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Total population: 38,412 (Urban population: 38,142, Rural population: 270 (all nonfarm))

Sumter,SC index of house prices


Houses: 16,120 (14,625 occupied: 7,790 owner occupied, 6,835 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

47%
State:

47%

Housing density: 606 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $230,257.


Median contract rent in 2009: $448 (lower quartile is $310, upper quartile is $572)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $614


Median gross rent in Sumter, SC in 2009: $619


Housing units in Sumter with a mortgage: 4,586 (711 second mortgage, 497 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,353


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,922


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $29,162


Median monthly housing costs: $643





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Sumter, South Carolina Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $118,100 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Sumter:

$118,100
South Carolina:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,397 - $172,287

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $161,535
Here:

$161,535
State:

$217,639

Townhouses or other attached units: $425,557
Here:

$425,557
State:

$164,785

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $47,172
Here:

$47,172
State:

$210,002

Mobile homes: $48,824
Here:

$48,824
State:

$45,713

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,965
  • In family households: 32,894 (6,644 male householders, 3,618 female householders)
    6,878 spouses, 12,470 children (11,437 natural, 301 adopted, 732 stepchildren), 1,206 grandchildren, 437 brothers or sisters, 379 parents, 537 other relatives, 725 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,071 (1,771 male householders (1,552 living alone)), 2,748 female householders (2,530 living alone)), 552 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,248 (321 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,079 2-persons, 2,457 3-persons, 2,141 4-persons, 970 5-persons, 416 6-persons, 199 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,082 1-person, 395 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 8 6-persons.

6,182 married couples with children.
3,379 single-parent households (434 men, 2,945 women).

94.3% of residents of Sumter speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 961 (2.4%)
(51.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Sumter, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 196
  • 4 rooms: 491
  • 5 rooms: 1,556
  • 6 rooms: 1,730
  • 7 rooms: 1,812
  • 8 rooms: 1,176
  • 9 or more rooms: 803
  • 1 room: 102
  • 2 rooms: 427
  • 3 rooms: 800
  • 4 rooms: 1,872
  • 5 rooms: 1,607
  • 6 rooms: 1,206
  • 7 rooms: 589
  • 8 rooms: 214
  • 9 or more rooms: 18
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sumter, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 113
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,156
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,468
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,742
  • 5+ bedrooms: 302
  • no bedroom: 167
  • 1 bedroom: 977
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,099
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,941
  • 4 bedrooms: 599
  • 5+ bedrooms: 52
Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 523
  • 1 vehicle: 2,258
  • 2 vehicles: 3,358
  • 3 vehicles: 1,269
  • 4 vehicles: 321
  • 5+ vehicles: 61
  • no vehicle: 1,762
  • 1 vehicle: 2,912
  • 2 vehicles: 1,912
  • 3 vehicles: 234
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 574
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,069
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,487
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,479
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,995
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,765
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,078
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,380
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,126

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Sumter, SC house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Sumter, SC:

  • Less than $10,000: 62
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 31
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 55
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 66
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 77
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 73
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 68
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 216
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 311
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 355
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 326
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 475
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 523
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1059
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1076
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 572
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 537
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 590
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 490
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 290
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 163
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 109
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 20
  • $1,000,000 or more: 5
 


Sumter rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Sumter:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 92
  • $150 to $199: 140
  • $200 to $249: 193
  • $250 to $299: 102
  • $300 to $349: 240
  • $350 to $399: 310
  • $400 to $449: 239
  • $450 to $499: 526
  • $500 to $549: 514
  • $550 to $599: 394
  • $600 to $649: 666
  • $650 to $699: 294
  • $700 to $749: 708
  • $750 to $799: 343
  • $800 to $899: 560
  • $900 to $999: 292
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 316
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 46
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 28
  • $2,000 or more: 15
  • No cash rent: 1,071
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 222
  • 1990 to 1994: 180
  • 1985 to 1989: 88
  • 1980 to 1984: 164
  • 1975 to 1979: 79
  • 1970 to 1974: 60
  • 1970 to 1974: 51
  • 1965 to 1969: 117


Sumter, SC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.6%
Number of people working at home: 248 (1.5% of all workers)


