Lane, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lane, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lane had a population of 457 as of July 1, 2017. Lane ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lane is located at latitude 33.5251 and longitude -79.8797 in Williamsburg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lane (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Williamsburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Town of Lane (GNIS ID: 2405984) 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 Lane is located within Lane Division of Williamsburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lane population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lane: Lanes, Lanes Station.

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Lane, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 457
Population in Households 457
Population in Familes 371
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (29.0%)
Median Home Value $46,053
Average Home Value $61,607


Median Household Income $20,897
Average Household Income $28,481
Per Capita Income $11,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.45% -1.3%
Households -1.28% -1.23%
Families -2.09% -1.43%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

Lane, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lane to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 301 24th
Population Density1 # 361 9th
Diversity Index2 # 375 6th
Median Household Income # 389 2nd
Per Capita Income # 395 1st

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