Hampton County SC Information

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Hampton County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hampton County SC Housing Affordability Index is 192
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hampton County SC Wealth Index is 45
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 21,638
Population in Households 20,250
Population in Familes 16,869
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,388
Population Density 39
Diversity Index1 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,156
Average Household Income $48,779
Per Capita Income $18,801
Wealth Index3 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,785 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,101 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,922 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $87,768
Housing Affordability Index2 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,886
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 5,329
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.28% -0.04%
Households 0.4% -0.03%
Families 0.24% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

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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, 2019 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 # 38 20th
Per Capita Income # 39 17th

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