Cordesville, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 4,362.
Males: 2,136  (49.0%)
Females: 2,226  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29450

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,882 (it was $29,951 in 2000)
Cordesville:

$37,882
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,864 (it was $13,721 in 2000)

Cordesville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,278 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Cordesville:

$93,278
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $188,370; Detached houses: $211,900; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,241; In 2-unit structures: $195,312; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,046; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,878; Mobile homes: $84,711; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $170,672
  • Races in Cordesville, SC (2000)

    Cordesville races chart
    • 2,20357.7%White alone
    • 1,54640.5%Black alone
    • 300.8%Hispanic
    • 200.5%Two or more races
    • 160.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cordesville: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 316.1 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Cordesville, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Cordesville:

  • High school or higher: 63.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cordesville CCD:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cordesville, South Carolina as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cordesville to the number of sex offenders is 1,091 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cordesville CCD:  0.6% ($302)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Cordesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (25.0 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (153.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (536.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jamestown, SC (2.9 miles) , Awendaw, SC (3.8 miles ), Moncks Corner, SC (3.9 miles ), Bonneau, SC (3.9 miles ), Wando, SC (4.0 miles ), Pinopolis, SC (4.1 miles ), McClellanville, SC (4.2 miles ), Bonneau Beach, SC (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.17 N, Longitude: 79.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Cordesville household income distribution Cordesville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Cordesville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cordesville-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Cordesville place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the place center injured 9 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cordesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.5 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 22.7 miles away from Cordesville 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 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 165.1 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 24.0 miles away from Cordesville 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 107.7 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 Berkeley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Cordesville:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES ANDREWS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ANDREWS, SC)
  • BERKELEY CONVALESCENT CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MONCKS CORNER, SC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST ACUTE CARE OF MONCKS CORNER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MONCKS CORNER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cordesville:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 23 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 24 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 29 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • College of Charleston (about 29 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 29 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 61 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 62 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)

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Notable locations in Cordesville: Richmond Plantation (A), Guillard Lake Scenic Area (B), Guilliard Lake Recreation Site (C), Francis Marion Seed Shelter Orchard (D), Rice Hope Plantation (E), Limerick plantation (F), Swamp Fox Trailhead (G), Huger Recreation Area (H), Santee Experimental Station (I), Witherbie Ranger Station (J), Boggy Head Rifle Range (K), Honey Hill Hunt Camp (L), Waterhorn Historical Area (M), Round Pond Trailhead (N), Leneuds Ferry (O), Herberta Siding (P), Charley Bridges (Q), Bossis Plantation (R), Bonneau Ferry (S), Doe Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cordesville include: Newhope Church (A), Liberty Church (B), Cordesville First Baptist Church (C), Halfway Creek Church (D), Holiness Church (E), Hopewell Church (F), Mount Zion Church (G), Quimby Holiness Church (H), Vigilant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint James Cemetery (1), Apple Old Field Cemetery (2), Berea Cemetery (3), Bethel Cemetery (4), Bonneau Ferry Plantation Cemetery (5), Chachan Plantation Cemetery (6), Cordesville Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Coingtee Lake (A), Flanders Hole (B), Guilliard Lake (C), Raccoon Pond (D), Midway Reserve (E), Lower Reserve (F), Little Hellhole Reserve (G), Upper Reserve (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dutart Creek (A), York Bottom Creek (B), Washaw Creek (C), Wambaw Creek (D), Wadboo Creek (E), Quimby Creek (F), Red Bluff Creek (G), Velvet Branch (H), Turkey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cordesville: Huger Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Berkeley 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 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0779. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0779
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.754. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.754
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00364. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00364
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
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: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.0%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.5%
32 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
23 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Cordesville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below 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 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
South Carolina average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 Cordesville CCD (based on Berkeley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,148126
Mainline Protestant10,34651
Catholic7,2444
Black Protestant6,38837
Other2,2157
None123,502-
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: 17
Berkeley County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Berkeley County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Berkeley County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkeley County:

33.5%
South Carolina:

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

11.8%
State:

13.4%

11.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.87%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($839 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.12%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charleston County, SC  3.41% ($36,861 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, SC  1.63% ($33,147)
from Richland County, SC  0.13% ($28,301)


10.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.59%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($827 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.22%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charleston County, SC  3.14% ($33,722 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  1.45% ($31,271)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.39% ($31,186)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cordesville:

  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cordesville:

  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWBZ (98.9 FM; MCCLELLANVILLE, SC; Owner: 98.9, INC.)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)
  • WKCL (91.5 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: CHAPEL HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH & BIBLE CO)

TV broadcast stations around Cordesville:

  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W26CF (Channel 26; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • S Of Rd 402, Sr S-8-376 (Lat: 33.115278 Lon: -79.906667), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 152 m
    Registrant: 8435534101, Kk4b@firstpage.Net, 102 FARM RD

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • S Of Rd 402 Sr S 8 376 Nr (Lat: 33.115167 Lon: -79.906750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WNXE598
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/1997, Expiration Date: 06/30/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2007, Certifier: Rick Buckner
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Fax: (301) 309-1996

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