For population 25 years and over in Branchville:
For population 15 years and over in Branchville town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $370 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (52.9 miles , pop. 79,641).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (135.2 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (562.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Rowesville, SC (2.9 miles ), Bowman, SC (3.2 miles ), Reevesville, SC (3.2 miles ), Smoaks, SC (3.3 miles) , Bamberg, SC (3.6 miles ), Cordova, SC (3.7 miles) , Cope, SC (3.7 miles) , St. George, SC (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 33.25 N, Longitude: 80.82 W
Area code: 803
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Crime in Branchville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -189 (-14.9%).
Work and jobs in Branchville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Branchville, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Branchville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/15/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Branchville town center .
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 6.2 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Branchville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 46.0 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 43.0 miles away from Branchville 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 77.9 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 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from Branchville center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 76.4 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 Orangeburg County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Branchville:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Branchville:
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 4.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Branchville and their reported violations in the past:BRANCHVILLE TOWN OF (Population served: 1382, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 23.4%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 41.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
18 people in nursing homes
Branchville compared to South Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Branchville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Branchville (based on Orangeburg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Branchville government finances in 2002:
5.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,561 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
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 ($31,679 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Branchville fatal accident list:
Sep 27, 2005 11:30 PM, Us-78, Us-21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 15, 2003 07:25 PM, Us-78, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 2000 10:15 PM, Sr-117, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 27, 1989 07:00 PM, 78, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 17, 1979 04:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 1977 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 102
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 2,703
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Branchville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Branchville, SC