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Lugoff, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Lugoff Census Designated Place had a population of 7,928 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lugoff is located at latitude 34.221 and longitude -80.6855 in Kershaw County. The formal boundaries for the Lugoff Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Kershaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 269 feet.

The Lugoff Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403245) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lugoff Census Designated Place is located within Elgin Division of Kershaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lugoff population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lugoff Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map

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


Total Population 7,928
Population in Households 7,920
Population in Familes 6,853
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 527
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 3,058
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,254
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,417 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 642 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $138,033
Average Home Value $155,025


Median Household Income $56,290
Average Household Income $67,453
Per Capita Income $26,073
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 0.85%
Households 1.07% 0.87%
Families 0.91% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Lugoff, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lugoff 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 # 72 82nd
Population Density1 # 233 41st
Diversity Index2 # 282 29th
Median Household Income # 38 91st
Per Capita Income # 66 84th

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