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Summerton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Summerton had a population of 1,106 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Summerton is located at latitude 33.6015 and longitude -80.3526 in Clarendon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Summerton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clarendon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Town of Summerton (GNIS ID: 2406683) 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 Summerton is located within Summerton Division of Clarendon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Summerton 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 Summerton: Summer Town.

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


Total Population 1,106
Population in Households 1,078
Population in Familes 871
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 862
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 508
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 322
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $84,466
Average Home Value $140,645


Median Household Income $28,566
Average Household Income $37,098
Per Capita Income $15,092
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.94% 1.13%
Households 2.38% 1.27%
Families 4.16% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.


Summerton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summerton 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 # 234 41st
Population Density1 # 151 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 203 49th
Median Household Income # 328 17th
Per Capita Income # 349 12th

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