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Who Lives Here

Lake City Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

15%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

36%

3 people

28%

4 people

17%

5 people

14%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

61%

50-100k

30%

100-150k

6%

150-200k

3%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

15%

20-45

26%

45-65

31%

65+

16%

Getting Around Lake City

Lake City Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

35%

15-30 Mins

24%

30-40 Mins

25%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

7%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 1919

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3232

Bike Score®

Lake City Education

Schools

Top Schools in Lake City

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Living in Lake City, SC

Lake City, South Carolina is a small town with a population of just over 6,000. Families with children are a frequent sight, as kids aged 5-14 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just over 38, are younger than most cities in South Carolina. By a small 54%-46% margin, homeowners hold a slight majority over renters in Lake City. With a relatively low average rent of $690 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in South Carolina. Each month, renters in Lake City will pay around $218 less compared to the state average.

Lake City residents have an average commute of about 28 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 31% of residents, while public transportation isn't used widely. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.

Among residents over the age of 25 in Lake City, 7% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Lake City residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, education, and retail. Combined, these industries make up 17% of the labor force in the town. Lake City workers bring in an average annual income of just under $41,000, less than their peers elsewhere in South Carolina. Lake City's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).