Peak, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Peak, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Peak had a population of 66 as of July 1, 2016. Peak 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 Peak is located at latitude 34.2388 and longitude -81.3283 in Newberry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Peak (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newberry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Peak (GNIS ID: 2407086) 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 Peak is located within Prosperity Division of Newberry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Peak 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 Peak: Peak Station, Peaks Station.

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


Total Population 66
Population in Households 66
Population in Familes 55
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 170
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $169,318


Median Household Income $57,843
Average Household Income $69,979
Per Capita Income $29,275
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.3%
Households 0.54% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

Peak, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peak 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 # 392 1st
Population Density1 # 339 15th
Diversity Index2 # 268 33rd
Median Household Income # 34 92nd
Per Capita Income # 43 89th

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