The Town of Port Royal had a population of 12,388 as of July 1, 2017. Port Royal ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Port Royal is located at latitude 32.3555 and longitude -80.7005 in Beaufort County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Port Royal (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.99 sq. miles and a water area of 3.07 sq. miles. Beaufort County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.
The Town of Port Royal (GNIS ID: 2407149) 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 Port Royal is located within Beaufort-Port Royal Division of Beaufort County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Royal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Royal: Port Royall, Saint Ellens.
|Daytime Population: Workers||8,052|
|Daytime Population: Residents||4,644|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||12,696|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.02|
|Population in Households||8,968|
|Population in Familes||7,061|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,420|
|Median Household Income||$48,785|
|Average Household Income||$62,604|
|Per Capita Income||$22,538|
|Total Housing Units||4,198 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,588 (37.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,146 (51.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||464 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$195,143|
|Average Home Value||$269,884|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.53%|
The table below compares Port Royal to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 45||89th|
|Population Density||# 199||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 90||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 103||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 142||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.