Cross Hill, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Cross Hill, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cross Hill had a population of 553 as of July 1, 2018. Cross Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cross Hill is located at latitude 34.3048 and longitude -81.9834 in Laurens County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cross Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Laurens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The Town of Cross Hill (GNIS ID: 2406339) 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 Cross Hill is located within Cross Hill Division of Laurens County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cross Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cross Hill: Carroll, Crosshill.

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


Total Population 553
Population in Households 553
Population in Familes 472
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $48,291
Average Household Income $66,526
Per Capita Income $26,279


Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $93,878
Average Home Value $161,290


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 165
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 1.06% 0.89%
Households 1.02% 0.87%
Families 1.0% 0.72%
Median Household Income   4.38%
Per Capita Income   3.96%

Cross Hill, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cross Hill 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 # 285 28th
Population Density # 335 16th
Diversity Index # 98 76th
Median Household Income # 115 71st
Per Capita Income # 96 76th

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