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Median resident age:  40.0 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29379

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,034 (it was $35,129 in 2000)
Cross Keys:

$35,034
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,229

Cross Keys CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,287 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Cross Keys:

$74,287
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,602; Detached houses: $145,840; Mobile homes: $50,316

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  • White alone - 792 (59.9%)
  • Black alone - 517 (39.1%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.08%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cross Keys: 126.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 630 feet




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

Cross Keys CCD:  0.6% ($352)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Cross Keys satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (43.4 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (64.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (518.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Whitmire, SC (2.7 miles ), Buffalo, SC (3.0 miles ), Union, SC (3.0 miles ), Monarch Mill, SC (3.2 miles ), West Springs, SC (3.2 miles) , Cross Anchor, SC (3.2 miles) , Carlisle, SC (3.5 miles ), Clinton, SC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.59 N, Longitude: 81.69 W

Cross Keys household income distribution Cross Keys home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.5%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (26%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (25%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Cross Keys-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Cross Keys place center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cross Keys-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from Cross Keys center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 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 66.6 miles away from Cross Keys center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.6 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 Union County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Cross Keys:

  • WEST MAIN ST COMMUNITY RESIDEN (Hospital, about 9 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 9 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • OAKMONT OF UNION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; UNION, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cross Keys:

  • Spartanburg Community College (about 32 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 33 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Limestone College (about 33 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 37 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,675)
  • Lander University (about 39 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 43 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Bob Jones University (about 45 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)

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Notable locations in Cross Keys: Hickory Nut Hunt Camp (A), Black Buck Hunt Camp (B), Collins Creek Hunt Camp (C), Whitmire Lookout (D), Sedalia Tower Hunt Camp (E), Gist Bridge Boat Ramp (F), Cross Keys Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cross Keys include: Pine Ridge Baptist Church (A), Padgetts Creek Baptist Church (B), New Hope Church (C), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (D), Church of God (E), Galilee Baptist Church (F), Healing Spring Church (G), Macedonia Church (H), Bethesda Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Padgetts Creek Cemetery (1), Old Quaker Cemetery (2), Belmont Cemetery (3), Cold Well Cemetery (4), Lee Cemetery (5), Macedonia Cemetery (6), Rogers Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Evans Branch (A), Frenchman Creek (B), Wofford Branch (C), Wildcat Branch (D), Rennicks Branch (E), Tinker Creek (F), Sparks Creek (G), Brownings Creek (H), Dodds Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cross Keys: Rose Hill State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

15.5%
Whole state:

14.1%

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

4.7%
Whole state:

6.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cross Keys, SC

Cross Keys compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cross Keys CCD (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.06%
Here66.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of God
Adherents71.5%17.1%2.3%2.3%1.1%
Congregations42.0%20.3%7.2%4.3%2.9%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristSalvation ArmyNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents0.9%0.8%0.7%0.6%2.7%
Congregations4.3%2.9%1.4%2.9%11.6%
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: 6
Union County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Union County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Union County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

32.1%
South Carolina:

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

12.5%
State:

13.4%

3.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
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 Spartanburg County, SC  0.98% ($31,140 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.28% ($21,207)
from Newberry County, SC  0.14% ($18,429)


4.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
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 Spartanburg County, SC  1.40% ($28,958 average AGI)
to Greenville County, SC  0.24% ($25,320)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.22% ($21,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cross Keys:

  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cross Keys:

  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cross Keys:

  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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