Darlington County SC Information


Darlington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 67,941
Daytime Population: Workers 23,269
Daytime Population: Residents 40,250
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 63,519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 66,578
Population in Familes 55,478
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,363
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $41,953
Average Household Income $57,950
Per Capita Income $23,142


Total Housing Units 30,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,856 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,659 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,102 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $95,935
Average Home Value $135,833


Total Households 26,515
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 18,317
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 -0.15% -0.29%
Households -0.01% -0.21%
Families -0.18% -0.31%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.04%


Darlington County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darlington 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 # 20 59th
Population Density # 20 59th
Diversity Index # 20 59th
Median Household Income # 21 57th
Per Capita Income # 20 59th

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