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Taylors, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Taylors Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Greenville County at latitude 34.9143 and longitude -82.3139. Greenville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The formal official name is the Taylors Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Taylors, South Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Taylors indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Taylors Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Taylors: Taylor.

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


Total Population 22,308
Population in Households 22,260
Population in Familes 18,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 2,085
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 8,935
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,173
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,024 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,911 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $168,189
Average Home Value $177,706


Median Household Income $48,539
Average Household Income $62,233
Per Capita Income $24,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.74% 1.1%
Households 0.82% 1.13%
Families 0.69% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Taylors, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylors to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 19 95th
Population Density1 # 20 95th
Diversity Index2 # 196 50th
Median Household Income # 62 85th
Per Capita Income # 67 83rd

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