Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (47.9 miles , pop. 56,002).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (96.7 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (546.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Walhalla, SC (3.0 miles ), Westminster, SC (3.1 miles ), Tallulah Falls, GA (3.1 miles) , West Union, SC (3.2 miles ), Mountain Rest, SC (3.2 miles) , Clayton, GA (3.6 miles ), Turnerville, GA (3.7 miles) , Tiger, GA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 83.22 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 864
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Long Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Long Creek, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Long Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Long Creek place center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 14.4 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Long Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 89% 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 74.3 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 83.2 miles away from Long Creek center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Long Creek center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 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 Oconee 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, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Long Creek:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Creek:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.67. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Long Creek that have no violations reported:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
Long Creek compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Long Creek CCD (based on Oconee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,827 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,479 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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