Sumter County SC Information


Sumter County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 109,033
Daytime Population: Workers 45,727
Daytime Population: Residents 63,123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 108,850
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 106,234
Population in Familes 88,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,799
Population Density2 164
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $42,919
Average Household Income $56,607
Per Capita Income $22,119


Total Housing Units 47,860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,454 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,892 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,514 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $115,845
Average Home Value $137,795


Total Households 41,346
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 28,623
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 0.2% 0.19%
Households 0.32% 0.27%
Families 0.15% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.67%


Sumter County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumter County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 15 70th
Population Density # 15 70th
Diversity Index # 5 91st
Median Household Income # 19 61st
Per Capita Income # 26 46th

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