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Mayo, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Mayo Census Designated Place had a population of 1,691 as of July 1, 2017. Mayo ranks in 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 Mayo is located at latitude 35.0857 and longitude -81.8535 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Mayo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Mayo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403266) 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 Mayo Census Designated Place is located within Mayo Division of Spartanburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mayo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,691
Daytime Population: Workers 202
Daytime Population: Residents 978
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,180
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,691
Population in Familes 1,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 556
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $44,022
Average Household Income $52,492
Per Capita Income $20,633


Total Housing Units 772 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 499 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $116,814
Average Home Value $137,450


Total Households 678
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 477
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 0.84% 0.84%
Households 0.78% 0.87%
Families 0.93% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Mayo, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mayo to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 198 50th
Population Density # 224 44th
Diversity Index # 374 6th
Median Household Income # 143 64th
Per Capita Income # 197 51st

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