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Welcome, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Welcome Census Designated Place had a population of 7,018 as of July 1, 2016. Welcome ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Welcome is located at latitude 34.8143 and longitude -82.4718 in Greenville County. The formal boundaries for the Welcome Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Greenville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The Welcome Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402994) 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 Welcome Census Designated Place is located within Greenville Division of Greenville County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Welcome 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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Welcome, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,018
Population in Households 7,018
Population in Familes 5,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,514
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,703
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,742
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,591 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,112 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $81,051
Average Home Value $89,299
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,634
Average Household Income $37,604
Per Capita Income $14,437
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 1.15%
Households 0.48% 0.99%
Families 0.33% 0.84%
Median Household Income   -0.67%
Per Capita Income   0.53%
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.

Welcome, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Welcome 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 # 77 81st
Population Density1 # 53 87th
Diversity Index2 # 12 97th
Median Household Income # 346 13th
Per Capita Income # 375 6th

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