Edisto, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Edisto, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Edisto Census Designated Place had a population of 2,443 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Edisto is located at latitude 33.4775 and longitude -80.8991 in Orangeburg County. The formal boundaries for the Edisto Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Orangeburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Edisto Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402445) 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 Edisto Census Designated Place is located within Orangeburg West Division of Orangeburg County.

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


Total Population 2,443
Population in Households 2,443
Population in Familes 1,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $27,106
Average Household Income $39,653
Per Capita Income $15,427


Total Housing Units 1,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 564 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 388 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $81,095
Average Home Value $99,956


Total Households 952
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 591
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 -0.56% -0.77%
Households -0.74% -0.88%
Families -1.0% -1.0%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Edisto, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edisto 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 # 163 59th
Population Density # 246 38th
Diversity Index # 237 40th
Median Household Income # 370 7th
Per Capita Income # 377 5th

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