The City of Beaufort had a population of 12,991 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Beaufort is located at latitude 32.4483 and longitude -80.7105 in Beaufort County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beaufort (see map below) encompass a land area of 28 sq. miles and a water area of 5.98 sq. miles. Beaufort County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.
The City of Beaufort (GNIS ID: 2403832) 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 Beaufort 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 Beaufort: Granville.
|Population in Households||11,853|
|Population in Familes||9,073|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,138|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,134 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,704 (44.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,571 (41.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||859 (14.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$162,080|
|Average Home Value||$225,501|
|Median Household Income||$42,633|
|Average Household Income||$59,088|
|Per Capita Income||$24,610|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.9%|
|Per Capita Income||2.55%|
The table below compares Beaufort 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.
|Total Population||# 41||90th|
|Population Density1||# 242||39th|
|Diversity Index2||# 139||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 117||71st|
|Per Capita Income||# 73||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.