Brunson, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 537 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 279  (52.0%)
Females: 258  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29911.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,201 (it was $30,556 in 2000)
Brunson:

$35,201
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,547 (it was $14,431 in 2000)

Brunson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,505 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Brunson:

$60,505
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $69,574; Detached houses: $84,764; Mobile homes: $31,238

Median gross rent in 2012: $527.

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Brunson races chart
  • White alone - 312 (56.3%)
  • Black alone - 232 (41.9%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brunson: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.2%), German (5.6%), Subsaharan African (4.5%), English (2.7%), Irish (2.0%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 138 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 530 people per square mile   (low).

Brunson,SC real estate house value index trend

Brunson, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Brunson:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brunson town:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

18 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This town:  4.3%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Brunson, South Carolina as of April 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Brunson to the number of sex offenders is 90 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $417 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,175 (2.8%)

Brunson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (59.7 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (159.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (593.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fairfax, SC (1.9 miles ), Gifford, SC (2.3 miles ), Hampton, SC (2.5 miles ), Sycamore, SC (2.8 miles) , Varnville, SC (2.8 miles ), Luray, SC (2.9 miles) , Allendale, SC (3.0 miles ), Ulmer, SC (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 32.93 N, Longitude: 81.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Brunson household income distribution Brunson home values distribution

Crime rates in Brunson by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 100
per 100,000 170.90.00.0
Assaults 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Burglaries 100
per 100,000 170.90.00.0
Thefts 501
per 100,000 854.70.0174.5
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 101.40.07.3

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
South Carolina average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Manufacturing (59%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
  • Accommodation and food services (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Brunson, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brunson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Brunson town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 tornado 28.8 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Brunson-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from Brunson 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 62.8 miles away from the city 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 81.4 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 65.0 miles away from Brunson 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 277.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
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Hospitals and medical centers near Brunson:

  • JOHN EDWARD HARTER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FAIRFAX, SC)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FAIRFAX, SC)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; FAIRFAX, SC)
  • HAMPTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; VARNVILLE, SC)
  • DHEC REGION 8 HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; VARNVILLE, SC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST ACUTE CARE - LOW COUNTRY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ESTILL, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brunson:

  • Denmark Technical College (about 27 miles; Denmark, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • South Carolina State University (about 45 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 48 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 49 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 56 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 57 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 60 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)

Public elementary/middle school in Brunson:

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Notable locations in Brunson: Brunson Town Hall (A), Brunson Fire Department Station 10 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Brunson: Brunson Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hampton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.0%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.5%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Brunson compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Brunson (2011 data):

  • Allendale County Bank: Brunson Branch at 36 Railroad Ave, branch established on 2003/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $54.3 mil, Deposits: $50.6 mil, headquarters in Fairfax, SC, positive income, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brunson town (based on Hampton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents66.0%11.3%10.1%3.3%1.8%
Congregations35.2%7.4%18.5%5.6%5.6%
NameChurch of God of ProphecyChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.4%1.4%1.5%
Congregations5.6%3.7%1.9%1.9%14.8%
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: 7
Hampton County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hampton County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hampton County:

10.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampton County:

35.9%
South Carolina:

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

20.3%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,206$26,4720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$272
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$200
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,401$28,8120$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,887$22,6440$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,887$22,6440$0
Totals for Government 4$8,381$25,1438$472

Brunson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($143.39)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($109.87)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($72.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($70.76)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($55.87)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($7.45)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($3.72)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($1.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $125,000 ($232.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($48.42)

Brunson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($63.31)
    All Other: $15,000 ($27.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($14.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($54.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($11.17)
    Rents: $4,000 ($7.45)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($7.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($186.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($44.69)
  • Tax - Property: $30,000 ($55.87)
    NEC: $21,000 ($39.11)
    Public Utilities: $18,000 ($33.52)

Brunson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $545,000 ($1014.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $533,000 ($992.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($24.21)

Brunson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $85,000 ($158.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($74.49)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brunson:

  • WHGS (1270 AM; 1 kW; HAMPTON, SC; Owner: HAMPTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WDOG (1460 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: GOOD RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brunson:

  • WBHC-FM (92.1 FM; HAMPTON, SC; Owner: HAMPTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOG-FM (93.5 FM; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: GOOD RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WIIZ (97.9 FM; BLACKVILLE, SC; Owner: NICWILD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brunson:

  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)

Brunson fatal accident list:

Mar 1, 2004 03:01 PM, Us-278, Sr-76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1979 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brunson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • St School Bus Maintenance Shop Old Crockettville Hwy (Lat: 32.929333 Lon: -81.187333), Call Sign: KFK620, Licensee ID: L00012124
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2001, Expiration Date: 02/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2011
    Registrant: State Of South Carolina, 1429 Senate St 209 Rutledge Bldg, Columbia, SC 29201, Phone: (803) 734-8255
  • St School Bus Maintenance Shop Old Crockettville Hwy (Lat: 32.929333 Lon: -81.187333), Call Sign: KRX20, Licensee ID: L00012124
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2001, Expiration Date: 02/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2011
    Registrant: State Of South Carolina, 1429 Senate St 209 Rutledge Bldg, Columbia, SC 29201, Phone: (803) 734-8255

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BRUNSON ES, 34 College Street (Lat: 32.923833 Lon: -81.188972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WQHB451
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2007, Expiration Date: 06/19/2017, Certifier: Scott Kirby
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • FAIRFAX-BRUN, 369 Border Road (Lat: 32.954083 Lon: -81.217583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.8 m, Call Sign: WQPQ767
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KG4HEI, Licensee ID: L00227168
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/24/2021, Certifier: Leonard C Nomble Jr
    Registrant: Leonard C Womble Jr, 8996 Sandy Run Rd., Brunson, SC 29911
  • Call Sign: KG4ONT, Licensee ID: L00381287
    Grant Date: 07/01/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Certifier: Joseph T Rivers
    Registrant: Joseph T Rivers, Brunson, SC 29911
  • Call Sign: KI4TVD, Licensee ID: L01250189
    Grant Date: 02/26/2007, Expiration Date: 02/26/2017, Certifier: Jason A Wilson
    Registrant: Jason A Wilson, 4290 Prince Williams Rd, Brunson, SC 29911

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5370 , Serial Number: 651, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Val Don Dba Jacobson, Rt 1 Box 150c, Brunson, SC 29911, Other Owners: Applications Jaconson

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Brunson, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie2069.2 years
John1576.3 years
James1171.7 years
William1169.5 years
George974.8 years
Rosa881.7 years
Frank674.6 years
Minnie679.3 years
Henry672.4 years
Joe672.0 years
Most common last names in Brunson, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3173.0 years
Miley1877.8 years
Bowers1676.4 years
Youmans1175.9 years
Deloach1070.0 years
Jones979.3 years
Crosby967.4 years
Benton874.3 years
Dobson765.4 years
Jarrell772.4 years
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