Walhalla, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Walhalla, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Walhalla had a population of 4,264 as of July 1, 2015. Walhalla ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walhalla is located at latitude 34.7695 and longitude -83.0555 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walhalla (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The City of Walhalla 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walhalla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Walhalla, SC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,264
Population in Households 4,179
Population in Familes 3,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,077
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,625
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,079
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 950 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $120,064
Average Home Value $141,325
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,086
Average Household Income $50,152
Per Capita Income $19,419
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.17%
Households 0.0% 0.14%
Families 0.12% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

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Walhalla, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walhalla to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 106 73rd
Population Density1 # 107 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 60 85th
Median Household Income # 171 57th
Per Capita Income # 184 54th

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