Lydia, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Lydia, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Lydia Census Designated Place had a population of 616 as of July 1, 2018. Lydia ranks in the lower 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 Lydia is located at latitude 34.2865 and longitude -80.1185 in Darlington County. The formal boundaries for the Lydia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Darlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Lydia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629835) 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 Lydia Census Designated Place is located within Hartsville Division of Darlington County.

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Lydia, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 616
Population in Households 616
Population in Familes 523
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 233
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $37,730
Average Household Income $47,807
Per Capita Income $18,795


Total Housing Units 302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $69,141
Average Home Value $105,854


Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.43%
Households -0.44% -0.42%
Families -0.68% -0.58%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Lydia, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lydia to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 279 30th
Population Density # 312 21st
Diversity Index # 186 54th
Median Household Income # 235 41st
Per Capita Income # 285 28th

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