Coward, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Coward, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Coward had a population of 821 as of July 1, 2018. Coward ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Coward is located at latitude 33.9718 and longitude -79.7501 in Florence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Coward (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Florence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Town of Coward (GNIS ID: 2406328) 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 Coward is located within Coward Division of Florence County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coward: Cowards.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 821
Population in Households 821
Population in Familes 696
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 233
Diversity Index3 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,096
Average Household Income $47,078
Per Capita Income $17,414

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $78,191
Average Home Value $107,649
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 322
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.07% 0.79%
Households 0.94% 0.73%
Families 1.89% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Coward, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coward 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 # 261 34th
Population Density # 315 21st
Diversity Index # 214 46th
Median Household Income # 196 51st
Per Capita Income # 323 19th

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