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Ladson, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Ladson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Ladson Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Berkeley County at latitude 32.9857 and longitude -80.1098. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ladson: Ladsons.

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Ladson, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ladson 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 # 37 91st
Population Density1 # 23 94th
Diversity Index2 # 29 93rd
Median Household Income # 54 87th
Per Capita Income # 136 66th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 14,376
Population in Households 14,373
Population in Familes 12,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 2,047
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,913
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 3,759
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,542 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,371 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 442 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $167,266
Average Home Value $181,668
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,399
Average Household Income $59,804
Per Capita Income $20,634
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.98% 1.69%
Households 1.15% 1.73%
Families 1.19% 1.65%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 1,126 South Carolina cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

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