Dalzell, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dalzell, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Dalzell Census Designated Place had a population of 3,117 as of July 1, 2015. Dalzell ranks in the upper 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 Dalzell is located at latitude 34.0203 and longitude -80.4329 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the Dalzell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Dalzell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402399) 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 Dalzell Census Designated Place is located within Shaw Air Force Base-Horatio Division of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dalzell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Dalzell Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map

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


Total Population 3,117
Population in Households 3,117
Population in Familes 2,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 530
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 1,175
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 891
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 900 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $170,444
Average Home Value $195,361


Median Household Income $44,146
Average Household Income $53,906
Per Capita Income $19,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.86%
Households 0.54% 0.87%
Families 1.01% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.


Dalzell, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalzell to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 132 67th
Population Density1 # 230 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 46 89th
Median Household Income # 96 76th
Per Capita Income # 174 56th

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