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Hollywood, South Carolina - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Charleston County at latitude 32.7343 and longitude -80.2418. Charleston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Hollywood (see map) encompass a land area of 23.13 sq. miles and a water area of 1.38 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,806
Population in Households 4,792
Population in Familes 4,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 208
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,869
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,342
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,536 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 333 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 235 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $230,037
Average Home Value $337,996


Median Household Income $42,642
Average Household Income $65,060
Per Capita Income $26,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.46% 1.21%
Households 0.78% 1.34%
Families 0.55% 1.22%
Median Household Income   4.02%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Hollywood, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hollywood 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 # 98 75th
Population Density1 # 317 20th
Diversity Index2 # 94 77th
Median Household Income # 100 75th
Per Capita Income # 48 88th

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