Dentsville, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dentsville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Dentsville Census Designated Place had a population of 14,667 as of July 1, 2016. Dentsville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dentsville is located at latitude 34.0755 and longitude -80.9552 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Dentsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Dentsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402404) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Dentsville Census Designated Place is located within Columbia Division of Richland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dentsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dentsville: Dents, Dents Station.

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


Total Population 14,667
Population in Households 14,397
Population in Familes 10,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 270
Population Density1 2,190
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 6,339
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,579
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,269 (31.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,070 (57.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 803 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $116,535
Average Home Value $140,099


Median Household Income $37,805
Average Household Income $49,779
Per Capita Income $22,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.73%
Households 0.56% 0.64%
Families 0.0% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Dentsville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dentsville 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 # 38 91st
Population Density1 # 20 95th
Diversity Index2 # 113 71st
Median Household Income # 194 51st
Per Capita Income # 136 66th

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