Alcolu, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Alcolu, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Alcolu Census Designated Place had a population of 473 as of July 1, 2018. Alcolu 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 Alcolu is located at latitude 33.7591 and longitude -80.2249 in Clarendon County. The formal boundaries for the Alcolu Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clarendon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Alcolu Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629817) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alcolu Census Designated Place is located within Alcolu Division of Clarendon County.

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


Total Population 473
Population in Households 473
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 104
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $39,760
Average Household Income $51,955
Per Capita Income $18,695


Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $67,593
Average Home Value $120,276


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 135
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 1.19% 0.38%
Households 1.26% 0.43%
Families 1.44% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Alcolu, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alcolu 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 # 297 25th
Population Density # 365 8th
Diversity Index # 67 83rd
Median Household Income # 202 49th
Per Capita Income # 288 28th

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