East Sumter, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,343. Population change since 2000: +10.1%
Males: 733  (54.6%)
Females: 610  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 29153.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,510 (it was $26,938 in 2000)
East Sumter:

$36,510
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,817 (it was $13,010 in 2000)

East Sumter CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,655 (it was $61,400 in 2000)
East Sumter:

$80,655
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $90,629; Detached houses: $94,233; Mobile homes: $57,507

Median gross rent in 2016: $629.

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  • Races in East Sumter, SC (2010)

    East Sumter races chart
    • 68250.8%Black alone
    • 57142.5%White alone
    • 816.0%Hispanic
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Two or more races
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Sumter: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (24.9%), German (4.8%), Irish (3.2%), Canadian (1.6%), Italian (1.4%), Jamaican (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.30 square miles.

Population density: 407 people per square mile   (low).

East Sumter,SC real estate house value index trend

East Sumter, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in East Sumter:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Sumter CDP:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

85 residents are foreign born (7.2% Latin America).

This place:

7.2%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $545 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $482 (0.7%)

East Sumter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (41.4 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (93.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (507.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mulberry, SC (1.7 miles ), South Sumter, SC (1.7 miles ), Sumter, SC (1.9 miles ), Millwood, SC (2.3 miles ), Oswego, SC (2.4 miles) , Lakewood, SC (2.5 miles ), Mayesville, SC (2.6 miles ), Cane Savannah, SC (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 80.30 W

Area code: 803

East Sumter household income distribution East Sumter home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in East Sumter, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Sumter-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the East Sumter place center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.0 miles away from the place center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Sumter-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 71.4 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 125.8 miles away from East Sumter 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 61.4 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 107.2 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 48.4 miles away from East Sumter center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 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 Sumter County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Sumter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Sumter:

  • ATKINSON EAST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY REG MED CTR SUBACUTE SC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • SUMTER EAST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • MARINER HEALTH CARE OF SUMTER - WEST (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • ATKINSON WEST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • THOMAS DRIVE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SUMTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Sumter:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 5 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 36 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 41 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Francis Marion University (about 42 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Benedict College (about 42 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 43 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • South Carolina State University (about 44 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)

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Notable location: Sumter Industrial Park (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in East Sumter: Brown Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sumter 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)

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00111. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00111
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.7%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.6% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.2%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
South Carolina average:

11.7

East Sumter travel time to work - commute East Sumter mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Sumter CDP (based on Sumter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,023108
Black Protestant13,90546
Mainline Protestant10,96047
Other2,32312
Catholic1,9422
None47,303-
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: 16
Sumter County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Sumter County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Sumter County:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

34.1%
South Carolina:

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

11.2%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Sumter:

47.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.3%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
East Sumter:

29.6
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Sumter:

21.1%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Sumter:

13.1%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Sumter:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

50.9%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
East Sumter:

77.4%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Sumter, SC Residents

6.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,802 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.47%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, SC  0.47% ($23,831 average AGI)
from Clarendon County, SC  0.47% ($23,278)
from Lee County, SC  0.20% ($24,039)


7.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,816 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.60%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, SC  0.84% ($28,245 average AGI)
to Clarendon County, SC  0.32% ($26,592)
to Lee County, SC  0.18% ($23,657)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Sumter:

  • WQMC (1290 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MORRIS COLLEGE)
  • WSSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SUMTER BAPTIST TEMPLE, INC.)
  • WDXY (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Sumter:

  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W242AH (96.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W205BO (88.9 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJI (98.3 FM; SUMMERTON, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC .)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around East Sumter:

  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$78,6801$99,0207$63,7271$85,6801$18,3401$19,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$100,6901$86,3506$83,0722$34,8401$13,0001$50,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,6800$03$82,7930$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$120,0200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$43,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

East Sumter compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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