Lancaster Mill, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 2,524.
Males: 1,193  (47.3%)
Females: 1,331  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip codes: 29720.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,704 (it was $19,555 in 2000)
Lancaster Mill:

$21,704
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,511 (it was $10,896 in 2000)

Lancaster Mill CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,044 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Lancaster Mill:

$92,044
SC:

$139,200
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  • Races in Lancaster Mill, SC (2000)

    Lancaster Mill races chart
    • 1,11853.0%Black alone
    • 91643.4%White alone
    • 562.7%Hispanic
    • 110.5%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lancaster Mill: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.1%), English (2.4%), German (2.2%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), Irish (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,987 people per square mile   (low).

Lancaster Mill,SC real estate house value index trend

Lancaster Mill, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster Mill:

  • High school or higher: 44.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster Mill CDP:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 7.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Lancaster Mill CDP:  0.5% ($199)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Lancaster Mill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (34.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (479.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lancaster, SC (1.0 miles ), Irwin, SC (1.4 miles ), Fort Lawn, SC (2.5 miles ), Landsford, SC (2.9 miles ), Heath Springs, SC (3.2 miles ), JAARS, NC (3.3 miles ), Great Falls, SC (3.4 miles ), Catawba, SC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.71 N, Longitude: 80.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (25%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

Work and jobs in Lancaster Mill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lancaster Mill, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lancaster Mill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Lancaster Mill place center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 13.9 miles away from the place center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lancaster Mill-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 113.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from Lancaster Mill 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 121.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.4 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 194.7 miles away from Lancaster Mill center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lancaster County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lancaster Mill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lancaster Mill:

  • NANCY MCCONNELL COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • TOM MANGUM COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • SPRINGS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • HOME CARE OF LANCASTER (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • LANCASTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • WHITE OAK MANOR - LANCASTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • CATAWBA DISTRICT HHS (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster Mill:

  • York Technical College (about 20 miles; Rock Hill, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,572)
  • Winthrop University (about 22 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • Wingate University (about 27 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 34 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 36 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 37 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 42 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)

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Churches in Lancaster Mill include: Second Baptist Church (A), Immanuel Baptist Church (B), Holiness Church (C), Wade Memorial Church (D), Grace Church (E), Temple Church (F), Springdell Church (G), Second Avenue Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lancaster 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 2013 was 68.8. This is about average.

City:

68.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 25.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

20.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.9%
Whole state:  70.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

32.1%
Whole state:

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

18.3%
Whole state:

6.5%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.3
South Carolina average:

13.2

Lancaster Mill travel time to work - commute Lancaster Mill mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lancaster Mill CDP (based on Lancaster County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,632102
Mainline Protestant6,74133
Black Protestant4,96427
Catholic7802
Other5872
None36,948-
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: 14
Lancaster County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Lancaster County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Lancaster County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

32.1%
South Carolina:

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

9.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lancaster Mill:

41.4%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lancaster Mill:

12.8%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lancaster Mill:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.4%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lancaster Mill, SC Residents

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  1.28% ($59,041 average AGI)
from York County, SC  0.95% ($34,556)
from Union County, NC  0.41% ($40,514)


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, SC  0.93% ($31,599 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.80% ($33,601)
to Chester County, SC  0.28% ($24,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster Mill:

  • 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)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBZK (980 AM; 3 kW; YORK, SC; Owner: CAROLINA METRO RADIO, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lancaster Mill:

  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

TV broadcast stations around Lancaster Mill:

  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $791,000Total costs
  • 12,625Total average daily traffic
  • 353Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,473Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Lancaster Mill compared to South Carolina state average:

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