Emergency: 911        Non Emergency: (803) 436-2774
Location: 1281 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29153
     Mailing: P.O. Box 430, Sumter, SC 29151

Office Overview & Statistics

By the Numbers

Sumter County Sheriff's Office


682...........Square miles in Sumter County

127............Sworn personnel at Sumter County Sheriff's Office

78..............Sworn personnel at Sumter County Sheriff's Office Detention Center

246...........Average daily population for Sumter County Sheriff's Office Detention Center

560...........Sumter County Sheriff's Office Detention Center inmate capacity

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Sumter County, South Carolina (Based on the 2010 Census)

  • Sumter County is centrally located in South Carolina, approximately two hours away from the coast, the mountains of the upstate and Savannah River in North Augusta.

  • The 2010 Census recorded the county population at 107,456 citizens. Demographically, Sumter County is approximately 48.2% white, 46.9% black,  3.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% Asian and 0.5% other races.

  • The median single household income is approximately $39,137 and the median income for families is approximately $45,460. 

  • Communities within Sumter County include:  city of Sumter, Mayesville, Pinewood, Cane Savannah, Cherryvale, Dalzell, East Sumter, Horatio, Lakewood, Millwood, Mulberry, Oakland, Oswego, Privateer, Rembert, Shiloh, South Sumter, Stateburg and Wedgefield.