Oconee County SC Information


Oconee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 76,972
Daytime Population: Workers 29,421
Daytime Population: Residents 46,566
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 75,987
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 76,177
Population in Familes 62,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 795
Population Density2 123
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $41,589
Average Household Income $60,584
Per Capita Income $25,267


Total Housing Units 40,679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,660 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,069 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,950 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $158,010
Average Home Value $225,522


Total Households 31,729
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 21,567
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 0.49% 0.57%
Households 0.47% 0.55%
Families 0.29% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.21%


Oconee County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oconee 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 # 18 63rd
Population Density # 19 61st
Diversity Index # 45 4th
Median Household Income # 22 54th
Per Capita Income # 12 76th

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