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People

Total Population 940
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 437
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 36.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,469
% Above Poverty Level 80.7%
% Below Poverty Level 19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $542
Median House Value $72,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 4.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fort Lawn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 36 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Chester
Standard Zip Codes 29714
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.701
Longitude -80.895

Fort Lawn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station KERSHAW 2 SW
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station WINNSBORO
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chester 5,527 $27,989
Great Falls 1,944 $31,447
Heath Springs 713 $38,194
Lancaster 8,853 $38,826
Richburg 445 $39,750
Rock Hill 69,196 $52,146

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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