Clarks Hill, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 381. Population change since 2000: +1.3%
Males: 138  (36.3%)
Females: 243  (63.7%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29821.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,081 (it was $28,269 in 2000)
Clarks Hill:

$29,081
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,055 (it was $10,305 in 2000)

Clarks Hill CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,963 (it was $35,300 in 2000)
Clarks Hill:

$73,963
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $83,786; Detached houses: $130,833; Mobile homes: $29,500
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Clarks Hill races chart
  • Black alone - 299 (78.5%)
  • White alone - 70 (18.4%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (3.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clarks Hill: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (9.7%), Irish (9.3%), German (5.5%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 3.20 square miles.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (very low).

Clarks Hill,SC real estate house value index trend

Clarks Hill, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Clarks Hill:

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarks Hill CDP:

  • Never married: 58.8%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 4.4%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Clarks Hill, South Carolina as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Clarks Hill to the number of sex offenders is 191 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $367 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $256 (0.2%)

Clarks Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta, GA (16.1 miles , pop. 138,000).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (129.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (585.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Modoc, SC (2.2 miles ), Appling, GA (3.0 miles ), Parksville, SC (3.0 miles) , Evans, GA (3.2 miles ), Martinez, GA (3.3 miles ), Stevens Creek, SC (3.4 miles ), Murphys Estates, SC (3.7 miles ), Plum Branch, SC (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 82.16 W

Area code: 864

Clarks Hill household income distribution Clarks Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (58%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)

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

Average climate in Clarks Hill, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clarks Hill-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Clarks Hill place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarks Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 23.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 127.9 miles away from Clarks Hill 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 206.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from Clarks Hill 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 155.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McCormick County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarks Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clarks Hill:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE EVANS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; EVANS, GA)
  • UNIVERSITY EXTENDED CARE/WESTW (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EVANS, GA)
  • BRANDON WILDE PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EVANS, GA)
  • LAKE CROSSING HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; APPLING, GA)
  • ALLIANCE HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • UNIVERSITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MARTINEZ, GA)
  • STEVENS PARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarks Hill:

  • Georgia Regents University (about 17 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,862)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 18 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 21 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 24 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Lander University (about 38 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 38 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 64 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)

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Notable location: Clarks Hill - Lost Wilderness Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Clarks Hill include: Bethlehem Church (A), Asbury Mission Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ashbury Cemetery (1), Bethelehem Cemetery (2), Middleton Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

McCormick 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 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.45. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.45
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.86
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00377. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00377
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 51.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.9%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Clarks Hill compared to South Carolina state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Clarks Hill travel time to work - commute Clarks Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clarks Hill CDP (based on McCormick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.13%
Here: 27.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents56.6%30.2%5.1%4.7%3.4%
Congregations44.4%27.8%5.6%5.6%16.7%
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: 4
McCormick County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
McCormick County:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
McCormick County:

31.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.0%
State:

13.4%

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
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 Greenwood County, SC  0.76% ($27,962 average AGI)
from Richmond County, GA  0.32% ($22,727)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Greenwood County, SC  1.74% ($24,717 average AGI)
to Richmond County, GA  0.43% ($32,067)
to Columbia County, GA  0.41% ($45,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarks Hill:

  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WPCH (1380 AM; 4 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarks Hill:

  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEG (92.3 FM; EVANS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGOR (93.9 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: WGOR LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WACG-FM (90.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clarks Hill:

  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAAU-LP (Channel 18; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THOMAS J. PIPER)
  • WBEK-CA (Channel 16; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AVN, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Ryan Hartwig, 510 Clarks Hill Hwy (Lat: 33.663528 Lon: -82.189389), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 100 m
    Registrant: 8643331100, Ryan.D.Hartwig@usace.Army.Mil, 510 CLARKS HILL HWY
  • Thomas Jenkins, 510 Clarks Hill Hwy (Lat: 33.663528 Lon: -82.189389), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 100 m
    Registrant: 8643331100, Ryan.D.Hartwig@usace.Army.Mil, 510 CLARKS HILL HWY

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K4AWY
    Grant Date: 04/12/1994, Expiration Date: 04/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/25/1999
    Registrant: Ralph C Scott, Rt 1 Box 190, Clarks Hill, SC 29821
  • Call Sign: K4AWZ, Licensee ID: L01211404
    Grant Date: 11/09/2006, Expiration Date: 02/06/2017, Certifier: Marjorie R Scott
    Registrant: Marjorie R Scott, 1 Morgan Place, Clarks Hill, SC 29821
  • Call Sign: N1XVR, Licensee ID: L00145331
    Grant Date: 06/22/2006, Expiration Date: 09/16/2016, Certifier: Edwin G Gimble Jr
    Registrant: Edwin G Gimble Jr, Clarks Hill, SC 29821
  • Call Sign: KG4PTP, Licensee ID: L00412748
    Grant Date: 08/02/2011, Expiration Date: 10/22/2021, Certifier: William J Morgan Ii
    Registrant: William J Morgan Ii, 775 Garrett Rd, Clarks Hill, SC 29821

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6685W , Serial Number: 28-20791, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): Roger A Mccoig, 81 Chota Dr, Clarks Hill, SC 29821

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Clarks Hill

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarks Hill, SC
Most common first names in Clarks Hill, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James763.7 years
Willie774.9 years
John669.2 years
Annie574.0 years
Robert577.8 years
William568.2 years
Mary482.3 years
George371.0 years
Henry372.3 years
Elizabeth372.6 years
Most common last names in Clarks Hill, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gilyard772.9 years
Freeman673.2 years
Scott680.3 years
Broadwater557.6 years
Houston558.4 years
Marshall568.0 years
Williams574.8 years
Gardenhire475.5 years
Boyd463.8 years
Green460.0 years
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