New Ellenton, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Ellenton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of New Ellenton had a population of 2,171 as of July 1, 2016. New Ellenton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Ellenton is located at latitude 33.4227 and longitude -81.6819 in Aiken County. The formal boundaries for the Town of New Ellenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Aiken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Town of New Ellenton (GNIS ID: 2406974) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of New Ellenton is located within New Ellenton Division of Aiken County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Ellenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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New Ellenton, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,171
Population in Households 2,164
Population in Familes 1,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 457
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 926
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 611
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 679 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $89,773
Average Home Value $132,375


Median Household Income $37,809
Average Household Income $47,089
Per Capita Income $19,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.88%
Households 0.95% 0.87%
Families 1.17% 0.71%
Median Household Income   -1.35%
Per Capita Income   0.55%
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.

New Ellenton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Ellenton to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 175 56th
Population Density1 # 248 38th
Diversity Index2 # 51 88th
Median Household Income # 193 52nd
Per Capita Income # 208 48th

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