Clarendon County SC Information


Clarendon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 34,844
Daytime Population: Workers 9,350
Daytime Population: Residents 21,476
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,826
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 33,398
Population in Familes 28,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,446
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $31,915
Average Household Income $46,077
Per Capita Income $17,673


Total Housing Units 17,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,823 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,419 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,742 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $93,973
Average Home Value $134,452


Total Households 13,242
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 9,201
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 -0.05% -0.32%
Households 0.12% -0.28%
Families -0.06% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


Clarendon County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarendon 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 # 28 41st
Population Density # 30 37th
Diversity Index # 11 78th
Median Household Income # 38 20th
Per Capita Income # 41 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.