Lodge, South Carolina

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Lodge, South Carolina
Town
Location of Lodge, South Carolina
Location of Lodge, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°4′7″N 80°57′28″W / 33.06861°N 80.95778°W / 33.06861; -80.95778Coordinates: 33°4′7″N 80°57′28″W / 33.06861°N 80.95778°W / 33.06861; -80.95778
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Colleton
Area
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 108 ft (33 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 120
 • Density 38/sq mi (14.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29082
Area code(s) 843
FIPS code 45-42280[1]
GNIS feature ID 1224094[2]

Lodge is a town in Colleton County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 120 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Lodge is located in northwestern Colleton County at the intersection of South Carolina Highways 64 and 217. SC 64 leads 21 miles (34 km) southeast to Walterboro, the county seat, and 4 miles (6 km) northwest to Ehrhardt, while SC 217 leads east 8 miles (13 km) to Smoaks. According to the United States Census Bureau, Lodge has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 263
1920 315 19.8%
1930 290 −7.9%
1940 242 −16.6%
1950 316 30.6%
1960 181 −42.7%
1970 168 −7.2%
1980 145 −13.7%
1990 147 1.4%
2000 114 −22.4%
2010 120 5.3%
Est. 2014 118 [4] −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 114 people, 50 households, and 37 families residing in the town. The population density was 36.3 people per square mile (14.0/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 18.8 per square mile (7.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.47% White, 3.51% African American, 7.02% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.02% of the population.

There were 50 households out of which 18.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.57.

In the town the population was spread out with 14.0% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 107.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $38,906. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $29,063 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,390. There were 18.9% of families and 17.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 31.8% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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