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Saint George, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Saint George had a population of 2,181 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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

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Saint George, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,181
Population in Households 1,931
Population in Familes 1,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density2 766
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $34,945
Average Household Income $54,394
Per Capita Income $23,281


Total Housing Units 938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 566 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $155,000
Average Home Value $164,178


Total Households 818
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 510
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 0.91%
Households 0.72% 0.96%
Families 0.76% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

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, 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 # 179 55th
Population Density # 171 57th
Diversity Index # 156 60th
Median Household Income # 278 30th
Per Capita Income # 151 62nd

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