Mount Pisgah, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 2,677.
Males: 1,361  (50.9%)
Females: 1,316  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29067

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,659 (it was $35,654 in 2000)
Mount Pisgah:

$39,659
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,144 (it was $20,613 in 2000)

Mount Pisgah CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,858 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Mount Pisgah:

$84,858
SC:

$139,200
  • Races in Mount Pisgah, SC (2000)

    Mount Pisgah races chart
    • 2,08786.2%White alone
    • 28011.6%Black alone
    • 421.7%Hispanic
    • 70.3%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mount Pisgah: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 101.1 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Pisgah, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Pisgah:

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Pisgah CCD:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mount Pisgah CCD:  0.4% ($199)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Mount Pisgah satellite photo by USGS

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

Mount Pisgah household income distribution Mount Pisgah home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (26%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Mount Pisgah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 30% 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 near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 123.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from Mount Pisgah 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 103.3 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 6.7 miles away from the city 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 149.2 miles away from Mount Pisgah center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 216.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 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:

  • Wingate University (about 33 miles; Wingate, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,125)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 41 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • York Technical College (about 42 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 42 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Winthrop University (about 44 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • Benedict College (about 47 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 48 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)

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Notable locations in Mount Pisgah: Kershaw County Fire Department North Central (A), Kershaw County Fire Department Gates Ford (B), Kershaw County Fire Station Buffalo Mount Pisgah (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Pisgah include: Shamrock Church (A), Pine Grove Church (B), Mount Pisgah Church (C), Mount Oliver Church (D), Buffalo Church (E), Oak Ridge Church (F), Abney Church (G), Sandy Grove Church (H), Providence Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McLeans Branch Cemetery (1), Stroud Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Horton Pond (A), Raley Millpond (B), Ubanks Pond (C), William Holly Pond (D), Sidney Horton Pond (E), Dew Fresh Pond Number One (F), Bowers Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gates Ford Branch (A), Shirley Creek (B), Neds Creek (C), Buffalo Creek (D), Gully Branch (E), Cow Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.5. This is better than average.

City:

54.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.4%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.4%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

6.5%

Mount Pisgah compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
South Carolina average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Pisgah CCD (based on Kershaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,13983
Mainline Protestant5,62730
Black Protestant2,12613
Catholic1,7241
Other1,1664
None28,915-
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: 9
Kershaw County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Kershaw County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Kershaw County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kershaw County:

30.0%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

13.4%

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, SC  1.65% ($36,220 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.43% ($32,789)
from Sumter County, SC  0.25% ($30,107)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($431 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, SC  1.59% ($32,331 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.37% ($34,235)
to Sumter County, SC  0.25% ($25,870)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Pisgah:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WKSC (1300 AM; 1 kW; KERSHAW, SC; Owner: KERSHAW BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Pisgah:

  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPUB-FM (102.7 FM; CAMDEN, SC; Owner: KERSHAW RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Pisgah:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
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