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Walhalla, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Walhalla had a population of 4,263 as of July 1, 2016. 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 (GNIS ID: 2405663) 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 City of Walhalla is located within Walhalla Division of Oconee County.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 4,263
Population in Households 4,180
Population in Familes 3,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 1,098
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,610
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,067
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 952 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 658 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $115,429
Average Home Value $154,753


Median Household Income $34,321
Average Household Income $48,721
Per Capita Income $19,309
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.13%
Households -0.03% 0.06%
Families 0.03% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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 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 # 109 73rd
Population Density1 # 107 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 62 84th
Median Household Income # 253 36th
Per Capita Income # 221 44th

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