StatisticBeaufortSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)46717391
Median age33.338.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%40%43%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Beaufort is 170% higher than South Carolina
  • The median age in Beaufort is 14% lower than South Carolina
  • In Beaufort 58.99% of the population is White
  • In Beaufort 30.04% of the population is Black
  • In Beaufort 1.63% of the population is Asian

Compare Beaufort, SC Demographics


      Beaufort population breakdown by race

      RaceBeaufortSouth CarolinaNational
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.15%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race5.12%2.07%3.06%
      Other race4.08%1.51%4.75%
      In Beaufort, 8.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Beaufort age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Beaufort, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).