Iva, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Iva, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Iva had a population of 1,242 as of July 1, 2016. Iva ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Iva is located at latitude 34.3073 and longitude -82.664 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Iva (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Town of Iva (GNIS ID: 2405896) 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 Iva is located within Iva Division of Anderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Iva 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 Iva: Cooks, Cooks Station.

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


Total Population 1,242
Population in Households 1,223
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,354
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $79,779
Average Home Value $114,583


Median Household Income $37,223
Average Household Income $48,788
Per Capita Income $19,131
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.53%
Households 0.35% 0.42%
Families 1.22% 0.3%
Median Household Income   -1.15%
Per Capita Income   0.5%
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.

Iva, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iva 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 # 228 43rd
Population Density1 # 74 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 379 5th
Median Household Income # 207 48th
Per Capita Income # 226 43rd

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