McCormick County SC Information


McCormick County Subdivisions

McCormick County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,371
Population in Households 9,086
Population in Familes 7,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,285
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 4,179
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,870
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,269 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 910 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,572 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $97,693
Average Home Value $173,080


Median Household Income $36,361
Average Household Income $51,630
Per Capita Income $22,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% -0.04%
Households 0.59% 0.16%
Families 0.41% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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, 2016 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 # 30 37th
Per Capita Income # 16 67th

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