Lane, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 484 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 
Males: 239  (49.5%)
Females: 245  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29564, 29590.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,944 (it was $19,659 in 2000)
Lane:

$21,944
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,504 (it was $9,963 in 2000)

Lane town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,972 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Lane:

$51,972
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $60,941; Detached houses: $76,042; Mobile homes: $41,778

Median gross rent in 2013: $520.

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  • Races in Lane, SC (2010)

    Lane races chart
    • 46090.6%Black alone
    • 448.7%White alone
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Hispanic

Races in Lane detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lane: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Lane, SC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (6.6%), English (2.2%), United States (1.7%), Subsaharan African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 3.97 square miles.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (very low).

Lane, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lane:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lane town:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 13.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lane, South Carolina as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lane to the number of sex offenders is 494 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $221 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $254 (0.4%)

Lane satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (45.0 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (128.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (518.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Greeleyville, SC (2.7 miles ), St. Stephen, SC (2.9 miles ), Russellville, SC (3.2 miles ), Kingstree, SC (3.2 miles ), Trio, SC (3.7 miles ), Bonneau, SC (4.0 miles ), Bonneau Beach, SC (4.0 miles ), Andrews, SC (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.53 N, Longitude: 79.88 W

Area code: 843

Lane household income distribution Lane home values distribution

Crime rates in Lane by Year
Type 2003 2005 2007
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 020
per 100,000 0.0357.80.0
Robberies 010
per 100,000 0.0178.90.0
Assaults 020
per 100,000 0.0357.80.0
Burglaries 130
per 100,000 173.3536.70.0
Thefts 340
per 100,000 519.9715.60.0
Auto thefts 130
per 100,000 173.3536.70.0
Arson 010
per 100,000 0.0178.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.4) 40.8453.70.0

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Crime rate in Lane detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+10.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Utilities (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lane: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lane, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lane-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.6 miles away from the Lane town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 5 people.

Earthquake activity:

Lane-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from Lane center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from Lane center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Lane topographic map

Birthplace of: Clyde Simmons - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lane:

  • LAKE MOULTRIE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAINT STEPHEN, SC)
  • KINGSTREE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF WILLIAMSBURG (Hospital, about 11 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • FMC KINGSTREE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)

Amtrak station near Lane:

  • 11 miles: KINGSTREE (101 E. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lane:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 40 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,012)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 40 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Trident Technical College (about 43 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Francis Marion University (about 48 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 50 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 51 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 52 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)

Public elementary/middle school in Lane:

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Notable location: Williamsburg County Fire Department Lane (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lane include: Lane Chapel (A), Antioch Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Williamsburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 76.7. This is about average.

City:

76.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lane and their reported violations in the past:

LANE TOWN OF (4510005) (Population served: 614, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.1%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lane compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
South Carolina average:

12.0

Lane travel time to work - commute Lane mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lane town (based on Williamsburg County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,63243
Evangelical Protestant6,20147
Black Protestant6,06730
Other1,5502
Catholic851
None12,888-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Williamsburg County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Williamsburg County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Williamsburg County:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamsburg County:

39.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,327$39,9240$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$600
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,104$37,2480$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,518$18,2160$0
Totals for Government 3$7,949$31,7965$600

Lane government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($68.18)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($68.18)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($68.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($4.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($12.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $59,000 ($121.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.07)

Lane government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $8,000 ($16.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $47,000 ($97.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($4.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($101.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($22.73)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $13,000 ($26.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($4.13)

Lane government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($51.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($43.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($8.26)

Lane government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $77,000 ($159.09)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lane:

  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lane:

  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)
  • WGSS (94.1 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBZ (98.9 FM; MCCLELLANVILLE, SC; Owner: 98.9, INC.)
  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lane:

  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Lane fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 1983 06:45 PM, 90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 10, 1978 10:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 22, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,000Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,370Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lane)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ST STEPHENS, 55 Cell Tower Road (Lat: 33.547639 Lon: -79.900056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WMK333
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • LANE, 1 Mile Nw Of (Lat: 33.535694 Lon: -79.886444), Overall height: 101.5 m, Call Sign: KJW86
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 4090.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 5937.80 MHz, 6056.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998
    Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Southern States, 1200 Peachtree Street Ne, Atlanta, GA 30309

Most common first names in Lane, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1785.5 years
James1776.3 years
George1472.9 years
John1173.5 years
Willie873.2 years
William874.1 years
Henry772.0 years
Annie678.0 years
Robert672.3 years
Leroy562.4 years
Most common last names in Lane, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2167.8 years
Darby1373.3 years
Wilson1369.6 years
Benbow977.8 years
Green971.3 years
Felder884.0 years
Sabb777.4 years
Chandler778.7 years
Parson768.8 years
Montgomery780.6 years

Lane on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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