Indian, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 1,834.
Males: 861  (47.0%)
Females: 973  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
South Carolina median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 29580

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,500 (it was $37,731 in 2000)
Indian:

$53,500
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,830 (it was $13,725 in 2000)

Indian CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $74,432 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Indian:

$74,432
SC:

$179,800
March 2019 cost of living index in Indian: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Indian, SC (2000)
    • 1,52779.1%Black alone
    • 38920.1%White alone
    • 70.4%Hispanic
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 20.1%Two or more races

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 66.4 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

Indian, South Carolina map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Indian CCD:

0.7% ($319)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($510)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (63.6 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (123.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (498.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Stuckey, SC (2.3 miles ),
Hemingway, SC (3.0 miles ),
Nesmith, SC (3.2 miles ),
Johnsonville, SC (3.3 miles ),
Lake City, SC (3.5 miles ),
Cades, SC (3.5 miles ),
Kingstree, SC (3.7 miles ),
Scranton, SC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.74 N, Longitude: 79.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Distribution of median household income in Indian, SC in 2019
Indian satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Indian, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (11.8%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.6%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.7%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.3%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (16.1%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Indian, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Therapists (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Indian, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 72.6. This is about average.

City:

72.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Indian-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Indian place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Indian-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 49% 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 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from Indian 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 56.0 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 165.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 207.2 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 60.9 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 Williamsburg County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Indian:

  • JOHNSONVILLE HAMPTON PL. C.R. (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JOHNSONVILLE, SC)
  • LAKE CITY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • DR RONALD E MCNAIR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF WILLIAMSBURG (Hospital, about 14 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • FMC KINGSTREE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)
  • KINGSTREE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KINGSTREE, SC)

Amtrak station near Indian:

  • 14 miles: KINGSTREE (101 E. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indian:

  • Francis Marion University (about 32 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,624)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 37 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 46 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 59 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 62 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)

Public high school in Indian:

Public elementary/middle schools in Indian:

  • INDIAN LAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,200, Location: 4137 DOBY'S BRIDGE ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • INDIAN LAND MIDDLE (Students: 535, Location: 8361 CHARLOTTE HIGHWAY, Grades: 6-8)
  • HARRISBURG ELEMENTARY (Location: 10251 HARRISBURG ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Indian

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Indian: Burrows Hall (A), Cooper Crossroads (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Indian include: Saint John Church (A), Saint Marks Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C), Singleton Church (D), Midway Baptist Church (E), Indiantown Presbyterian Church (F), Hickory Hill Church (G), Central Church (H), Bethesda Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cooper Cemetery (1), Midway Cemetery (2), Indiantown Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Orr Swamp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Parsley Swamp (A), Boggy Swamp (B), Paisley Swamp (C), McKnight Swamp (D), Turkey Creek (E), Whiteoak Swamp (F), Cedar Swamp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Williamsburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.4%
Whole state:

70.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.2%
Whole state:

14.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.5%

For population 15 years and over in Indian:

Marital status in Indian, SC
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Indian:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
South Carolina average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Indian, SC (based on Williamsburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,63243
Evangelical Protestant6,20147
Black Protestant6,06730
Other1,5502
Catholic851
None12,888-
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: 8
This county:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Williamsburg County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamsburg County:

39.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Williamsburg County:

13.7%
State:

13.4%

4.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($27,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Florence County, SC  1.23% ($25,838 average AGI)
from Georgetown County, SC  1.11% ($32,466)
from Horry County, SC  0.30% ($20,813)


6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($26,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Florence County, SC  1.62% ($25,305 average AGI)
to Georgetown County, SC  0.96% ($28,000)
to Richland County, SC  0.45% ($26,813)

Strongest AM radio stations in Indian:

  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indian:

  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGSS (94.1 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)

TV broadcast stations around Indian:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Indian, SC
  • 64.1%Electricity
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Indian, SC
  • 63.1%Electricity
  • 18.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Wood


Indian compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.
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