For population 25 years and over in Norway:
For population 15 years and over in Norway town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $825 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (39.8 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (122.7 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (561.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Neeses, SC (2.4 miles ), Livingston, SC (2.7 miles) , Cope, SC (2.9 miles) , Denmark, SC (3.0 miles ), Springfield, SC (3.1 miles ), Blackville, SC (3.3 miles ), North, SC (3.4 miles ), Bamberg, SC (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.45 N, Longitude: 81.13 W
Area code: 803
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Crime in Norway detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.2%).
Work and jobs in Norway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Norway, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Norway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Norway town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 12/10/2004, a category F3 tornado 19.0 miles away from the town center injured one person.
Earthquake activity:Norway-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from Norway 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 64.6 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 70.4 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) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from Norway center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 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 Orangeburg County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Norway:
Amtrak station near Norway:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norway:
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00170. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 19.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.972. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Norway and their reported violations in the past:NORWAY TOWN OF (Population served: 978, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.6%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Norway compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Norway (based on Orangeburg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Norway government finances in 2002:
5.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,561 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,679 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Norway:
Strongest FM radio stations in Norway:
TV broadcast stations around Norway:
Norway fatal accident list:
Oct 31, 1994 06:21 PM, 321, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1989 00:45 AM, 332, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 27, 1979 09:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 17, 1978 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $387,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 85
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 2,482
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Norway)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norway, SC