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Fort Mill, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort Mill is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in York County at latitude 35.0087 and longitude -80.9364. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Fort Mill 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 Fort Mill (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles.

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

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


Total Population 11,552
Population in Households 11,551
Population in Familes 9,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 707
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 4,492
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,225 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,266 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $216,049
Average Home Value $259,248


Median Household Income $57,338
Average Household Income $75,136
Per Capita Income $28,745
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.57% 1.4%
Households 1.61% 1.4%
Families 1.82% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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 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 # 45 89th
Population Density1 # 187 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 289 27th
Median Household Income # 22 95th
Per Capita Income # 35 91st

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