For population 25 years and over in Monetta:
For population 15 years and over in Monetta town:
6 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $492 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (30.6 miles , pop. 59,332).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (103.9 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (555.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Ridge Spring, SC (1.7 miles ), Batesburg-Leesville, SC (2.4 miles ), Ward, SC (2.7 miles) , Johnston, SC (3.3 miles ), Summit, SC (3.4 miles ), Gilbert, SC (3.7 miles ), Edisto-Shaws, SC (3.7 miles ), Saluda, SC (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 81.61 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-19.1%).
Work and jobs in Monetta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Monetta, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Monetta-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Monetta town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 39.6 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Monetta-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 50.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Monetta center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.0 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 49.6 miles away from Monetta center
On 7/20/2004 at 09:13:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 6.4 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Aiken County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monetta:
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2002 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Monetta and their reported violations in the past:MONETTA TOWN OF (Population served: 1110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.4%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Monetta compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Monetta (based on Aiken County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 27
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Monetta government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,224 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,671 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($316 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Monetta)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monetta)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.