Hampton County SC Information


Hampton County Subdivisions

Hampton County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,845
Population in Households 20,301
Population in Familes 16,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,544
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 7,943
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 5,384
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,718 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,225 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,003 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $85,687
Average Home Value $117,484


Median Household Income $36,703
Average Household Income $47,021
Per Capita Income $18,342
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.26%
Households 0.71% 0.35%
Families 0.52% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.


Hampton County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampton County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 40 15th
Population Density1 # 41 13th
Diversity Index2 # 10 78th
Median Household Income # 28 41st
Per Capita Income # 35 26th

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