Lockhart, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 473 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1112.8%
Males: 239  (50.6%)
Females: 234  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29364, 29379.

Lockhart Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,436 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Lockhart:

$36,436
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,258 (it was $13,263 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $30,494 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Lockhart:

$30,494
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $718.

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  • Races in Lockhart, SC (2010)

    Lockhart races chart
    • 44290.6%White alone
    • 295.9%Black alone
    • 91.8%Two or more races
    • 40.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.6%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lockhart: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.0%), German (20.5%), Dutch (11.4%), United States (8.8%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 422 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 3,280 people per square mile   (average).

Lockhart, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lockhart:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockhart town:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 10.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $604 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $183 (0.7%)

Lockhart satellite photo by USGS

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

Lockhart household income distribution Lockhart home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (63%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (51%)
  • Transportation occupations (28%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

Average climate in Lockhart, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lockhart-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 22% 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 near South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from Lockhart center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from the city 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 273.5 miles away from the city 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 238.1 miles away from Lockhart 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 143.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Lockhart topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lockhart:

  • ELLEN SAGAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • DCI UNION (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • OAKMONT OF UNION (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • WEST MAIN ST COMMUNITY RESIDEN (Hospital, about 12 miles away; UNION, SC)
  • UNITED HOSPICE OF THE PIEDMONT (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CHESTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockhart:

  • Limestone College (about 22 miles; Gaffney, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • Winthrop University (about 27 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • York Technical College (about 29 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 33 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 33 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 34 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 34 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)

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Notable location: Lockhart Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Union 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 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.172. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.172
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lockhart and their reported violations in the past:

LOCKHART TOWN OF (4420010) (Population served: 488, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-06-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • 2 other older health violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lockhart that have no violations reported:

  • BROWNS CREEK W/D (4420002) (Address: DRAWER D , Population served: 2,870, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lockhart compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
South Carolina average:

12.0

Lockhart travel time to work - commute Lockhart mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lockhart town (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,53350
Black Protestant3,42419
Mainline Protestant3,18020
Other2101
Catholic501
None5,564-
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: 6
Union County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Union County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Union County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

32.1%
South Carolina:

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

12.5%
State:

13.4%
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
Water Supply 0$0 2$870
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,537
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,407

Lockhart government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $239,000 ($505.29)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($122.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($67.65)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($40.17)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($10.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $70,000 ($147.99)

Lockhart government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($112.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $32,000 ($67.65)
    Rents: $10,000 ($21.14)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($12.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($4.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $191,000 ($403.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000 ($84.57)
    General Support: $2,000 ($4.23)
  • Tax - NEC: $60,000 ($126.85)

Lockhart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $146,000 ($308.67)

3.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
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 Spartanburg County, SC  0.98% ($26,763 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.16% ($21,400)
from Richland County, SC  0.15% ($31,071)


3.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
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 Spartanburg County, SC  1.36% ($31,338 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.20% ($22,789)
to Greenville County, SC  0.19% ($24,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockhart:

  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • 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)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBZK (980 AM; 3 kW; YORK, SC; Owner: CAROLINA METRO RADIO, LLC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockhart:

  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Lockhart:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $4,315,000Total costs
  • 10,926Total average daily traffic
  • 847Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lockhart)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • E Side Of Dike On Canal St (Lat: 34.785694 Lon: -81.458417), Call Sign: WNYG624, Licensee ID: L00465399
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2002, Expiration Date: 02/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012
    Registrant: Lockhart Power Co, Lockhart, SC 29364, Phone: (803) 545-2211
  • Lockhart Dr (Lat: 34.791806 Lon: -81.460639), Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WPEY641, Licensee ID: L00465399
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2004, Expiration Date: 05/23/2014
    Registrant: Lockhart Power Co, Lockhart, SC 29364, Phone: (803) 545-2211
  • E Side Of Dike On Canal St (Lat: 34.785694 Lon: -81.458417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPHG291, Licensee ID: L00465399
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2005, Expiration Date: 05/23/2015, Certifier: Hunter Harris
    Registrant: Lockhart Power Company, Lockhart, SC 29364, Phone: (864) 545-2211, Fax: (864) 545-2591

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KJ4IEP, Licensee ID: L01449161
    Grant Date: 12/01/2008, Expiration Date: 12/01/2018, Certifier: William R Lax Jr
    Registrant: William R Lax Jr, Lockhart, SC 29364

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