For population 25 years and over in Cordova:
For population 15 years and over in Cordova town:
2 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $778 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (40.6 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (122.7 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (555.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Edisto, SC (1.8 miles ), Orangeburg, SC (2.3 miles ), Wilkinson Heights, SC (2.5 miles ), Cope, SC (2.5 miles) , Rowesville, SC (2.5 miles ), Brookdale, SC (2.7 miles ), Bamberg, SC (3.4 miles ), Norway, SC (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 80.92 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+16.3%).
Average climate in Cordova, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cordova-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Cordova town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 12/10/2004, a category F3 tornado 10.7 miles away from the town center injured one person.
Earthquake activity:Cordova-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 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Cordova 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 53.6 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 91.4 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 59.8 miles away from Cordova 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 85.4 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).
Birthplace of: Dennis Shedd - Judge.
Hospitals/medical centers near Cordova:
Amtrak station near Cordova:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cordova:
Public high school in Cordova:
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Public elementary/middle school in Cordova:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 33.9%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Cordova compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cordova (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:
Cordova 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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Cordova fatal accident list:
Sep 3, 1998 04:25 PM, 134, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Dec 22, 1998 06:50 PM, Us-301, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1978 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cordova, SC