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Median resident age:  35.8 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29440

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,040 (it was $29,297 in 2000)
Plantersville:

$34,040
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,137

Plantersville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,783 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Plantersville:

$90,783
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,895; Detached houses: $213,382; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,485; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,055; Mobile homes: $55,967

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Plantersville races chart
  • Black alone - 2,538 (79.3%)
  • White alone - 606 (18.9%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plantersville: 122.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 22 feet




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

Plantersville CCD:  0.5% ($244)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Plantersville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (63.7 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (146.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (500.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Waccamaw, SC (3.0 miles) , Pleasant Hill-Folly Grove, SC (3.2 miles) , Pawleys Island, SC (3.2 miles) , Murrells Inlet, SC (3.4 miles ), Bucksport, SC (3.5 miles ), Georgetown, SC (3.5 miles ), Garden City, SC (3.8 miles ), Surfside Beach, SC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.54 N, Longitude: 79.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Plantersville household income distribution Plantersville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Paper (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Average climate in Plantersville, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Plantersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the Plantersville 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 26.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plantersville-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% 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 68.5 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 60.8 miles away from Plantersville 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 88.4 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 63.0 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 90.7 miles away from Plantersville center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 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 Georgetown County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Plantersville:

  • TIDELANDS COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GEORGETOWN, SC)
  • JESSAMINE COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GEORGETOWN, SC)
  • FMC OF GEORGETOWN INC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; GEORGETOWN, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plantersville:

  • Coastal Carolina University (about 23 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 7,254)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 23 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Francis Marion University (about 52 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 59 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 62 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Trident Technical College (about 63 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 6,856)
  • College of Charleston (about 67 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 9,653)

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Notable locations in Plantersville: Holly Grove Plantation (A), Arundel Plantation (B), Bates Hill Plantation (C), Darlngton Plantation (D), Benvenue Plantation (E), Chicora Wood Plantation (F), Rose Bank Plantation (G), Milton Hall Plantation (H), Greenfield Plantation (I), Belle Reve Plantation (J), Kiethfield Plantation (K), Glenmore Plantation (L), Munlin Plantation (M), Carvers Bay (N), White House Plantation (O), Post Foot (P), Nightingale Plantation (Q), Exchange Plantation (R), Ruinsville (S), Hasty Point Plantation (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plantersville include: Trinity Church (A), Mount Tabor Church (B), Mount Carmel Church (C), Hopewell Church (D), Bethel Church (E), Johnson Chapel (F), Mount Zion Church (G), Annie Village Church (H), Friendship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hucks Field Cemetery (1), Yauhannah Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Yauhannah Lake (A), Horseshoe Lake (B), Indian Lake (C), Gatson Bay (D), Machine Bay (E), Longwater Swamp (F), Joe Bay (G), Broton Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Choppee Creek (A), Conch Creek (B), Big Branch (C), Stony Run Creek (D), White Creek (E), Squirrel Creek (F), Simmons Creek (G), Sandhole Creek (H), Sally Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plantersville include: Pee Dee River Rice Planters Historic District (1), Pee Dee Game Management Area (2), Rock Point Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Georgetown 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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AQI  SO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00279. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00279
U.S.:

0.06353
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.698
U.S.:

2.963
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 12.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

11.7


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

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

23.2%
Whole state:

14.1%

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

2.9%
Whole state:

6.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Plantersville, SC

Plantersville 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 (69%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Plantersville CCD (based on Georgetown County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.31%
Here44.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents31.8%24.4%8.3%8.3%6.0%
Congregations23.6%16.9%15.7%4.5%3.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Baha'iEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents5.7%3.0%2.5%2.1%7.9%
Congregations4.5%5.6%2.2%2.2%21.3%
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: 14
Georgetown County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Georgetown County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Georgetown County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

13.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Georgetown County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.3%
State:

13.4%

8.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Georgetown County:

0.12%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Horry County, SC  1.65% ($39,877 average AGI)
from Charleston County, SC  0.31% ($38,838)
from Williamsburg County, SC  0.30% ($28,000)


7.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Georgetown County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Horry County, SC  1.98% ($36,553 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.35% ($53,427)
to Richland County, SC  0.28% ($30,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plantersville:

  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: R.J. STALVEY)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WLMC (1470 AM; 1 kW; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMBERLAND A & A CORPORATION)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plantersville:

  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSYN (106.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSEA (100.3 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • WMBJ (88.3 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W260AK (99.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plantersville:

  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WWSC-LP (Channel 28; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: WWSC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22CJ (Channel 22; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


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