For population 25 years and over in Lockhart:
For population 15 years and over in Lockhart town:
17 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $269 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (35.8 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (45.9 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (499.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Monarch Mill, SC (3.0 miles ), Union, SC (3.3 miles ), Lowrys, SC (3.5 miles ), Jonesville, SC (3.6 miles ), Sharon, SC (3.6 miles ), Buffalo, SC (3.6 miles ), Hickory Grove, SC (3.7 miles ), Carlisle, SC (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.79 N, Longitude: 81.46 W
Area code: 864
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Lockhart, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lockhart-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Lockhart town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 33.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lockhart-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 86.5 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 57.9 miles away from Lockhart center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from Lockhart center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 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 Union County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lockhart:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockhart:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lockhart and their reported violations in the past:LOCKHART, TOWN OF (Population served: 651, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lockhart that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.4%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 81.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lockhart compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lockhart (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lockhart government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,053 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,294 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $563,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,326
Total average daily truck traffic: 559
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lockhart)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1