Edgefield County SC Information


Edgefield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,190
Population in Households 23,992
Population in Familes 20,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,198
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 9,476
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,740
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,036 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,440 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,386 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $121,958
Average Home Value $157,764


Median Household Income $42,299
Average Household Income $55,642
Per Capita Income $20,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% -0.04%
Households 0.32% 0.06%
Families 0.12% -0.06%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Edgefield County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgefield 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 24th
Population Density1 # 33 30th
Diversity Index2 # 8 85th
Median Household Income # 11 78th
Per Capita Income # 24 50th

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