Latta, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,306 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 498  (38.2%)
Females: 808  (61.8%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29565.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,691 (it was $25,833 in 2000)
Latta:

$30,691
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,232 (it was $17,451 in 2000)

Latta town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,083 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Latta:

$99,083
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,738; detached houses: $127,408; mobile homes: $8,981

Median gross rent in 2017: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Latta: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.2%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Latta, SC (2010)
    • 81359.0%White alone
    • 53038.4%Black alone
    • 171.2%Hispanic
    • 120.9%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Latta, South Carolina as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Latta is 176 to 1.


Crime rates in Latta by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.6)
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)
1
(67.3)
1
(66.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(134.7)
1
(67.4)
2
(143.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.4)
1
(77.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(135.2)
4
(269.4)
10
(666.2)
8
(539.4)
5
(336.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(215.1)
4
(290.3)
4
(296.5)
2
(147.5)
4
(298.7)
3
(223.0)
8
(603.3)
5
(385.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(336.7)
49
(3,264)
43
(2,900)
29
(1,953)
15
(1,011)
21
(1,505)
29
(2,104)
33
(2,446)
18
(1,327)
14
(1,046)
17
(1,264)
17
(1,282)
14
(1,080)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(608.5)
6
(404.0)
6
(399.7)
17
(1,146)
12
(808.1)
12
(809.2)
21
(1,505)
32
(2,322)
16
(1,186)
31
(2,286)
18
(1,344)
19
(1,413)
10
(754.1)
16
(1,235)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(1,082)
13
(875.4)
52
(3,464)
62
(4,181)
83
(5,589)
80
(5,394)
92
(6,595)
107
(7,765)
76
(5,634)
75
(5,531)
85
(6,348)
77
(5,725)
71
(5,354)
68
(5,247)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(67.6)
1
(67.3)
6
(399.7)
7
(472.0)
6
(404.0)
6
(404.6)
3
(215.1)
3
(217.7)
5
(370.6)
2
(147.5)
10
(746.8)
8
(594.8)
6
(452.5)
6
(463.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(67.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(202.3)
3
(215.1)
4
(290.3)
2
(148.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.3)
2
(150.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)131.8270.71104.61027.0911.8561.0866.71143.7916.2702.8706.5695.2800.9726.9

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City-data.com crime index in Latta, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.94
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (21.1%), English (17.8%), European (5.4%), Scottish (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), German (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 105 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,259 people per square mile   (low).

Latta, South Carolina map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
South Carolina:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $828 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $382 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (58.3 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (99.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (457.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sellers, SC (2.1 miles ),
Dillon, SC (2.6 miles ),
Hamer, SC (3.1 miles ),
Marion, SC (3.3 miles ),
Little Rock, SC (3.5 miles ),
Mullins, SC (3.7 miles ),
Lake View, SC (3.9 miles ),
Rowland, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.34 N, Longitude: 79.43 W

Area code: 843

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $96,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Latta, SC residents
Average permit cost in Latta, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Latta, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Food (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.4%)
  • Paper (7.0%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.8%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Latta, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)

Average climate in Latta, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Latta, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00100. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00100
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Latta-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Latta town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Latta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 107.6 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 177.9 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 97.4 miles away from Latta 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 136.9 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 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 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 Dillon County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Latta:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DILLON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • DILLON COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE OF ST EUGENE COM HOSP (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • MCLEOD MEDICAL CENTER - DILLON Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • ST EUGENE COMM HOSP SK MED REHAB UNIT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER AT THE PINES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DILLON, SC)

Amtrak station near Latta:

  • 7 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Latta:

  • Francis Marion University (about 17 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 23 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 28 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 32 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Richmond Community College (about 43 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 45 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 45 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)

Public high school in Latta:

  • LATTA HIGH (Students: 448, Location: 618 NORTH RICHARDSON STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Latta:

  • LATTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 530, Location: 300 VIKING DRIVE, Grades: PK-4)
  • LATTA MIDDLE (Students: 352, Location: 612 NORTH RICHARDSON STREET, Grades: 5-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Latta: Dillon County Library (A), Latta Fire Department (B), Latta Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Latta include: Berean Church of Christ (A), Latta Presbyterian Church (B), New Hope Baptist Church (C), Saint John Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Latta include: Latta Historic District Number 2 (1), Latta Historic District Number 1 (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dillon County Museum (101 South Marion Street), Dial A Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 101 North Marion Street).

Hotels: Latta Motel (226 South Richardson Street), Patrick Henry Motor Lodge (207 North Richardson Street), Best Western Executive Inn (1534 Highway 38 West).

Birthplace of: Carlisle Floyd - Composer, Kathryn Frost - General, Leroy Stanton - Baseball player, Norm McMillan - Baseball player.

