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Gilbert, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Gilbert is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lexington County at latitude 33.9241 and longitude -81.391. Lexington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Gilbert 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 Gilbert (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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

Town of Gilbert, SC Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 570
Population in Households 566
Population in Familes 479
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 210
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 208
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $110,417
Average Home Value $143,109
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,370
Average Household Income $65,408
Per Capita Income $23,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.56%
Households 0.34% 0.66%
Families -0.3% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Gilbert, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilbert 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 # 282 29th
Population Density1 # 316 20th
Diversity Index2 # 287 28th
Median Household Income # 55 86th
Per Capita Income # 75 81st

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