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Greenwood County

Population in 2010: 215. Population change since 2000: -22.9%
Males: 105  (48.8%)
Females: 110  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
South Carolina median age:  40.2 years

Zip codes: 29653.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $17,220 (it was $31,908 in 2000)
Cokesbury:

$17,220
South Carolina:

$42,367
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $16,856

Cokesbury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $79,938 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
Cokesbury:

$79,938
South Carolina:

$136,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,659; Detached houses: $119,341; Mobile homes: $43,029

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Cokesbury races chart
  • Black alone - 161 (74.9%)
  • White alone - 52 (24.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cokesbury: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 342 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cokesbury:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cokesbury CDP:

  • Never married: 75.5%
  • Now married: 9.8%
  • Separated: 9.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
South Carolina:  4.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $900 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $658 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (39.8 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (100.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (554.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hodges, SC (1.5 miles) , Coronaca, SC (2.6 miles) , Greenwood, SC (2.7 miles ), Ware Shoals, SC (2.8 miles ), Waterloo, SC (3.1 miles ), Donalds, SC (3.2 miles ), Due West, SC (3.3 miles ), Promised Land, SC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 82.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 864

Cokesbury household income distribution Cokesbury home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (64%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)

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Average climate in Cokesbury, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Cokesbury-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Cokesbury place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cokesbury-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from Cokesbury center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from Cokesbury center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Frank B. Gary - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Cokesbury:

  • SELF REGIONAL HEALTHCARE (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; GREENWOOD, SC)
  • ABBEVILLE AREA MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; ABBEVILLE, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cokesbury:

  • Lander University (about 7 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,603)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 8 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,675)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 39 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Bob Jones University (about 41 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 42 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Clemson University (about 44 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 45 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)

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Church in Cokesbury: Saint Pauls Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.06353
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 12.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.9
U.S.:

11.7


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cokesbury, SC

Cokesbury compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Cokesbury travel time to work - commute


Cokesbury mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cokesbury (based on Greenwood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.96%
Here58.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents53.6%17.7%5.4%5.2%4.2%
Congregations31.0%19.8%6.0%8.6%9.5%
NameCatholic ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.2%1.5%1.3%1.2%6.5%
Congregations0.9%3.4%0.9%0.9%19.0%
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: 15
Greenwood County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Greenwood County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Greenwood County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Here:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

30.5%
South Carolina:

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

8.3%
State:

13.4%

5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Abbeville County, SC  0.61% ($29,127 average AGI)
from Laurens County, SC  0.54% ($28,192)
from Greenville County, SC  0.26% ($42,950)


5.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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 Greenville County, SC  0.55% ($36,422 average AGI)
to Laurens County, SC  0.46% ($26,963)
to Abbeville County, SC  0.45% ($28,144)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cokesbury:

  • WCZZ (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLMA (1350 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: MORRADIO, INC.)
  • WCRS (1450 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: MAE RADIO INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cokesbury:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZSN (103.5 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • W274AE (102.7 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZLA-FM (92.9 FM; ABBEVILLE, SC; Owner: RONALD SHELLEY REID)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Cokesbury:

  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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