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Saint Matthews, South Carolina - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Calhoun County at latitude 33.6649 and longitude -80.7779. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 276 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Saint Matthews (see map) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Matthews: Lewisburg, Lewisville.

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Saint Matthews, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Matthews 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 # 184 54th
Population Density1 # 116 71st
Diversity Index2 # 102 74th
Median Household Income # 225 43rd
Per Capita Income # 197 50th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,015
Population in Households 1,951
Population in Familes 1,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,049
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 823
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 552
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 571 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 251 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $85,253
Average Home Value $122,993
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,605
Average Household Income $46,101
Per Capita Income $18,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.07% 0.02%
Households 0.14% 0.05%
Families 2.4% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Information Updates

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