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Bamberg, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bamberg had a population of 3,512 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bamberg is located at latitude 33.3001 and longitude -81.0312 in Bamberg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bamberg (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bamberg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 164 feet.

The Town of Bamberg (GNIS ID: 2405205) 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 Bamberg is located within Bamberg Division of Bamberg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bamberg 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 Bamberg: Lowrys Station, Lowrys Turnout.

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


Total Population 3,512
Population in Households 3,251
Population in Familes 2,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 261
Population Density1 982
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,346
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 870
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 891 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $91,525
Average Home Value $128,118


Median Household Income $35,477
Average Household Income $46,893
Per Capita Income $19,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.68%
Households -0.24% -0.62%
Families 0.28% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Bamberg, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bamberg 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 # 121 70th
Population Density1 # 132 67th
Diversity Index2 # 132 66th
Median Household Income # 235 41st
Per Capita Income # 207 48th

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