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Cope, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Cope is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Cope.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Orangeburg County at latitude 33.3779 and longitude -81.007. Orangeburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 197 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Cope (see map) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cope: Copes Station.

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


Total Population 75
Population in Households 75
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 300
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (30.4%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $156,897


Median Household Income $50,871
Average Household Income $56,483
Per Capita Income $21,801
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.62% -0.27%
Households 0.0% -0.52%
Families 7.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


Cope, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cope 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 # 387 2nd
Population Density1 # 290 27th
Diversity Index2 # 223 44th
Median Household Income # 49 88th
Per Capita Income # 107 73rd

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