Everything You Need to Know About the City of Sumter South Carolina

In 2017, Sumter, South Carolina had a population of 40.3k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $38,562 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sumter, SC declined from 40,760 to 40,286, a -1.16 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $38,538 dollars to $38,562 dollars, a 0.0623 percent increase.

The population of Sumter, SC is 48.9 percent Black or African American Alone, 42.3 percent White Alone, and 4.5 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Sumter, SC speak a non-English language, and 97.5 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Sumter, SC is $141,000 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 52.5 percent. Most people in Sumter, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Sumter, SC is 2 cars per household.


Education in Sumter

In 2017, universities in Sumter, SC awarded 852 degrees. The student of Sumter, SC is skewed towards women, with 1,977 males and 3,513 females.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sumter, SC are White (431 and 50.6 percent), followed by Black or African American (358 and 42 percent), Unknown (30 and 3.52 percent), and Hispanic or Latino (13 and 1.53 percent).

The largest universities in Sumter, SC by the number of degrees awarded are Central Carolina Technical College (614 and 72.1 percent), University of South Carolina-Sumter (112 and 13.1 percent), and Morris College (111 and 13 percent).

The most popular majors in Sumter, SC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (196 and 23 percent), Registered Nursing (83 and 9.74 percent), and Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology (50 and 5.87 percent).

The median tuition costs in Sumter, SC is $12,100 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Sumter

The economy of Sumter, SC employs 15.3k people and Sumter has an unemployment rate of 4.4 percent. Sumter has seen the job market increase by 0.5 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 26.2 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Sumter, SC are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,403 people), Retail Trade (1,652 people), and Manufacturing (2,315 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($59,469 dollars), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,906 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,673 dollars).

Households in Sumter, SC have a median annual income of $38,562 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,538 dollars in 2016, which represents a 0.0623 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Sumter

– The Sales Tax Rate for Sumter is 8.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Sumter is 7.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Sumter

– The average earnings of a Sumter resident are $22,141 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Sumter resident is $39,072 dollars a year.