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Honea Path, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Honea Path had a population of 3,503 as of July 1, 2016. Honea Path 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 Honea Path is located at latitude 34.4471 and longitude -82.3943 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Honea Path (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Honea Path are located in Anderson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Abbeville County.

The Town of Honea Path (GNIS ID: 2405859) 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 Honea Path is located within Honea Path Division of Anderson County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Honea Path: Honeapath, Honey Path.

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Honea Path, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,503
Population in Households 3,503
Population in Familes 2,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,006
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 1,473
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 992
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 974 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $94,133
Average Home Value $123,231


Median Household Income $35,469
Average Household Income $49,597
Per Capita Income $20,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.24%
Households -0.09% 0.15%
Families -0.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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.

Honea Path, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Honea Path 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 # 122 69th
Population Density1 # 124 69th
Diversity Index2 # 311 21st
Median Household Income # 236 41st
Per Capita Income # 176 56th

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