Dillon County SC Information


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  1. Dillon County 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Dillon County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 31,884
Population in Households 31,413
Population in Familes 26,364
Population in Group Qrtrs 471
Population Density 79
Diversity Index1 59


Median Household Income $32,488
Average Household Income $45,801
Per Capita Income $16,874
Wealth Index3 39


Total Housing Units 13,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,266 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,467 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,009 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $79,595
Housing Affordability Index2 210


Total Households 11,733
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 8,093
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.06% -0.24%
Households -0.17% -0.31%
Families -0.33% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.95%


Dillon County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dillon County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 32 33rd
Population Density # 25 48th
Diversity Index # 8 87th
Median Household Income # 42 11th
Per Capita Income # 44 7th

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