Kingstree, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,096 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 
Males: 1,500  (48.5%)
Females: 1,596  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29556.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $20,733 (it was $21,022 in 2000)
Kingstree:

$20,733
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,565 (it was $17,694 in 2000)

Kingstree town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,682 (it was $69,700 in 2000)
Kingstree:

$118,682
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $161,032; detached houses: $160,097

Median gross rent in 2017: $629.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kingstree: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.9% for Black residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kingstree, SC (2010)
    • 2,23567.2%Black alone
    • 97329.2%White alone
    • 812.4%Asian alone
    • 190.6%Hispanic
    • 180.5%Two or more races
    • 20.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kingstree, South Carolina as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kingstree is 3,316 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kingstree by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.1)
6
(191.1)
3
(89.1)
2
(60.2)
4
(123.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(190.2)
2
(62.4)
3
(97.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(319.4)
10
(292.8)
6
(180.9)
10
(308.4)
11
(342.6)
16
(509.7)
10
(297.0)
14
(421.1)
11
(339.6)
9
(285.6)
7
(221.9)
11
(343.3)
12
(391.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(435.5)
18
(527.1)
15
(452.2)
18
(555.0)
33
(1,028)
26
(828.3)
18
(534.6)
35
(1,053)
26
(802.7)
10
(317.4)
16
(507.1)
12
(374.5)
17
(554.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
57
(1,655)
57
(1,669)
34
(1,025)
66
(2,035)
117
(3,644)
45
(1,434)
42
(1,247)
83
(2,496)
59
(1,822)
43
(1,365)
57
(1,807)
55
(1,717)
27
(880.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
171
(4,965)
190
(5,564)
202
(6,090)
220
(6,784)
155
(4,827)
203
(6,467)
180
(5,346)
214
(6,436)
224
(6,916)
134
(4,253)
177
(5,610)
157
(4,900)
178
(5,808)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(522.6)
17
(497.8)
8
(241.2)
17
(524.2)
6
(186.9)
11
(350.4)
12
(356.4)
24
(721.8)
16
(494.0)
12
(380.8)
14
(443.7)
11
(343.3)
22
(717.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(29.0)
2
(58.6)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.3)
1
(31.9)
1
(29.7)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)539.2572.5479.3659.3796.3858.6715.8874.9804.9445.3706.5571.5658.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Kingstree, SC

Crime rate in Kingstree detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.57
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), English (4.0%), African (2.2%), Irish (2.1%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 3.14 square miles.

Population density: 987 people per square mile   (low).

Kingstree, South Carolina map

148 residents are foreign born (1.3% Africa).

This town:

4.6%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $772 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $479 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (55.4 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (120.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (508.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cades, SC (3.0 miles ),
Lane, SC (3.2 miles ),
Greeleyville, SC (3.3 miles ),
Indian, SC (3.7 miles ),
Lake City, SC (3.8 miles ),
Sardinia, SC (4.0 miles ),
Nesmith, SC (4.1 miles ),
Scranton, SC (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 79.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,276 (+70.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 522 (46.8%)

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Kingstree, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kingstree, SC in 2017
Kingstree satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $54,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $41,200
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $41,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $218,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $218,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $218,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $301,400
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $258,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Kingstree, SC residents
Average permit cost in Kingstree, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Kingstree, SC
Historical housing units in Kingstree, SC
Most common industries in Kingstree, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Kingstree, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)

Average climate in Kingstree, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kingstree, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Kingstree-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.3 miles away from the Kingstree town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kingstree-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 56.4 miles away from the city 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 46.1 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 153.5 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 87.9 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 52.0 miles away from Kingstree 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 74.5 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 Williamsburg County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingstree topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kingstree:

  • HOSPICE OF WILLIAMSBURG (205 MARTIN LUTHER KING AVENUE)
  • WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 500 NELSON BOULEVARD)
  • KINGSTREE NURSING FACILITY (401 NELSON BOULEVARD)
  • FMC KINGSTREE DIALYSIS (215 N BROOKS STREET)

Airports located in Kingstree:

See details about airports located in Kingstree, SC

Amtrak station:

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

College/University in Kingstree:

  • Williamsburg Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 498; Location: 601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave; Public; Website: www.wiltech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingstree:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 36 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Francis Marion University (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 40 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 48 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 49 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 50 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 53 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)

Public high schools in Kingstree:

  • YOUTH ACADEMY CHARTER (Location: 711 THOMLINSON STREET, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • KINGSTREE HIGH (Location: 615 MARTIN LUTHER KING AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Kingstree:

  • WILLIAMSBURG ACADEMY (Students: 435, Location: 1000 SANDY BAY RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • KINGSTREE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 644 SUMTER HWY, Grades: KG-12)
  • THE KING'S ACADEMY (Students: 37, Location: 872 SUMTER HWY, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kingstree:

  • W.M. ANDERSON PRIMARY (Students: 538, Location: 500 LEXINGTON AVENUE, Grades: PK-2)
  • KENNETH GARDNER ELEMENTARY (Location: 1503 WOODLAND DRIVE, Grades: 3-5)
  • KINGSTREE MIDDLE (Location: 616 MARTIN LUTHER KING AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY MAGNET SCHOOL OF THE ARTS (Location: 710 THIRD AVENUE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Kingstree

Library in Kingstree:

  • WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $379,443; Location: 215 NORTH JACKSON STREET; 61,120 books; 1,275 audio materials; 2,027 video materials; 35 state licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kingstree: Kingstree Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Williamsburg County Jail (B), Williamsburg County Courthouse (C), Kingstree City Hall (D), Kershaw Memorial Library (E), Kingstree Town Hall (F), Williamsburg Technical College Library (G), Williamsburg County Library (H), Kingstree Fire Department (I), Williamsburg County Fire Department Headquarters (J), Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office (K), Williamsburg County Disaster Preparedness Agency (L), Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office (M), Kingstree Police Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Kings Tree Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kingstree include: Williamsburg Presbyterian Church (A), Siloam Baptist Church (B), Saint Marys Holiness Church (C), Saint Johns Holiness Church (D), Saint Anns Catholic Church (E), Mount Zion United Methodist Church (F), Church of God (G), Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), First Old Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Kingstree Oxidation Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Kingstree: Kingstree Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Kingstree (1610 North LongSaint Street), Kingstree Inn (1410 North Longstreet Street), Best Western (1610 North Longstreet Street).

