Edgefield County SC Information

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Edgefield County Subdivisions

Edgefield County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 27,070
Population in Households 23,962
Population in Familes 20,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,108
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,477
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,746
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,001 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,476 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,399 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $139,393
Average Home Value $191,840
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,511
Average Household Income $58,628
Per Capita Income $21,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.01%
Households 0.26% 0.07%
Families 0.11% -0.01%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 9 83rd
Per Capita Income # 22 54th

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

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