Cheraw, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 5,793 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 2,396  (41.4%)
Females: 3,397  (58.6%)
Median resident age:  51.8 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29520.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,561 (it was $21,897 in 2000)
Cheraw:

$22,561
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,382 (it was $13,801 in 2000)

Cheraw town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,646 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Cheraw:

$88,646
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $473.

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  • Races in Cheraw, SC (2010)

    Cheraw races chart
    • 3,26055.7%Black alone
    • 2,34440.1%White alone
    • 971.7%Two or more races
    • 631.1%Hispanic
    • 380.6%American Indian alone
    • 360.6%Asian alone
    • 130.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cheraw: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.9%), English (9.4%), Scottish (4.4%), West Indian (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), German (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1820

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 4.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,256 people per square mile   (low).

Cheraw,SC real estate house value index trend

Cheraw, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Cheraw:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheraw town:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

106 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $674 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $422 (0.5%)

Cheraw satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (61.1 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (63.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (450.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wallace, SC (2.6 miles ), McFarlan, NC (3.0 miles) , Chesterfield, SC (3.4 miles ), Patrick, SC (3.4 miles ), Society Hill, SC (3.6 miles ), Morven, NC (3.6 miles ), Bennettsville, SC (3.6 miles ), Cordova, NC (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $189,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $339,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.70 N, Longitude: 79.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,906 (+66.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 891 (48.2%)

Area code: 843

Cheraw household income distribution Cheraw home values distribution

Crime rates in Cheraw by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0201000000012
per 100,000 0.036.40.018.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.334.3
Rapes 0210213332512
per 100,000 0.036.418.20.036.018.555.655.455.833.885.017.334.3
Robberies 255131596138126117
per 100,000 35.491.191.2236.3269.8166.1111.2240.3148.9202.7102.0190.7120.0
Assaults 19231440493235383239213831
per 100,000 336.0419.0255.4727.0881.5590.7648.5702.3595.7658.9356.8658.9531.4
Burglaries 34354840413943674475654954
per 100,000 601.2637.6875.6727.0737.5720.0796.71,238.2819.11,267.11,104.5849.7925.6
Thefts 406276237303267346351303236301304305316
per 100,000 7,179.55,028.24,323.25,507.14,803.06,387.36,503.65,599.74,393.15,085.35,165.75,288.75,416.5
Auto thefts 251210810131016129171114
per 100,000 442.1218.6182.4145.4179.9240.0185.3295.7223.4152.1288.9190.7240.0
Arson 1010321100100
per 100,000 17.70.018.20.054.036.918.518.50.00.017.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 410.4441.9317.1496.7504.7471.1499.3548.4426.1486.0442.4485.9499.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cheraw detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.29
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -545 (-9.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Cheraw, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cheraw-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Cheraw town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 8.9 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:

Cheraw-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 158.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 125.1 miles away from Cheraw 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 114.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.0 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 3.6 miles away from Cheraw 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 158.6 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 Chesterfield County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cheraw topographic map

Birthplace of: Fisher DeBerry - Football player and coach, Andy Hall - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Nov 26, 1980), Darby and Tarlton - Country musician, David Thornton (actor) - Actor, Dizzy Gillespie - (1917-1993), jazz musician, Ted Vick - Politician, Andy Hall (American football) - Football player, Patrick N. L. Bellinger - Admiral, Dale Hatcher - Football player, Harry Newsome - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cheraw:

  • CHARLES M. INGRAM SR. COMM. RE (1615 STATE RD.)
  • CHESTERFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 711 CHESTERFIELD HIGHWAY)
  • CHERAW HEALTHCARE (400 MOFFAT ROAD)
  • CHESTERFIELD CONVALESCENT CENTER (1150 STATE ROAD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHERAW (104 GRACE LANE)
  • CHESTERFIELD VISITING NURSES (PO BOX 813)

airports located in Cheraw:

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Amtrak station near Cheraw:

  • 18 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Cheraw:

  • Northeastern Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 938; Location: 1201 Chesterfield Hwy.; Public; Website: www.netc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheraw:

  • Richmond Community College (about 18 miles; Hamlet, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,106)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 32 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Wingate University (about 37 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Francis Marion University (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 40 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 46 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Stanly Community College (about 49 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)

Public high school in Cheraw:

  • CHERAW HIGH (Students: 774, Location: 649 CHESTERFIELD HIGHWAY, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Cheraw:

  • JESUS IS LORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: 66 PRAISE LN, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cheraw:

  • CHERAW INTERMEDIATE (Students: 576, Location: 421 CHESTERFIELD HIGHWAY, Grades: 3-5)
  • LONG MIDDLE (Students: 542, Location: 1010 WEST GREEN STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • CHERAW PRIMARY (Students: 528, Location: 321 HIGH STREET, Grades: PK-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Cheraw:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 118, Location: 220 GREENE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Cheraw

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Cheraw is on the banks of the Great Pee Dee River.

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Notable locations in Cheraw: Cheraw Center for Performing Arts (A), Cheraw Community Center (B), Cheraw Town Hall (C), Matheson Memorial Library (D), Cheraw Fire Department Cheraw (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cheraw include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), George Waldo Long Memorial Presbyterian Church (D), Holy Temple Church of the Living God (E), Mount Hebron African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (F), Northside Baptist Church (G), Old Saint Davids Church (H), Pee Dee Union Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Davids Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wilson Branch (A), Huckleberry Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cheraw include: Cheraw Historic District (1), Caston Park (2), Southside Park (3), Riverside Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Leak & Leak Assoc. (Rt. 2 Box 861).

