Lodge, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 118 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 57  (48.8%)
Females: 61  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  61.5 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years

Zip code: 29082

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,964 (it was $35,625 in 2000)
Lodge:

$34,964
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,401 (it was $13,390 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,636 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Lodge:

$103,636
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $100,740; Detached houses: $123,173; Mobile homes: $34,669

Median gross rent in 2016: $486.

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    Lodge races chart
    • 9780.8%White alone
    • 1915.8%Hispanic
    • 43.3%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lodge: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (29.2%), American (12.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 111 feet

Land area: 3.14 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Lodge, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lodge:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lodge town:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.2%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
South Carolina:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $620 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $628 (1.7%)

Lodge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (56.0 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (148.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (577.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ehrhardt, SC (1.9 miles ), Williams, SC (2.7 miles) , Smoaks, SC (2.9 miles) , Islandton, SC (3.3 miles) , Ulmer, SC (3.8 miles) , Branchville, SC (3.9 miles ), Olar, SC (3.9 miles ), Sycamore, SC (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 33.07 N, Longitude: 80.96 W

Area code: 843

Lodge household income distribution Lodge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-23.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (29%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Lodge, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Lodge-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Lodge town center .

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 18.8 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lodge-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from Lodge 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 48.8 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 75.1 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 52.3 miles away from Lodge center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Colleton County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lodge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lodge:

  • BAMBERG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lodge:

  • Denmark Technical College (about 20 miles; Denmark, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • South Carolina State University (about 31 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 34 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 52 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 55 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 59 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 61 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)

Private high school in Lodge:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27, Location: 15893 BELLS HWY, Grades: KG-12)

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Notable location: Colleton County Fire - Rescue Lodge (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lodge include: McCuren Branch Church (A), Lodge Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lodge Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Colleton 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 2013 was 40.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.3%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.4%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
South Carolina average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lodge town (based on Colleton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,56158
Mainline Protestant4,99044
Black Protestant3,01125
Other7872
Catholic6502
None17,893-
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: 12
Colleton County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Colleton County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Colleton County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Colleton County:

32.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lodge:

44.3%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lodge:

36.9%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Lodge:

27.7
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lodge:

17.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.3%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

25.4%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lodge:

74.2%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lodge, SC Residents
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

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dorchester County, SC  0.89% ($27,059 average AGI)
from Charleston County, SC  0.58% ($33,000)
from Berkeley County, SC  0.38% ($37,588)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charleston County, SC  0.83% ($31,893 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  0.80% ($30,870)
to Berkeley County, SC  0.42% ($26,877)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lodge:

  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIT (790 AM; 1 kW; BAMBERG-DENMARK, SC; Owner: VOORHEES COLLEGE)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lodge:

  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBD (95.7 FM; BAMBERG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHC-FM (92.1 FM; HAMPTON, SC; Owner: HAMPTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIIZ (97.9 FM; BLACKVILLE, SC; Owner: NICWILD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALI (93.7 FM; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: HESS COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WSPX (94.5 FM; BOWMAN, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDOG-FM (93.5 FM; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: GOOD RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lodge:

  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Lodge fatal accident list:

Mar 19, 1990 03:45 PM, 82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 875Total average daily traffic
  • 60Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,217Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: W4RUX, Licensee ID: L00381356, Grant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023, Certifier: William W Leitch Jr, Registrant: William W Leitch Jr, 375 Cross Swamp Rd, Lodge, SC 29082
  • Call Sign: KJ4QCI, Licensee ID: L01527286, Grant Date: 10/30/2009, Expiration Date: 10/30/2019, Certifier: Travis A Givens, Registrant: Travis A Givens, 3467 Confederate Hwy, Lodge, SC 29082
  • Call Sign: KK4BAZ, Licensee ID: L01625751, Grant Date: 03/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/21/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2011, Certifier: William S Burdick, Registrant: William S Burdick, 24 Gabriel Rd, Lodge, SC 29082
  • Call Sign: K2WSB, Previous Call Sign: KK4BAZ, Licensee ID: L01625751, Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 06/28/2021, Certifier: William S Burdick, Registrant: William S Burdick, 24 Gabriel Rd, Lodge, SC 29082

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

WILLIAMS FARM LABOR HOUSE (1571002) (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lodge that have no violations reported:

  • LODGE TOWN OF (1510001) (Population served: 119, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Lodge compared to South Carolina state average:

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