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Latta, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Latta had a population of 1,349 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

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 Latta is located within Latta Division of Dillon County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Latta: Bishopville, Sardis.

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


Total Population 1,349
Population in Households 1,349
Population in Familes 1,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,231
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $84,052
Average Home Value $109,876


Median Household Income $30,591
Average Household Income $38,856
Per Capita Income $15,119
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.43%
Households -0.29% -0.4%
Families -0.17% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Latta, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Latta 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 # 221 44th
Population Density1 # 90 78th
Diversity Index2 # 156 61st
Median Household Income # 299 25th
Per Capita Income # 361 9th

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