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Calhoun Falls, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Calhoun Falls is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Calhoun Falls.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Abbeville County at latitude 34.0923 and longitude -82.5957. Abbeville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 528 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Calhoun Falls (see map) encompass a land area of 3.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Calhoun Falls: Terry Town, Terryville.

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Calhoun Falls, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,948
Population in Households 1,948
Population in Familes 1,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 575
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 809
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 541
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 560 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 250 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $60,443
Average Home Value $82,527


Median Household Income $28,932
Average Household Income $39,474
Per Capita Income $16,442
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.66% -0.47%
Households -0.46% -0.37%
Families -0.13% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Calhoun Falls, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun Falls to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 187 53rd
Population Density1 # 211 47th
Diversity Index2 # 140 64th
Median Household Income # 308 22nd
Per Capita Income # 301 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.