Georgetown County SC Information


Georgetown County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 60,185
Population in Households 59,626
Population in Familes 49,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 24,910
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 17,402
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,945 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,965 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,595 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $176,127
Average Home Value $248,977


Median Household Income $37,080
Average Household Income $57,125
Per Capita Income $23,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.01% 0.15%
Households 0.37% 0.28%
Families 0.16% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Georgetown County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Georgetown 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 # 23 52nd
Population Density1 # 25 48th
Diversity Index2 # 29 37th
Median Household Income # 24 50th
Per Capita Income # 10 80th

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