Sumter SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

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Sumter, South Carolina Info Snack

Sumter /smtr/ is the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. Known as the Sumter Metropolitan Statistical Area, the namesake county adjoins Clarendon and Lee to form the core of Sumter-Lee-Clarendon tri-county area of South Carolina, an area that includes the three counties in the east central Piedmont. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population was 39,643 at the 2000 census. The 2010 census puts the city at 40,524.
Population
40,286
Unemployment
11.2%
Poverty
20.8%
Median Home
$141,000
Median Income
$38,562
Median Rent
$765

1 Reviews & Comments About Sumter

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

08/28/2018

Sumter, SC is a wonderful community. There is a homey, southern charm about this city. Known for some great BBQ, Swan Lake-a beautiful park with a well know art show in May, and Shaw AFB. Built around a lowland swamp, you will find beauty in the many lakes and ponds, which are surrounded by Spanish moss covered trees.

Swan Lake is a very pretty place to visit. There is a fabulous art show in May. There are some "depressed" areas outside of town, but the city looks as if they are trying to revamp those older run down areas.

Rankings for Sumter in South Carolina

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Map Of Sumter, SC

Population over time in Sumter

Year Population % Change
2017 40,286 -1.2%
2016 40,760 -0.2%
2015 40,851 0.1%
2014 40,819 0.0%
2013 40,811 0.7%
2012 40,533 0.4%
2011 40,388 0.1%
2010 40,340 -

Crime in Sumter Per 100k

Crime Sumter SC USA
Violent Crime 817.2 506.2 382.9
Murder 12.3 7.8 5.3
Robbery 154.6 77.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 618.5 371.5 248.9
Property Crime 4513.2 3195.9 2362.0
Burglary 868.8 623.1 430.4
Larceny 3462.8 2289.1 1694.0
Car Theft 181.6 283.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Sumter

White
42.3% (17,022)
African American
48.9% (19,692)
American Indian
0.2% (76)
Asian
1.7% (682)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.1% (38)
Two Or More
2.4% (955)
Hispanic
4.5% (1,814)
Race Sumter SC USA
White 42.3% 63.8% 61.5%
African American 48.9% 27.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 1.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.5% 5.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Sumter, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
10.9% (439,117)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (269,916)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (568,032)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (547,889)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (564,004)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (692,919)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (410,917)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.4% (338,402)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (116,829)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (80,572)
Income Sumter SC USA
Less than $10,000 10.9% 8.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 11.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 11.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 14.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.4% 11.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Sumter

Female
54.9% (22,100)
Male
45.1% (18,185)
Gender Sumter SC USA
Female 54.9% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sumter for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.3% (2,139)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,644)
High School / GED
25.1% (10,117)
Some College
25.3% (10,173)
Associate's Degree
8.1% (3,264)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (6,462)
Master's Degree
8.6% (3,484)
Professional Degree
1.6% (650)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (347)
Education Sumter SC USA
< 9th Grade 5.3% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.1% 29.4% 27.3%
Some College 25.3% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.1% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 17.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.6% 7.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.6% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.1% 1.4%

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