Berea, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 14,295. Population change since 2000: +1.0%
Males: 6,615  (46.3%)
Females: 7,680  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 29611, 29617.

Berea Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,043 (it was $32,670 in 2000)
Berea:

$34,043
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,643 (it was $16,512 in 2000)

Berea CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $117,037 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Berea:

$117,037
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $222,124; Detached houses: $237,912; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,428; In 2-unit structures: $320,048; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,489; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $253,378; Mobile homes: $63,611; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,946

Median gross rent in 2016: $695.

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  • Races in Berea, SC (2016)

    Berea races chart
    • 7,85952.4%White alone
    • 3,67824.5%Hispanic
    • 2,90419.4%Black alone
    • 4042.7%Asian alone
    • 2211.5%Two or more races
    • 120.08%American Indian alone

Races in Berea detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Berea: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (16.8%), Irish (8.0%), English (5.3%), German (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 7.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,880 people per square mile   (low).

Berea,SC real estate house value index trend

Berea, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Berea:

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berea CDP:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

2,190 residents are foreign born (12.5% Latin America).

This place:

14.6%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,035 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $794 (0.7%)

Berea satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (4.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (95.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (535.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Parker, SC (1.5 miles ), City View, SC (1.5 miles ), Sans Souci, SC (1.6 miles ), Judson, SC (1.9 miles ), Welcome, SC (2.0 miles ), Dunean, SC (2.1 miles ), Greenville, SC (2.2 miles ), Glendale, SC (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 82.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,716 (-24.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 381 (6.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 864

Berea household income distribution Berea home values distribution

Property values in Berea, SC

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Berea: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Berea, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Berea, South Carolina average temperatures Berea, South Carolina average precipitation Berea, South Carolina humidity Berea, South Carolina wind speed Berea, South Carolina snowfall Berea, South Carolina sunshine Berea, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Berea-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Berea place center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berea-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Berea center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from Berea center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenville County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Berea topographic map

Birthplace of: Kimilee Bryant - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Berea:

  • OAKMONT EAST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • PARKINS II COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • GLORIFIED HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREENVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • RCG GREENVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • LAUREL BAYE HEALTHCARE GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • GREENVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GREENVILLE, SC)

Amtrak station near Berea:

  • 4 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berea:

  • Furman University (about 4 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • Bob Jones University (about 6 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 7 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • North Greenville University (about 15 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 25 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Clemson University (about 26 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Anderson University (about 28 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)

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Notable location: Berea Fire Department Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Centers: Berea Shopping Center (1), Centre West Shopping Center (2), Westowne Shopping Center (3), Westwood Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Berea include: Berea Church (A), Rocky Mount Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Saluda Lake (A), Huffs Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Greenville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.63. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 29.7%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 50.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.1% for other race residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.5%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
239 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
246 people in nursing homes in 2000
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Berea, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
South Carolina average:

11.7

Berea travel time to work - commute Berea mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Berea CDP (based on Greenville County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant186,955473
Mainline Protestant44,20096
Catholic25,4178
Black Protestant7,75324
Other5,65625
Orthodox1,9303
None179,314-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 86
Greenville County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Greenville County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 198
Greenville County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 383
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenville County:

24.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Berea:

46.9%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Berea:

42.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Berea:

22.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Berea:

11.8%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Berea:

33.8%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Berea:

52.6%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Berea, SC Residents

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($655 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.70% ($34,662 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.46% ($34,910)
from Pickens County, SC  0.44% ($32,441)


5.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.71% ($34,365 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.44% ($34,651)
to Pickens County, SC  0.43% ($31,396)

Strongest AM radio stations in Berea:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WPCI (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: PAPER CUTTERS, INC.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berea:

  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WOLI (103.9 FM; EASLEY, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLS-FM (96.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: FURMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Berea:

  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W10AJ (Channel 10; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 66m217ftTotal length
  • $2,202,000Total costs
  • 80,926Total average daily traffic
  • 6,622Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,083Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Berea, SC

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Furman University, Lat: 34.921889 Lon: -82.430611, Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.7 m, Call Sign: WQHZ282
    Assigned Frequencies: 17755.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2007, Expiration Date: 12/04/2017, Certifier: Christopher L HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$106,96434$126,27599$113,9303$54,1500$018$82,2711$25,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$104,0002$67,06514$119,5121$3,0000$02$64,5650$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$135,6997$83,18665$116,6057$42,4330$06$126,3830$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$132,0995$149,26638$108,3983$95,2501$16,692,0003$77,3900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$101,9971$128,2608$131,9263$81,3330$04$135,6350$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.01 , 0037.02, 0037.04, 0037.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$101,9103$126,2130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$72,0004$84,0101$68,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.01 , 0037.02, 0037.04, 0037.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Berea compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Berea on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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