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Saint Matthews, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Saint Matthews had a population of 2,010 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Matthews is located at latitude 33.6646 and longitude -80.7788 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Saint Matthews (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 276 feet.

The Town of Saint Matthews (GNIS ID: 2407272) 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 Matthews is located within Saint Matthews Division of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Matthews 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 Saint Matthews: Lewisburg, Lewisville.

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Saint Matthews, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,010
Population in Households 1,946
Population in Familes 1,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,047
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 824
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 551
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 572 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $98,545
Average Home Value $132,750


Median Household Income $33,328
Average Household Income $49,770
Per Capita Income $20,931
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.09%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 1.6% -0.11%
Median Household Income   -1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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 Matthews, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Matthews 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 # 184 54th
Population Density1 # 118 70th
Diversity Index2 # 108 72nd
Median Household Income # 268 33rd
Per Capita Income # 163 59th

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