Williamsburg County SC Information


Williamsburg County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,868
Population in Households 31,858
Population in Familes 26,655
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,010
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 12,765
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 8,582
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,324 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,441 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,505 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $72,717
Average Home Value $112,125


Median Household Income $26,551
Average Household Income $39,865
Per Capita Income $15,237
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.64%
Households -0.3% -0.53%
Families -0.5% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Williamsburg County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williamsburg 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 # 29 39th
Population Density1 # 42 9th
Diversity Index2 # 33 30th
Median Household Income # 46 2nd
Per Capita Income # 45 4th

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