Moncks Corner, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 10,933 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +83.7%
Males: 5,421  (49.6%)
Females: 5,512  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29461.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,244 (it was $31,711 in 2000)
Moncks Corner:

$51,244
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,386 (it was $15,202 in 2000)

Moncks Corner town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $188,416 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Moncks Corner:

$188,416
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,074; detached houses: $191,829; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $389,818; mobile homes: $199,058

Median gross rent in 2017: $860.

March 2019 cost of living index in Moncks Corner: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 41.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Moncks Corner, SC (2010)
    • 4,47156.7%White alone
    • 2,81135.6%Black alone
    • 4005.1%Hispanic
    • 1301.6%Two or more races
    • 420.5%Asian alone
    • 220.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.09%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Moncks Corner detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Moncks Corner, South Carolina as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moncks Corner is 119 to 1.


Crime rates in Moncks Corner by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.6)
1
(12.2)
12
(134.6)
1
(10.6)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(46.6)
3
(45.3)
4
(60.2)
3
(42.9)
5
(69.8)
1
(13.5)
1
(12.5)
3
(36.5)
1
(11.2)
4
(42.2)
4
(38.8)
5
(46.2)
4
(34.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(155.4)
9
(135.8)
10
(150.5)
15
(214.4)
19
(265.4)
6
(81.2)
14
(175.5)
8
(97.2)
6
(67.3)
9
(95.0)
11
(106.8)
4
(37.0)
9
(78.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
34
(528.4)
29
(437.7)
27
(406.3)
41
(586.0)
28
(391.1)
29
(392.4)
34
(426.2)
34
(413.2)
19
(213.2)
43
(454.0)
34
(330.2)
39
(360.5)
52
(452.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(668.3)
33
(498.0)
58
(872.8)
92
(1,315)
75
(1,047)
47
(636.0)
65
(814.8)
54
(656.2)
92
(1,032)
33
(348.4)
51
(495.2)
59
(545.4)
37
(322.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
263
(4,088)
247
(3,728)
270
(4,063)
297
(4,245)
329
(4,595)
302
(4,087)
350
(4,388)
444
(5,396)
415
(4,656)
362
(3,822)
464
(4,506)
455
(4,206)
349
(3,039)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(808.2)
30
(452.8)
31
(466.5)
37
(528.9)
26
(363.1)
35
(473.6)
41
(514.0)
22
(267.3)
35
(392.7)
21
(221.7)
15
(145.7)
32
(295.8)
23
(200.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(62.2)
4
(60.4)
2
(30.1)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.1)
6
(72.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)495.6384.7435.5520.0555.7359.5496.8448.4631.0369.2375.1350.2354.3

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City-data.com crime index in Moncks Corner, SC

Crime rate in Moncks Corner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (14.6%), Irish (9.4%), English (5.9%), German (5.4%), Polish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/15/1909

Elevation: 56 feet

Land area: 4.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,449 people per square mile   (low).

Moncks Corner, South Carolina map

213 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

2.0%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,172 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $842 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (21.5 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (146.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (542.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pinopolis, SC (1.7 miles ),
Bonneau, SC (2.9 miles ),
Bonneau Beach, SC (2.9 miles ),
Cross, SC (3.6 miles ),
Sangaree, SC (3.6 miles ),
Goose Creek, SC (3.7 miles ),
Russellville, SC (3.7 miles ),
Ladson, SC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.20 N, Longitude: 80.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,989 (+38.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,844 (35.9%)

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Moncks Corner, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Moncks Corner, SC in 2017
Moncks Corner satellite photo by USGS

Moncks Corner tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2009: 100 buildings, average cost: $220,900
  • 2010: 106 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2011: 98 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2012: 82 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2013: 119 buildings, average cost: $256,300
  • 2014: 180 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2015: 192 buildings, average cost: $290,500
  • 2016: 260 buildings, average cost: $336,400
  • 2017: 267 buildings, average cost: $321,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Moncks Corner, SC residents
Average permit cost in Moncks Corner, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Moncks Corner, SC
Historical housing units in Moncks Corner, SC

Population change in the 1990s: +131 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in Moncks Corner, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Utilities (7.0%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Utilities (8.7%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Moncks Corner, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)

Average climate in Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Moncks Corner, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.369
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00361. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00361
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Moncks Corner-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Moncks Corner town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moncks Corner-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from the city 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 12.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from Moncks Corner center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.6 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) earthquake occurred 101.3 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 Berkeley County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moncks Corner topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Moncks Corner:

