Hilda, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 436 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 174  (40.1%)
Females: 262  (59.9%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29812.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,846 (it was $21,771 in 2000)
Hilda:

$32,846
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,158 (it was $11,368 in 2000)

Hilda town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,561 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Hilda:

$66,561
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $539.

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  • Races in Hilda, SC (2010)

    Hilda races chart
    • 38686.4%White alone
    • 4810.7%Black alone
    • 71.6%Hispanic
    • 40.9%Two or more races
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hilda: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (35.3%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.4%), German (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 257 feet

Land area: 3.07 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile   (very low).

Hilda,SC real estate house value index trend

Hilda, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Hilda:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hilda town:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 16.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hilda, South Carolina as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hilda to the number of sex offenders is 437 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $520 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $335 (0.5%)

Hilda satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (46.2 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (135.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (575.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Govan, SC (2.4 miles) , Blackville, SC (2.4 miles ), Denmark, SC (2.6 miles ), Barnwell, SC (2.7 miles ), Olar, SC (2.7 miles ), Elko, SC (3.3 miles ), Kline, SC (3.4 miles ), Snelling, SC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 33.27 N, Longitude: 81.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Hilda household income distribution Hilda home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.9%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +94 (+27.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Hilda, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hilda-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Hilda town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Hilda-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Hilda 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 67.3 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 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 265.4 miles away from Hilda 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 71.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnwell County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Hilda:

  • DCA BARNWELL (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BARNWELL, SC)
  • LEMON PARK COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BARNWELL, SC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST ACUTE CARE - BARNWELL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BARNWELL, SC)
  • LAUREL BAYE HEALTHCARE BLACKVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLACKVILLE, SC)
  • BAMBERG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE OF BAMBERG (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BAMBERG, SC)

Amtrak station near Hilda:

  • 7 miles: DENMARK (200 W. BARUCH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hilda:

  • Denmark Technical College (about 8 miles; Denmark, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • South Carolina State University (about 28 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 31 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 37 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 39 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 46 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 48 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)

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Notable location: Hilda Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Hilda: Hutto Chapel Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Wolf Bay (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Barnwell 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 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hilda that have no violations reported:

  • HILDA TOWN OF (0610004) (Population served: 466, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hilda compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
South Carolina average:

12.0

Hilda travel time to work - commute Hilda mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hilda town (based on Barnwell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,76047
Mainline Protestant1,4199
Black Protestant5184
Other2693
Catholic1502
None9,505-
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: 5
Barnwell County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Barnwell County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Barnwell County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnwell County:

35.6%
South Carolina:

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

16.6%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$600
Totals for Government 0$0 2$600

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Aiken County, SC  0.87% ($27,063 average AGI)
from Bamberg County, SC  0.41% ($23,733)
from Allendale County, SC  0.40% ($24,517)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Aiken County, SC  1.35% ($28,680 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.43% ($34,563)
to Orangeburg County, SC  0.42% ($17,097)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hilda:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WRIT (790 AM; 1 kW; BAMBERG-DENMARK, SC; Owner: VOORHEES COLLEGE)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hilda:

  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIIZ (97.9 FM; BLACKVILLE, SC; Owner: NICWILD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBD (95.7 FM; BAMBERG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDOG-FM (93.5 FM; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: GOOD RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hilda:

  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Hilda fatal accident list:

May 27, 1988 06:20 PM, 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 3, 1982 06:00 PM, 70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Francis P Mood, Jr., Double Pond Road (Lat: 33.295444 Lon: -81.243083), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8032178138, Tchambers@scana.Com, 1426 MAIN STREET, MC-107
  • H. Thomas Arthur, Double Pond Road (Lat: 33.295444 Lon: -81.243083), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8032179329, Saughtry@scana.Com, 1426 MAIN ST., MC-143
  • H. Thomas Arthur, Double Pond Road (Lat: 33.295444 Lon: -81.243083), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8032178138, Tchambers@scana.Com, 440 KNOX ABBOTT DRIVE, SUITE 240
  • Ronald T Lindsay, Double Pond Road (Lat: 33.295444 Lon: -81.243083), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8032178138, Tchambers@scana.Com, 220 OPERATION WAY, MC-B212

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: AB4ED, Previous Call Sign: KE4FIC, Licensee ID: L00215509
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 05/08/2021, Certifier: Edgar A Hartzog
    Registrant: Edgar A Hartzog, 85 Hartzog Rd., Hilda, SC 29813

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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