Eureka Mill, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,476. Population change since 2000: -15.0%
Males: 611  (41.5%)
Females: 865  (58.5%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 29706.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,699 (it was $29,273 in 2000)
Eureka Mill:

$32,699
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,266 (it was $11,809 in 2000)

Eureka Mill CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,411 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Eureka Mill:

$64,411
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $71,418; Detached houses: $70,212; Mobile homes: $76,586

Median gross rent in 2016: $613.

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  • Races in Eureka Mill, SC (2010)

    Eureka Mill races chart
    • 82255.7%Black alone
    • 62042.0%White alone
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 100.7%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Other race alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eureka Mill: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (19.7%), African (17.4%), Irish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), German (2.2%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,090 people per square mile   (low).

Eureka Mill,SC real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Eureka Mill:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eureka Mill CDP:

  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 24.2%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

23 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $603 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $487 (0.9%)

Eureka Mill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (37.1 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (39.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (493.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chester, SC (1.1 miles ), Gayle Mill, SC (1.5 miles ), Lowrys, SC (2.5 miles ), Richburg, SC (3.2 miles ), McConnells, SC (3.2 miles ), Landsford, SC (4.0 miles ), Lockhart, SC (4.0 miles) , Fort Lawn, SC (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.72 N, Longitude: 81.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Eureka Mill household income distribution Eureka Mill home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Eureka Mill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Eureka Mill, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Eureka Mill, South Carolina average temperatures Eureka Mill, South Carolina average precipitation Eureka Mill, South Carolina humidity Eureka Mill, South Carolina wind speed Eureka Mill, South Carolina snowfall Eureka Mill, South Carolina sunshine Eureka Mill, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Eureka Mill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Eureka Mill place center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eureka Mill-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 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from Eureka Mill center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from the city 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 131.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from Eureka Mill 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 42.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eureka Mill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eureka Mill:

  • UNITED HOSPICE OF THE PIEDMONT (Hospital, about 1 miles away; CHESTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka Mill:

  • Winthrop University (about 18 miles; Rock Hill, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,575)
  • York Technical College (about 19 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Limestone College (about 35 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 39 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 41 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 41 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Gaston College (about 42 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 4,385)

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Notable location: Eureka Community House (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Churches in Eureka Mill include: Eureka Baptist Church (A), Faith Church (B), Eureka Church (C), Church of God (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Benson Cemetery (2), Mount Hebron Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chester 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.9
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.206. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.206
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 25.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.8%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
South Carolina average:

11.7

Eureka Mill travel time to work - commute Eureka Mill mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eureka Mill CDP (based on Chester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,95547
Black Protestant4,64528
Mainline Protestant2,53731
Other2491
Catholic1742
None15,580-
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: 7
Chester County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Chester County:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

32.9%
South Carolina:

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

14.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eureka Mill:

51.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eureka Mill:

51.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Eureka Mill:

29.4
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.3%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eureka Mill:

33.5%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

58.4%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Eureka Mill:

83.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eureka Mill, SC Residents

4.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from York County, SC  1.87% ($27,354 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, SC  0.64% ($24,500)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.19% ($36,364)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,848 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, SC  2.24% ($28,043 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.61% ($25,714)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.27% ($21,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eureka Mill:

  • WGCD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBZK (980 AM; 3 kW; YORK, SC; Owner: CAROLINA METRO RADIO, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eureka Mill:

  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Eureka Mill:

  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • $446,000Total costs
  • 7,647Total average daily traffic
  • 453Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,912Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 81960-1969
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Eureka Mill, SC

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CR54XC195, 108 Rail Road Avenue (Lat: 34.717972 Lon: -81.200778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 96.6 m, Call Sign: WQVC805
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2015, Expiration Date: 01/05/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Eureka Mill compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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