Golden Grove, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Golden Grove, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Golden Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 2,648 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Grove is located at latitude 34.7187 and longitude -82.4292 in Greenville County. The formal boundaries for the Golden Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Greenville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The Golden Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402533) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Golden Grove Census Designated Place is located within Piedmont Division of Greenville County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Golden Grove, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,648
Population in Households 2,648
Population in Familes 2,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 458
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,029
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 737
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 727 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 302 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $99,822
Average Home Value $131,198


Median Household Income $42,708
Average Household Income $58,929
Per Capita Income $22,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.02%
Households 0.8% 0.97%
Families 0.59% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   3.0%
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.

Golden Grove, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Grove to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 150 62nd
Population Density1 # 247 38th
Diversity Index2 # 225 43rd
Median Household Income # 159 60th
Per Capita Income # 155 61st

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