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Bonneau Beach, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Bonneau Beach Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Berkeley County at latitude 33.3221 and longitude -79.9886. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The formal official name is the Bonneau Beach Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bonneau Beach, South Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Bonneau Beach indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Bonneau Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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Bonneau Beach, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,082
Population in Households 2,082
Population in Familes 1,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 888
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 851
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 587
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 699 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $146,350
Average Home Value $202,794


Median Household Income $47,334
Average Household Income $58,453
Per Capita Income $23,735
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.81% 2.3%
Households 2.01% 2.4%
Families 1.67% 2.25%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Bonneau Beach, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonneau Beach to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 181 54th
Population Density1 # 146 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 350 12th
Median Household Income # 69 83rd
Per Capita Income # 79 80th

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