Lowndesville, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lowndesville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lowndesville had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2016. Lowndesville 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 Lowndesville is located at latitude 34.2099 and longitude -82.6476 in Abbeville County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lowndesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Abbeville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Town of Lowndesville (GNIS ID: 2406052) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Lowndesville is located within Antreville-Lowndesville Division of Abbeville County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lowndesville: Loundesville.

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


Total Population 139
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 180
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $102,604


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $46,015
Per Capita Income $19,149
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.33% 0.43%
Households 1.31% 0.62%
Families 4.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Lowndesville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowndesville 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 # 366 8th
Population Density1 # 330 17th
Diversity Index2 # 373 6th
Median Household Income # 248 39th
Per Capita Income # 225 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.