Pawleys Island, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pawleys Island had a population of 125 as of July 1, 2018. Pawleys Island ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pawleys Island is located at latitude 33.4281 and longitude -79.125 in Georgetown County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pawleys Island (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Georgetown County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Town of Pawleys Island (GNIS ID: 2407082) 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 Pawleys Island is located within Waccamaw Neck Division of Georgetown County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pawleys Island: Pawley's Island.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 125
Population in Households 125
Population in Familes 88
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 178
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,905
Average Household Income $105,766
Per Capita Income $55,390

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 ( 8.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 2.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 574 (89.0%)
Median Home Value $433,333
Average Home Value $627,885
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 71
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 2
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 2.37% 1.7%
Households 2.48% 1.9%
Families 1.72% 1.53%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Pawleys Island, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pawleys Island 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 # 375 6th
Population Density # 336 15th
Diversity Index # 390 2nd
Median Household Income # 36 91st
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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