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Population in 2012: 437 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 

Males: 187  (43.0%)
Females: 250  (57.0%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29812.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,849 (it was $21,771 in 2000)
Hilda:

$23,849
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,746

Hilda town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,003 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Hilda:

$64,003
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,054; Detached houses: $70,374; Mobile homes: $33,143

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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Hilda races chart
  • White alone - 386 (86.4%)
  • Black alone - 48 (10.7%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hilda: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (24.7%), English (12.3%), German (7.2%), Dutch (6.4%), Irish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 257 feet

Land area: 3.07 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Hilda:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hilda town:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 13.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hilda, South Carolina as of September 15, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hilda to the number of sex offenders is 437 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $474 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $340 (0.5%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +94 (+27.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Electricians (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Hilda-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 61% 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 87% 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 4/17/1995 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 Hilda center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.3 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 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).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Hilda, 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:

  • South Carolina State University (about 28 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 37 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Medical College of Georgia (about 46 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Augusta State University (about 48 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,766)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 48 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 48 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 52 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.972. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.972
U.S.:

2.963
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.48
U.S.:

11.08
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 19.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.9
U.S.:

25.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hilda and their reported violations in the past:

HILDA TOWN OF (Population served: 466, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.6%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hilda, SC

Hilda compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hilda travel time to work - commute


Hilda mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.74%
Here50.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents71.3%10.3%3.8%2.8%2.0%
Congregations44.9%10.2%6.1%6.1%6.1%
NameCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.3%1.0%3.8%
Congregations4.1%4.1%2.0%2.0%14.3%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

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:
from Aiken County, SC  0.92% ($28,536 average AGI)
from Bamberg County, SC  0.54% ($30,073)
from Allendale County, SC  0.48% ($24,889)


5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

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:
to Aiken County, SC  0.88% ($29,672 average AGI)
to Bamberg County, SC  0.41% ($17,194)
to Allendale County, SC  0.33% ($23,080)

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 drivers: 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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