McCormick County SC Information


McCormick County Subdivisions

McCormick County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,429
Population in Households 9,123
Population in Familes 7,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,306
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 4,129
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,845
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,214 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 915 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,584 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $154,812
Average Home Value $262,811


Median Household Income $39,132
Average Household Income $51,221
Per Capita Income $20,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.47%
Households 0.48% 0.61%
Families 0.32% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


McCormick County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCormick County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 45 4th
Population Density1 # 45 4th
Diversity Index2 # 22 54th
Median Household Income # 23 52nd
Per Capita Income # 24 50th

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