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Privateer, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Privateer Census Designated Place had a population of 2,417 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Privateer is located at latitude 33.8168 and longitude -80.3914 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the Privateer Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Privateer Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403450) 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 Privateer Census Designated Place is located within Privateer Division of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Privateer 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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Privateer, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,417
Population in Households 2,417
Population in Familes 2,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 296
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 860
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 651
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 587 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $100,231
Average Home Value $112,990


Median Household Income $40,541
Average Household Income $49,590
Per Capita Income $18,445
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.32%
Households 0.59% 0.42%
Families -0.17% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Privateer, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Privateer 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 # 161 59th
Population Density1 # 295 26th
Diversity Index2 # 239 40th
Median Household Income # 156 61st
Per Capita Income # 251 37th

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