Lake View, South Carolina

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Lake View, South Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Lake View Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Lake View Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Lake View Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Lake View, South Carolina

Comparing Lake View 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 3
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 5
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 4 6
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
People Living Alone 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 2 5
Low Violent Crime 2 6

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Lake View Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles S of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Dillon
Standard Zip Codes 29563
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.345
Longitude -79.165

Lake View Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DILLON
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station MARION
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
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Lake View Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 789 100%
Male 318 40.3%
Female 471 59.7%
Under 18 154 19.5%
18+ 635 80.5%
65+ 198 25.1%
Median Age 47.6
Average Family Size 2.91
White 502 63.6%
African-American 274 34.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Lake View Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 792
Growth 3
Growth % 0.4%

Lake View 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.6%
US/American 28.5%
English 11.5%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
Irish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scottish 1.7%
Canadian 1.5%
German 1.3%
African 0.9%
Bulgarian 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lake View 789 $32,917
Dillon 6,316 $34,758
Latta 1,410 $36,406
Marion 7,042 $31,844
Mullins 5,029 $25,218
Nichols 408 $43,393
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Lake View High Schools (2004)

Serves 346 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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