Goose Creek, SC Population

Population: 29,208. Estimated population in July 2020: 32,516 (+11.3% change)
Males: 15,669 (53.6%), Females: 13,539 (46.4%)

Berkeley County

Zip code: 29445

Median resident age: 26.3 years
Median household income: $45,919
Median house value: $99,500

Races in Goose Creek:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.6%)
  • Black (14.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Filipino (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (14.3%), Irish (11.7%), United States (10.6%), English (8.6%), Italian (5.1%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 41 feet

Land area: 31.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Goose Creek

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goose Creek city

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

4.0% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,184 (+12.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Goose Creek:

  • TRIDENT MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF CHARLESTON (about 6 miles; N CHARLESTON, SC)
  • PALMETTO LOWCOUNTRY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (about 11 miles; CHARLESTON, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Goose Creek:

Other public-use airports nearest to Goose Creek:

  • BERKELEY COUNTY (about 13 miles; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Abbreviation: 50J)
  • SUMMERVILLE (about 17 miles; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: DYB)
  • EAST COOPER (about 20 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Abbreviation: 8S5)
Amtrak station near Goose Creek:

  • 9 miles: CHARLESTON (N. CHARLESTON, 4565 GAYNOR AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goose Creek:

  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 16 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 16 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,701)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 16 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,756)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 84 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)

Schools

Public high schools in Goose Creek:

  • STRATFORD HIGH (Students: 2,749; Location: 951 CROWFIELD BLVD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GOOSE CREEK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,630; Location: 1137 REDBANK ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Goose Creek:

  • WESTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,147; Location: 101 WESTVIEW BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DEVON FOREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,011; Location: 1127 DOROTHY STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SEDGEFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,005; Location: CHARLES GIBSON BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WESTVIEW PRIMARY (Students: 873; Location: 98 WESTVIEW BLVD.; Grades: PK – 03)
  • GOOSE CREEK PRIMARY (Students: 679; Location: 200 FOSTER CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK – 02)
  • BOULDER BLUFF ELEMENTARY (Students: 679; Location: 400 JUDY DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SEDGEFIELD INTERMEDIATE (Students: 609; Location: 225 GARWOOD DRIVE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • WESTVIEW INTERMEDIATE (Students: 444; Location: 100 WESTVIEW BLVD; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • MARRINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 339; Location: 101 GEARING STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • HOWE HALL ELEMEMTARY SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 115 HOWE HALL RD.; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Goose Creek:

  • CROFIELD CHILDHOOD II (Students: 82; Location: 126 ST JAMES AV; Grades: PK – 4)