For population 25 years and over in Macedonia:
For population 15 years and over in Macedonia CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (36.2 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (55.1 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (496.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Mayo, SC (1.9 miles ), Chesnee, SC (2.1 miles ), Cowpens, SC (2.6 miles ), Gaffney, SC (2.9 miles ), East Gaffney, SC (3.1 miles ), Boiling Springs, SC (3.3 miles ), Boiling Springs, NC (3.5 miles ), Valley Falls, SC (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.11 N, Longitude: 81.80 W
Area code: 843
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Macedonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Macedonia, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Macedonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Macedonia place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 27.5 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Macedonia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 94.5 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 83.2 miles away from Macedonia center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 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 22.5 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 60.6 miles away from Macedonia center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 30.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Macedonia:
Amtrak station near Macedonia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macedonia:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
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:
9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
Macedonia compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Macedonia (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,615 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:
4.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,519 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Macedonia:
Strongest FM radio stations in Macedonia:
TV broadcast stations around Macedonia:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1