Georgetown County SC Information


Georgetown County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 63,851
Population in Households 63,292
Population in Familes 52,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $43,430
Average Household Income $65,181
Per Capita Income $26,976


Total Housing Units 36,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,864 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,318 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,066 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $195,814
Average Home Value $296,620


Total Households 26,182
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 18,178
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.89%
Households 0.8% 0.94%
Families 0.61% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.53%


Georgetown County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Georgetown 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 # 23 52nd
Population Density # 24 50th
Diversity Index # 34 28th
Median Household Income # 20 59th
Per Capita Income # 11 78th

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