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Iva, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Iva is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Anderson County at latitude 34.3073 and longitude -82.664. Anderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Iva, but most people and references simply refer to it as Iva, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Iva indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Iva: Cooks, Cooks Station.

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Iva, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,227
Population in Households 1,208
Population in Familes 1,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,374
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $72,877
Average Home Value $95,000


Median Household Income $29,240
Average Household Income $41,222
Per Capita Income $16,074
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.34%
Households 0.15% 0.3%
Families 1.64% 0.18%
Median Household Income   4.14%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 64 84th
Diversity Index2 # 380 4th
Median Household Income # 300 24th
Per Capita Income # 316 20th

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