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Bamberg, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bamberg had a population of 3,457 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bamberg is located at latitude 33.3001 and longitude -81.0312 in Bamberg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bamberg (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bamberg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 164 feet.

The Town of Bamberg (GNIS ID: 2405205) 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 Bamberg is located within Bamberg Division of Bamberg County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bamberg: Lowrys Station, Lowrys Turnout.

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Bamberg, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,457
Population in Households 3,250
Population in Familes 2,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 207
Population Density2 967
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $33,790
Average Household Income $47,407
Per Capita Income $19,665


Total Housing Units 1,526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 939 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $98,986
Average Home Value $144,149


Total Households 1,343
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 865
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.51% -0.56%
Households -0.21% -0.54%
Families 0.14% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Bamberg, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bamberg to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 123 69th
Population Density # 137 66th
Diversity Index # 116 71st
Median Household Income # 290 27th
Per Capita Income # 252 37th

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