Converse, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Converse, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Converse Census Designated Place had a population of 669 as of July 1, 2016. Converse ranks in the lower 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 Converse is located at latitude 34.9957 and longitude -81.8431 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Converse Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Converse Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629822) 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 Converse Census Designated Place is located within Spartanburg Division of Spartanburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Converse 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 Converse: Hurricane Shoals.

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


Total Population 669
Population in Households 669
Population in Familes 545
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 969
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $122,368
Average Home Value $159,716


Median Household Income $50,152
Average Household Income $65,874
Per Capita Income $27,993
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 1.42%
Households 1.4% 1.34%
Families 1.29% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Converse, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Converse 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 # 277 30th
Population Density1 # 134 66th
Diversity Index2 # 366 8th
Median Household Income # 66 84th
Per Capita Income # 52 87th

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