For population 25 years and over in Cope:
For population 15 years and over in Cope town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $272 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (44.2 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (127.0 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (561.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Bamberg, SC (2.4 miles ), Cordova, SC (2.5 miles) , Norway, SC (2.9 miles ), Denmark, SC (2.9 miles ), Edisto, SC (3.0 miles ), Rowesville, SC (3.1 miles ), Orangeburg, SC (3.4 miles ), Wilkinson Heights, SC (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 33.38 N, Longitude: 81.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-13.7%).
Average climate in Cope, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cope-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Cope town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/15/2008, a category F3 tornado 12.8 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Cope-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 91.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from Cope 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 56.4 miles away from the city 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 91.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from Cope center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 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 Orangeburg County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Cope:
Amtrak station near Cope:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cope:
Public high school in Cope:
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Public elementary/middle school in Cope:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.8%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Cope compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cope (based on Orangeburg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cope government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,561 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,679 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Cope fatal accident list:
Jan 17, 2002 06:47 PM, Us-301, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cope)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cope)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cope, SC