For population 25 years and over in Kingstree:
For population 15 years and over in Kingstree town:
29 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $548 (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 ).
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Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 79.83 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,433 (+72.9%)
Area code: 843
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 Kingstree detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -501 (-12.5%).
Work and jobs in Kingstree: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kingstree, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kingstree-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 47% greater 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 near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 Kingstree 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 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) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Kingstree center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph L. Goldstein - Nobel laureate, Maxine Brown (soul singer) - Soul and R&B singer, J. Yancey McGill - Politician.
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Amtrak station:KINGSTREE (101 E. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Kingstree and their reported violations in the past:KINGSTREE TOWN OF (Population served: 7785, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.1%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.6% for Black residents, 67.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.2% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Kingstree town (based on Williamsburg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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4.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,065 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,813 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 Kingstree fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $266,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,948
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,266
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 28,232
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kingstree)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kingstree, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kingstree)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kingstree)