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Promised Land, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Promised Land Census Designated Place had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Promised Land is located at latitude 34.1277 and longitude -82.2307 in Greenwood County. The formal boundaries for the Promised Land Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenwood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Promised Land Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403452) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Promised Land population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Promised Land: Promise Land, Promiseland, Promiseland Crossroads.

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Promised Land, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 520
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 469
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $201,316
Average Home Value $213,650


Median Household Income $51,538
Average Household Income $67,663
Per Capita Income $25,279
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.27%
Households 0.51% 0.31%
Families 0.51% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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.

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Promised Land, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Promised Land to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 288 27th
Population Density1 # 274 31st
Diversity Index2 # 116 71st
Median Household Income # 52 87th
Per Capita Income # 66 84th

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