For population 25 years and over in Johnston:
For population 15 years and over in Johnston town:
21 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $585 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta, GA (28.6 miles , pop. 138,000).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (110.1 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (563.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Ward, SC (2.1 miles) , Trenton, SC (2.6 miles ), Edgefield, SC (2.8 miles ), Ridge Spring, SC (2.9 miles ), Monetta, SC (3.3 miles ), Saluda, SC (3.5 miles ), Pleasant Lane, SC (3.7 miles ), Edisto-Shaws, SC (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 81.80 W
Area code: 803
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Johnston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -362 (-13.4%).
Work and jobs in Johnston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Johnston, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Johnston-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Johnston town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Johnston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 39.5 miles away from the city center
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 93.5 miles away from Johnston center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 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 18.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from Johnston center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Edgefield County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Johnston:
Local government website: www.johnstonsc.org/govframe.htm
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.356. This is better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.8%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Johnston compared to South Carolina state average:
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Religion statistics for Johnston (based on Edgefield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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Johnston government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,341 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:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,502 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:
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See more detailed statistics of Johnston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 450
Total average daily truck traffic: 27
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 576
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Johnston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Johnston, SC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Johnston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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Businesses in Johnston, SC
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.