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Ninety Six, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ninety Six had a population of 2,112 as of July 1, 2018. Ninety Six ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Ninety Six is located at latitude 34.1697 and longitude -82.024 in Greenwood County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ninety Six (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenwood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The Town of Ninety Six (GNIS ID: 2406994) 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 Ninety Six is located within Ninety Six Division of Greenwood County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ninety Six: Cambridge, Fort Ninety Six, Ninetysix, Ninety-Six, Ninety-six.

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


Total Population 2,112
Population in Households 2,112
Population in Familes 1,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,175
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $36,981
Average Household Income $52,142
Per Capita Income $20,848


Total Housing Units 932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 598 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $97,338
Average Home Value $121,906


Total Households 855
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 598
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.45%
Households 0.43% 0.46%
Families 0.6% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Ninety Six, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ninety Six 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 # 182 54th
Population Density # 95 76th
Diversity Index # 307 23rd
Median Household Income # 254 36th
Per Capita Income # 221 44th

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