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The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs publishes documents on minority concerns in the state, including a statistical profile by counties, community resource directory, and results from education surveys.



Recent Submissions

  • Unaffordable housing : cost-burdened housing estimates for South Carolina's minority population 

    Fenton, Robert P.; South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2022-07)
    Minorities are more likely to reside in cost-burdened housing arrangements. One of the reasons for this is that minority households are more likely to be renters than their white peers. Renters, regardless of race/ethnicity, ...
  • Rural economic development programs in South Carolina : the potential & the prospects 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs; James, Daniel II (South Carolina State Library, 2022)
    This paper lists several economic development grant programs available in South Carolina and gives examples of successful projects.
  • Minority homeownership in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs; Hanna-Williams, Ashley (South Carolina State Library, 2022-01)
    This report provides a brief overview of South Carolina's minority homeownership figures and trends for the past decade.
  • Gender pay wage gap by state 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2022-03-23)
    This map shows the difference between median earnings for men and women who worked full-time from 2015-2019.
  • Asian American and Pacific Islanders in South Carolina : diversity and geographical dispersion 

    Fenton, Robert P.; South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2022-02)
    Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are the third largest minority ethnic group in South Carolina. However, due to cultural, national, and linguistic differences, the pan-ethnic label "AAPI" obscures more ...
  • African American representation in healthcare : racial disparities within the state's healthcare workforce 

    Hanna-Williams, Ashley; South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2022-03)
    This report provides a brief overview of African American representation within the state's healthcare system.
  • A look behind the bars 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs; Hanna-Williams, Ashley (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06)
    This report examines the State of South Carolina's prison population in light of the growing socioeconomic imbalances that infringe upon the state’s historically disenfranchised and under-served communities.
  • Celebra la herencia Hispana 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12-29)
    This paper describes the activities at Hispanic Heritage Month in South Carolina. It also gives information about some of the employees at the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs.
  • Cultural connections 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12-29)
    This quarterly newsletter highlights information and upcoming events concerning the South Carolina minority community.
  • South Carolina Native American affairs 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2017-11-08)
    This gives statistics on Native Americans in South Carolina.
  • 2021 second chance reentry resource guide 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06-28)
    This guide was created to provide essential information and resources to those who were formerly incarcerated, and their families. The formerly incarcerated face many obstacles when reentering their communities. Our goal ...
  • South Carolina Native American Indian educational resource guide 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs. Native American Affairs Initiative (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05-02)
    This resource guide can assist minority students and families as they seek educational advancement from returning to get a High School Diploma to finding scholarships, grants, and higher education institutions in South Carolina.
  • Findings from the Hispanic/Latino Ad Hoc Committee 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs; South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs. Hispanic/Latino Ad Hoc Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03-07)
    This report provides information regarding the issues of concern to the Hispanic/Latino community in South Carolina.
  • SC CARES Minority and Small Business Relief Grant frequently asked questions 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-29)
    This answers questions about the Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program.
  • SC CARES Nonprofit Relief Grant Program frequently asked questions 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-29)
    This answers questions about the Nonprofit Relief Grant Program.
  • Count me in 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs; United States. Bureau of the Census (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03)
    The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs-Native American Affairs Division “Count Me In” initiative seeks to increase Native American Indian and Alaksan Native participation at the US Census 2020.
  • Race, resources, and income profiles : data visualization of census tracts in Spartanburg 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs. Research and Planning; Carter, Coddy L. (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    This paper, through maps, highlights racial composition, income, food deserts and grocery amenities in the different census tracts of Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • El estado de los Hispanos en Carolina del Sur : 2019 panorama general 

    McElveen, Lee Serralta; Carter, Coddy; Washington, Benjamin; South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04-03)
    This report provides a snapshot of Hispanics in the state of South Carolina and a general overview of each topic area. These topics include population demographics, the importance of family in the Hispanic community, ...
  • State of Hispanics in South Carolina : 2019 snapshot 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs; McElveen, Lee Serralta; Carter, Coddy; Washington, Benjamin (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04-03)
    This report provides a snapshot of Hispanics in the state of South Carolina and a general overview of each topic area. These topics include population demographics, the importance of family in the Hispanic community, ...
  • South Carolina Native American business directory and resource guide 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs. Native American Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04-25)
    This directory and is intended to help Native American Indians of SC to promote their businesses and to provide information to users of the directory who would like to do business with these Native American Indian-owned ...

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