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Ravenel, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ravenel had a population of 2,775 as of July 1, 2017. Ravenel 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 Ravenel is located at latitude 32.7768 and longitude -80.2272 in Charleston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ravenel (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charleston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Town of Ravenel (GNIS ID: 2407178) 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 Ravenel is located within Ravenel-Hollywood Division of Charleston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ravenel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ravenel: Ravenels.

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


Total Population 2,775
Daytime Population: Workers 954
Daytime Population: Residents 1,641
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,595
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 2,775
Population in Familes 2,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 220
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $40,374
Average Household Income $54,871
Per Capita Income $20,435


Total Housing Units 1,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 785 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $147,549
Average Home Value $213,170


Total Households 1,018
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 698
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 1.65% 1.79%
Households 1.7% 1.8%
Families 1.12% 1.64%
Median Household Income   4.24%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Ravenel, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ravenel to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 145 64th
Population Density # 318 20th
Diversity Index # 42 90th
Median Household Income # 181 55th
Per Capita Income # 204 49th

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