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Modoc, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Modoc Census Designated Place had a population of 231 as of July 1, 2016. Modoc ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Modoc is located at latitude 33.7144 and longitude -82.2228 in McCormick County. The formal boundaries for the Modoc Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 3.19 sq. miles. McCormick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 400 feet.

The Modoc Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403298) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Modoc Census Designated Place is located within Parksville Division of McCormick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Modoc population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Modoc: Bountwell.

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


Total Population 231
Population in Households 231
Population in Familes 190
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (30.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (63.5%)
Median Home Value $119,444
Average Home Value $184,737


Median Household Income $48,875
Average Household Income $78,846
Per Capita Income $32,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.17%
Households 1.04% 0.53%
Families 1.77% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Modoc, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Modoc to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 338 15th
Population Density1 # 383 4th
Diversity Index2 # 213 47th
Median Household Income # 77 81st
Per Capita Income # 30 93rd

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