Sumter commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 870
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4013
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4751
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2787
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1517
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 352
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 750
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 148
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 155
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 502
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 425
  • 90 or more minutes: 211
 


Sumter mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,338 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 2,186 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 77 (0%)
  • Taxi: 126 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 33 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 81 (0%)
  • Walked: 404 (2%)
  • Other means: 236 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 248 (1%)
 


Sumter, SC household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2171
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1192
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1145
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1263
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1220
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 967
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 991
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 783
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 620
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1205
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1076
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1041
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 474
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 206
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 182
  • $200,000 or more: 245
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 16387
 United States or American: 3953
 English: 2665
 German: 1945
 Irish: 1737
 Scotch-Irish: 849
 Subsaharan African:: 637
 African: 598
 Scottish: 567
 Italian: 533
 French (except Basque): 457
 Polish: 235
 Dutch: 219
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 155
 British: 151
 French Canadian: 143
 European: 129
 Welsh: 97
 Swedish: 88
 Hungarian: 84
 Norwegian: 68
 Arab:: 67
 Danish: 58
 Jamaican: 55
 Scandinavian: 51
 Swiss: 46
 Greek: 45
 Lebanese: 39
 West Indian: 36
 Barbadian: 32
 Turkish: 31
 Czech: 24
 Czechoslovakian: 21
 Brazilian: 21
 Finnish: 21
 Russian: 19
 Portuguese: 19
 Cape Verdean: 16
 British West Indian: 16
 Lithuanian: 13
 Croatian: 12
 Austrian: 12
 Ukrainian: 11
 Other Subsaharan African: 11
 Other Arab: 10
 Slovene: 10
 Arab/Arabic: 10
 Bahamian: 9
 Iranian: 8
 Nigerian: 8
 Egyptian: 8
 Australian: 8
 Romanian: 7
 Canadian: 7
 Slovak: 7
 Haitian: 7
 Maltese: 6
 Basque: 6
 Albanian: 5
 Belgian: 5
 South African: 4
 Yugoslavian: 3


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • India (11%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Thailand (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 24582
  • Northeast: 2996
  • Midwest: 2266
  • South: 7009
  • West: 1456

47% of Sumter residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in South Carolina.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 151
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 118
  • 5th and 6th grade: 335
  • 7th and 8th grade: 361
  • 9th grade: 182
  • 10th grade: 318
  • 11th grade: 344
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 468
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,501
  • Less than 1 year of college: 706
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,678
  • Associate degree: 913
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,517
  • Master's degree: 707
  • Professional school degree: 263
  • Doctorate degree: 81

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 145
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 245
  • 5th and 6th grade: 277
  • 7th and 8th grade: 517
  • 9th grade: 302
  • 10th grade: 533
  • 11th grade: 527
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 466
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,631
  • Less than 1 year of college: 982
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,926
  • Associate degree: 976
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,959
  • Master's degree: 742
  • Professional school degree: 105
  • Doctorate degree: 36

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 16.8%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 13.9%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 66.7%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 8.5%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 17.4%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 15.2%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 18.4%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 7.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.1%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 11.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $48,555
  • Black householders: $25,007
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $22,832
  • Asian householders: $46,691
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $21,700
  • Some other race householders: $29,479
  • Two or more races householders: $46,710
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $33,430
Sumter household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Sumter household income for Black householders
Sumter household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Sumter household income for Asian householders
Sumter household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Sumter household income for Some other race householders
Sumter household income for Two or more races householders
Sumter household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Sumter marital status for males
Sumter marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $147,702
  • Black or African American householders: $84,181
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $131,051
  • Asian householders: $143,847
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $115,633
  • Some other race householders: $84,797
  • Two or more races householders: $219,857
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $152,327

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,855
  • One, attached: 1,552
  • Two: 1,026
  • 3 or 4: 1,077
  • 5 to 9: 713
  • 10 to 19: 323
  • 20 to 49: 127
  • 50 or more: 598
  • Mobile homes: 849

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sumter:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sumter
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (55.7%)
  • Utility gas (29.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.6%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Electricity (60.5%)
  • Utility gas (28.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 527
Here:

10.2%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 345
Here:

14.7%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 784
Here:

32.1%
South Carolina:

20.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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