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Blackville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Blackville had a population of 2,270 as of July 1, 2018. Blackville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blackville is located at latitude 33.3478 and longitude -81.2949 in Barnwell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blackville (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Barnwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Blackville (GNIS ID: 2405276) 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 Blackville is located within Blackville Division of Barnwell County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blackville: Clinton.

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


Total Population 2,270
Population in Households 2,235
Population in Familes 1,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 254
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $31,843
Average Household Income $42,897
Per Capita Income $17,253


Total Housing Units 1,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 302 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $58,041
Average Home Value $82,972


Total Households 879
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 558
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 -0.7% -0.98%
Households -0.67% -0.97%
Families -0.9% -1.1%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Blackville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackville 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 # 172 57th
Population Density # 301 24th
Diversity Index # 192 52nd
Median Household Income # 316 20th
Per Capita Income # 332 16th

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