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Prosperity, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Prosperity had a population of 1,266 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Prosperity is located at latitude 34.2134 and longitude -81.5284 in Newberry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Prosperity (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newberry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Town of Prosperity (GNIS ID: 2407164) 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 Prosperity is located within Prosperity Division of Newberry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prosperity population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Prosperity: Frog Ievel, Frog Level, The Level.

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Prosperity, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,266
Daytime Population: Workers 452
Daytime Population: Residents 721
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 1,254
Population in Familes 1,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 677
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $43,802
Average Household Income $54,759
Per Capita Income $21,220


Total Housing Units 538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 370 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $122,500
Average Home Value $138,821


Total Households 483
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.98% 0.72%
Households 0.92% 0.77%
Families 1.57% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Prosperity, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prosperity to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 224 44th
Population Density # 193 52nd
Diversity Index # 106 74th
Median Household Income # 144 64th
Per Capita Income # 182 54th

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