Lexington County SC Information


Lexington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 296,672
Population in Households 294,336
Population in Familes 240,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,336
Population Density1 425
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $58,558
Average Household Income $77,383
Per Capita Income $30,258


Total Housing Units 127,372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84,526 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,692 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,154 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $161,161
Average Home Value $207,572


Total Households 115,218
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 78,338
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 1.5% 1.52%
Households 1.4% 1.46%
Families 1.21% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


Lexington County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lexington 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 # 6 89th
Population Density # 4 93rd
Diversity Index # 43 9th
Median Household Income # 4 93rd
Per Capita Income # 5 91st

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