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Smoaks, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Smoaks is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Smoaks.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Colleton County at latitude 33.0896 and longitude -80.814. Colleton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Smoaks (see map) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 124
Population in Households 124
Population in Familes 106
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $92,500
Average Home Value $129,268


Median Household Income $29,835
Average Household Income $48,727
Per Capita Income $17,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.65%
Households 0.0% -0.75%
Families 1.95% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Smoaks, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smoaks 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 # 372 6th
Population Density1 # 373 6th
Diversity Index2 # 128 68th
Median Household Income # 292 26th
Per Capita Income # 242 39th

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