The City of Goose Creek is the 9th largest city in South Carolina with a population of 41,662 as of July 1, 2018. Goose Creek 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 Goose Creek is located at latitude 32.9916 and longitude -80.0067 in Berkeley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Goose Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 40.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.77 sq. miles. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.
The City of Goose Creek (GNIS ID: 2403714) 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 City of Goose Creek is located within Goose Creek-Hanahan Division of Berkeley County.
|Population in Households||39,423|
|Population in Familes||33,544|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,239|
|Median Household Income||$63,228|
|Average Household Income||$74,410|
|Per Capita Income||$26,664|
|Total Housing Units||15,911 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,277 (64.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,361 (27.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,273 ( 8.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$179,333|
|Average Home Value||$206,094|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.16%|
The table below compares Goose Creek 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.
|Total Population||# 9||98th|
|Population Density||# 122||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 65||84th|
|Median Household Income||# 28||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 93||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.