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People

Total Population 6,728
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,152
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 40.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,965
% Above Poverty Level 70.3%
% Below Poverty Level 29.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $606
Median House Value $78,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 75%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 2%

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

Lake City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles N of North Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Florence
Metro Area Florence
Standard Zip Codes 29560
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.87
Longitude -79.755

Lake City 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 LAKE CITY 2 SE
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station MANNING
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Station SUMTER
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coward 708 $37,344
Kingstree 3,233 $36,061
Olanta 544 $24,732
Pamplico 1,181 $50,625
Scranton 839 $47,981
Turbeville 1,052 $38,203

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

Lake City Hospitals

LAKE CITY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
258 N RON MCNAIR BLVD
(843) 374-2036
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lake City High Schools

LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL
652 MATTHEWS ROAD
843-394-3321
Serves 1,159 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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