For population 25 years and over in Edgefield:
For population 15 years and over in Edgefield town:
503 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $460 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta, GA (23.2 miles , pop. 138,000).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (116.5 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (570.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Trenton, SC (2.4 miles ), Johnston, SC (2.8 miles ), Pleasant Lane, SC (3.3 miles ), Ward, SC (3.5 miles) , Stevens Creek, SC (3.6 miles ), Murphys Estates, SC (3.6 miles ), Ridge Spring, SC (4.0 miles ), Clarks Hill, SC (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 81.93 W
Area code: 803
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Edgefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,594 (+55.8%).
Work and jobs in Edgefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Edgefield, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Edgefield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Edgefield town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Edgefield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 81% 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 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from Edgefield center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 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 32.8 miles away from Edgefield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Edgefield County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Louis Wigfall - Confederate Army general and politician, Strom Thurmond - Governor of South Carolina, Andrew Butler - Senator, Essie Mae Washington-Williams - School teacher and writer, William Stewart Simkins - Confederate Army soldier, Clyde H. Hamilton - Federal judge, Ira Hillary - Football player.
Hospital/medical center in Edgefield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgefield:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00523. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Edgefield and their reported violations in the past:EDGEFIELD CO W&SA (Population served: 20916, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.0%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Edgefield compared to South Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Edgefield (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Edgefield (based on Edgefield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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Edgefield government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,341 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,502 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Edgefield fatal accident list:
Oct 26, 2009 06:35 AM, Us-25, 142, Lat: 33.780325, Lon: -81.92071389, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 28, 2001 07:00 AM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 2000 07:45 PM, Sr-430, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 17, 1996 01:30 AM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 16, 1994 11:30 PM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1988 09:30 PM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1977 10:28 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $849,000
Total average daily traffic: 31,901
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,351
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Edgefield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Edgefield, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Edgefield)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.