Edgefield County SC Information


Edgefield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,396
Daytime Population: Workers 7,210
Daytime Population: Residents 14,686
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,896
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 24,506
Population in Familes 20,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,890
Population Density2 55
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $50,239
Average Household Income $62,233
Per Capita Income $23,289


Total Housing Units 10,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,226 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,352 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,332 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $126,340
Average Home Value $184,729


Total Households 9,578
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,790
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 0.21% 0.34%
Households 0.34% 0.39%
Families 0.17% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.85%


Edgefield County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgefield 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 # 36 24th
Population Density # 33 30th
Diversity Index # 8 85th
Median Household Income # 9 83rd
Per Capita Income # 19 61st

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