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Kingstree, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Kingstree is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Williamsburg County at latitude 33.6672 and longitude -79.8287. Williamsburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 62 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Kingstree, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kingstree, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kingstree indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Kingstree (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kingstree: Kings Tree, Williamsburgh.

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Kingstree, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,254
Population in Households 3,131
Population in Familes 2,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 1,032
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 1,324
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 839
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 778 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 547 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $90,647
Average Home Value $107,198


Median Household Income $25,183
Average Household Income $42,329
Per Capita Income $16,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% -0.75%
Households -0.28% -0.64%
Families 1.1% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.


Kingstree, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingstree to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 128 68th
Population Density1 # 118 70th
Diversity Index2 # 237 40th
Median Household Income # 363 8th
Per Capita Income # 292 26th

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