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Gilbert, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Gilbert had a population of 596 as of July 1, 2017. Gilbert ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Gilbert is located at latitude 33.9241 and longitude -81.391 in Lexington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gilbert (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Lexington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Town of Gilbert (GNIS ID: 2406568) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Gilbert is located within Gilbert Division of Lexington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gilbert population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gilbert: Gilbert Hollow, Lewie, Lewisdale.

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Gilbert, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 596
Daytime Population: Workers 669
Daytime Population: Residents 322
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 991
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.66
Population in Households 592
Population in Familes 501
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 220
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $50,660
Average Household Income $63,903
Per Capita Income $23,284


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $148,611
Average Home Value $175,000


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.92%
Households 0.66% 0.91%
Families 0.26% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Gilbert, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilbert to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 280 30th
Population Density # 317 20th
Diversity Index # 305 23rd
Median Household Income # 80 80th
Per Capita Income # 129 68th

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