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Furman, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Furman had a population of 243 as of July 1, 2017. Furman ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Furman is located at latitude 32.6812 and longitude -81.1877 in Hampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Furman (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Town of Furman (GNIS ID: 2406533) 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 Furman is located within Furman-Scotia Division of Hampton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Furman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Furman: Goethe.


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Furman, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 243
Daytime Population: Workers 116
Daytime Population: Residents 142
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 258
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 78
Diversity Index3 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,141
Average Household Income $42,499
Per Capita Income $16,372

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $72,727
Average Home Value $87,202
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% -0.33%
Households 0.28% -0.2%
Families 0.62% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Furman, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Furman to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 335 16th
Population Density # 373 6th
Diversity Index # 249 37th
Median Household Income # 321 19th
Per Capita Income # 344 13th

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