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Cheraw: Brick Beauty 200 Front St Cheraw: down town chererw Cheraw: Old home in Cheraw SC thought to be built around 1824/1825. The house use to have a top porch, but was taken down in 1975. It is located at 310 Kershaw St.
 

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Population in 2012: 5,785 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 

Males: 2,467  (42.7%)
Females: 3,318  (57.3%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29520.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,136 (it was $21,897 in 2000)
Cheraw:

$22,136
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,004

Cheraw town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,304 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Cheraw:

$85,304
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,101; Detached houses: $121,675; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,399; In 2-unit structures: $78,486; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $78,486; Mobile homes: $39,489

Median gross rent in 2012: $507.

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  • Black alone - 3,260 (55.7%)
  • White alone - 2,344 (40.1%)
  • Two or more races - 97 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cheraw: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (11.8%), English (11.7%), Irish (4.7%), German (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1820

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 4.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,254 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cheraw:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheraw town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

51 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.9%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Cheraw, South Carolina as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cheraw to the number of sex offenders is 386 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $634 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $464 (0.6%)

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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $189,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000

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: +3,489 (+59.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,117 (62.1%)

Area code: 843

Cheraw household income distribution Cheraw home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cheraw by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 002010000000
per 100,000 0.00.036.40.018.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 202102133325
per 100,000 35.80.036.418.20.036.018.555.655.455.833.885.0
Robberies 11255131596138126
per 100,000 196.635.491.191.2236.3269.8166.1111.2240.3148.9202.7102.0
Assaults 321923144049323538323921
per 100,000 572.0336.0419.0255.4727.0881.5590.7648.5702.3595.7658.9356.8
Burglaries 253435484041394367447565
per 100,000 446.9601.2637.6875.6727.0737.5720.0796.71238.2819.11267.11104.5
Thefts 421406276237303267346351303236301304
per 100,000 7525.97179.55028.24323.25507.14803.06387.36503.65599.74393.15085.35165.7
Auto thefts 3125121081013101612917
per 100,000 554.2442.1218.6182.4145.4179.9240.0185.3295.7223.4152.1288.9
Arson 210103211001
per 100,000 35.817.70.018.20.054.036.918.518.50.00.017.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 536.6410.3441.8317.0496.6504.7471.0499.2548.3426.1485.9442.3

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Crime rate in Cheraw detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.91
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Cheraw, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -545 (-9.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Cheraw, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Cheraw-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 76% 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 below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 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, Tornado: 1, Storm: 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/medical centers in Cheraw:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Cheraw, SC

Airports located in Cheraw:


See details about airports located in Cheraw, SC

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.

Local government website: www.cheraw.com/govern.htm

College/University in Cheraw:

  • Northeastern Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 485; Location: 1201 Chesterfield Hwy.; Public; Website: www.netc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheraw:

  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 32 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,088)
  • Francis Marion University (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 40 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 61 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 63 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 64 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 18,379)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 65 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 7,630)

Private high school in Cheraw:

  • JESUS IS LORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 66 PRAISE LN; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cheraw:

Private elementary/middle school in Cheraw:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 220 GREENE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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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
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AQI  PM2.5 Pb  Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.52
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 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.:

0.10719
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

CHERAW TOWN OF (Population served: 6510, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2000)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1997. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-1997), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-28-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-1997), St BCA signed (NOV-24-1997), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In APR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-1997. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-1997), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-28-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-1997), St BCA signed (NOV-24-1997), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-1998)
COUNTRY VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
JANICE CIRCLE MHP (Population served: 44, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-01-1999 and APR-22-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-22-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-1999), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and JAN-10-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-1998)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.8%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Black residents, 100.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cheraw, SC

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 compared to South Carolina state average:

Cheraw, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cheraw, South Carolina:

  • Inn Cheraw, 321 Second St, Cheraw, SC 29520 , Phone: (803) 833-6600, Fax: (843) 537-1398
  • Jameson Inn, 885 Chesterfield Hwy, Cheraw, SC 29520 , Phone: (843) 537-4677
  • Days Inn-cheraw, 820 Market St, Cheraw, SC 29520 , Phone: (843) 537-5554, Fax: (843) 537-4110
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cheraw, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cheraw travel time to work - commute


