Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in July 2007: 1,034.
Males: 498  (48.2%)
Females: 536  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29135

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,477 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Fort Motte-Lone Star:

$37,477
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,690 (it was $20,369 in 2000)

Fort Motte-Lone Star CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,213 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
Fort Motte-Lone Star:

$113,213
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $142,821; Detached houses: $186,900; Townhouses or other attached units: $92,175; Mobile homes: $75,002
Fort Motte-Lone Star races chart
  • Black alone - 545 (51.1%)
  • White alone - 495 (46.4%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.09%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Motte-Lone Star: 141.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 78.7 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Fort Motte-Lone Star:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Motte-Lone Star CCD:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Fort Motte-Lone Star CCD:  0.6% ($417)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (31.9 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (106.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (532.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: St. Matthews, SC (2.9 miles ), Cameron, SC (3.1 miles ), Pinewood, SC (3.3 miles ), Elloree, SC (3.3 miles ), Gadsden, SC (3.7 miles ), Eastover, SC (3.8 miles ), Wedgewood, SC (4.0 miles ), Santee, SC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.68 N, Longitude: 80.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Fort Motte-Lone Star household income distribution Fort Motte-Lone Star home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Fort Motte-Lone Star: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina average temperatures Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina average precipitation Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina humidity Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina wind speed Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina snowfall Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina sunshine Fort Motte-Lone Star, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Fort Motte-Lone Star-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Fort Motte-Lone Star place center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 tornado 12.1 miles away from the place center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Motte-Lone Star-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 60.8 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 107.5 miles away from Fort Motte-Lone Star 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 52.8 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 97.0 miles away from the city 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 60.2 miles away from Fort Motte-Lone Star center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 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 Calhoun County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Motte-Lone Star:

  • FLORENCE GRESSETTE COMM RES (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SAINT MATTHEWS, SC)
  • WYLIE BRUNSON COMMUNITY RESIDE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SAINT MATTHEWS, SC)
  • NORTH ORANGEBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Motte-Lone Star:

  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 15 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 18 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 24 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 32 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 33 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 34 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 38 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Fort Motte-Lone Star: Langsyne Plantation (A), Low Falls Landing (B), Saw Dust Landing (C), Fort Motte Fire Department Lone Star (D), Fort Motte Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Motte-Lone Star include: Red Church (A), Saint Luke Church (B), Saint Mark Church (C), Saint Paul Church (D), Savannah Chapel (E), Bethel Church (F), Cedar Falls Church (G), Haynes Chapel (H), Bethel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Goodin Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Campbell Pond (A), Hutto Pond (B), Huttos Lake (C), Shehane Cabin Pond (D), Reid Pond (E), Reid House Pond (F), J L Wannamaker Cabin Pond (G), Gadden Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Squirrel Creek (A), Warley Creek (B), True Blue Creek (C), Buckhead Creek (D), Halfway Swamp Creek (E), Bates Mill Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calhoun 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 2012 was 44.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00111. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00111
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.6%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.1%
Whole state:

6.5%

Fort Motte-Lone Star compared to South Carolina state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Motte-Lone Star CCD (based on Calhoun County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.80%
Here: 28.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaha'iEpiscopal Church
Adherents44.4%31.6%12.0%2.4%2.3%
Congregations23.1%34.6%19.2%-3.8%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.2%1.0%1.8%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Calhoun County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Calhoun County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Calhoun County:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.0%
South Carolina:

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

15.6%
State:

13.4%

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Orangeburg County, SC  2.10% ($25,380 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  1.13% ($32,741)
from Richland County, SC  0.51% ($29,000)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Orangeburg County, SC  1.67% ($24,165 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  1.12% ($30,070)
to Richland County, SC  0.61% ($30,355)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Motte-Lone Star:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQKI (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Motte-Lone Star:

  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WORG (100.3 FM; ELLOREE, SC; Owner: GARRIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJI (98.3 FM; SUMMERTON, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC .)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSB-FM (90.3 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSPX (94.5 FM; BOWMAN, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W205BO (88.9 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Motte-Lone Star:

  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Cost of Living Calculator



Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2015 Advameg, Inc.