Colleton County SC Information


Colleton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 38,408
Daytime Population: Workers 11,883
Daytime Population: Residents 22,339
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,222
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 38,020
Population in Familes 31,417
Population in Group Qrtrs 388
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $31,858
Average Household Income $45,458
Per Capita Income $17,802


Total Housing Units 20,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,048 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,843 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,111 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $96,655
Average Home Value $146,613


Total Households 14,891
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 10,157
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 -0.17% -0.26%
Households -0.22% -0.29%
Families -0.39% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


Colleton County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colleton 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 # 27 43rd
Population Density # 42 11th
Diversity Index # 18 63rd
Median Household Income # 39 17th
Per Capita Income # 40 15th

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