Elko, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elko, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Elko had a population of 183 as of July 1, 2015. Elko 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 Elko is located at latitude 33.3807 and longitude -81.3805 in Barnwell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elko (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barnwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Town of Elko 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elko population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elko: Elco, Mims, Ninety Six.

Town of Elko, SC Boundary Map

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Elko, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 183
Population in Households 183
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 175
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $73,611
Average Home Value $113,136
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,915
Average Household Income $46,797
Per Capita Income $18,385
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.01% -0.66%
Households -0.72% -0.52%
Families 1.91% -0.77%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

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Elko, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elko to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 351 11th
Population Density1 # 331 16th
Diversity Index2 # 156 60th
Median Household Income # 253 36th
Per Capita Income # 218 45th

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