Allendale County SC Information


Allendale County Subdivisions

Allendale County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,027
Population in Households 8,655
Population in Familes 6,942
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,372
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 3,576
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,250 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,326 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 865 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $74,631
Average Home Value $105,589


Median Household Income $26,833
Average Household Income $38,064
Per Capita Income $15,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.85%
Households -0.57% -0.86%
Families -0.81% -0.99%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.


Allendale County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allendale County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 46 2nd
Population Density1 # 46 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 41 15th
Median Household Income # 45 4th
Per Capita Income # 44 7th

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