Wedgefield, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Wedgefield, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Wedgefield Census Designated Place had a population of 1,625 as of July 1, 2018. Wedgefield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wedgefield is located at latitude 33.8809 and longitude -80.5159 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the Wedgefield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Wedgefield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402991) 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 Wedgefield Census Designated Place is located within Sumter Southwest Division of Sumter County.

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


Total Population 1,625
Population in Households 1,625
Population in Familes 1,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $42,195
Average Household Income $51,850
Per Capita Income $18,833


Total Housing Units 662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 460 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $85,759
Average Home Value $125,815


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 430
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% 0.12%
Households 0.12% 0.17%
Families 0.03% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Wedgefield, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wedgefield 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 # 204 49th
Population Density # 326 18th
Diversity Index # 122 70th
Median Household Income # 172 57th
Per Capita Income # 283 29th

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