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Gifford, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Gifford had a population of 304 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gifford is located at latitude 32.86 and longitude -81.2385 in Hampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gifford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Town of Gifford (GNIS ID: 2406566) 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 Gifford is located within Estill Division of Hampton County.

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


Total Population 304
Population in Households 304
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 314
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $35,862
Average Household Income $64,198
Per Capita Income $24,222


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (31.4%)
Median Home Value $62,037
Average Home Value $153,652


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 76
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 0.66% 0.46%
Households 0.69% 0.54%
Families 0.66% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Gifford, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gifford 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 # 324 18th
Population Density # 288 28th
Diversity Index # 117 71st
Median Household Income # 260 35th
Per Capita Income # 138 65th

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