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Fort Mill, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort Mill had a population of 14,240 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Mill is located at latitude 35.0087 and longitude -80.9364 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort Mill (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Town of Fort Mill (GNIS ID: 2406509) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Fort Mill is located within Fort Mill Division of York County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Mill: Fort Mills, Fort Station.

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


Total Population 14,240
Population in Households 14,239
Population in Familes 12,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 862
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 5,306
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 3,857
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,927 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,379 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 352 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $209,774
Average Home Value $263,203


Median Household Income $68,442
Average Household Income $89,489
Per Capita Income $33,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.72% 2.14%
Households 3.2% 1.96%
Families 3.47% 1.88%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Fort Mill, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Mill 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 # 39 90th
Population Density1 # 152 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 295 26th
Median Household Income # 15 96th
Per Capita Income # 26 94th

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