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Red Hill, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Red Hill Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Horry County at latitude 33.7765 and longitude -79.0077. Horry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Red Hill 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 Red Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Red Hill Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map


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Red Hill, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,021
Population in Households 13,170
Population in Familes 9,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 851
Population Density1 1,242
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 5,830
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,611
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,879 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,951 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,221 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $171,856
Average Home Value $182,768


Median Household Income $43,052
Average Household Income $55,444
Per Capita Income $21,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.39% 1.98%
Households 1.63% 2.18%
Families 0.26% 2.03%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Red Hill, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Hill 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 # 39 90th
Population Density1 # 87 78th
Diversity Index2 # 246 38th
Median Household Income # 97 76th
Per Capita Income # 104 74th

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