Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (46.2 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (52.1 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (479.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Kershaw, SC (2.6 miles ), Bethune, SC (3.1 miles ), Jefferson, SC (3.3 miles ), McBee, SC (3.5 miles ), Heath Springs, SC (3.6 miles ), Westville, SC (3.9 miles) , Tradesville, SC (4.1 miles) , Pageland, SC (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 80.47 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Mount Pisgah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Pisgah, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Pisgah-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Mount Pisgah place center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 10.1 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.
Earthquake activity:Mount Pisgah-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 6.7 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 37.5 miles away from Mount Pisgah center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 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 69.6 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 88.6 miles away from Mount Pisgah center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kershaw County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Pisgah:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 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 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 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 17.1 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Mount Pisgah compared to South Carolina state average:
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Religion statistics for Mount Pisgah CCD (based on Kershaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,931 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($580 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 ($34,296 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($332 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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