Dalzell, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dalzell, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Dalzell Census Designated Place had a population of 3,163 as of July 1, 2017. Dalzell ranks in 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 Dalzell is located at latitude 34.0203 and longitude -80.4329 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the Dalzell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Dalzell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402399) 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 Dalzell Census Designated Place is located within Shaw Air Force Base-Horatio Division of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dalzell 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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Dalzell, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,163
Daytime Population: Workers 411
Daytime Population: Residents 1,824
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,235
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 3,163
Population in Familes 2,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 537
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $52,347
Average Household Income $60,208
Per Capita Income $21,892


Total Housing Units 1,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 933 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $126,414
Average Home Value $137,513


Total Households 1,189
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 898
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 0.46% 0.85%
Households 0.56% 0.89%
Families 0.84% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Dalzell, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalzell 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 # 133 67th
Population Density # 230 42nd
Diversity Index # 48 88th
Median Household Income # 70 83rd
Per Capita Income # 158 60th

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