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Hopkins, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Hopkins Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Richland County at latitude 33.9002 and longitude -80.8568. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The formal official name is the Hopkins Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hopkins, South Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hopkins indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hopkins Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hopkins: Hopkins Turnout.

Hopkins Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map

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


Total Population 2,830
Population in Households 2,822
Population in Familes 2,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 1,034
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 724
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 801 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $86,364
Average Home Value $113,217


Median Household Income $38,467
Average Household Income $50,232
Per Capita Income $18,733
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% 0.04%
Households -0.25% 0.08%
Families -0.67% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

Hopkins, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopkins 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 # 140 65th
Population Density1 # 336 15th
Diversity Index2 # 334 16th
Median Household Income # 159 60th
Per Capita Income # 195 51st

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