Denmark, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,968 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 1,456  (49.1%)
Females: 1,512  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

27.7 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29042.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,925 (it was $17,578 in 2000)
Denmark:

$22,925
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,825 (it was $11,243 in 2000)

Denmark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $70,012 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Denmark:

$70,012
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $138,075; detached houses: $179,135; mobile homes: $21,805

Median gross rent in 2017: $587.

March 2019 cost of living index in Denmark: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.4%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.9% for Black residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Denmark, SC (2010)
    • 3,17289.7%Black alone
    • 3038.6%White alone
    • 310.9%Hispanic
    • 140.4%Two or more races
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone
    • 20.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Denmark detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Denmark, South Carolina as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Denmark is 1,661 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Denmark by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.8)
2
(66.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(86.3)
2
(60.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.0)
1
(34.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(94.0)
1
(31.5)
1
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(168.2)
1
(34.5)
1
(27.9)
1
(28.1)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(125.4)
7
(220.2)
5
(163.8)
7
(233.2)
4
(134.6)
7
(241.4)
2
(55.9)
13
(365.0)
9
(259.0)
6
(180.0)
7
(213.8)
2
(68.0)
1
(34.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(1,003)
23
(723.5)
16
(524.2)
23
(766.2)
23
(773.9)
23
(793.1)
26
(726.5)
25
(701.9)
11
(316.5)
8
(240.0)
12
(366.5)
8
(271.9)
6
(207.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(1,630)
86
(2,705)
32
(1,048)
33
(1,099)
34
(1,144)
66
(2,276)
62
(1,732)
88
(2,471)
72
(2,072)
92
(2,759)
56
(1,710)
30
(1,020)
24
(828.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(2,382)
64
(2,013)
61
(1,999)
58
(1,932)
64
(2,153)
92
(3,172)
140
(3,912)
98
(2,751)
108
(3,108)
79
(2,370)
79
(2,413)
50
(1,700)
52
(1,796)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(188.0)
9
(283.1)
3
(98.3)
6
(199.9)
7
(235.5)
11
(379.3)
7
(195.6)
6
(168.4)
13
(374.1)
5
(150.0)
11
(336.0)
5
(170.0)
11
(379.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.3)
3
(100.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.1)
2
(57.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)600.4528.5406.9526.6514.8575.2477.8568.8636.0521.9380.6295.7308.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Denmark, SC

Crime rate in Denmark detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
South Carolina average:

2.64
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Ancestries: American (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 244 feet

Land area: 3.04 square miles.

Population density: 977 people per square mile   (low).

Denmark, South Carolina map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $642 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $447 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (48.7 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (131.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (568.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bamberg, SC (2.6 miles ),
Hilda, SC (2.6 miles ),
Govan, SC (2.7 miles),
Blackville, SC (2.8 miles ),
Cope, SC (2.9 miles),
Norway, SC (3.0 miles ),
Olar, SC (3.2 miles ),
Barnwell, SC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.32 N, Longitude: 81.14 W

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Denmark, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Denmark, SC in 2017
Denmark satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $18,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $18,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $18,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Denmark, SC residents
Average permit cost in Denmark, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Denmark, SC
Historical housing units in Denmark, SC
Most common industries in Denmark, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Machinery (11.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (17.1%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.9%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Denmark, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Denmark, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Denmark, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.3. This is better than average.

City:

60.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.81. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Denmark-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Denmark city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Denmark-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 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Denmark 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 62.3 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 94.5 miles away from Denmark 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 67.4 miles away from Denmark center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 270.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bamberg County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Denmark topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Denmark:

  • BAMBERG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE OF BAMBERG (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)
  • CENTRAL BAMBERG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)
  • VNA OF GREATER BAMBERG (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)
  • LAUREL BAYE HEALTHCARE BLACKVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLACKVILLE, SC)
  • DCA BARNWELL (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BARNWELL, SC)

Amtrak station:

DENMARK (200 W. BARUCH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Denmark:

  • Denmark Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,050; Location: 1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd; Public; Website: www.denmarktech.edu)
  • Voorhees College (Full-time enrollment: 658; Location: 481 Porter Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.voorhees.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Denmark:

  • South Carolina State University (about 21 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 24 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 41 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 44 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 44 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 48 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 49 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)

Public high school in Denmark:

Public elementary/middle schools in Denmark:

See full list of schools located in Denmark

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Denmark: Crestwood Country Club (A), Denmark Library (B), City of Denmark Fire Department (C), Bamberg Rescue Squad Medic 3 (D), Denmark Police Department (E), Denmark City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Denmark Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Denmark include: Butler Street Church of God (A), Franklin United Methodist Church (B), Rome Baptist Church (C), Bethel Park United Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Denmark Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Carolina Inn of Denmark (17688 Heritage Highway).

