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The Town of Yemassee had a population of 1,260 as of July 1, 2020. 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.
|Total Population||1,260 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,260 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,042 (82.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$34,750|
|Average Household Income||$44,097|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$17,237|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||569 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||371 (65.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||126 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||72 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$102,885|
|Average Home Value||$176,482|
|Housing Affordability Index3||212|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.21%|
|Per Capita Income||1.69%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.43%|
The table below compares Yemassee to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 230||42nd|
|Population Density||# 343||14th|
|Median Household Income||# 295||26th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 195||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 341||14th|
|Diversity Index||# 198||51st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.