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Lake View, South Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Lake View had a population of 801 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lake View is located at latitude 34.3408 and longitude -79.1664 in Dillon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake View (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dillon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Town of Lake View (GNIS ID: 2405978) 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 Lake View is located within Lake View Division of Dillon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake View 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 Lake View: Fords Mill, Lakeview, Pages Mill.

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


Total Population 801
Daytime Population: Workers 393
Daytime Population: Residents 450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 765
Population in Familes 622
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 475
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $33,522
Average Household Income $43,763
Per Capita Income $18,615


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $95,313
Average Home Value $140,690


Total Households 345
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.43%
Households 0.0% -0.29%
Families 1.3% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Lake View, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake View 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 # 264 34th
Population Density # 243 39th
Diversity Index # 167 58th
Median Household Income # 283 29th
Per Capita Income # 265 33rd

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