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Walhalla, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Walhalla is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Oconee County at latitude 34.7695 and longitude -83.0555. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Walhalla, but most people and references simply refer to it as Walhalla, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Walhalla indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Walhalla, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,281
Population in Households 4,196
Population in Familes 3,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,082
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,632
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,084
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 670 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $112,948
Average Home Value $130,446


Median Household Income $36,322
Average Household Income $47,953
Per Capita Income $18,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.1% 0.21%
Households 0.1% 0.23%
Families 0.26% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 105 74th
Population Density1 # 106 74th
Diversity Index2 # 63 85th
Median Household Income # 195 51st
Per Capita Income # 199 50th

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