Dillon County SC Information


Dillon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 31,456
Daytime Population: Workers 10,546
Daytime Population: Residents 19,059
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,605
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 30,973
Population in Familes 25,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 483
Population Density2 78
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $28,950
Average Household Income $39,937
Per Capita Income $15,166


Total Housing Units 13,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,734 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,998 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,010 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $74,354
Average Home Value $96,826


Total Households 11,732
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 8,107
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 -0.26% -0.51%
Households -0.22% -0.49%
Families -0.39% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


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, 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 # 32 33rd
Population Density # 24 50th
Diversity Index # 6 87th
Median Household Income # 44 7th
Per Capita Income # 46 2nd

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