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Gifford, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Gifford had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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

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


Total Population 281
Daytime Population: Workers 78
Daytime Population: Residents 154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 232
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 281
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 291
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $33,522
Average Household Income $59,862
Per Capita Income $22,213


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $60,577
Average Home Value $129,819


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 71
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 -0.34% -0.65%
Households -0.27% -0.6%
Families -0.19% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

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, 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 # 328 17th
Population Density # 295 26th
Diversity Index # 113 73rd
Median Household Income # 282 29th
Per Capita Income # 148 63rd

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