Edgefield County

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Additional 2000 Census Information

Population Trends 1970 - 2000

County 1970 1980 1990 2000 % Change 1990-2000 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield 15,692 17,528 18,375 24,595 34% 4.83%
Municipality
Edgefield 2,750 2,713 2,527 4,449 74% -6.86%
Johnston 2,552 2,624 2,688 2,336 -13% 2.44%
Trenton 362 404 293 226 -23 -27.48%

Population By Race

  1980 % 1990 %
Edgefield County 17,528 100.00% 18,375 100.00%
     White 8,753 49.94% 9,782 53.24%
     Black 8,725 49.78% 8,532 46.43%
     Native American 15 0.09% 11 0.06%
     Asian/Pacific Islander 15 0.09% 29 0.16%
     Other 20 0.11% 21 0.11%

Edgefield County Municipalities 1980 % 1990 %
Edgefield 2,713 100.00% 2,527 100.00%
     White 1,421 52.38% 1,259 49.82%
     Black 1,290 47.55% 1,266 50.20%
     Native American 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
     Asian/ Pacific Islander 0 0.00% 2 0.08%
     Other 2 0.07% 0 0.00%

Johnston 2,624 100.00% 2,688 100.00%
     White 1,214 46.27% 1,054 39.21%
     Black 1,407 53.62% 1,628 60.57%
     Native American 1 0.04% 3 0.11%
     Asian/ Pacific Islander 2 0.08% 3 0.11%
     Other 0 0.00% 0 0.00%

Trenton 404 100.00% 293 100.00%
     White 206 50.99% 151 51.54%
     Black 191 47.28% 142 43.14%
     Native American 4 0.99% 0 0.12%
     Asian/ Pacific Islander 1 0.25% 0 0.41%
     Other 2 0.50% 0 0.22%

Population By Age

  1980 % 1990 %
Edgefield County 17,528 100.00% 18,375 100.00%
     Under 5 1,447 8.26% 1,440 7.84%
     5-17 4,026 22.97% 3,853 20.97%
     18-64 10,266 58.57% 10,832 58.95%
     65+ 1,789 10.21% 2,250 12.24%

Total Housing Units

County 1980 1990 Change 1980-1990 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield 5,536 6,424 888 16.04%
Municipality
Edgefield 973 952 -21 -2.15%
Johnston 857 982 125 14.59%
Trenton 170 107 -63 -37.05%


Housing Units By Year Structure Built

Units % Median Year Built
Edgefield County 7,290 100.00% 1973
     1989 to March 1990 203 2.78%
     1985 to 1988 1,114 15.28%
     1980 to 1984 961 13.18%
     1970 to 1979 1,835 25.17%
     1960 to 1969 704 9.66%
     1950 to 1959 902 12.37%
     1940 to 1949 630 8.64%
     1939 or earlier 941 12.91%


Total Households and Persons Per Household

County

         Total Households 1980

          Total Households 1990 Persons Per Household
1980
Persons Per Household
1990
Edgefield 5,460 7,898 3.2 2.8
Municipality
Edgefield 965 99 2.8 2.4
Johnston 861 1,005 3.0 2.7
Trenton 138 118 3.0 2.3

Total Families and Persons Per Family

County        Total Families
1980
       Total Families
1990
        Persons Per Family
1980
Persons  Per Family
1990
Edgefield 4,413 6,408 3.7 3.4
Municipality
Edgefield 713 626 3.4 3.2
Johnston 657 734 3.6 3.3
Trenton 92 68 4.1 3.3

Female Heads of Households

County Total Households Female Led Households % of Total White Black
Edgefield County 6,408 848 13.2% 200 648
Municipality
Edgefield 993 202 20.3% 41 161
Johnston 1,005 192 19.1% 42 150
Trenton 118 20 16.9% 9 11

Housing Units By Occupied Status

County        Owner Occupied 1980        Owner Occupied 1990         Renter Occupied
1980
        Renter Occupied
1990
Edgefield 4,078 4,904 1,458 1,520
Municipality
Edgefield 645 649 328 303
Johnston 532 603 325 379
Trenton 115 73 55 34

