Brookdale, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Brookdale, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Brookdale Census Designated Place had a population of 4,507 as of July 1, 2018. Brookdale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Brookdale is located at latitude 33.5208 and longitude -80.8384 in Orangeburg County. The formal boundaries for the Brookdale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Orangeburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Brookdale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402719) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Brookdale Census Designated Place is located within Orangeburg Division of Orangeburg County.

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


Total Population 4,507
Population in Households 4,201
Population in Familes 2,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 306
Population Density2 1,237
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $25,597
Average Household Income $41,738
Per Capita Income $17,394


Total Housing Units 2,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 847 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 833 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $109,158
Average Home Value $143,322


Total Households 1,680
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 941
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.94% -0.84%
Households -1.02% -0.97%
Families -0.71% -1.15%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Brookdale, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookdale 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 # 105 74th
Population Density # 89 78th
Diversity Index # 388 2nd
Median Household Income # 382 4th
Per Capita Income # 325 18th

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