Cheraw mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.28%
Here55.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents60.9%22.7%5.1%2.9%1.6%
Congregations48.8%25.6%9.9%4.1%0.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchBaha'iCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.9%0.8%2.5%
Congregations0.8%0.8%-1.7%7.4%
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: 14
This county:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.4%
South Carolina:

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

16.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,661$43,9830$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,087$60,5227$2,850
Judicial and Legal 1$2,130$25,5601$125
Police Protection - Officers 22$59,776$32,6050$0
Police - Other 4$8,043$24,1297$4,181
Firefighters 9$27,721$36,9610$0
Solid Waste Management 15$33,779$27,0230$0
Sewerage 17$43,978$31,0430$0
Parks and Recreation 12$33,093$33,0932$1,559
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,612$55,3440$0
Water Supply 5$11,250$27,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,186$37,1160$0
Totals for Government 94$255,316$32,59417$8,715

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,549,000 ($267.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,200,000 ($207.43)
    Police Protection: $1,178,000 ($203.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $837,000 ($144.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $488,000 ($84.36)
    Fire Protection: $341,000 ($58.95)
    Central Staff Services: $242,000 ($41.83)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($22.30)
    Financial Administration: $121,000 ($20.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $50,000 ($8.64)
    Housing & Community Development: $48,000 ($8.30)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($6.40)
    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 ($39.93)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($7.26)
    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 ($515.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($19.53)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $275,000 ($47.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $135,000 ($23.34)
    All Other: $51,000 ($8.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $293,000 ($50.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $48,000 ($8.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $593,000 ($102.51)
    All Other: $159,000 ($27.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $97,000 ($16.77)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($15.56)
    Rents: $11,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,362,000 ($408.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $330,000 ($57.04)
    Highways: $119,000 ($20.57)
    All Other: $28,000 ($4.84)
  • Tax - Property: $1,941,000 ($335.52)
    Public Utilities: $655,000 ($113.22)
    NEC: $518,000 ($89.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $55,000 ($9.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,887,000 ($326.19)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($15.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,809,000 ($312.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($28.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,298,000 ($742.96)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $420,000 ($72.60)

4.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($198 average AGI)
Chesterfield County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marlboro County, SC  0.57% ($25,119 average AGI)
from Union County, NC  0.56% ($33,301)
from Darlington County, SC  0.48% ($22,757)


4.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, NC  0.54% ($25,975 average AGI)
to Darlington County, SC  0.48% ($25,629)
to Marlboro County, SC  0.38% ($23,946)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cheraw, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 30
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 65
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Cheraw fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $464,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 60
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 4,230

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cheraw)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

17 (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:

3
  • CHERAW, 0.81 Mi West Of State Rte 1 (Lat: 34.675528 Lon: -79.915556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 82.2 m, Call Sign: WQEM909
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2006, Expiration Date: 03/08/2016, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • CHERAW, Rocky Ridge Rd & Sr 312 (Lat: 34.748472 Lon: -79.840444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQPW529
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, 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:
  • CHERAW DOWNT, 690 Jersey Street (021862 / Downtown Cheraw) (Lat: 34.702111 Lon: -79.906139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQPW530
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, 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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Cheraw Municipal Airport (Lat: 34.711833 Lon: -79.958111), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KQH6
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 10/14/2018
    Registrant: Town Of Cheraw, 200 Market Street, Cheraw, SC 29520-0219, Phone: (843) 537-8400, Fax: (843) 537-8407
  • Cheraw Airport (Lat: 34.741667 Lon: -79.865833), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2268, Licensee ID: L00133111
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.40951 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2005, Expiration Date: 06/08/2015
    Registrant: County Of Chesterfield, 200 Market St., Cheraw, SC 29520, Phone: (843) 537-7283, Fax: (843) 537-8407, Email:
  • Cheraw Municipal Airport-Old Chesterfield Hwy (Lat: 34.712778 Lon: -79.962222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: WQBU871
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2004, Expiration Date: 12/20/2014, Certifier: Mohammad Saleh
    Registrant: All Weather Inc., 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-6748, Fax: (916) 928-1165

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cheraw)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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
Businesses in Cheraw, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Cheraw on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • Malloy Evans (3)
  • William M. Malloy, Jr. (3)
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  • Frederick S. Hansen (2)
  • William Carter (2)
  • Paul Edward Miller (1)
  • Troy Luck (1)
  • Kenneth Lefew (1)
  • Paul Miller (1)
  • William James Canipe (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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