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Moncks Corner, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Moncks Corner had a population of 9,307 as of July 1, 2016. Moncks Corner ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moncks Corner is located at latitude 33.1966 and longitude -80.0042 in Berkeley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Moncks Corner (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Town of Moncks Corner (GNIS ID: 2406176) 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.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Moncks Corner is located within Moncks Corner Division of Berkeley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moncks Corner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moncks Corner: Monks Corner.

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Moncks Corner, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,307
Population in Households 8,920
Population in Familes 7,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 387
Population Density1 1,238
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 3,403
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,398
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,259 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,144 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 608 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $162,527
Average Home Value $192,467


Median Household Income $49,341
Average Household Income $59,358
Per Capita Income $22,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.61% 2.32%
Households 2.78% 2.4%
Families 2.86% 2.32%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Moncks Corner, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moncks Corner to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 58 86th
Population Density1 # 88 78th
Diversity Index2 # 69 82nd
Median Household Income # 71 82nd
Per Capita Income # 115 71st

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