Trenton, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Trenton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Trenton had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2015. Trenton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Trenton is located at latitude 33.7406 and longitude -81.8409 in Edgefield County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Edgefield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Town of Trenton 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trenton: Pine House.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 197
Population in Households 165
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 156
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 100
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $99,107
Average Home Value $136,986
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,968
Average Household Income $63,568
Per Capita Income $21,873
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.0%
Households 0.39% 0.0%
Families 2.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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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Trenton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 348 12th
Population Density1 # 344 13th
Diversity Index2 # 49 88th
Median Household Income # 34 92nd
Per Capita Income # 113 72nd

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