Sumter County SC Information


Sumter County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 109,426
Population in Households 106,642
Population in Familes 89,123
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,784
Population Density1 165
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 41,468
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 28,732
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,960 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,508 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,372 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $107,663
Average Home Value $131,116


Median Household Income $40,236
Average Household Income $53,899
Per Capita Income $21,073
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.21%
Households 0.42% 0.29%
Families 0.24% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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, 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 # 15 70th
Population Density1 # 14 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 6 89th
Median Household Income # 20 59th
Per Capita Income # 26 46th

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