For population 25 years and over in Mount Croghan:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Croghan town:
17 residents are foreign born (11.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $219 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (45.7 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (456.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Ruby, SC (1.8 miles ), Chesterfield, SC (2.8 miles ), Pageland, SC (3.1 miles ), Jefferson, SC (3.5 miles ), Morven, NC (3.8 miles ), McFarlan, NC (3.8 miles) , Peachland, NC (4.0 miles ), Wadesboro, NC (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 34.77 N, Longitude: 80.23 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 843
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+18.3%).
Average climate in Mount Croghan, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Croghan-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Mount Croghan town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.
Earthquake activity:Mount Croghan-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 17.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from Mount Croghan center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.5 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 59.6 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 Chesterfield County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Croghan:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Croghan:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.2%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Mount Croghan compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Mount Croghan (based on Chesterfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mount Croghan government finances in 2002:
4.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,343 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($198 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,241 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 Mount Croghan:
Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Croghan:
TV broadcast stations around Mount Croghan:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1