Yemassee, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Yemassee, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Yemassee had a population of 1,031 as of July 1, 2019. Yemassee 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 Yemassee is located at latitude 32.6902 and longitude -80.8507 in Hampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Yemassee encompass a land area of 4.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Yemassee are located in Hampton County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Beaufort County.

The Town of Yemassee (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Yemassee is located within Yemassee Division of Hampton County.


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Yemassee, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Yemassee, SC Housing Affordability Index is 156
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Yemassee, SC Wealth Index is 34
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,031
Population in Households 1,031
Population in Familes 852
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 162
Diversity Index1 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,410
Average Household Income $42,925
Per Capita Income $16,793
Wealth Index3 34

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $117,969
Housing Affordability Index2 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 401
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.04% 0.0%
Households 0.03% 0.1%
Families -0.28% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Yemassee, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yemassee to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 238 40th
Population Density # 344 14th
Diversity Index # 201 50th
Median Household Income # 299 25th
Per Capita Income # 342 14th

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