Lancaster County SC Information


Lancaster County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 93,051
Population in Households 91,089
Population in Familes 76,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,962
Population Density1 169
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $49,251
Average Household Income $66,838
Per Capita Income $26,294


Total Housing Units 39,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,904 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,395 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,461 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $180,993
Average Home Value $218,680


Total Households 36,299
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 25,440
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 2.38% 2.47%
Households 2.46% 2.52%
Families 2.28% 2.41%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.28%


Lancaster County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lancaster County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 16 67th
Population Density # 14 72nd
Diversity Index # 31 35th
Median Household Income # 12 76th
Per Capita Income # 13 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.