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Ninety Six, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ninety Six had a population of 2,074 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ninety Six population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 2,074
Daytime Population: Workers 418
Daytime Population: Residents 1,295
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,713
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 2,074
Population in Familes 1,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,153
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $36,808
Average Household Income $49,468
Per Capita Income $19,697


Total Housing Units 905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $93,878
Average Home Value $117,070


Total Households 838
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 589
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 0.26% 0.26%
Households 0.22% 0.26%
Families 0.48% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

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, 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 # 181 55th
Population Density # 96 76th
Diversity Index # 310 22nd
Median Household Income # 227 43rd
Per Capita Income # 234 41st

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