For population 25 years and over in Parris Island:
For population 15 years and over in Parris Island CDP:
340 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (30.7 miles , pop. 131,510).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (150.2 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (614.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Port Royal, SC (2.0 miles ), Shell Point, SC (2.2 miles ), Beaufort, SC (2.7 miles ), Burton, SC (2.7 miles ), St. Helena, SC (2.8 miles) , Laurel Bay, SC (3.2 miles ), Hilton Head Island, SC (3.3 miles ), Bluffton, SC (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 32.33 N, Longitude: 80.69 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,284 (+26.5%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 843
Parris Island tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Parris Island: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Parris Island, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Parris Island-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Parris Island place center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/25/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Parris Island-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 50.8 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 44.6 miles away from Parris Island 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 60.2 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 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from Parris Island center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 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 Beaufort County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Phillips (musician) - Musician and songwriter.
Hospitals/medical centers near Parris Island:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parris Island:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3,788 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
Parris Island compared to South Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Parris Island (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Parris Island CDP (based on Beaufort County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.79%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 37
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
12.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($68,027 average adjusted gross income)
0.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,182 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,401 average adjusted gross income)
0.41% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,392 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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