Hollywood, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Hollywood, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hollywood had a population of 5,391 as of July 1, 2018. Hollywood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Hollywood is located at latitude 32.7513 and longitude -80.2019 in Charleston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hollywood (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.13 sq. miles and a water area of 1.38 sq. miles. Charleston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Hollywood (GNIS ID: 2405856) 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 Hollywood is located within Ravenel-Hollywood Division of Charleston County.

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


Total Population 5,391
Population in Households 5,376
Population in Familes 4,549
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 233
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $55,314
Average Household Income $82,835
Per Capita Income $32,930


Total Housing Units 2,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,736 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 266 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $290,323
Average Home Value $398,097


Total Households 2,076
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,478
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 1.64% 1.36%
Households 1.69% 1.35%
Families 1.46% 1.24%
Median Household Income   4.06%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Hollywood, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hollywood 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 # 96 76th
Population Density # 314 21st
Diversity Index # 92 77th
Median Household Income # 61 85th
Per Capita Income # 36 91st

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