Wagener, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wagener, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Wagener had a population of 806 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Wagener is located at latitude 33.6527 and longitude -81.364 in Aiken County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wagener (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Aiken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Town of Wagener 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wagener population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wagener: Gunters Cross Roads, Pinder Town.

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Wagener, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 806
Population in Households 800
Population in Familes 653
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 687
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 307
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $82,627
Average Home Value $119,333
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,112
Average Household Income $45,548
Per Capita Income $17,826
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.22%
Households 0.44% 0.32%
Families -0.28% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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.

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Wagener, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wagener to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 259 35th
Population Density1 # 191 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 112 72nd
Median Household Income # 233 41st
Per Capita Income # 240 39th

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