Snelling, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Snelling, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Snelling had a population of 282 as of July 1, 2015. Snelling 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 Snelling is located at latitude 33.2443 and longitude -81.475 in Barnwell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Snelling (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Barnwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Town of Snelling 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 Snelling population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Snelling, SC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 282
Population in Households 282
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $55,263
Average Home Value $96,341
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,404
Average Household Income $47,225
Per Capita Income $17,997
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.14%
Households 0.88% 0.18%
Families 1.01% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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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Snelling, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snelling 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 # 329 17th
Population Density1 # 378 5th
Diversity Index2 # 107 72nd
Median Household Income # 223 44th
Per Capita Income # 232 42nd

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