Little River demographics profile

StatisticLittle RiverSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)88214891
Median age55.538.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%56%55%
Speak English95%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Little River, SC has a population of 9,239 and is the 4,173rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 882 per sq mi which is 498% higher than the South Carolina average and 873% higher than the national average. The median age in Little River is 56 which is approximately 43% higher than the South Carolina average of 39. In Little River, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 26% of Little River residents were born in South Carolina, 68% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Little River is 498% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Little River is 43% higher than South Carolina.
  • In Little River 87.74% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Little River 7.21% of the population is African American.
  • In Little River 1.62% of the population is Asian.

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Little River population breakdown by race

RaceLittle RiverSouth CarolinaNational
African American7.21%27.35%12.63%
American Indian2.33%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.49%2.07%3.06%
Other race0.62%1.51%4.75%
In Little River, 3.6% 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.

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