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Saint George, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Saint George had a population of 2,186 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Saint George is located at latitude 33.1861 and longitude -80.5795 in Dorchester County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Saint George (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Town of Saint George (GNIS ID: 2407268) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Saint George is located within Saint George Division of Dorchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint George population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint George: Georges Station, Saint George's.

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Saint George, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,186
Daytime Population: Workers 3,507
Daytime Population: Residents 1,308
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,815
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.20
Population in Households 1,936
Population in Familes 1,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density2 768
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $50,500
Per Capita Income $21,877


Total Housing Units 931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 246 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $152,083
Average Home Value $162,803


Total Households 822
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 514
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 0.66% 1.13%
Households 0.89% 1.26%
Families 0.98% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Saint George, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint George to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 174 56th
Population Density # 168 58th
Diversity Index # 152 61st
Median Household Income # 261 34th
Per Capita Income # 159 60th

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