Oswego, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oswego, South Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Oswego Census Designated Place had a population of 84 as of July 1, 2016. Oswego ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oswego is located at latitude 34.0056 and longitude -80.2861 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the Oswego Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Oswego Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403383) 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 Oswego Census Designated Place is located within Sumter Northeast Division of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oswego population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 84
Population in Households 84
Population in Familes 70
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 42 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $131,897


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $56,082
Per Capita Income $22,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.53%
Families -0.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.97%
Per Capita Income   0.73%
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.

Oswego, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oswego 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 # 387 3rd
Population Density1 # 379 5th
Diversity Index2 # 231 42nd
Median Household Income # 68 83rd
Per Capita Income # 120 70th

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