Fairfield County SC Information

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Fairfield County Subdivisions

Fairfield County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 23,909
Population in Households 23,512
Population in Familes 19,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 397
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,629
Average Household Income $56,545
Per Capita Income $22,787

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,955 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,880 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,571 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,504 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $122,053
Average Home Value $190,890
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,451
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,498
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% -0.35%
Households 0.04% -0.32%
Families -0.15% -0.44%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

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Fairfield County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 38 20th
Population Density # 44 7th
Diversity Index # 20 59th
Median Household Income # 29 39th
Per Capita Income # 26 46th

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