Darlington County SC Information


Darlington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 68,388
Population in Households 67,010
Population in Familes 56,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,378
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $43,190
Average Household Income $60,826
Per Capita Income $24,023


Total Housing Units 30,562 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,001 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,415 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,146 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $99,566
Average Home Value $142,137


Total Households 26,416
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 18,190
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% -0.19%
Households -0.05% -0.19%
Families -0.24% -0.31%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.96%


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, 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 # 20 59th
Population Density # 20 59th
Diversity Index # 22 54th
Median Household Income # 21 57th
Per Capita Income # 22 54th

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