The City of Goose Creek is the 9th largest city in South Carolina with a population of 39,083 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Goose Creek is located at latitude 32.9916 and longitude -80.0067 in Berkeley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Goose Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 40.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.77 sq. miles. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.
The City of Goose Creek (GNIS ID: 2403714) 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 Goose Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||36,847|
|Population in Familes||31,331|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,236|
|Average Household Size||2.68|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||15,126 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,387 (62.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,383 (29.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,356 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$204,068|
|Average Home Value||$224,992|
|Median Household Income||$55,909|
|Average Household Income||$70,310|
|Per Capita Income||$25,061|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.36%|
|Per Capita Income||2.44%|
The table below compares Goose Creek 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||# 9||98th|
|Population Density1||# 133||67th|
|Diversity Index2||# 132||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 37||91st|
|Per Capita Income||# 68||83rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.