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Ninety Six, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ninety Six had a population of 2,108 as of July 1, 2016. Ninety Six ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Ninety Six is located at latitude 34.1697 and longitude -82.024 in Greenwood County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ninety Six (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenwood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The Town of Ninety Six (GNIS ID: 2406994) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ninety Six is located within Ninety Six Division of Greenwood County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ninety Six population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ninety Six: Cambridge, Fort Ninety Six, Ninetysix, Ninety-Six, Ninety-six.

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Ninety Six, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,108
Population in Households 2,108
Population in Familes 1,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,172
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 860
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 604
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 645 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $88,984
Average Home Value $113,527


Median Household Income $37,312
Average Household Income $49,557
Per Capita Income $19,954
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.18%
Households 0.67% 0.32%
Families 0.96% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Ninety Six, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ninety Six 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 # 182 54th
Population Density1 # 94 77th
Diversity Index2 # 309 22nd
Median Household Income # 205 48th
Per Capita Income # 194 51st

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