Iva, South Carolina

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Iva, South Carolina

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Iva strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

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Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% Iva Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Iva Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Iva, South Carolina

Comparing Iva to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Age of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Racial Diversity 5 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 7
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 7
Median Family Income 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 9
Low Property Crime 4 8

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Iva Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Anderson
Metro Area Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson
Standard Zip Codes 29655
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.306
Longitude -82.663

Iva Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station ELBERTON 2 N
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
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Iva Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,156 100%
Male 530 45.8%
Female 626 54.2%
Under 18 245 21.2%
18+ 911 78.8%
65+ 288 24.9%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.77
White 1,080 93.4%
African-American 73 6.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Iva Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,180
Growth 24
Growth % 2.1%

Iva Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34%
English 20.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
Irish 11.1%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
German 4.8%
Scottish 2%
Italian 1.8%
Swedish 1%
European 0.9%
Polish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
West Indian 0.3%
U.S. Virgin Islander 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Iva 1,156 $34,432
Anderson 25,514 $39,176
Belton 4,461 $36,531
Calhoun Falls 2,303 $30,573
Due West 1,209 $53,000
Lowndesville 166 $24,444
Starr 173 $41,875
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Iva High Schools (2004)

9104 HWY 81 SOUTH
Serves 703 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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