Hotels: Jameson Inn (885 Chesterfield Highway), Days Inn (820 Market Street), Baker Motel (710 Market Street), Econolodge (710 Market Street), Econo Lodge Cheraw (710 Market Street), Jameson Inn Cheraw (Sj) (885 Chesterfield Hwy), Execustay by Marriott (309 Market Street), Inn Cheraw (321 2nd Street).

Chesterfield 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 2013 was 46.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.63. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.63
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.8%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.6% for Black residents, 93.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.4%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
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

People in group quarters in Cheraw in 2010:

  • 212 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 116 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Cheraw in 2000:

  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Cheraw, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cheraw (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Sentry Bank & Trust Branch at 901 Chesterfield Highway, branch established on 1929/01/01; Cheraw Branch at 515 Market Street, branch established on 2004/02/23. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Cheraw Branch at 232 Market Street, branch established on 1969/12/15; Highway 9 Branch at 701 Chesterfield Hwy, branch established on 1980/05/12. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cheraw Branch at 415 Market Street, branch established on 1935/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Carolina Bank & Trust Co.: Cheraw Branch at 320 Chesterfield Highway (Highway 9), branch established on 1992/01/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.5 mil, Deposits: $314.2 mil, headquarters in Lamar, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: First Carolina Bancshares Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Cheraw Branch at 1040 Chesterfield Highway, branch established on 2008/04/26. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.9
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cheraw town (based on Chesterfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,84677
Mainline Protestant5,24643
Black Protestant3,34720
Other6863
Catholic1522
None23,457-
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: 14
Chesterfield County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Chesterfield County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Chesterfield County:

31.4%
South Carolina:

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

16.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cheraw:

53.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cheraw:

51.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cheraw:

17.9%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cheraw:

12.1%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cheraw:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cheraw:

37.3%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Cheraw:

57.3%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Cheraw:

81.3%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cheraw, SC Residents
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 4$12,796$38,3880$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,021$54,1267$2,850
Judicial and Legal 1$2,349$28,1880$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$67,649$35,2950$0
Police - Other 6$12,602$25,2046$4,442
Firefighters 11$34,468$37,6010$0
Airports 0$0 1$1,375
Solid Waste Management 12$26,266$26,2660$0
Sewerage 13$35,774$33,0220$0
Parks and Recreation 11$29,824$32,5352$965
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,749$44,9880$0
Water Supply 9$27,575$36,7670$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,639$30,5561$1,411
Totals for Government 96$269,712$33,71417$11,043

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,549,000 ($267.39)
    Water Utilities: $1,200,000 ($207.15)
    Police Protection: $1,178,000 ($203.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $837,000 ($144.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $488,000 ($84.24)
    Fire Protection: $341,000 ($58.86)
    Central Staff Services: $242,000 ($41.77)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($22.27)
    Financial Administration: $121,000 ($20.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $50,000 ($8.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $48,000 ($8.29)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($6.39)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($5.70)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($4.49)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($2.07)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $231,000 ($39.88)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($7.25)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($2.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($1.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,983,000 ($514.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($19.51)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $275,000 ($47.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $135,000 ($23.30)
    All Other: $51,000 ($8.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $293,000 ($50.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $48,000 ($8.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $593,000 ($102.36)
    All Other: $159,000 ($27.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $97,000 ($16.74)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($15.54)
    Rents: $11,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,362,000 ($407.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $330,000 ($56.97)
    Highways: $119,000 ($20.54)
    All Other: $28,000 ($4.83)
  • Tax - Property: $1,941,000 ($335.06)
    Public Utilities: $655,000 ($113.07)
    NEC: $518,000 ($89.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $55,000 ($9.49)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,887,000 ($325.74)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($15.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,809,000 ($312.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($28.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,298,000 ($741.93)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $420,000 ($72.50)

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NC  0.43% ($21,730 average AGI)
from Darlington County, SC  0.43% ($27,968)
from Marlboro County, SC  0.36% ($28,679)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, NC  0.49% ($57,861 average AGI)
to Darlington County, SC  0.39% ($29,842)
to Marlboro County, SC  0.39% ($20,456)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheraw:

  • WCRE (1420 AM; 1 kW; CHERAW, SC; Owner: ORR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, 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)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheraw:

  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cheraw:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Cheraw fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cheraw fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • $2,464,000Total costs
  • 30,085Total average daily traffic
  • 4,256Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,041Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cheraw)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cheraw, SC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cheraw)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cheraw)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cheraw and their reported violations in the past:

CHERAW TOWN OF (1310001) (Population served: 6,990, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2007)
COUNTRY VILLAGE MHP (1360008) (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 94
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Cheraw

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cheraw, SC
Most common first names in Cheraw, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17969.5 years
John12372.8 years
William12371.8 years
Mary11374.2 years
Robert6868.7 years
Annie6078.6 years
Willie5973.7 years
Thomas5768.6 years
Charles4964.3 years
Margaret4875.1 years
Most common last names in Cheraw, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis7971.2 years
Johnson6469.6 years
Smith6175.3 years
Williams6170.5 years
Sellers5370.4 years
Brown4868.7 years
Rivers4568.1 years
White4470.7 years
Wilson4376.2 years
Watson4168.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Cheraw, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1

Cheraw compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Cheraw on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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