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Saint Stephen, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Saint Stephen had a population of 1,692 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Stephen is located at latitude 33.4046 and longitude -79.9261 in Berkeley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Saint Stephen (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Town of Saint Stephen (GNIS ID: 2407274) 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 Saint Stephen is located within Saint Stephen Division of Berkeley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Stephen 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 Saint Stephen: Saint Stephens, Saint Stephens Depot.

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


Total Population 1,692
Population in Households 1,637
Population in Familes 1,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 709
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 668
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 449
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $111,062
Average Home Value $149,315


Median Household Income $26,512
Average Household Income $36,883
Per Capita Income $14,379
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.84%
Households 0.38% 1.06%
Families 1.1% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Saint Stephen, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Stephen 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 # 197 50th
Population Density1 # 185 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 138 65th
Median Household Income # 363 8th
Per Capita Income # 370 7th

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