Lake Secession, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Secession, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Lake Secession Census Designated Place had a population of 1,092 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Secession ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Secession is located at latitude 34.2887 and longitude -82.5888 in Abbeville County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Secession Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.65 sq. miles and a water area of 1.57 sq. miles. Abbeville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The Lake Secession Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403205) 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 Lake Secession Census Designated Place is located within Antreville-Lowndesville Division of Abbeville County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Secession population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lake Secession, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,092
Population in Households 1,091
Population in Familes 916
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 193
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 483
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 334
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 415 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 ( 7.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 418 (46.4%)
Median Home Value $141,544
Average Home Value $169,217


Median Household Income $40,760
Average Household Income $52,297
Per Capita Income $22,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% -0.02%
Households 0.17% 0.04%
Families -0.05% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lake Secession, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Secession to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 236 41st
Population Density1 # 325 18th
Diversity Index2 # 382 4th
Median Household Income # 151 62nd
Per Capita Income # 125 69th

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