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Median resident age:  34.0 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29546

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,385 (it was $29,097 in 2000)
Brittons Neck:

$32,385
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,762

Brittons Neck CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,768 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Brittons Neck:

$65,768
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,667; Detached houses: $91,142; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $30,876; Mobile homes: $50,973

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Brittons Neck races chart
  • Black alone - 1,344 (53.0%)
  • White alone - 901 (35.5%)
  • Hispanic - 272 (10.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brittons Neck: 121.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 36 feet




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Brittons Neck CCD:  0.4% ($199)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Brittons Neck satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (79.3 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (125.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (482.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Johnsonville, SC (2.8 miles ), Hemingway, SC (3.3 miles ), Centenary, SC (3.3 miles) , Aynor, SC (3.3 miles ), Stuckey, SC (3.8 miles ), Pleasant Hill-Folly Grove, SC (3.8 miles) , Pamplico, SC (4.0 miles ), Conway, SC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.88 N, Longitude: 79.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Brittons Neck-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Brittons Neck place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brittons Neck-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 93% 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 82.4 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 73.0 miles away from Brittons Neck 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 77.2 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 82.2 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 67.6 miles away from Brittons Neck center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.7 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 Marion County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Brittons Neck:

  • JOHNSONVILLE HAMPTON PL. C.R. (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JOHNSONVILLE, SC)
  • CONWAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CONWAY, SC)

Amtrak station near Brittons Neck:

  • 17 miles: CONWAY (1101 3RD AVE.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brittons Neck:

  • Coastal Carolina University (about 20 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 7,254)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 20 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Francis Marion University (about 30 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 57 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 76 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Trident Technical College (about 78 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 6,856)

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Notable locations in Brittons Neck: Lower Dog Bluff Landing (A), White Oak Landing (B), Woodbury Rod and Gun Club (C), Sanders Landing (D), Brittons Neck Gresham Fire Department (E), Britton's Neck - Gresham Fire Department (F), Marion County Sheriff's Office (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brittons Neck include: White Hill Church (A), Buzzard Skull Church (B), Central Church (C), Nebo Church (D), Red Hill Church (E), Pee Dee Baptist Church (F), White Church (G), Hickory Hill Freewill Baptist Church (H), Daviston Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Crooked Lake (A), Dill Lake (B), Dog Lake (C), Big Brown Lake (D), Boat Lake (E), Burrell Little Lake (F), Collin Lake (G), Cross Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clark Creek (A), Russ Creek (B), Lone Pine Lake Run (C), Jordan Creek (D), Jiles Creek (E), Jacobs Creek (F), Marsh Creek (G), Alligator Run (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

22.6%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.0%
Whole state:

6.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brittons Neck, SC

Brittons Neck compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brittons Neck CCD (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.97%
Here38.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaha'iChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church in America
Adherents48.3%23.5%13.6%4.4%2.2%
Congregations35.8%34.0%-5.7%1.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%1.4%1.1%2.3%
Congregations1.9%1.9%5.7%1.9%11.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Marion County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Marion County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

35.2%
South Carolina:

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

15.3%
State:

13.4%

4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

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:
from Horry County, SC  0.86% ($32,000 average AGI)
from Dillon County, SC  0.66% ($22,592)
from Florence County, SC  0.56% ($26,215)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.09%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Horry County, SC  1.13% ($29,424 average AGI)
to Florence County, SC  0.86% ($26,330)
to Dillon County, SC  0.64% ($22,187)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brittons Neck:

  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brittons Neck:

  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Brittons Neck:

  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWSC-LP (Channel 28; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: WWSC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brittons Neck)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Brttton Neck Fire Tower In Us Hwy 378 & Sc Hwy 908 (Lat: 33.858500 Lon: -79.322000), Call Sign: KII637
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 01/10/2022, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2012
    Registrant: South Carolina Forestry Commission, Columbia, SC 29221, Phone: (803) 896-8800, Fax: (803) 798-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 3.5 Mi Se On Us Hwy 378 (Lat: 33.863194 Lon: -79.329750), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WNEG644
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2011, Expiration Date: 03/26/2021, Certifier: Clifford B Jordan Jr.
    Registrant: South Carolina Etv Commission, 1101 George Rodgers Blvd, Columbia, SC 29201, Phone: (803) 737-3500, Email:
  • 8 Mi Se Of Gresham On Us 378 (Lat: 33.863194 Lon: -79.329750), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WLE946, Licensee ID: L00012124
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/1985, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020
    Registrant: South Carolina Educational Television Commission, 1101 George Rogers Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29201-4761
  • 8mi Se Of Gresham Of Us 378 (Lat: 33.863194 Lon: -79.329750), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WLE972, Licensee ID: L00012124
    Assigned Frequencies: 7075.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/1985, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020
    Registrant: South Carolina Educational Tv Commission, 1101 George Rogers Blvd, Columbia, SC 29201-4761


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