East Sumter is a town located in Sumter County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,220.


\nEast Sumter is located at 33°55'29" North, 80°17'52" West (33.924685, -80.297691)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.5 km² (3.3 mi²). 8.5 km² (3.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.30% is water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 1,220 people, 465 households, and 357 families residing in the town. The population density is 142.7/km² (369.9/mi²). There are 505 housing units at an average density of 59.1/km² (153.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 57.13% White, 41.89% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 465 households out of which 28.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% are married couples living together, 17.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% are non-families. 21.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 2.97. In the town the population is spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $26,938, and the median income for a family is $30,257. Males have a median income of $26,169 versus $21,438 for females. The per capita income for the town is $13,010. 15.4% of the population and 16.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 21.4% are under the age of 18 and 18.6% are 65 or older.