Cades, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 2,546.
Males: 1,232  (48.4%)
Females: 1,314  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
South Carolina median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 29518

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,782 (it was $28,056 in 2000)
Cades:

$39,782
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,330 (it was $12,078 in 2000)

Cades CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $82,445 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Cades:

$82,445
SC:

$179,800
March 2019 cost of living index in Cades: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Cades, SC (2000)
    • 1,39852.1%White alone
    • 1,23446.0%Black alone
    • 331.2%Hispanic
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Two or more races
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cades, South Carolina as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cades is 2,546 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 68 feet

Land area: 78.1 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Cades, South Carolina map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Cades CCD:

0.7% ($351)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($510)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (64.5 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (113.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (500.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lake City, SC (2.3 miles ),
Scranton, SC (3.0 miles ),
Kingstree, SC (3.0 miles ),
Olanta, SC (3.4 miles ),
Indian, SC (3.5 miles ),
Coward, SC (3.5 miles ),
Turbeville, SC (3.6 miles ),
Sardinia, SC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 79.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Distribution of median household income in Cades, SC in 2019
Cades satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Cades, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Apparel (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Apparel (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Cades, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Cades, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cades, South Carolina average temperatures Cades, South Carolina average precipitation Cades, South Carolina humidity Cades, South Carolina wind speed Cades, South Carolina snowfall Cades, South Carolina sunshine Cades, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 72.6. This is about average.

City:

72.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

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

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Cades 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 34.9 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cades-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 47% 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 65.3 miles away from Cades center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 154.0 miles away from Cades center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from Cades 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 55.0 miles away from Cades 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 61.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Williamsburg County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Cades:

  • DR RONALD E MCNAIR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • LAKE CITY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • LAKE CITY SCRANTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SCRANTON, SC)
  • FMC KINGSTREE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF WILLIAMSBURG (Hospital, about 10 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • KINGSTREE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)

Amtrak station near Cades:

  • 10 miles: KINGSTREE (101 E. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cades:

  • Francis Marion University (about 29 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 31 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 34 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 46 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 47 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 59 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 62 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cades: South Lynches Fire Department Station 4 (A), Lake City Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cades include: Saint Stephen Church (A), Saint Lukes Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Macedonia Church (D), Pergamus Church (E), Allen Chapel (F), Cades Pentecoastal Holiness Church (G), Beulah Church (H), Allen Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Graham Cemetery (1), Cades Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Askins Pond (A), Spring Bay (B), Long Bay (C), Graham Swamp (D), Tupelo Bay (E), Findley Bay (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smiths Bay (A), Smith Swamp (B), Grahams Mill Branch (C), McNamee Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Robert Evander McNair - Governor of South Carolina.

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

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

29.1%
Whole state:

14.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.3%
Whole state:

6.5%
84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Cades:

Marital status in Cades, SC
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Cades:

  • High school or higher: 54.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.8
South Carolina average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cades, SC (based on Williamsburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,63243
Evangelical Protestant6,20147
Black Protestant6,06730
Other1,5502
Catholic851
None12,888-
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: 8
Williamsburg County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Williamsburg County:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Williamsburg County:

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

39.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Williamsburg County:

13.7%
South Carolina:

13.4%

4.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($27,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Florence County, SC  1.23% ($25,838 average AGI)
from Georgetown County, SC  1.11% ($32,466)
from Horry County, SC  0.30% ($20,813)


6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($26,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Florence County, SC  1.62% ($25,305 average AGI)
to Georgetown County, SC  0.96% ($28,000)
to Richland County, SC  0.45% ($26,813)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cades:

  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cades:

  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSS (94.1 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)
  • W204AL (88.7 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cades:

  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, 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.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cades)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3549 Green Road (Lat: 33.768056 Lon: -79.705833), Call Sign: WPVY635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2002, Expiration Date: 09/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2012, Certifier: Will Carsten, Registrant: Brunson\'s Two Way Radio, 500 Myrtle Beach Hwy, Sumter, SC 29153, Phone: (803) 778-6400, Fax: (803) 778-2852

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KM4AGP, Licensee ID: L01858176, Grant Date: 04/16/2014, Expiration Date: 04/16/2024, Certifier: Jerry C Parker, Registrant: Jerry C Parker, 5232 Cade Rd, Cades, SC 29578

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 30 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Cades, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.8%), and Structure Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cades, SC
    • 12055.8%Outside Fires
    • 5224.2%Structure Fires
    • 4219.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cades, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cades, SC
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cades, SC
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 27.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.8%Utility gas


Cades compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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