Little River, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Little River, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Little River Census Designated Place had a population of 10,013 as of July 1, 2016. Little River ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Little River is located at latitude 33.8806 and longitude -78.6405 in Horry County. The formal boundaries for the Little River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Horry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Little River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403238) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Little River Census Designated Place is located within Little River Division of Horry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Little River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Little River Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map



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Little River, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,013
Population in Households 10,012
Population in Familes 7,355
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 956
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,957
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 2,910
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,564 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,393 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,716 (35.4%)
Median Home Value $220,652
Average Home Value $254,187
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,039
Average Household Income $64,485
Per Capita Income $31,501
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.79% 2.19%
Households 1.81% 2.17%
Families 1.92% 2.03%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

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Little River, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Little River 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 # 54 87th
Population Density1 # 137 66th
Diversity Index2 # 347 13th
Median Household Income # 103 74th
Per Capita Income # 33 92nd

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