Lodge is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 118 people and just one neighborhood, Lodge is the 266th largest community in South Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Lodge, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 55.26% of Lodge’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lodge is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lodge who work in office and administrative support (10.53%), teaching (10.53%) and community and social services (7.89%).
A relatively large number of people in Lodge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Lodge’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lodge is worth considering.
One downside of living in Lodge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lodge, the average commute to work is 34.00 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Lodge doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.