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The Town of Awendaw had a population of 1,494 as of July 1, 2022. Awendaw ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Awendaw is located at latitude 33.0377 and longitude -79.6131 in Charleston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Awendaw encompass a land area of 9.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Charleston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Awendaw 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 Awendaw is located within McClellanville Division of Charleston County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Awendaw: Awensdaw, Owendaw.

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Awendaw, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,494 (100%)
Population in Households 1,487 (99.5%)
Population in Families 1,270 (85.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 86
Diversity Index2 53
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,757
Average Household Income $94,809
% of Income for Mortgage4 42%
Per Capita Income $37,908
Wealth Index5 113
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 560 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $504,286
Average Home Value $592,054
Housing Affordability Index3 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3.00
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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 2.90% 2.48%
Households 3.28% 2.69%
Families   2.54%
Median Household Income   4.07%
Per Capita Income   5.53%
Owner Occupied HU   2.80%

Awendaw, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Awendaw to the other 475 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 225 53rd
Population Density # 433 9th
Median Household Income # 109 77th
Housing Affordability Index # 56 12th
Per Capita Income # 78 84th
Diversity Index # 238 50th

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