Lockhart, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Lockhart, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lockhart had a population of 430 as of July 1, 2019. Lockhart ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Lockhart is located at latitude 34.7865 and longitude -81.462 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lockhart encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Town of Lockhart (GNIS ID: 2406034) 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 Lockhart is located within Lockhart Division of Union County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lockhart: Lockharts.

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Lockhart, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lockhart, SC Housing Affordability Index is 259
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lockhart, SC Wealth Index is 36
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 430 (100%)
Population in Households 430 (100.0%)
Population in Families 366 (85.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,409
Diversity Index2 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,084
Average Household Income $44,376
Per Capita Income $18,637
Wealth Index4 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $76,724
Housing Affordability Index3 259
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.36% -0.95%
Households -1.4% -0.91%
Families -1.03% -1.11%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Lockhart, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lockhart to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 307 23rd
Population Density # 68 83rd
Diversity Index # 364 9th
Median Household Income # 249 38th
Per Capita Income # 292 27th

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