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Ravenel, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ravenel had a population of 2,661 as of July 1, 2015. Ravenel 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 Ravenel is located at latitude 32.7768 and longitude -80.2272 in Charleston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ravenel (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charleston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Town of Ravenel (GNIS ID: 2407178) 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 Ravenel is located within Ravenel-Hollywood Division of Charleston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ravenel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ravenel: Ravenels.

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Ravenel, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,661
Population in Households 2,661
Population in Familes 2,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 985
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,098 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 742 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $154,873
Average Home Value $229,318


Median Household Income $41,875
Average Household Income $52,467
Per Capita Income $19,716
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.81%
Households 1.71% 1.9%
Families 1.01% 1.76%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.


Ravenel, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ravenel to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 147 63rd
Population Density1 # 318 20th
Diversity Index2 # 42 89th
Median Household Income # 123 69th
Per Capita Income # 175 56th

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