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Society Hill, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Society Hill had a population of 549 as of July 1, 2017. Society Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Society Hill is located at latitude 34.5099 and longitude -79.8539 in Darlington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Society Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Darlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Town of Society Hill (GNIS ID: 2407364) 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 Society Hill is located within Society Hill Division of Darlington County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Society Hill: Greenville, Long Bluff, Societyhill, Sparks Ferry.

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


Total Population 549
Daytime Population: Workers 150
Daytime Population: Residents 283
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 433
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 449
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 250
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $44,666
Average Household Income $53,397
Per Capita Income $22,071


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $130,325


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 154
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 -0.35% -0.52%
Households -0.12% -0.35%
Families -0.53% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Society Hill, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Society Hill 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 # 284 29th
Population Density # 306 23rd
Diversity Index # 103 74th
Median Household Income # 133 67th
Per Capita Income # 154 61st

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