Hampton County SC Information


Hampton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,006
Daytime Population: Workers 6,666
Daytime Population: Residents 11,814
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,480
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 19,599
Population in Familes 16,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,407
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $36,090
Average Household Income $48,052
Per Capita Income $18,648


Total Housing Units 9,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,591 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,045 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,003 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $88,127
Average Home Value $116,044


Total Households 7,636
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 5,171
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 -0.06% -0.45%
Households 0.07% -0.46%
Families -0.11% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


Hampton County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampton 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 # 40 15th
Population Density # 41 13th
Diversity Index # 10 83rd
Median Household Income # 32 33rd
Per Capita Income # 36 24th

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