The Town of James Island had a population of 12,238 as of July 1, 2017. James Island town ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for James Island town is located at latitude 32.731 and longitude -79.9679 in Charleston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of James Island (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.
The Town of James Island (GNIS ID: 2743869) 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 ""
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 James Island is located within James Island Division of Charleston County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with James Island town population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,719|
|Daytime Population: Residents||6,019|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,738|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.71|
|Population in Households||12,196|
|Population in Familes||9,194|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||42|
|Median Household Income||$67,641|
|Average Household Income||$92,960|
|Per Capita Income||$38,845|
|Total Housing Units||5,346 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,885 (72.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,192 (22.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||268 ( 5.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$276,161|
|Average Home Value||$331,623|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.38%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
The table below compares James Island town to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 47||88th|
|Population Density||# 8||98th|
|Diversity Index||# 335||16th|
|Median Household Income||# 17||96th|
|Per Capita Income||# 19||95th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.