Clarendon County SC Information


Clarendon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,124
Population in Households 33,526
Population in Familes 28,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,598
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $33,908
Average Household Income $48,216
Per Capita Income $18,376


Total Housing Units 17,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,872 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,385 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,732 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $95,181
Average Home Value $145,475


Total Households 13,257
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 9,185
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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% -0.14%
Households 0.11% -0.12%
Families -0.07% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.03%


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, 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 # 28 41st
Population Density # 29 39th
Diversity Index # 10 78th
Median Household Income # 39 17th
Per Capita Income # 41 13th

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