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Wade Hampton, South Carolina
Census-designated place
Location of Wade Hampton, South Carolina
Location of Wade Hampton, South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Greenville
Area
 • Total 9.0 sq mi (23.3 km2)
 • Land 9.0 sq mi (23.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20,622
 • Density 2,302/sq mi (888.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 45-73870
GNIS feature ID 1245371

Wade Hampton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 20,622 at the 2010 census. It is named for American Civil War general and South Carolina governor Wade Hampton.

Wade Hampton is part of the GreenvilleMauldinEasley Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Wade Hampton is located in central Greenville County at 34°52′59″N 82°20′0″W / 34.88306°N 82.333333°W / 34.88306; -82.333333 (34.883084, -82.333227). It is bordered to the southwest by the city of Greenville and to the northeast by Taylors, an unincorporated community. U.S. Route 29 (Wade Hampton Boulevard) passes through the CDP, leading southwest 5 miles (8 km) to the center of Greenville and northeast 7 miles (11 km) to Greer.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23.3 km2), of which 9.0 square miles (23.2 km2) are land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.55%, are water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 20,458 people, 9,210 households, and 5,645 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,331.4 people per square mile (900.7/km²). There were 9,793 housing units at an average density of 1,116.0 per square mile (431.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 84.85% White, 8.08% African American, 0.18% Native American, 3.34% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.39% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.13% of the population.

There were 9,210 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,487, and the median income for a family was $54,106. Males had a median income of $40,528 versus $27,613 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,376. About 6.4% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.


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