Jasper County SC Information


Jasper County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,563
Population in Households 26,075
Population in Familes 21,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,488
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 9,565
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 6,616
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,428 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,137 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,166 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $149,567
Average Home Value $200,443


Median Household Income $36,274
Average Household Income $48,163
Per Capita Income $16,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.54% 2.79%
Households 2.77% 2.94%
Families 2.55% 2.8%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.


Jasper County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jasper County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 35 26th
Population Density1 # 37 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 27 43rd
Per Capita Income # 38 20th

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