For population 25 years and over in Blenheim:
For population 15 years and over in Blenheim town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $418 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (56.9 miles , pop. 121,015).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (82.5 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (453.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Clio, SC (2.8 miles ), Bennettsville, SC (2.8 miles ), Tatum, SC (3.2 miles) , Society Hill, SC (3.4 miles ), McColl, SC (3.6 miles ), Little Rock, SC (3.8 miles) , Scotch Meadows, NC (3.8 miles ), Latta, SC (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 79.65 W
Area code: 843
Population change in the 1990s: -54 (-28.3%).
Average climate in Blenheim, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blenheim-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Blenheim town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 11.3 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blenheim-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.8 miles away from Blenheim center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 5.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marlboro County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Light Napier - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Blenheim:
Amtrak station near Blenheim:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blenheim:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.1%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Blenheim compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Blenheim town (based on Marlboro County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Blenheim government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Blenheim government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,492 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,487 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Blenheim:
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TV broadcast stations around Blenheim:
Blenheim fatal accident list:
Jan 24, 1984 08:45 AM, 38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blenheim)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: