.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.54%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.8k people
2.49%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.71k people

As of 2020, 2.54% of Sumter City PUMA, SC residents (4.8k 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 Sumter City PUMA, SC was 2.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,348 households (3.02%)
  2. German
    457 households (0.258%)
  3. Vietnamese
    298 households (0.168%)

4.55% of the households in Sumter City 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 Sumter City PUMA, SC was Spanish. 3.02% of the households in Sumter City 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-)
    4,919 ± 519
  2. Vietnam
    4,732 ± 408
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,599 ± 330

Sumter City PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Sumter City PUMA, SC employs 70.4k people. The largest industries in Sumter City PUMA, SC are Elementary & secondary schools (5,387 people), Construction (4,301 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,767 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($111,574), Farm supplies merchant wholesalers ($90,976), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($85,835).

Males in Sumter City PUMA, SC have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,722. The income inequality in Sumter City PUMA, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.405, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
35,420
Women
50.3%
35,020
Men
49.7%

The workforce of Sumter City PUMA, SC in 2020 was 70,440 people, with 50.3% woman, and 49.7% men.

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Occupations

70.4k
2020 Value
−0.0369%
1 Year decline
± −0.0369%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sumter City PUMA, SC declined at a rate of −0.0369%, from 70.5k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sumter City PUMA, SC, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,075 people), Customer service representatives (1,903 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,844 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sumter City PUMA, SC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

70.4k
2020 Value
−0.0369%
1 Year decline
± −0.0369%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sumter City PUMA, SC declined at a rate of −0.0369%, from 70.5k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sumter City PUMA, SC, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,387 people), Construction (4,301 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,767 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sumter City PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in Sumter City 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

$35,299
Median earning men ± $1,715
$25,965
Median earning women ± $867

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,574), Information ($45,729), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($41,203), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,839), and Public Administration ($36,471).

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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US Representatives from South Carolina

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Sumter City PUMA, SC awarded 968 degrees. The student population of Sumter City PUMA, SC in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,828 male students and 3,497 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sumter City PUMA, SC are White (464 and 48.2%), followed by Black or African American (408 and 42.4%), Hispanic or Latino (37 and 3.85%), and Two or More Races (26 and 2.7%).

The largest universities in Sumter City PUMA, SC by number of degrees awarded are Central Carolina Technical College (584 and 60.3%), University of South Carolina-Sumter (164 and 16.9%), and Morris College (108 and 11.2%).

The most popular majors in Sumter, Clarendon, Williamsburg & Lee Counties--Sumter City PUMA, SC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (314 and 32.4%), Registered Nursing (123 and 12.7%), and Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology (47 and 4.86%).

The median tuition cost in Sumter, Clarendon, Williamsburg & Lee Counties--Sumter City PUMA, SC for private four year colleges is $13,420.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Sumter City PUMA, SC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 72.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 39.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,325 (34.3% men and 65.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 5,325 students enrolled in Sumter City PUMA, SC, 34.3% men and 65.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,497 records, of which 63% were women and 37% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 294 degree-majors awarded
  2. 123 degree-majors awarded
  3. 31 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Sumter, Clarendon, Williamsburg & Lee Counties--Sumter City PUMA, SC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 294 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Sumter, Clarendon, Williamsburg & Lee Counties--Sumter City PUMA, SC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 584 degrees awarded
  2. 164 degrees awarded
  3. 108 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Carolina Technical College with 584 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 364 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sumter City PUMA, SC, which is 0.603 times less than the 604 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 464 degrees mean that there were 1.14 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 408 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($13,420) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,560) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($3,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.796% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Sumter City PUMA, SC in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (52.9k), Some college (34.5k), and Secondary Education (26.7k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Sumter City PUMA, SC was $101,700 in 2020, which is 0.443 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $98,200 to $101,700, a 3.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Sumter City PUMA, SC is 69.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Sumter City PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sumter City PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sumter City PUMA, SC is $42,802. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Sumter City 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

$101,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,150
$50,967
Median Property Taxes
±$1,544

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
Homeownership
2020
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.2% of the housing units in Sumter City PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sumter City 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.

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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.
$42,802
Median Household Income
± $1,153
73.6k
Number of Households
± 2,180

In 2020, the median household income of the 73.6k households in Sumter City PUMA, SC grew to $42,802 from the previous year's value of $41,806.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
2020 Wage GINI in Sumter City PUMA, SC
0.404
2019 Wage GINI in Sumter City PUMA, SC

In 2020, the income inequality in Sumter City PUMA, SC was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.314% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Sumter City PUMA, SC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sumter City PUMA, SC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85%)
  2. Carpooled (8.77%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.87%)

In 2020, 85% of workers in Sumter City PUMA, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.77%) and those who worked at home (2.87%).

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sumter City PUMA, SC have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.12% of the workforce in Sumter City PUMA, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sumter City PUMA, SC (40.4k out of 183k 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 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sumter City 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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89.1% of the population of Sumter City PUMA, SC has health coverage, with 31.1% on employee plans, 24.3% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 17.6% on non-group plans, and 5.04% 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).

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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 24.4% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.9%
Uninsured
31.1%
Employer Coverage
24.3%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
17.6%
Non-Group
5.04%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sumter City PUMA, SC declined by 0.911% from 11% to 10.9%.

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