The City of Lake City had a population of 6,652 as of July 1, 2018. Lake City 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 Lake City is located at latitude 33.8677 and longitude -79.7539 in Florence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake City (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Florence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.
The City of Lake City (GNIS ID: 2404861) 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 City of Lake City is located within Lake City-Scranton Division of Florence County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake City: Grahams Crossroads, Lynches Lake, McCreas Crossroads, The Crossroads.
|Population in Households||6,625|
|Population in Familes||5,576|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||27|
|Median Household Income||$33,510|
|Average Household Income||$46,428|
|Per Capita Income||$17,486|
|Total Housing Units||2,913 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,584 (54.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||921 (31.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||408 (14.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,961|
|Average Home Value||$132,260|
|Average Household Size||2.64|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.74%|
The table below compares Lake City 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.
|Total Population||# 81||80th|
|Population Density||# 88||78th|
|Diversity Index||# 252||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 291||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 321||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.