Calhoun County SC Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,883
Daytime Population: Workers 3,083
Daytime Population: Residents 8,243
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,326
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 14,730
Population in Familes 12,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $41,437
Average Household Income $55,915
Per Capita Income $22,864


Total Housing Units 7,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,689 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,325 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,433 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $116,741
Average Home Value $158,344


Total Households 6,014
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,106
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 -0.27% -0.4%
Households -0.15% -0.32%
Families -0.32% -0.44%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   3.33%


Calhoun County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 44 7th
Population Density # 39 17th
Diversity Index # 15 70th
Median Household Income # 24 50th
Per Capita Income # 24 50th

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