Arthurtown, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Arthurtown, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Arthurtown CDP(1) had a population of 2,554 as of July 1, 2023. Arthurtown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Arthurtown is located at latitude 33.9615 and longitude -81.0001 in Richland County. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

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

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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  1. Arthurtown 2023 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Arthurtown, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 2,554 (100%)
Population in Households 2,477 (97.0%)
Population in Families 542 (21.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 77 ( 3.0%)
Population Density 1,373
Diversity Index2 63


Median Household Income $23,658
Average Household Income $35,734
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $15,041
Wealth Index5 19
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Low (33.1)


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (17.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 839 (65.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $91,797
Average Home Value $123,018
Housing Affordability Index3 106


Total Households 1,066
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 219
Average Family Size 2.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 3.36% 0.53%
Households 4.53% 0.98%
Families   0.72%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
Owner Occupied HU   2.35%

Arthurtown, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arthurtown to the other 475 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 66th
Population Density # 83 83rd
Median Household Income # 470 1st
Housing Affordability Index # 166 35th
Per Capita Income # 468 2nd
Diversity Index # 82 83rd

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