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Saint Matthews, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Saint Matthews had a population of 1,994 as of July 1, 2018. Saint Matthews 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 Saint Matthews is located at latitude 33.6646 and longitude -80.7788 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Saint Matthews (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 276 feet.

The Town of Saint Matthews (GNIS ID: 2407272) 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 Matthews is located within Saint Matthews Division of Calhoun County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Matthews: Lewisburg, Lewisville.

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Saint Matthews, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,994
Population in Households 1,930
Population in Familes 1,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 1,038
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $39,918
Average Household Income $55,679
Per Capita Income $22,991


Total Housing Units 973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $110,294
Average Home Value $144,444


Total Households 810
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 539
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.16% -0.14%
Households -0.12% -0.12%
Families 0.94% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Saint Matthews, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Matthews 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 185 54th
Population Density # 120 70th
Diversity Index # 91 76th
Median Household Income # 200 50th
Per Capita Income # 157 61st

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