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Latta, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Latta had a population of 1,367 as of July 1, 2015. Latta ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Latta is located at latitude 34.339 and longitude -79.4336 in Dillon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Latta (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dillon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Town of Latta (GNIS ID: 2405989) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Latta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Latta: Bishopville, Sardis.

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Latta, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,367
Population in Households 1,367
Population in Familes 1,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,248
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 560
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $77,667
Average Home Value $86,951
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,002
Average Household Income $41,358
Per Capita Income $16,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.4%
Households 0.0% -0.32%
Families 0.15% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
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.

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Latta, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Latta to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 219 45th
Population Density1 # 87 78th
Diversity Index2 # 161 59th
Median Household Income # 315 21st
Per Capita Income # 310 22nd

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