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Islandton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Islandton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Colleton County at latitude 32.9093 and longitude -80.936. Colleton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 62 feet.

The formal official name is the Islandton Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Islandton, South Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Islandton indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Islandton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Islandton Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 69
Population in Households 69
Population in Familes 57
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $145,690
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,721
Average Household Income $43,294
Per Capita Income $16,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% -0.29%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 4.6% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

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Islandton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Islandton 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 # 390 2nd
Population Density1 # 390 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 193 51st
Median Household Income # 329 17th
Per Capita Income # 277 30th

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