  • CONIFER I COMM. RES. (110 RESINWOOD DRIVE)
  • CONIFER II (114 RESINWOOD DRIVE)
  • BERKELEY CONVALESCENT CENTER ICF (505 S LIVE OAK DR)
  • UNIHEALTH POST ACUTE CARE OF MONCKS CORNER (505 SOUTH LIVE OAK DRIVE)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS MONCKS CORNER (112 MCCORMICK CIRCLE)

Airports located in Moncks Corner:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moncks Corner:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 16 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 19 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 28 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 29 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • College of Charleston (about 29 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)
  • South Carolina State University (about 54 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 54 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

Public high schools in Moncks Corner:

Private high school in Moncks Corner:

  • ST JOHN'S CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 347, Location: 204 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Moncks Corner:

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Library in Moncks Corner:

  • BERKELEY COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,980,845; Location: 100 LIBRARY ST.; 228,335 books; 5,064 audio materials; 7,364 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 430 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Moncks Corner: Monks Corner Plaza (A), Stony Landing Plantation (B), Berkeley County Courthouse (C), Berkeley County Library (D), Berkeley Manor (E), South Carolina Department of Social Services (F), Berkeley Museum (G), Berkeley County Library Monks Corner Branch (H), Moncks Corner Fire Department (I), Berkeley County Rescue Squad (J), Berkeley County Disaster Preparedness Office (K), Berkeley County Sheriff's Department (L), South Carolina Highway Patrol (M), Moncks Corner Police Department (N), Moncks Corner Town Hall (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Moncks Corner Bi-Lo Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Moncks Corner include: First Baptist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Moncks Corner United Methodist Church (C), Grace Church (D), Graham Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Graham Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Moncks Corner: Old Santee Canal State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Kiwanis Club of Moncks Corner (505 Rembert Centre Dennis Blv), Economy Inn (Highway 52 & 17-A), Holiday Inn Exp Moncks Corner (505 Rc Dennis Boulevard Highway 52 Byps).

Courts: Clerk Of Court (223 North Live Oak), Moncks Corner-Town - Administration- Clerk Of Court (118 Carolina Avenue).

Birthplace of: Larry Grooms - Politician, Robin Kenyatta - Jazz alto saxophonist, Andre Ellington - Football player, J. J. McKelvey - Football player, Kedron Young - College basketball player (The Citadel Bulldogs), Ryan Stewart (American football) - Football player.

Berkeley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BCWSA - EAST COOPER (0820009) (Address: ATTN: ACCOUNTS PAYABLE , Population served: 10,942, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2011)
BCWSA/SINEATH MHP (0850018) (Address: ATTN: ACCOUNTS PAYABLE , Population served: 583, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2008)
ATKINS LANDING (0870852) (Population served: 71, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
GARNETT MHP (0860058) (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BCWSA/SANGAREE W/D (0820002) (Address: ATTN: ACCOUNTS PAYABLE , Population served: 40,196, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • MONCKS CORNER CITY OF (0810001) (Population served: 5,862, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • O HAYNES SYSTEM (0850014) (Population served: 205, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BCWSA/LAKE MOULTRIE ESTATES (0820004) (Address: ATTN: ACCOUNTS PAYABLE , Population served: 154, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • MEPKIN ABBEY (0870972) (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BUTLERS MHP (0860063) (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WASSAMASSAW REC CENTER (0870945) (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANTEE COOPER REG WATER (0820008) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • LAKE MARION REGIONAL WATER PLT (3820003) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Moncks Corner in 2010:

  • 336 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Moncks Corner in 2000:

  • 233 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 202 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Moncks Corner (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants Bank of South Carolina: Carnes Crossroads Branch at 3751 South Live Oak Drive, branch established on 2000/05/08; Moncks Corner Branch at 221 East Main Street, branch established on 1966/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $303.7 mil, Deposits: $262.3 mil, headquarters in Holly Hill, SC, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fmb Of S.C. Bancshares, Inc.
  • SouthCoast Community Bank: Moncks Corner Branch at 337 East Main Street, branch established on 2000/05/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $425.3 mil, Deposits: $318.7 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Southcoast Financial Corporation
  • SCBT National Association: Moncks Corner Branch at 317 Highway 52, North, branch established on 1973/02/05. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Moncks Corner Branch at 511 North Highway 52, branch established on 2008/06/21. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: 206 East Main Street Branch at 206 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Moncks Corner Branch at 212 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Moncks Corner Branch at 237 East Main Street, branch established on 1949/07/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Moncks Corner:

