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Meggett, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Meggett had a population of 1,407 as of July 1, 2017. Meggett ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Meggett is located at latitude 32.6975 and longitude -80.2723 in Charleston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Meggett (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.6 sq. miles. Charleston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Meggett (GNIS ID: 2406141) 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 Meggett is located within Ravenel-Hollywood Division of Charleston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meggett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Meggett, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,407
Daytime Population: Workers 222
Daytime Population: Residents 763
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 985
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,407
Population in Familes 1,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $49,128
Average Household Income $68,805
Per Capita Income $27,387


Total Housing Units 721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $227,841
Average Home Value $333,806


Total Households 609
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 426
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.63% 1.68%
Households 1.62% 1.68%
Families 0.94% 1.55%
Median Household Income   4.67%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Meggett, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meggett 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 219 45th
Population Density # 374 6th
Diversity Index # 97 76th
Median Household Income # 99 75th
Per Capita Income # 64 84th

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