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The Alcolu CDP(1) had a population of 478 as of July 1, 2021. 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 33.751 and longitude -80.2142 in Clarendon County. The formal boundaries for the Alcolu Census Designated Place 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 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.
|Total Population||478 (100%)|
|Population in Households||478 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||407 (85.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$41,536|
|Average Household Income||$53,733|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,341|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||231 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||137 (59.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||49 (21.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||46 (19.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$144,444|
|Average Home Value||$173,529|
|Housing Affordability Index3||184|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.4%|
|Per Capita Income||2.11%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.72%|
The table below compares Alcolu to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 302||24th|
|Population Density||# 365||8th|
|Median Household Income||# 226||43rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 167||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 309||22nd|
|Diversity Index||# 77||81st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.