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Cross Hill, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cross Hill is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Laurens County at latitude 34.3048 and longitude -81.9834. Laurens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Cross Hill, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cross Hill, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cross Hill indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Cross Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cross Hill: Carroll, Crosshill.

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


Total Population 533
Population in Households 533
Population in Familes 453
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 172
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $128,846
Average Home Value $158,696


Median Household Income $35,788
Average Household Income $47,503
Per Capita Income $18,981
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.18% 0.48%
Households 1.33% 0.63%
Families 1.51% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


Cross Hill, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cross 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 # 285 28th
Population Density1 # 333 16th
Diversity Index2 # 80 80th
Median Household Income # 208 48th
Per Capita Income # 185 53rd

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