For population 25 years and over in Bear Swamp:
For population 15 years and over in Bear Swamp CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (5.3 miles , pop. 79,641).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (170.2 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (566.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: North Charleston, SC (2.3 miles ), Charleston, SC (2.4 miles ), Hanahan, SC (2.8 miles ), Johns Island, SC (2.9 miles ), Ravenel, SC (3.0 miles ), James Island, SC (3.1 miles ), Hollywood, SC (3.2 miles ), Goose Creek, SC (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 80.08 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 843
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Bear Swamp: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bear Swamp, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bear Swamp-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Bear Swamp place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 8/29/1964, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bear Swamp-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 15.6 miles away from Bear Swamp center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from Bear Swamp center
On 11/13/1990 at 15:22:13, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 2.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Charleston County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bear Swamp:
Amtrak station near Bear Swamp:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bear Swamp:
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00234. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
68 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
17 people in nursing homes
Bear Swamp compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Bear Swamp (based on Charleston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 88
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 140
Number of full-service restaurants: 393
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,436 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,236 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($737 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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