Lexington County SC Information


Lexington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 291,357
Daytime Population: Workers 122,997
Daytime Population: Residents 146,502
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 269,499
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 289,048
Population in Familes 235,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,309
Population Density2 417
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $56,446
Average Household Income $73,494
Per Capita Income $28,724


Total Housing Units 124,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82,589 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,465 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,898 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $154,664
Average Home Value $200,009


Total Households 113,054
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 77,101
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 1.45% 1.45%
Households 1.33% 1.37%
Families 1.15% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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, 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 # 6 89th
Population Density # 4 93rd
Diversity Index # 43 9th
Median Household Income # 4 93rd
Per Capita Income # 5 91st

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