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Allendale, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Allendale had a population of 3,323 as of July 1, 2016. Allendale ranks in the lower 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 Allendale is located at latitude 33.008 and longitude -81.3092 in Allendale County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Allendale (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allendale County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 187 feet.

The Town of Allendale (GNIS ID: 2405135) 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 Allendale is located within Allendale Division of Allendale County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allendale 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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Allendale, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,323
Population in Households 3,263
Population in Familes 2,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 1,004
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,321
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 810
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 769 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 552 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 306 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $72,050
Average Home Value $99,967


Median Household Income $26,190
Average Household Income $36,824
Per Capita Income $14,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.75% -0.95%
Households -0.6% -0.88%
Families -0.79% -1.03%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allendale 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 # 125 69th
Population Density1 # 125 69th
Diversity Index2 # 297 25th
Median Household Income # 366 8th
Per Capita Income # 364 8th

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