Homeland Park, South Carolina

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Homeland Park, South Carolina
Census-designated place
Location of Homeland Park, South Carolina
Location of Homeland Park, South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°27′54″N 82°39′21″W / 34.46500°N 82.65583°W / 34.46500; -82.65583Coordinates: 34°27′54″N 82°39′21″W / 34.46500°N 82.65583°W / 34.46500; -82.65583
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Anderson
 • Total 4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2)
 • Land 4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,296
 • Density 1,336/sq mi (515.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 45-34720[1]
GNIS feature ID 1231399[2]

Homeland Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anderson County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 6,296 at the 2010 census.[3]


Homeland Park is a suburban area in central Anderson County located at 34°27′54″N 82°39′21″W / 34.46500°N 82.65583°W / 34.46500; -82.65583 (34.465006, -82.655768),[4] south of the city of Anderson, the county seat. South Carolina Highway 81 (S. Murray Avenue) is the main north-south road through the community. U.S. Route 29 leads southwest out of Homeland Park, reaching the Georgia border in 14 miles (23 km).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.2 km2), all land.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,337 people, 2,685 households, and 1,772 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,328.9 people per square mile (512.9/km²). There were 2,985 housing units at an average density of 626.0/sq mi (241.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 76.85% White, 20.89% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.88% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.47% of the population.

There were 2,685 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,008, and the median income for a family was $30,878. Males had a median income of $26,959 versus $18,635 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,787. About 13.3% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 16.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Homeland Park CDP, South Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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