South Carolina population by gender
The table below shows South Carolina's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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South Carolina population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 51.29% females and 48.71% males in South Carolina.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the South Carolina state as compared to the nation.
South Carolina gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In South Carolina, there are less men than women. The South Carolina gender ratio is 95:100 i.e. 95 men to 100 women (0.950).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
South Carolina gender ratio by age
In South Carolina, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 104.3 boys per 100 girls (104.3:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 67.1 males per 100 females (67.1:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for South Carolina.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||146,308||139,164||1.05|
|5 to 9 years||155,195||151,791||1.02|
|10 to 14 years||167,163||158,207||1.06|
|15 to 19 years||170,948||159,967||1.07|
|20 to 24 years||165,217||157,772||1.05|
|25 to 29 years||165,369||170,359||0.97|
|30 to 34 years||158,839||166,033||0.96|
|35 to 39 years||154,434||164,147||0.94|
|40 to 44 years||150,769||154,093||0.98|
|45 to 49 years||152,534||160,964||0.95|
|50 to 54 years||157,870||166,717||0.95|
|55 to 59 years||163,581||178,564||0.92|
|60 to 64 years||160,910||180,491||0.89|
|65 to 69 years||141,059||165,072||0.85|
|70 to 74 years||119,689||135,478||0.88|
|75 to 79 years||71,660||87,880||0.82|
|80 to 84 years||41,463||53,147||0.78|
|85 years and over||31,051||54,998||0.56|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.051 i.e. 105.1 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.892 i.e. 10.8 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.565 i.e. 56.5 senior men per 100 senior women.
South Carolina population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 15-19 years with a population of 170,948. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 60-64 years with a population of 180,491.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 146,308 boys and 139,164 girls in South Carolina. Thus there are 7,144 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 160,910 males and 180,491 females in South Carolina. Thus there are 19,581 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 31,051 males and 54,998 females.
Things to know
What percent of South Carolina is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total South Carolina population of 5.08 million, 51.29% percent are females.
What percentage of South Carolina is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total South Carolina population of 5.08 million, 48.71% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in South Carolina?
In South Carolina, the male to female ratio is 95:100 i.e. 95 men to 100 women (0.950).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates