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Golden Grove, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Golden Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 2,597 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Golden Grove, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,597
Population in Households 2,597
Population in Familes 2,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 450
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 1,000
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 690 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 310 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $93,703
Average Home Value $122,823


Median Household Income $38,300
Average Household Income $55,802
Per Capita Income $20,659
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 1.0%
Households 0.47% 0.83%
Families 0.25% 0.71%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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, 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 # 151 62nd
Population Density1 # 250 37th
Diversity Index2 # 221 44th
Median Household Income # 184 54th
Per Capita Income # 174 56th

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