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Lake View, South Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Lake View had a population of 830 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lake View is located at latitude 34.3408 and longitude -79.1664 in Dillon County. 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. Dillon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Town of Lake View (GNIS ID: 2405978) 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 Lake View is located within Lake View Division of Dillon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake View 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 Lake View: Fords Mill, Lakeview, Pages Mill.

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


Total Population 830
Population in Households 796
Population in Familes 649
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 492
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $93,976
Average Home Value $145,287


Median Household Income $34,676
Average Household Income $42,807
Per Capita Income $18,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% -0.1%
Households 0.77% 0.11%
Families 2.33% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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 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 # 257 35th
Population Density1 # 241 39th
Diversity Index2 # 171 57th
Median Household Income # 250 37th
Per Capita Income # 252 37th

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