Lugoff (pronounced Lew goff) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 7,434 at the 2010 census, up from 6,278 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Lugoff is located 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Camden, the Kershaw county seat, and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) west of the Wateree River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 15.3 square miles (39.6 km2), of which 15.0 square miles (38.9 km2) are land and 0.6 square kilometres (0.2 sq mi), or 1.64%, are water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 7,434 people, 2,861 households, and 2,130 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 494.6 people per square mile (190.9/km²). There were 3,017 housing units, of which 156, or 5.2%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.9% white, 16.9% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.0% some other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.
Of the 2,861 households in the CDP, 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were headed by married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59, and the average family size was 3.03.
In the CDP, 26.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.9% were from 18 to 24, 25.2% were from 25 to 44, 28.3% were from 45 to 64, and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older.