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Harleyville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Harleyville had a population of 671 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Harleyville is located at latitude 33.2126 and longitude -80.4478 in Dorchester County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Harleyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Town of Harleyville (GNIS ID: 2406643) 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 Harleyville is located within Harleyville Division of Dorchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harleyville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Harleyville, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 671
Population in Households 670
Population in Familes 551
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 583
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $77,239
Average Home Value $101,847


Median Household Income $35,407
Average Household Income $42,530
Per Capita Income $16,767
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% 0.24%
Households -0.24% 0.22%
Families -0.43% 0.11%
Median Household Income   -0.68%
Per Capita Income   0.35%
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.

Harleyville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harleyville to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 276 31st
Population Density1 # 212 47th
Diversity Index2 # 112 71st
Median Household Income # 240 40th
Per Capita Income # 304 23rd

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