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Cameron, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Cameron is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Cameron.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Calhoun County at latitude 33.5577 and longitude -80.7145. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 177 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Cameron (see map) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cameron: Summers.

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


Total Population 434
Population in Households 432
Population in Familes 359
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 139
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $130,357
Average Home Value $150,735


Median Household Income $48,189
Average Household Income $61,622
Per Capita Income $25,515
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 0.37%
Households 0.7% 0.46%
Families -0.77% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


Cameron, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron 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 # 304 23rd
Population Density1 # 348 12th
Diversity Index2 # 143 65th
Median Household Income # 67 83rd
Per Capita Income # 60 85th

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