Birthplace of: Cleveland Sellers - A Man who Contributed to the fight against discrimination among African s, Julius Daniels - Piedmont blues musician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Denmark and their reported violations in the past:

DENMARK TOWN OF (0510002) (Population served: 3,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-25-2006 to JUL-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-2010), St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-29-2010), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-15-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-2010), St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-29-2010), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-15-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.5%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
479 people in college/university student housing in 2010
40 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Denmark in 2000:

  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Denmark (2011 data):

  • Enterprise Bank of South Carolina: Denmark Branch at 117 North Palmetto Avenue, branch established on 1985/08/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $403.9 mil, Deposits: $343.1 mil, headquarters in Ehrhardt, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • SCBT National Association: Denmark Branch at 18587 Heritage Way, branch established on 2004/02/17. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Denmark:

Marital status in Denmark, SC
  • Never married: 54.9%
  • Now married: 24.0%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Denmark:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Denmark
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Denmark, SC (based on Bamberg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,80727
Mainline Protestant2,30525
Black Protestant3723
Other971
Catholic--
None9,406-
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: 5
Bamberg County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Bamberg County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bamberg County:

14.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

35.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Denmark:

47.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.4
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Denmark:

19.8%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.2%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Denmark:

6.6
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.9%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Denmark:

82.0%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Denmark, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9$10,581$14,1080$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$24,874$33,1650$0
Water Supply 6$12,075$24,1503$5,747
Financial Administration 2$9,220$55,3200$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,882$23,2920$0
Firefighters 1$3,086$37,0326$2,155
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$991
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 29$63,718$26,36610$8,893

Denmark government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $585,000 ($197.10)
    Sewerage: $474,000 ($159.70)
    Water Utilities: $438,000 ($147.57)
    Central Staff Services: $253,000 ($85.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $152,000 ($51.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($35.04)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($14.49)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($2.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.35)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($3.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000 ($28.98)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($24.93)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($19.54)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($9.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $836,000 ($281.67)

Denmark government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $517,000 ($174.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $125,000 ($42.12)
    Other: $60,000 ($20.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $87,000 ($29.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($15.84)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $471,000 ($158.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $419,000 ($141.17)
  • Tax - Other License: $326,000 ($109.84)
    Property: $190,000 ($64.02)

Denmark government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($5.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($5.39)

Denmark government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,512,000 ($509.43)

6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,069 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orangeburg County, SC  1.80% ($32,316 average AGI)
to Barnwell County, SC  0.91% ($24,675)
to Richland County, SC  0.48% ($24,095)
Businesses in Denmark, SC
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Strongest AM radio stations in Denmark:

  • WRIT (790 AM; 1 kW; BAMBERG-DENMARK, SC; Owner: VOORHEES COLLEGE)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denmark:

  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBD (95.7 FM; BAMBERG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIZ (97.9 FM; BLACKVILLE, SC; Owner: NICWILD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WSPX (94.5 FM; BOWMAN, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDOG-FM (93.5 FM; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: GOOD RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Denmark:

  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
Denmark fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Denmark fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.8mTotal length
  • $131,000Total costs
  • 9,342Total average daily traffic
  • 561Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,530Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Denmark, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Denmark, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Denmark)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Fire Dept 135 N Palmetto Ave (Lat: 33.329611 Lon: -81.134278), Call Sign: KFO269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.235 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/1997, Expiration Date: 04/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002, Registrant: Denmark Rescue Squad, 135 N Palmetto Ave, Denmark, SC 29042, Phone: (803) 793-3734
  • 113 E Butler St (Lat: 33.323778 Lon: -81.143167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: KUR290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, Registrant: Technical Assistance Inc., Dba Kelley Co, 487 Broughton St., Orangeburg, SC 29115, Phone: (803) 516-0005, Fax: (803) 516-0803, Email:
  • Milepost 414.1 4.1 Mi S (Lat: 33.261278 Lon: -81.160389), Call Sign: KTV879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHz, 161.100 MHz, Grant Date: 11/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/04/2022, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • Lat: 33.306056 Lon: -81.127667, Call Sign: WQQL530,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2023, Certifier: Marie S Martin, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:
  • Lat: 33.318111 Lon: -81.147306, Call Sign: WQYG796,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2016, Expiration Date: 09/22/2026, Certifier: Jeffrey Burchfield, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 5306 Beethoven St, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DENMARK, 2000 Feet S Of Hwy 78 3 Mi W (Denmark - Sc Rsa 7) (Lat: 33.348778 Lon: -81.193167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WMN355,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2015, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • WVCD Studio, Soloman Blatt Blvd And Porter Drive (Lat: 33.307167 Lon: -81.129889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQAN417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.150 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2004, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: King Godwin, Registrant: Graham Brock, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA 31522, Phone: (912) 638-8028, Fax: (912) 638-7722, Email:
  • DENMARK, 3575 Carolina Highway (Lat: 33.342194 Lon: -81.139417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 92.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQUT230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2014, Expiration Date: 10/02/2024, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2016, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road #b3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • DENMARK SOUTH, 6981 Carolina Highway (Lat: 33.293861 Lon: -81.144389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQXR262,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2016, Expiration Date: 05/16/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Denmark)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 57. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 126 took place in 2013, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Denmark, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.1%), and Outside Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Denmark, SC
    • 48653.1%Structure Fires
    • 30433.2%Outside Fires
    • 10211.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 232.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Denmark, SC
Most common first names in Denmark, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4974.9 years
James4573.2 years
Willie4471.1 years
William3771.7 years
Mary3374.0 years
Annie3078.0 years
Robert3073.8 years
Rosa2074.7 years
George2071.1 years
Henry1971.6 years
Most common last names in Denmark, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5071.4 years
Johnson4173.9 years
Odom3674.0 years
Washington2874.9 years
Sanders2769.8 years
Ray2176.7 years
Hightower2177.7 years
Davis2067.0 years
Tyler2066.9 years
Rice1968.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Denmark, SC
  • 81.7%Electricity
  • 10.5%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Denmark, SC
  • 96.5%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas


Denmark compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Denmark on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John W. Boyd (3)
  • William P. Whitwell (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.