Arcadia Lakes, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Arcadia Lakes, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Arcadia Lakes had a population of 800 as of July 1, 2016. Arcadia Lakes 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 Arcadia Lakes is located at latitude 34.0516 and longitude -80.9631 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Arcadia Lakes (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Town of Arcadia Lakes (GNIS ID: 2405161) 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 Arcadia Lakes is located within Columbia Division of Richland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arcadia Lakes 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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Arcadia Lakes, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 800
Population in Households 800
Population in Familes 641
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,458
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $217,857
Average Home Value $287,587


Median Household Income $55,418
Average Household Income $80,117
Per Capita Income $35,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.17% 1.88%
Households -1.18% 1.81%
Families -2.7% 1.56%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

Arcadia Lakes, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcadia Lakes 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 # 264 34th
Population Density1 # 60 85th
Diversity Index2 # 198 50th
Median Household Income # 40 90th
Per Capita Income # 20 95th

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