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Blackville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Blackville had a population of 2,364 as of July 1, 2016. Blackville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blackville is located at latitude 33.3478 and longitude -81.2949 in Barnwell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blackville (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Barnwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Blackville (GNIS ID: 2405276) 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 Blackville is located within Blackville Division of Barnwell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blackville 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 Blackville: Clinton.

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


Total Population 2,364
Population in Households 2,329
Population in Familes 1,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 265
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 927
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 592
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 610 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 318 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $56,884
Average Home Value $87,131


Median Household Income $30,587
Average Household Income $40,759
Per Capita Income $16,581
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.46%
Households -0.03% -0.28%
Families -0.24% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Blackville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackville 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 # 166 58th
Population Density1 # 299 25th
Diversity Index2 # 185 54th
Median Household Income # 300 24th
Per Capita Income # 311 22nd

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