Dillon 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 Latta that have no violations reported:

  • LATTA TOWN OF (1710002) (Population served: 2,033, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.4%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Latta (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Latta Branch at 100 East Leitner Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Latta:

Marital status in Latta, SC
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Latta:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
South Carolina average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Latta, SC (based on Dillon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,79948
Black Protestant2,64515
Mainline Protestant2,59224
Other1,155-
Catholic1281
None13,743-
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: 9
Dillon County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Dillon County:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.6%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dillon County:

14.3%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Latta:

49.3%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Latta:

47.2%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Latta:

40.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.6%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Latta, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$17,176$29,4450$0
Solid Waste Management 4$6,404$19,2121$255
Sewerage 3$7,101$28,4040$0
Water Supply 3$7,101$28,4040$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,360$28,3200$0
Financial Administration 1$3,510$42,1200$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,473$29,6760$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$999
Firefighters 0$0 16$548
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$512
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$859
Totals for Government 20$46,125$27,67527$3,173

Latta government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($31.39)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($15.31)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $625,000 ($478.56)
    Police Protection: $451,000 ($345.33)
    Regular Highways: $380,000 ($290.96)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($94.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($92.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000 ($43.64)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($43.64)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($35.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($22.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($6.13)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($3.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($17.61)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($17.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $680,000 ($520.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($13.78)

Latta government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $164,000 ($125.57)
    Other: $143,000 ($109.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $125,000 ($95.71)
    Other: $57,000 ($43.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $104,000 ($79.63)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.06)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $615,000 ($470.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $100,000 ($76.57)
  • Tax - Property: $498,000 ($381.32)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $246,000 ($188.36)

Latta government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $261,000 ($199.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $210,000 ($160.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000 ($39.05)

Latta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,000 ($58.19)

4.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($19,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
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 Marion County, SC  0.69% ($22,176 average AGI)
from Florence County, SC  0.66% ($27,246)
from Horry County, SC  0.38% ($25,342)


4.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
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 Marion County, SC  0.74% ($28,757 average AGI)
to Florence County, SC  0.67% ($32,940)
to Horry County, SC  0.37% ($47,595)
Businesses in Latta, SC
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Dennys1UPS1
Dunkin Donuts1Wendy's1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Latta:

  • WDSC (800 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Latta:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Latta:

  • 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.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Latta, South Carolina
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • South Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count6192
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9017
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1849
  • Fatalities6940
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents847
See more detailed statistics of Latta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.2mTotal length
  • $150,000Total costs
  • 94,340Total average daily traffic
  • 15,884Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,276Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Latta, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Latta, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Latta)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Latta, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • DILLON, Rt 3 Box 376 (Lat: 34.333194 Lon: -79.539472), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WMK664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2123.20 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2008, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, One Allied Drive, B1f02-D, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • LATTA, 1062 Free States Rd. (Lat: 34.393722 Lon: -79.449222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 63.4 m, Call Sign: WPUS628,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • MILL CREEK, 122 Gary Road (Lat: 34.349139 Lon: -79.538444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQOV309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2012, Expiration Date: 02/07/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2012, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • OAK GROVE, 1534 Olen Lane (Lat: 34.308889 Lon: -79.609167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQOV310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2012, Expiration Date: 02/07/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2012, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • CR03AW279, 3019 Elberry Road (Lat: 34.331861 Lon: -79.560194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 105.8 m, Call Sign: WQVD309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2015, Expiration Date: 01/07/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • CR04AW192, South Of Hickory Place, West Of Us Hwy 501 (Lat: 34.301028 Lon: -79.437306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQVD337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2015, Expiration Date: 01/07/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • LATTA, Lat: 34.338083 Lon: -79.432778, Call Sign: WQWJ734,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2015, Expiration Date: 09/16/2025, Certifier: Willie Hooks, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Latta)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61977 , Serial Number: 17264933, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/22/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Rdr Racing Inc, 103 Heather Rd, Latta, SC 29565
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7008R , Serial Number: 28-21701, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Michael F Dugas, 1814 Ashtin Ct, Latta, SC 29565

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 56. The highest number of reported fires - 179 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Latta, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.5%), and Structure Fires (26.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Latta, SC
    • 43148.5%Outside Fires
    • 23826.8%Structure Fires
    • 16318.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 566.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Latta, SC
Most common first names in Latta, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7768.9 years
Mary5375.9 years
John4869.1 years
Willie4172.3 years
William3266.6 years
Robert2975.0 years
Annie2472.8 years
Louise1878.9 years
Charlie1572.7 years
Joe1568.9 years
Most common last names in Latta, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bethea8474.2 years
Lane3673.0 years
Hayes3374.0 years
Johnson3372.2 years
Williams3273.3 years
Davis3269.1 years
Berry2975.2 years
Smith2972.8 years
Allen2673.1 years
Jackson2567.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Latta, SC
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Latta, SC
  • 66.9%Electricity
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.3%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%No fuel used


Latta compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Latta on our top lists:

  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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