Nesmith, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 3,435.
Males: 1,674  (48.7%)
Females: 1,761  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29510

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,230 (it was $24,543 in 2000)
Nesmith:

$29,230
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,719 (it was $10,886 in 2000)

Nesmith CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,699 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Nesmith:

$72,699
SC:

$139,200
  • Races in Nesmith, SC (2000)

    Nesmith races chart
    • 2,25862.4%Black alone
    • 1,28935.6%White alone
    • 240.7%Two or more races
    • 230.6%Hispanic
    • 180.5%Asian alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Nesmith: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 145.5 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Nesmith, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Nesmith:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nesmith CCD:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 5.0%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Nesmith, South Carolina as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Nesmith to the number of sex offenders is 3,435 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Nesmith CCD:  0.6% ($262)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Nesmith satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (55.9 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (133.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (505.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stuckey, SC (3.1 miles ), Andrews, SC (3.2 miles ), Indian, SC (3.2 miles ), Trio, SC (3.5 miles ), Hemingway, SC (3.5 miles ), Pleasant Hill-Folly Grove, SC (3.7 miles ), Johnsonville, SC (4.1 miles ), Kingstree, SC (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 33.59 N, Longitude: 79.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Nesmith household income distribution Nesmith home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Apparel (9%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Nesmith: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Nesmith, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Nesmith-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.1 miles away from the Nesmith place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nesmith-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city 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 49.8 miles away from Nesmith center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 169.9 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 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from Nesmith center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Amtrak station near Nesmith:

  • 17 miles: KINGSTREE (101 E. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nesmith:

  • Coastal Carolina University (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Francis Marion University (about 42 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 48 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 52 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 53 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Trident Technical College (about 54 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)

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Notable locations in Nesmith: Rhems Plantation (A), Williamsburg County Fire Department Morrisville (B), Williamsburg County Fire Department Bloomingville (C), Williamsburg County Fire Department Nesmith (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nesmith include: Sand Hill Church (A), Snow Hill Church (B), Saint Marks Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D), Piney Forest Church (E), Nesmith Missionary Baptist Church (F), Mount Zion Church (G), Asbury Church (H), Weldon Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elim Cemetery (1), Bloomingvale Cemetery (2), Black Mingo Cemetery (3), Nesmith Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wilson Lake (A), Browns Pond (B), Rames Farm Pond (C), Lakewood Pond (D), Brockington Pond (E), Baker Swamp (F), Cedar Bay (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Birch Creek (A), Snow Branch (B), Sleeper Branch (C), Roper Branch (D), Rome Branch (E), Poplar Hill Branch (F), Smith Swamp (G), Spring Branch (H), Johnson Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Williamsburg 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 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00448. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00448
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

23.1%
Whole state:

14.1%

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

6.1%
Whole state:

6.5%

Nesmith compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above 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.
  • 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:

13.7
South Carolina average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (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 Nesmith CCD (based on Williamsburg County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,63243
Evangelical Protestant6,20147
Black Protestant6,06730
Other1,5502
Catholic851
None12,888-
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: 8
Williamsburg County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Williamsburg County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Williamsburg County:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamsburg County:

39.5%
South Carolina:

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

13.7%
State:

13.4%

Strongest AM radio stations in Nesmith:

  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nesmith:

  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGSS (94.1 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSYN (106.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSEA (100.3 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)

TV broadcast stations around Nesmith:

  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jonathan L Teseniar, 5889 Hemingway Hwy (Lat: 33.731472 Lon: -79.599222), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8433821391, Levon_mccutcheon, 1101 MAIN STREET
  • J L McCutcheon, 5889 Hemingway Hwy (Lat: 33.731472 Lon: -79.599222), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8433821391, Levon_mccutcheon, 1101 MAIN STREET
  • Levon J McCutcheon, 5889 Hemingway Hwy (Lat: 33.667528 Lon: -79.438250), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8433821391, Levon_mccutcheon@ftc.Org, 1101 EAST MAIN STREET
  • Jonathan L Teseniar, 5889 Hemingway Hwy (Lat: 33.667528 Lon: -79.438250), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8433821391, Levon_mccutcheon@ftc.Org, 1101 EAST MAIN STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cook Fire Tower Secondary Hwy S-45-24 3 1/2 Mi Nw Int With Sc Hwy 41 (Lat: 33.636278 Lon: -79.477556), Call Sign: KII646, Licensee ID: L00135262
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2001, Expiration Date: 01/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2011
    Registrant: State Of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29221, Phone: (803) 737-8800

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