Florence County SC Information


Florence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 140,540
Daytime Population: Workers 70,452
Daytime Population: Residents 79,459
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 149,911
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 137,253
Population in Familes 113,546
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,287
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $44,384
Average Household Income $61,234
Per Capita Income $23,965


Total Housing Units 59,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,912 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,702 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,304 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $127,727
Average Home Value $166,054


Total Households 53,614
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 36,527
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 0.36% 0.32%
Households 0.25% 0.25%
Families 0.08% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


Florence County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florence 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 # 13 74th
Population Density # 13 74th
Diversity Index # 14 74th
Median Household Income # 18 63rd
Per Capita Income # 16 67th

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