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Richland County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 757.1 square miles
Population Density 507.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 399,256
Population change 3.8%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 22.1%
65 and over 10.8%
Females 51.4%
White 48.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5
Asian 2.6%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 46.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 36.1%
Veterans 33,288
Households and Housing
Households 143,874
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 77.9%
Median household income $48,359
The per capita income $25,763
Live below the poverty line. 17.2%
housing units 165,052
Multi-unit structures 28%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $149,800
Residents owning their homes. 60.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 27,370
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 2.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.2%
Black-owned firms 23.1%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $4,367,658
Retail sales per capita $12,127
Manufacturers shipments $6,109,796
Merchant wholesaler sales $3,150,652