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 Charleston County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Phillips (musician) - Musician and songwriter.
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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):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Parris Island (based on Charleston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 88
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 140
Number of full-service restaurants: 393
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,436 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,236 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($737 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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