The table below compares Dorchester County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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.
|Total Population||# 12||76th|
|Population Density1||# 10||80th|
|Diversity Index2||# 23||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 4||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 8||85th|
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|Population in Households||143,686|
|Population in Familes||121,729|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,015|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||59,251 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||37,921 (64.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||16,074 (27.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,256 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$180,967|
|Average Home Value||$197,227|
|Median Household Income||$52,068|
|Average Household Income||$65,529|
|Per Capita Income||$24,361|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.86%|
|Per Capita Income||1.6%|
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