Ware Shoals, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ware Shoals, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ware Shoals had a population of 2,161 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ware Shoals is located at latitude 34.3878 and longitude -82.2433 in Greenwood County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ware Shoals (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Greenwood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Ware Shoals are located in Greenwood County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Abbeville County.

The Town of Ware Shoals (GNIS ID: 2406831) 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 Ware Shoals is located within Ware Shoals-Hodges Division of Greenwood County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ware Shoals 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 Ware Shoals: Wares Mills.


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Ware Shoals, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,161
Population in Households 2,119
Population in Familes 1,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 553
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 890
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 588
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 606 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 284 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $73,347
Average Home Value $103,012
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,276
Average Household Income $41,581
Per Capita Income $17,820
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.12%
Households 0.18% 0.0%
Families 0.44% -0.1%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Ware Shoals, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ware Shoals 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 # 178 55th
Population Density1 # 225 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 260 35th
Median Household Income # 353 11th
Per Capita Income # 271 32nd

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