Sumter County SC Information


Sumter County Subdivisions

Sumter County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 108,648
Population in Households 105,748
Population in Familes 88,279
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,900
Population Density1 163
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 41,344
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 28,736
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,675 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,669 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,130 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $143,926
Average Home Value $189,098


Median Household Income $38,784
Average Household Income $51,626
Per Capita Income $19,794
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.21%
Households 0.44% 0.29%
Families 0.28% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Sumter County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumter County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 15 70th
Population Density1 # 14 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 6 89th
Median Household Income # 24 50th
Per Capita Income # 26 46th

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