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Bucksport, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Bucksport Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Horry County at latitude 33.6685 and longitude -79.1108. Horry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Bucksport 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 Bucksport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 854
Population in Households 854
Population in Familes 714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 203
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $152,586
Average Home Value $148,699


Median Household Income $30,842
Average Household Income $43,252
Per Capita Income $17,091
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.6% 3.47%
Households -0.07% 3.49%
Families 1.01% 3.29%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.


Bucksport, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bucksport 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 # 251 37th
Population Density1 # 320 19th
Diversity Index2 # 101 75th
Median Household Income # 281 29th
Per Capita Income # 271 32nd

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