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Lake View, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake View is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dillon County at latitude 34.3408 and longitude -79.1664. Dillon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lake View 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 Lake View (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake View: Fords Mill, Lakeview, Pages Mill.

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


Total Population 833
Population in Households 799
Population in Familes 650
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 494
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $82,229
Average Home Value $99,286


Median Household Income $28,746
Average Household Income $39,782
Per Capita Income $16,737
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 0.22%
Households 1.27% 0.38%
Families 3.66% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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 View, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake View 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 # 254 36th
Population Density1 # 237 40th
Diversity Index2 # 162 59th
Median Household Income # 310 22nd
Per Capita Income # 288 27th

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