Lake Murray of Richland, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 5,484. Population change since 2000: +55.5%
Males: 2,665  (48.6%)
Females: 2,819  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29036.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $101,855 (it was $73,875 in 2000)
Lake Murray of Richland:

$101,855
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $48,001 (it was $35,083 in 2000)

Lake Murray of Richland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $297,006 (it was $215,900 in 2000)
Lake Murray of Richland:

$297,006
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $345,322; Detached houses: $345,322

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,223.

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  • White alone - 5,203 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 93 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 74 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.1%)

Races in Lake Murray of Richland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Murray of Richland: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.3%), United States (16.8%), Irish (13.5%), English (6.7%), Scottish (6.1%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.75 square miles.

Population density: 953 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Murray of Richland,SC real estate house value index trend

Lake Murray of Richland, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Murray of Richland:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Murray of Richland CDP:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

112 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This place:  2.3%
South Carolina:  4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,252 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,714 (0.7%)

Lake Murray of Richland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (6.2 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (79.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (528.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Irmo, SC (2.2 miles ), Chapin, SC (2.4 miles ), Dutch Fork, SC (2.5 miles ), Seven Oaks, SC (2.9 miles ), Peak, SC (3.0 miles) , Lexington, SC (3.2 miles ), Little Mountain, SC (3.2 miles ), Jenkinsville, SC (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 34.12 N, Longitude: 81.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Lake Murray of Richland household income distribution Lake Murray of Richland home values distribution

Property values in Lake Murray of Richland, SC

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Lake Murray of Richland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Murray of Richland, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Murray of Richland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Lake Murray of Richland place center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Murray of Richland-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 106.3 miles away from Lake Murray of Richland 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 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 192.0 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 141.4 miles away from Lake Murray of Richland center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 250.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Murray of Richland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Murray of Richland:

  • THE HERITAGE AT LOWMAN REHAB AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WHITE ROCK, SC)
  • PALMETTO HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; IRMO, SC)
  • ASCENSION HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; IRMO, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE IRMO (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; IRMO, SC)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • L.M.C.- EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)
  • BRIAN CENTER NURSING CARE - ST ANDREWS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)

Amtrak station near Lake Murray of Richland:

  • 16 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Lake Murray of Richland:

  • 11 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Murray of Richland:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 15 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,916)
  • Benedict College (about 16 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 16 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 48 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 48 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • South Carolina State University (about 50 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 50 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)

Public high school in Lake Murray of Richland:

  • CHAPIN HIGH (Students: 1307; Location: 300 Columbia Avenue; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Murray of Richland:

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Notable location: Lowman Home for the Aged (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lake Murray of Richland include: Bethel Church (A), Salem Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2), Hiller Cemetery (3), Bauknight Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.15
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.438. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.438
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00322. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00322
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.2%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
165 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
453 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lake Murray of Richland compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lake Murray of Richland travel time to work - commute Lake Murray of Richland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lake Murray of Richland CDP (based on Richland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.60%
Here: 41.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents32.5%16.8%9.5%7.4%6.5%
Congregations24.4%15.0%2.8%5.5%8.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaJewishOther
Adherents5.8%3.2%3.0%2.1%13.3%
Congregations4.7%3.1%2.8%0.8%32.7%
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: 53
Richland County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Richland County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
Richland County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

30.0%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

13.4%

8.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($970 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.18%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lexington County, SC  1.66% ($33,189 average AGI)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.26% ($32,331)
from Sumter County, SC  0.24% ($28,245)


8.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($934 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.19%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lexington County, SC  1.81% ($38,948 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.29% ($41,580)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.27% ($36,220)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Murray of Richland:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Murray of Richland:

  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W222AD (92.3 FM; IRMO, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Murray of Richland:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$184,34637$212,750187$244,4224$95,28813$273,971
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$174,5901$264,59018$241,7190$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$214,5485$273,04842$225,3851$14,2602$177,050
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$159,8355$271,86835$246,7150$02$157,620
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$380,65012$265,5310$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$298,27612$254,466
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$290,3273$270,327
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$572,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.06

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