Ward, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Ward, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ward had a population of 105 as of July 1, 2018. Ward ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Ward is located at latitude 33.8573 and longitude -81.7313 in Saluda County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ward (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saluda County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 666 feet.

The Town of Ward (GNIS ID: 2406830) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ward is located within Ridge Spring Division of Saluda County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ward: Hooty, Hooty Peck, Wards.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 105
Population in Households 103
Population in Familes 86
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 135
Diversity Index3 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,369
Average Household Income $73,093
Per Capita Income $28,405

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $191,447
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.75% 1.3%
Households 1.84% 1.17%
Families 3.67% 1.12%
Median Household Income   6.0%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Ward, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ward 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 # 381 4th
Population Density # 353 11th
Diversity Index # 76 81st
Median Household Income # 245 38th
Per Capita Income # 71 82nd

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