Dillon County, SC Demographics

The total population of Dillon County is estimated to be 28,255 with 13,381 males (47.36%) and 14,874 females (52.64%). There are 1,493 more females than males in Dillon County.
The median household income in Dillon County was $42,999 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,720(4.17%) from $41,279 in 2020. This income is 57.63% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Dillon County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $44,986. Overall, the median household income for the county of Dillon County stands at $42,999.
In Dillon County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $28,590 for males and $20,497 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $41,789 for males and $34,465 for females.
In Dillon County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $48,921, followed by Black or African American households at $33,969, and Some Other Race households with a median household income of $23,524.
In 2022, the population of Dillon County was 27,738, a 0.87% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Dillon County's population was 27,981, a decline of 1.04% compared to a population of 28,275 in 2020.
The median age in Dillon County, SC is 37.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.21% were under the age of 15, 18.90% aged 15 to 29, 43.45% aged 30 to 64, 15.08% aged 65 to 84, and 1.36% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Dillon County population: 46.36% are White, 47.36% are Black or African American, 2.42% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.06% are Asian, 1.62% are some other race and 2.18% are multiracial.