Birthplace of: Joseph L. Goldstein - Nobel laureate, Maxine Brown (soul singer) - Soul and R&B singer, J. Yancey McGill - Politician.

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

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

KINGSTREE TOWN OF (4510002) (Population served: 5,957, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2011)

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

  • NESMITH - MORRISVILLE SYSTEM (4520001) (Population served: 1,376, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.8%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Kingstree in 2010:

  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in federal detention centers
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Kingstree in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Kingstree (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Williamsburg First National Bank Bra, The Exchange Bank Of South Carolina, Longstreet Branch, Kingstree Mall Branch, Nelson Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Kingstree Federal Savings and Loan Association: Kingstree Federal Savings And Loan A at 101 East Mill Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $32.8 mil, Deposits: $28.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Anderson Brothers Bank: Kingstree Branch at 500 East Main Street, branch established on 1997/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $394.3 mil, headquarters in Mullins, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Anderson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Greeleyville: Kingstree Branch at 209 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, branch established on 1989/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $75.6 mil, Deposits: $65.3 mil, headquarters in Greeleyville, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Citizens Bank: Loan Production Office at 125 South Academy Street, branch established on 2010/01/10. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $358.7 mil, Deposits: $315.1 mil, headquarters in Olanta, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Kingstree:

Marital status in Kingstree, SC
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Kingstree:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kingstree
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kingstree, 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
Here:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
South Carolina:

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:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kingstree:

48.2%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kingstree:

14.1%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kingstree, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$41,825$38,6080$0
Water Supply 8$24,952$37,4280$0
Firefighters 7$18,356$31,46728$807
Financial Administration 5$17,189$41,2540$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,761$35,0440$0
Sewerage 3$10,625$42,5000$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,922$59,6887$1,736
Streets and Highways 3$8,581$34,3242$1,621
Other and Unallocable 1$3,917$47,0041$1,045
Police - Other 1$2,017$24,2040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,866$46,3921$535
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 48$155,011$38,75339$5,744

Kingstree government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $250,000 ($80.75)
    Libraries: $169,000 ($54.59)
    General Public Buildings: $41,000 ($13.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($1.29)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.97)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,200,000 ($387.60)
    Water Utilities: $1,005,000 ($324.61)
    General - Other: $955,000 ($308.46)
    Police Protection: $900,000 ($290.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $553,000 ($178.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $439,000 ($141.80)
    Central Staff Services: $386,000 ($124.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $296,000 ($95.61)
    Financial Administration: $200,000 ($64.60)
    General Public Buildings: $155,000 ($50.06)
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000 ($23.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($17.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($4.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($24.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($3.55)
    Other - Financial Administration: $8,000 ($2.58)
    Other - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.65)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $110,000 ($35.53)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($21.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($9.37)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($3.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,123,000 ($685.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($77.84)

Kingstree government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,412,000 ($456.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $632,000 ($204.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($6.46)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $611,000 ($197.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($5.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $263,000 ($84.95)
    Special Assessments: $131,000 ($42.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $73,000 ($23.58)
    Rents: $58,000 ($18.73)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($4.52)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.97)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,399,000 ($451.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $277,000 ($89.47)
    Water Utilities: $229,000 ($73.97)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($12.60)
  • Tax - Property: $850,000 ($274.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $576,000 ($186.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $574,000 ($185.40)
    Other License: $493,000 ($159.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $267,000 ($86.24)

Kingstree government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,074,000 ($3899.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,806,000 ($3813.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $268,000 ($86.56)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $12,000 ($3.88)

Kingstree government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,387,000 ($448.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $456,000 ($147.29)

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)
Businesses in Kingstree, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingstree:

  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingstree:

  • WGSS (94.1 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, 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)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W204AL (88.7 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)

TV broadcast stations around Kingstree:

  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
Kingstree fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kingstree fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • $3,751,000Total costs
  • 60,208Total average daily traffic
  • 4,111Total average daily truck traffic
  • 91,067Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kingstree, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 61990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kingstree, SC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kingstree)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kingstree, SC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kingstree)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kingstree)

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 154. The highest number of fire incidents - 304 took place in 2011, and the least - 51 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Kingstree, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.1%), and Outside Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kingstree, SC
    • 70041.1%Structure Fires
    • 66238.8%Outside Fires
    • 22513.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1186.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kingstree, SC
Most common first names in Kingstree, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15769.0 years
Mary12977.3 years
John12071.1 years
William10870.4 years
Willie7464.5 years
Robert6869.4 years
Annie5276.9 years
George4869.1 years
Thomas4170.7 years
Elizabeth3778.5 years
Most common last names in Kingstree, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tisdale12874.9 years
Fulton12471.8 years
Scott10972.9 years
Cooper10871.0 years
Brown10073.0 years
Mcclary7972.2 years
Wilson7170.6 years
Shaw6466.9 years
Burgess6373.4 years
Mccrea6272.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kingstree, SC
  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kingstree, SC
  • 95.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%Utility gas


Kingstree compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Kingstree on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #4 (29556) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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