Georgetown County SC Information


Georgetown County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 62,847
Daytime Population: Workers 25,546
Daytime Population: Residents 37,033
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 62,579
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 62,288
Population in Familes 51,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $41,494
Average Household Income $61,950
Per Capita Income $25,685


Total Housing Units 35,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,922 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,878 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,901 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $191,893
Average Home Value $263,552


Total Households 25,800
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 17,963
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 0.6% 0.75%
Households 0.7% 0.81%
Families 0.53% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   0.69%


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, 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 # 23 52nd
Population Density # 25 48th
Diversity Index # 32 30th
Median Household Income # 23 52nd
Per Capita Income # 11 78th

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