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Longs, South Carolina (SC) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents



23.9% of Longs, SC residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 42.2% greater than the poverty level of 13.8% across the entire state of South Carolina. Taking into account residents not living in families, 16.8% of high school graduates and 44.4% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 30.5% among disabled males and 27.6% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 19.3%. For comparison, it was 16.5% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Longs, SC

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Longs:

23.9%
Whole state:

13.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Longs:

13.3%
Whole state:

6.3%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Longs:

30.5%
South Carolina:

16.5%
Disability rate in this place among poor males (it is 24.6% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Longs:

49.3%
South Carolina:

31.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Longs:

27.6%
South Carolina:

22.7%
Disability rate in this place among poor females (it is 27.6% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Longs:

32.0%
South Carolina:

32.5%

Renting rate in this place among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

19.3%
Residents above poverty level:

16.5%

Poverty by age in Longs, SC

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Longs
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Longs,SC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 20.5%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 51.5%6 to 11 years
  • 26.8%12 to 14 years
  • 20.9%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 13.6%18 to 24 years
  • 21.6%25 to 34 years
  • 23.6%35 to 44 years
  • 14.2%45 to 54 years
  • 20.9%55 to 64 years
  • 4.2%65 to 74 years
  • 11.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Longs
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Longs,SC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 45.0%Under 5 years
  • 24.2%5 years
  • 48.4%6 to 11 years
  • 41.5%12 to 14 years
  • 24.5%15 years
  • 44.1%16 and 17 years
  • 35.2%18 to 24 years
  • 28.0%25 to 34 years
  • 30.6%35 to 44 years
  • 15.8%45 to 54 years
  • 14.8%55 to 64 years
  • 15.6%65 to 74 years
  • 29.7%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Longs, SC
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Longs,SC (% below half of poverty level)
  • 23.1%Under 5 years
  • 21.1%5 years
  • 20.9%6 to 11 years
  • 17.7%12 to 14 years
  • 10.0%15 years
  • 23.4%16 and 17 years
  • 20.8%18 to 24 years
  • 10.1%25 to 34 years
  • 9.8%35 to 44 years
  • 4.4%45 to 54 years
  • 9.1%55 to 64 years
  • 4.6%65 to 74 years
  • 12.9%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Longs, SC

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Longs, SC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Longs, SC (%)
  • 9.8%White
  • 41.2%Black
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 0.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 15.6%Other race
  • 6.6%2+ races
  • 7.9%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Longs, SC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Longs, SC (absolute numbers)
  • 523White
  • 1,217Black
  • 0American Indian
  • 0Asian
  • 0Native Hawaiian
  • 68Other race
  • 212+ races
  • 66Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 23.4%Below poverty level
  • 76.6%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 14.2%Below poverty level
  • 85.8%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Longs, SC

Children below poverty level:
Longs, South Carolina:

37.7%
State:

19.4%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Longs:

16.8%
South Carolina:

19.2%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Longs:

44.4%
South Carolina:

44.9%
Poor families by family type
  • 42.4%Married-couple family
  • 8.3%Male, no wife present
  • 49.4%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Longs not in families by work experience
  • 7.4%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 28.3%Worked part-time
  • 64.3%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 16.3%One full-time, other part-time
  • 12.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 20.7%Both worked part-time
  • 18.5%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 32.6%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 6.5%1999 to 2000
  • 18.3%1995 to 1998
  • 8.7%1990 to 1994
  • 23.2%1980 to 1989
  • 10.4%1970 to 1979
  • 16.9%1960 to 1969
  • 7.1%1950 to 1959
  • 2.5%1940 to 1949
  • 6.5%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 6.9%1999 to 2000
  • 19.4%1995 to 1998
  • 20.5%1990 to 1994
  • 18.0%1980 to 1989
  • 15.7%1970 to 1979
  • 9.3%1960 to 1969
  • 4.9%1950 to 1959
  • 1.9%1940 to 1949
  • 3.4%1939 or earlier
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