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Saint Stephen, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Saint Stephen had a population of 1,805 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Stephen is located at latitude 33.4043 and longitude -79.9217 in Berkeley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Saint Stephen encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Town of Saint Stephen (GNIS ID: 2407274) 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 Saint Stephen is located within Saint Stephen Division of Berkeley County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Stephen: Saint Stephens, Saint Stephens Depot.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Saint Stephen, SC Housing Affordability Index is 143
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

Saint Stephen, SC Wealth Index is 49
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 1,805 (100%)
Population in Households 1,750 (97.0%)
Population in Families 1,453 (80.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 55 ( 3.0%)
Population Density 745
Diversity Index2 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,656
Average Household Income $54,572
Per Capita Income $20,766
Wealth Index4 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $155,844
Housing Affordability Index3 143
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 703
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 468
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.62% 1.01%
Households 0.72% 1.09%
Families 1.0% 0.96%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Saint Stephen, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Stephen 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 # 198 50th
Population Density # 182 54th
Diversity Index # 163 59th
Median Household Income # 200 50th
Per Capita Income # 226 43rd

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