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Lugoff, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Lugoff Census Designated Place had a population of 8,000 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lugoff is located at latitude 34.221 and longitude -80.6855 in Kershaw County. The formal boundaries for the Lugoff Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Kershaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 269 feet.

The Lugoff Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403245) 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 Lugoff Census Designated Place is located within Elgin Division of Kershaw County.

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

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


Total Population 8,000
Daytime Population: Workers 4,333
Daytime Population: Residents 4,241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,574
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 7,992
Population in Familes 6,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 532
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $58,309
Average Household Income $70,143
Per Capita Income $27,009


Total Housing Units 3,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,460 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 615 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $143,280
Average Home Value $162,779


Total Households 3,075
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,268
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 1.02% 0.93%
Households 1.0% 0.91%
Families 0.87% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Lugoff, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lugoff 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 # 73 82nd
Population Density # 231 42nd
Diversity Index # 282 29th
Median Household Income # 38 91st
Per Capita Income # 68 83rd

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