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Promised Land, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Promised Land Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Greenwood County at latitude 34.1277 and longitude -82.2307. Greenwood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Promised Land 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 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.

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

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


Total Population 522
Population in Households 522
Population in Familes 471
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 335
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $235,606
Average Home Value $204,790


Median Household Income $44,522
Average Household Income $58,048
Per Capita Income $21,718
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.34%
Households 0.63% 0.42%
Families 0.63% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


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, 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 # 287 28th
Population Density1 # 274 31st
Diversity Index2 # 121 69th
Median Household Income # 88 78th
Per Capita Income # 108 73rd

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