Berkeley County SC Information


Berkeley County Subdivisions

Berkeley County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 207,154
Daytime Population: Workers 66,720
Daytime Population: Residents 108,916
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 175,636
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 203,547
Population in Familes 169,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,607
Population Density2 189
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $55,057
Average Household Income $70,521
Per Capita Income $26,349


Total Housing Units 85,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54,946 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,641 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,173 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $170,927
Average Home Value $219,295


Total Households 76,587
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 54,567
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.13% 2.15%
Households 2.2% 2.2%
Families 2.04% 2.1%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Berkeley County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berkeley County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 85th
Population Density # 12 76th
Diversity Index # 16 67th
Median Household Income # 5 91st
Per Capita Income # 10 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.