Fort Lawn, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 864. Estimated population in 2021: 833 (-3.6% change)
Males: 409 (47.3%), Females: 455 (52.7%)

Chester County

Zip code: 29714

Median resident age: 30.3 years
Median household income: $35,694
Median house value: $67,200

Races in Fort Lawn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.4%)
  • Black (30.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (23.0%), English (9.8%), Irish (8.0%), German (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), Subsaharan African (1.6%).

Elevation: 556 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Lawn

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lawn town

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+21.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Lawn:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Lawn:

  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 35 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 55 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 55 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Lawn:

  • LANCASTER COUNTY-MC WHIRTER FIELD (about 4 miles; LANCASTER, SC; Abbreviation: LKR)
  • JAARS-TOWNSEND (about 16 miles; WAXHAW, NC; Abbreviation: N52)
  • KIRK AIR BASE (about 17 miles; LANCASTER, SC; Abbreviation: T73)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lawn:

  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 44 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 47 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 48 miles; DALLAS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,473)

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