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Harleyville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Harleyville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dorchester County at latitude 33.2126 and longitude -80.4478. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Harleyville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Harleyville, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Harleyville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 647
Population in Households 645
Population in Familes 531
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 562
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $80,556
Average Home Value $98,232


Median Household Income $33,967
Average Household Income $41,990
Per Capita Income $16,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.06% -0.19%
Households -0.87% -0.08%
Families -1.02% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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 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 # 276 30th
Population Density1 # 216 46th
Diversity Index2 # 103 74th
Median Household Income # 235 41st
Per Capita Income # 285 28th

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