For population 25 years and over in Fort Lawn:
For population 15 years and over in Fort Lawn town:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $371 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (35.2 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (483.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Landsford, SC (1.8 miles ), Irwin, SC (2.2 miles ), Springdale, SC (2.5 miles ), Lancaster Mill, SC (2.5 miles ), Richburg, SC (2.7 miles ), Lancaster, SC (2.7 miles ), Great Falls, SC (3.0 miles ), Elgin, SC (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 34.70 N, Longitude: 80.90 W
Area code: 803
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Crime in Fort Lawn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+21.0%).
Work and jobs in Fort Lawn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fort Lawn, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fort Lawn-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Fort Lawn town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 19.2 miles away from the town center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fort Lawn-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 25.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from Fort Lawn center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.0 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 84.0 miles away from Fort Lawn center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 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 Chester County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Banks McFadden - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Lawn:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lawn:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 14.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.4%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Fort Lawn compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Fort Lawn (based on Chester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,173 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:
5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,354 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Lawn:
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TV broadcast stations around Fort Lawn:
Fort Lawn fatal accident list:
Dec 29, 2008 12:55 AM, Sr-9, Main Street, Lat: 34.695119, Lon: -80.902806, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2003 01:00 PM, Us-21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 1998 02:00 PM, 828, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 1998 08:28 AM, Us-21, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 1996 04:30 PM, 9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 1994 08:26 PM, 9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 537
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Lawn)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Lawn)
Businesses in Fort Lawn, SC