For population 25 years and over in Modoc:
For population 15 years and over in Modoc CDP:
8 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,479 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta, GA (21.0 miles , pop. 138,000).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (125.7 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (584.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Parksville, SC (2.2 miles) , Clarks Hill, SC (2.2 miles ), Appling, GA (3.0 miles ), Plum Branch, SC (3.1 miles) , South Lincolnton, GA (3.3 miles ), McCormick, SC (3.8 miles ), Evans, GA (3.8 miles ), Martinez, GA (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 33.71 N, Longitude: 82.22 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 864
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Modoc: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Modoc, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Modoc-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Modoc place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Modoc-area historical earthquake activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 75% 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 18.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from Modoc center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.4 miles away from Modoc center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in McCormick County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Modoc:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Modoc:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00523. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 4.2%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Modoc compared to South Carolina state average:
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Religion statistics for Modoc (based on McCormick County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,828 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:
5.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,201 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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Modoc fatal accident list:
Mar 8, 1983 05:05 PM, 221, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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