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Graniteville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Graniteville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Aiken County at latitude 33.5647 and longitude -81.8092. Aiken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 233 feet.

The formal official name is the Graniteville Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Graniteville, South Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Graniteville indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Graniteville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Graniteville Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map


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


Total Population 2,556
Population in Households 2,556
Population in Familes 1,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 773
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 1,028
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 641
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 555 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 473 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $84,125
Average Home Value $92,928


Median Household Income $27,150
Average Household Income $38,650
Per Capita Income $15,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% 0.12%
Households -0.45% 0.19%
Families -1.62% -0.16%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.


Graniteville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Graniteville 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 # 150 62nd
Population Density1 # 168 58th
Diversity Index2 # 45 89th
Median Household Income # 338 15th
Per Capita Income # 335 15th

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