Lowndesville, South Carolina

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Lowndesville is a town in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 166 at the 2000 census.


Lowndesville is located at 34°12′37″N 82°38′58″W / 34.21028°N 82.64944°W / 34.21028; -82.64944 (34.210385, -82.649336)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 166 people, 76 households, and 46 families residing in the town. The population density was 214.1 people per square mile (82.2/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 159.9/sq mi (61.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 76.51% White, 20.48% African American, and 3.01% from two or more races.

There were 76 households out of which 19.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.5% were married couples living together, 18.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 88.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,778, and the median income for a family was $24,444. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,048. About 22.9% of families and 28.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 80.0% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.



Calhoun Falls | Donalds | Due West | Honea Path‡ | Lowndesville | Ware Shoals

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