Marital status in Moncks Corner, SC
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Moncks Corner:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Moncks Corner
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moncks Corner, SC (based on Berkeley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,148126
Mainline Protestant10,34651
Catholic7,2444
Black Protestant6,38837
Other2,2157
None123,502-
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: 17
Berkeley County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Berkeley County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Berkeley County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Berkeley County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Berkeley County:

11.3%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Berkeley County:

11.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Moncks Corner:

46.6%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.5%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moncks Corner:

21.2%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Moncks Corner:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Moncks Corner:

79.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moncks Corner, SC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 24$76,418$38,2090$0
Firefighters 13$38,920$35,9264$3,335
Financial Administration 5$17,147$41,1530$0
Streets and Highways 5$13,295$31,9080$0
Other and Unallocable 4$12,916$38,7482$3,337
Parks and Recreation 4$12,688$38,0644$2,073
Police - Other 2$4,512$27,0720$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,460$41,5203$3,851
Other Government Administration 1$3,075$36,9007$2,900
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 59$182,431$37,10520$15,496

Moncks Corner government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $3,841,000 ($351.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,640,000 ($150.00)
    Central Staff Services: $1,265,000 ($115.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $947,000 ($86.62)
    Public Welfare - Other: $784,000 ($71.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $362,000 ($33.11)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($4.12)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($2.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $523,000 ($47.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,331,000 ($213.21)

Moncks Corner government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $605,000 ($55.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $490,000 ($44.82)
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000 ($21.68)
    Special Assessments: $236,000 ($21.59)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($1.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $357,000 ($32.65)
    Other: $88,000 ($8.05)
  • Tax - Property: $2,926,000 ($267.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,094,000 ($191.53)

Moncks Corner government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,700,000 ($704.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,293,000 ($667.06)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $590,000 ($53.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000 ($16.74)

Moncks Corner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,746,000 ($251.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,394,000 ($493.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,000 ($7.32)

16.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

16.43%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($324 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.10%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dorchester County, SC  5.80% ($54,101 average AGI)
from Charleston County, SC  3.83% ($48,320)
from Richland County, SC  0.14% ($58,320)


11.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.18%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.16%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Charleston County, SC  3.09% ($47,379 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  1.82% ($41,441)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.43% ($27,926)
Businesses in Moncks Corner, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1SAS Shoes1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Church's Chicken2Subway4
Curves1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx4True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC1UPS1
GameStop1Verizon Wireless1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Moncks Corner:

  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WAZS (980 AM; 1 kW; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moncks Corner:

  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKCL (91.5 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: CHAPEL HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH & BIBLE CO)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWBZ (98.9 FM; MCCLELLANVILLE, SC; Owner: 98.9, INC.)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)
  • WPAL-FM (100.9 FM; RIDGEVILLE, SC; Owner: GRESHAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Moncks Corner:

  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W26CF (Channel 26; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
Moncks Corner fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Moncks Corner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 70.3mTotal length
  • $574,000Total costs
  • 164,764Total average daily traffic
  • 10,140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 275,341Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Moncks Corner, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Moncks Corner, SC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Moncks Corner)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 159 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Moncks Corner, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moncks Corner)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Moncks Corner)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$152,5186$139,12548$166,4046$21,2435$133,7562$40,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$52,8801$37,7006$158,8781$68,6100$01$40,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$129,4986$76,20723$164,5711$20,3402$85,4304$52,275
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$141,4301$133,43014$172,8901$26,0401$120,6800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$210,5850$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$175,4124$148,2781$65,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$216,0101$164,0800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$144,5500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Moncks Corner, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Moncks Corner, SC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 231. The highest number of fire incidents - 338 took place in 2011, and the least - 99 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Moncks Corner, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.2%), and Outside Fires (40.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Moncks Corner, SC
    • 1,73544.2%Structure Fires
    • 1,60840.9%Outside Fires
    • 50812.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 782.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moncks Corner, SC
Most common first names in Moncks Corner, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13571.6 years
James13469.9 years
John10471.1 years
Mary10174.3 years
Robert7768.3 years
Charles5866.2 years
Henry5273.3 years
George5172.1 years
Willie5074.6 years
Edward4671.2 years
Most common last names in Moncks Corner, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown7672.5 years
Simmons5869.3 years
Williams5670.7 years
Smith5573.9 years
Clark4968.3 years
Reid4868.5 years
Driggers4171.5 years
Wilson3768.6 years
Johnson3669.4 years
Davis3471.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moncks Corner, SC
  • 88.4%Electricity
  • 9.2%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moncks Corner, SC
  • 97.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Moncks Corner compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Moncks Corner on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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