Mobile Homes

County 1980 1990 Change 1980-1990 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield 770 1,278 508 65.97%
Municipality
Edgefield 31 56 25 80.65%
Johnston 4 19 15 375.00%
Trenton 4 0 -4 -100.00%





Per Capita Income Trends 1980 - 1990

County 1980 1990 $ Change 1980-1990 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield 4,750 10,651 5,901 124.23%
Municipality
Edgefield 4,806 9,343 4,537 94.40%
Johnston 4,454 9,619 5,165 115.96%
Trenton 5,558 9,674 4,116 74.06%

Median Household Income Trends 1980 - 1990

County 1980 1990 $ Change 1980-1990 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield 12,101 23,021 10,920 90.24%
Municipality
Edgefield 9,602 15,292 5,690 59.26%
Johnston 11,913 20,774 8,861 74.38%
Trenton 14,375 19,375 5,000 34.78%

Median Family Income Trends 1980 - 1990

County 1980 1990 $ Change 1980-1990 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield 14,537 28,613 14,076 96.83%
Municipality
Edgefield 12,921 19,615 6,694 51.81%
Johnston 14,387 24,755 10,368 72.07%
Trenton 22,500 25,833 3,333 14.81%

Persons Below Proverty Level 1980 - 1990

County 1980 % 1990 %
Edgefield 4,517 25.77% 3,026 16.47%
Municipality
Edgefield 789 29.08% 660 26.12%
Johnston 711 27.10% 649 24.14%
Trenton 102 25.25% 42 14.33%

Persons Aged 65+ Below Poverty Level

County 1980 1990 Change 1980-1990 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield 645 474 -171 -26.51%
Municipality
Edgefield 171 111 -60 -35.09%
Johnston 122 70 -52 -42.62%
Trenton 8 19 11 137.50%

Employees By Industry

County 1980 % 1990 %
Edgefield County 7,047 100.00% 8,324 100.00%
     Ag./Forestry/Fishing/Mining 496 7.04% 495 5.95%
     Construction 518 7.35% 701 8.42%
     Manufacturing Non-durable 2,292 32.52% 1,793 21.54%
     Manufacturing Durable 690 9.79% 723 8.69%
     Transportation 142 2.02% 300 3.60%
     Communications/Utilities 141 2.00% 276 3.32%
     Wholesale Trade 215 3.05% 364 4.37%
     Retail Trade 778 11.04% 1,072 12.88%
     Fin./Insurance/Real Estate 169 2.40% 156 1.87%
     Business & Repair Services 85 1.21% 296 3.56%
     Entertainment/Rec. Services 325 4.61% 309 3.71%
     Professional Services 998 14.16% 1,545 18.56%
     Public Administration 198 2.81% 294 3.53%

1990 Labor Force Characteristics

County Total Male Female White Black
Edgefield          
Labor Force 8,855 4,868 3,987 4,998 3,807
     Employed 8,324 4,576 3,748 4,845 3,429
     Unemployed 502 263 239 153 349
Unemployment Rate 5.7% 5.4% 6.0% 3.1% 9.2%

Disability By Type - 1990

County Work Related % of Total Labor Force Mobility
Related
% of Total Population
Edgefield 2,152 24.30% 2,097 11.41%
Municipality

Edgefield

410 40.63% 410 16.22%
Johnston 395 32.64% 381 14.17%
Trenton 22 19.47% 19 6.48%

Years of School Completed

County 1980 1990 Change 1980-1990 % Change 1980-1990
Edgefield        
Less Than 9th Grade 3,169 1,715 -1,454 -45.88%
High School 4,713 6,148 1,435 30.45%
     No Diploma 2,555 2,570 15 0.59%
     Graduate 2,158 3,578 1,420 65.80%
College 1,864 3,590 1,726 92.60%
     1-3 Years 906 2,195 1,289 142.27%
     4+ years 958 1,395 437 45.62%