Marlboro County, SC

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Population
27,131
1.36% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
Median Age
40.3

Poverty Rate
26%

Median Household Income
$34,203
0.831% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$64,000
5.79% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
9,616
1.18% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Marlboro County, SC had a population of 27.1k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $34,203. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Marlboro County, SC declined from 27,505 to 27,131, a -1.36% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,921 to $34,203, a 0.831% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marlboro County, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (50.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.98%), and White (Hispanic) (2.29%). NaNk% of the people in Marlboro County, SC speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Marlboro County, SC is $64,000, and the homeownership rate is 65.8%. Most people in Marlboro County, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Marlboro County, SC is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in South Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in South Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of South Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Marlboro County, SC went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.1%), followed by Other (1.62%). The most partisan county was Allendale County, SC with 76.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing the state of South Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Marlboro County, SC
57.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in South Carolina
  1. 76.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in South Carolina was Allendale County, SC with 76.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in South Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from South Carolina

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Lindsey Graham
Senator from South Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Tim Scott
Senator from South Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jim DeMint.

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing South Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in South Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from South Carolina

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for South Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Marlboro County, SC is home to a population of 27.1k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.39% of Marlboro County, SC residents were born outside of the country (648 people).

In 2018, there were 1.29 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.7k people) in Marlboro County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 987 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marlboro County, SC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.7k ± 169
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 20
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    987 ± 206
3.3%
Hispanic Population
896 people

In 2018, there were 1.29 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.7k people) in Marlboro County, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 987 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.3% of the people in Marlboro County, SC are hispanic (896 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Marlboro County, SC as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.39%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
648 people
2.59%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
712 people

As of 2018, 2.39% of Marlboro County, SC residents (648 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marlboro County, SC was 2.59%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Marlboro County, SC was 40.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Marlboro County, SC are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Marlboro County, SC residents was 40.

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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

98.4%
2018 Citizenship
98.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.4% of Marlboro County, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Marlboro County, SC was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    746 ± 164
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    271 ± 135
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    158 ± 68

Marlboro County, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Marlboro County, SC is $34,203. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Marlboro County, SC was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $41,831, followed by Census Tract 9603.01 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $41,250 and $38,558.

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

The economy of Marlboro County, SC employs 9.62k people. The largest industries in Marlboro County, SC are Manufacturing (2,579 people), Retail Trade (1,452 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,360 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,000), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,264), and Finance & Insurance ($49,464).

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,203
2018 value
± $2,307
0.831%
1 Year Growth
± 7.89%

Households in Marlboro County, SC have a median annual income of $34,203, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $33,921 in 2017, which represents a 0.831% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Marlboro County, SC compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,080
Average Male Salary in South Carolina
± $1,419
$40,985
Average Female Salary in South Carolina
± $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 in South Carolina
  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 in South Carolina.

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 Marlboro County, SC is from South Carolina.
0.46
2017 Wage GINI in South Carolina
0.456
2016 Wage GINI in South Carolina

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 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. Census Tract 9603.01
  3. Census Tract 9606

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marlboro County, SC was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $41,831, followed by Census Tract 9603.01 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $41,250 and $38,558.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marlboro County, SC (6.26k out of 24.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    3,172 ± 385
  2. White
    2,383 ± 290
  3. Two Or More
    397 ± 167

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marlboro County, 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

9.62k
2018 Value
± 691
-1.18%
1 Year decline
± 10.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Marlboro County, SC declined at a rate of -1.18%, from 9.73k employees to 9.62k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marlboro County, SC, are Production Occupations (1,657 people), Sales & Related Occupations (974 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (822 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marlboro County, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marlboro County, SC, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,657 people), Sales & Related Occupations (974 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (822 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marlboro County, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.29 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.09 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marlboro County, SC, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($143,250), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,882), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($52,569).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.62k
2018 Value
± 691
-1.18%
1 Year decline
± 10.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Marlboro County, SC declined at a rate of -1.18%, from 9.73k employees to 9.62k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marlboro County, SC, are Manufacturing (2,579 people), Retail Trade (1,452 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,360 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marlboro County, SC, though some of these residents may live in Marlboro County, 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 Marlboro County, SC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,579 people), Retail Trade (1,452 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,360 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marlboro County, SC has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.66 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.86 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.85 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marlboro County, SC, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,000), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,264), and Finance & Insurance ($49,464).

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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 in South Carolina
$244B
Projected 2045 Value in South Carolina
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marlboro County, SC was $64,000 in 2018, which is 0.279 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $60,500 to $64,000, a 5.79% increase. The homeownership rate in Marlboro County, SC is 65.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marlboro County, SC have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marlboro County, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$64,000
2018 Median
± $3,292
$60,500
2017 Median
± $3,543

In 2018, the median property value in Marlboro County, SC grew to to $64,000 from the previous year's value of $60,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Marlboro County, 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 Marlboro County, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$34,203
Median Household Income
± $2,307
9.58k
Number of Households
± 590

In 2018, the median household income of the 9.58k households in Marlboro County, SC grew to $34,203 from the previous year's value of $33,921.

The following chart displays the households in Marlboro County, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

65.8%
2018 Homeownership
66.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 65.8% of the housing units in Marlboro County, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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

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Commute Time

23.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marlboro County, SC have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.63% of the workforce in Marlboro County, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    83.3%
  2. Carpooled
    12.8%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.56%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Marlboro County, SC was Drove Alone (83.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.8%) and those who Worked At Home (2.56%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marlboro County, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marlboro County, SC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

88.2% of the population of Marlboro County, SC has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 27.9% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.83% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Marlboro County, SC see 3928 patients per year on average, which represents a 40.7% increase from the previous year (2792 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4491 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 481 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

3,928 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marlboro County, SC

Primary care physicians in Marlboro County, SC see an average of 3,928 patients per year. This represents a 40.7% increase from the previous year (2,792 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marlboro County, SC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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 in South Carolina
$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

11.8%
Uninsured
34.5%
Employer Coverage
27.9%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.83%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marlboro County, SC declined by 4.02% from 12.3% to 11.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Marlboro County, 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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