Latta, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 1,410. Estimated population in 2021: 1,462 (+3.7% change)
Males: 603 (42.8%), Females: 807 (57.2%)

Dillon County

Zip code: 29565

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $25,833
Median house value: $59,000

Races in Latta:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.7%)
  • Black (40.5%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (12.7%), English (11.1%), Irish (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), German (3.1%), French (1.5%).

Elevation: 105 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Latta

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Latta town

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -345 (-19.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Latta:

  • ST EUGENE MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; DILLON, SC)
  • MARION COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; MARION, SC)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF FLORENCE (about 22 miles; FLORENCE, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Latta:

  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 23 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 59 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: MYR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 60 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: FAY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Latta:

  • DILLON COUNTY (about 8 miles; DILLON, SC; Abbreviation: DLC)
  • MARION COUNTY (about 14 miles; MARION, SC; Abbreviation: MAO)
  • CLIO CROP CARE (about 17 miles; CLIO, SC; Abbreviation: 9W9)
Amtrak station near Latta:

  • 7 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Latta:

  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 30 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,815)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,506)

Schools

Public high school in Latta:

  • LATTA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 618 N RICHARDSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Latta:

  • LATTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 770; Location: 122 LATIMER STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LATTA MIDDLE (Students: 408; Location: 602 N. RICHARDSON STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LATTA EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Location: 134 LATIMER STREET; Grades: PK – 01)

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