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Homewood, South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Horry
Area
 • Total 2.07 sq mi (5.36 km2)
 • Land 2.03 sq mi (5.26 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
34 ft (10 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,693
 • Density 834/sq mi (321.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern
ZIP Code
29526 (Conway)
Area code(s) 843

Homewood is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Horry County, South Carolina, United States, just north of Conway in the northeastern part of the state. It was first listed as a CDP in the 2020 census with a population of 1,693.

Homewood is located at the junction of South Carolina Highway 319 and U.S. Highway 701. There is an elementary school in the community. Many of the inhabitants make a living from family farms, growing tobacco, corn, soybeans, and tomatoes.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,693
U.S. Decennial Census
2020

2020 census

Homewood CDP, South Carolina – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2020 % 2020
White alone (NH) 940 55.52%
Black or African American alone (NH) 383 22.62%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 14 0.83%
Asian alone (NH) 17 1.00%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 7 0.41%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 75 4.43%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 257 15.18%
Total 1,693 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

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