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Privateer, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Privateer Census Designated Place had a population of 2,466 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Privateer is located at latitude 33.8168 and longitude -80.3914 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the Privateer Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Privateer Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403450) 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 Privateer Census Designated Place is located within Privateer Division of Sumter County.

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


Total Population 2,466
Daytime Population: Workers 476
Daytime Population: Residents 1,325
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,801
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,466
Population in Familes 2,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 302
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $45,082
Average Household Income $52,433
Per Capita Income $19,562


Total Housing Units 924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 614 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $115,769
Average Home Value $122,313


Total Households 878
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 664
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 0.67% 0.53%
Households 0.8% 0.61%
Families 0.13% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Privateer, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Privateer 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 # 160 60th
Population Density # 291 27th
Diversity Index # 236 41st
Median Household Income # 130 67th
Per Capita Income # 239 40th

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