The State of South Carolina's population estimates as of July 1, 2015 were 4,958,235. Persons under the age of 5 were 5.88% of the population with persons under the age of 18 is 22.14%.
Race population is 69.32% Caucasian, 28.20% African American, 5.54% Hispanic/Latino, and 0.59% American Indian/Alaska Native, and 1.89% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
The median income for a household in the state was $46,898 and the median income for a family was $58,158. Males had a median income of $36,080 versus $26,174 for females. The per capita income for the state was $40,312. About 12.80% of families and 17.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.10% of those under age 18 and 9.50% of those 65 or over.