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Median resident age:  37.2 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29067

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,115 (it was $35,654 in 2000)
Mount Pisgah:

$39,115
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,558

Mount Pisgah CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,894 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Mount Pisgah:

$80,894
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,790; Detached houses: $93,153; Mobile homes: $55,406

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Mount Pisgah races chart
  • White alone - 2,087 (86.2%)
  • Black alone - 280 (11.6%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Pisgah: 125.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Average climate in Mount Pisgah, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

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:

  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 43 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,088)
  • York Technical College (about 43 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Winthrop University (about 44 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 4,937)
  • Benedict College (about 47 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 2,942)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 49 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)
  • Francis Marion University (about 52 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 53 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 7,630)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

9.52
U.S.:

9.59
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.
City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.10719
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

28.3
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.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1


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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mount Pisgah, SC

Mount Pisgah compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.33%
Here55.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents63.3%15.0%3.8%3.6%3.4%
Congregations47.9%21.9%6.3%2.1%1.0%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.4%1.7%1.6%1.1%4.2%
Congregations5.2%1.0%1.0%2.1%11.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
South Carolina:

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
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

11.5%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kershaw County:

30.0%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
South Carolina:

13.4%

7.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($580 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

0.13%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Richland County, SC  1.87% ($40,959 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.42% ($38,816)
from Sumter County, SC  0.38% ($32,038)


5.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($332 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richland County, SC  1.54% ($30,517 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.46% ($29,968)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.20% ($26,262)

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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