Denmark, SC

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Population

3,145

2.87% decline

Median Age

27.4


Median Household Income

$22,114

7.83% growth

Poverty Rate

38.4%


Number of Employees

999

7.65% growth

Median Property Value

$64,300

8.79% decline

About

In 2017, Denmark, SC had a population of 3.15k people with a median age of 27.4 and a median household income of $22,114. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Denmark, SC declined from 3,238 to 3,145, a -2.87% decrease and its median household income grew from $20,509 to $22,114, a 7.83% increase.

The population of Denmark, SC is 92.8% Black or African American Alone, 6.17% White Alone, and 0.763% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Denmark, SC speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Denmark, SC are Voorhees College (70 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Denmark, SC is $64,300, and the homeownership rate is 59.7%. Most people in Denmark, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Denmark, SC is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of Denmark, SC employs 999 people. The largest industries in Denmark, SC are Manufacturing (300 people), Educational Services (173 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (122 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($30,189), Accommodation & Food Services ($30,189), and Manufacturing ($21,056).

Median household income in Denmark, SC is $22,114. Males in Denmark, SC have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,985. The income inequality in Denmark, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$22,114

2017 value

± $6,533

7.83%

1 Year Growth

± 30.6%

Households in Denmark, SC have a median annual income of $22,114, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $20,509 in 2016, which represents a 7.83% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,080

Average Male Salary

± $1,419

$40,985

Average Female Salary

± $1,018

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Carolina made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in South Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,597 ± $53,271

  2. Asian

    $47,877 ± $7,789

  3. White

    $47,332 ± $1,044

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Carolina workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in South Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Denmark, SC is from South Carolina.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.456

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South Carolina was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.695% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for South Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in South Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9601

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Denmark, SC was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $25,162, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Denmark, SC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

38.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Denmark, SC (1.04k out of 2.71k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    1,029 ± 315

  2. White

    9 ± 60

  3. Two Or More

    5 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Denmark, SC is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

999

2017 Value

± 288

7.65%

1 Year growth

± 39.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Denmark, SC grew at a rate of 7.65%, from 928 employees to 999 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Denmark, SC, are Production Occupations (244 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (122 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (116 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Denmark, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Denmark, SC, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (244 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (122 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (116 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Denmark, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (4.21 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (3.94 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.82 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Denmark, SC, by median earnings, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($82,880), Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($82,609), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($30,777).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

999

2017 Value

± 288

7.65%

1 Year growth

± 39.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Denmark, SC grew at a rate of 7.65%, from 928 employees to 999 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Denmark, SC, are Manufacturing (300 people), Educational Services (173 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (122 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Denmark, SC, though some of these residents may live in Denmark, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Denmark, SC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (300 people), Educational Services (173 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (122 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Denmark, SC has an unusually high number of Utilities (3.31 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.97 times), and Information (2.01 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Denmark, SC, by median earnings, are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($30,189), Accommodation & Food Services ($30,189), and Manufacturing ($21,056).

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Domestic Trade

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. $15.9B

  2. $15.2B

  3. $11.7B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $15.9B, followed by Machinery ($15.2B) and Mixed freight ($11.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B

2015 Value

$244B

Projected 2045 Value

49.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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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. $22.2B

  2. $13.4B

  3. $5.71B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $22.2B, followed by Georgia with $13.4B and Tennessee and $5.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83% of the population of Denmark, SC has health coverage, with 17.1% on employee plans, 37.9% on Medicaid, 9.83% on Medicare, 18% on non-group plans, and 0.159% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Denmark, SC was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in Denmark, SC see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in South Carolina in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,235

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,491

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,298

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

17%

Uninsured

17.1%

Employer Coverage

37.9%

Medicaid

9.83%

Medicare

18%

Non-Group

0.159%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Denmark, SC grew by 7.16% from 15.9% to 17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Denmark, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 20.1% prevalence

  2. 19.6% prevalence

  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Denmark, SC is home to a population of 3.15k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Denmark, SC residents were born outside of the country (10 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Denmark, SC is composed of 2.92k Black or African American Alone residents (92.8%), 194 White Alone residents (6.17%), 24 Two or More Races residents (0.763%), 10 Asian Alone residents (0.318%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%), and 0 Hispanic or Latino residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Denmark, SC are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Denmark, SC was 27.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Denmark, SC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Denmark, SC residents was 25.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    10 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Denmark, SC residents (10 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Denmark, SC was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Denmark, SC compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    68,828 ± 6,396 people

  2. India

    11,778 ± 2,661 people

  3. Philippines

    9,880 ± 2,438 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 68,828 South Carolina residents, followed by India with 11,778 and Philippines with 9,880.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Denmark, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Denmark, SC was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    2.92k ± 109

  2. White Alone

    194 ± 89

  3. Two or More Races

    24 ± 28.6

In 2017, there were 15 times more Black or African American Alone residents (2.92k people) in Denmark, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 194 White Alone and 24 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Denmark, SC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Denmark, SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Denmark, SC was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Denmark, SC are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    145 ± 103

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    15 ± 27

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 21

Denmark, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 9.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Denmark, SC awarded 70 degrees. The student population of Denmark, SC is skewed towards women, with 189 male students and 226 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Denmark, SC are Black or African American (70 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%), and Hispanic or Latino (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Denmark, SC by number of degrees awarded are Voorhees College (70 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Denmark, SC are Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (13 and 18.6%), Sport & Fitness Management (10 and 14.3%), and General Biological Sciences (7 and 10%).

The median tuition costs in Denmark, SC are $11,630 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Denmark, SC was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 13 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Denmark, SC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

70 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$11,630

Median Private

In 2016, the Denmark, SC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Voorhees College with 70 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

29

Degrees Awarded to Men

41

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 29 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Denmark, SC, which is 0.707 times less than the 41 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Denmark, SC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Denmark, SC were to Black or African American students. These 70 degrees mean that there were N/A times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Denmark, SC was $64,300 in 2017, which is 0.295 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $70,500 to $64,300, a 8.79% decrease. The homeownership rate in Denmark, SC is 59.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Denmark, SC have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Denmark, SC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$22,114

Median Household Income

± $6,533

986

Number of Households

± 271

In 2017, the median household income of the 986 households in Denmark, SC grew to $22,114 from the previous year's value of $20,509.

The following chart displays the households in Denmark, SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$64,300

2017 Median

± $14,172

$70,500

2016 Median

± $16,086

In 2017, the median property value in Denmark, SC declined from to $64,300 from the previous year's value of $70,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Denmark, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Denmark, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Denmark, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Denmark, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

59.7%

2017 Homeownership

56.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.7% of the housing units in Denmark, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Denmark, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Denmark, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Denmark, SC have 1 car, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Denmark, SC have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.48% of the workforce in Denmark, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.7%

  2. Carpooled

    12.1%

  3. Walked

    5.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Denmark, SC was Drove Alone (76.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.1%) and those who Walked (5.53%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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