Sumter, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Sumter, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
39,758
Unemployment
9.8%
Poverty
21.4%
Median Home
$131,800
Median Income
$40,760
Median Rent
$858

Sumter SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Sumter, SC Crime Report

1,950
Total Crimes
4,931.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
110.21%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sumter
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,950 4,931.5 3,251.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 491 1,241.7 530.7 387.8
Murder 10 25.3 10.5 6.5
Robbery 45 113.8 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 427 1,079.9 420.3 279.7
Property Crime 1,459 3,689.7 2,721.1 1,958.2
Burglary 211 533.6 448.0 314.2
Larceny 1,179 2,981.6 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 69 174.5 282.1 246.0

Sumter, SC Cost Of Living

92
Sumter's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Sumter South Carolina National Average
Overall 92 93 100
Services 92 98 100
Groceries 108 105 100
Health 74 95 100
Housing 72 80 100
Transportation 87 94 100
Utilities 126 105 100

Sumter, SC Photos

Downtown Sumter
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Sumter in South Carolina

Map Of Sumter, SC

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Population over time in Sumter

Year Population % Change
2020 39,758 -0.5%
2019 39,964 -0.8%
2018 40,286 -1.2%
2017 40,760 -0.2%
2016 40,851 0.1%
2015 40,819 0.0%
2014 40,811 0.7%
2013 40,533 0.4%
2012 40,388 0.1%
2011 40,340 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sumter

White
40.2% (15,976)
African American
49.3% (19,611)
American Indian
0.4% (156)
Asian
2.3% (925)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.2% (62)
Two Or More
2.0% (805)
Hispanic
5.6% (2,216)
Race Sumter SC USA
White 40.2% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 49.3% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.3% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.6% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Sumter

Female
52.4% (20,841)
Male
47.6% (18,917)
Gender Sumter SC USA
Female 52.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sumter for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (795)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (3,180)
High School / GED
28.0% (11,132)
Some College
25.0% (9,939)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (3,975)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (6,361)
Master's Degree
9.0% (3,578)
Professional Degree
1.0% (397)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (397)
Education Sumter SC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sumter, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
11.1% (440,978)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (301,667)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.0% (517,107)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (452,890)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.4% (651,498)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (605,924)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (328,338)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (385,047)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (167,017)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (125,328)
Income Sumter SC USA
Less than $10,000 11.1% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.0% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.4% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 5.1% 8.3%

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