Florence County SC Information


Florence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 140,982
Population in Households 137,622
Population in Familes 113,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,360
Population Density1 176
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 53,654
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 36,577
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 59,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,196 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,458 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,097 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $120,742
Average Home Value $159,986


Median Household Income $41,821
Average Household Income $58,315
Per Capita Income $22,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.39%
Households 0.3% 0.3%
Families 0.11% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.


Florence County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florence County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 13 74th
Population Density1 # 13 74th
Diversity Index2 # 13 74th
Median Household Income # 17 65th
Per Capita Income # 17 65th

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