For population 25 years and over in Pomaria:
For population 15 years and over in Pomaria town:
5 residents are foreign born (2.4% Oceania, 1.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (29.1 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (73.2 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (525.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Little Mountain, SC (2.2 miles ), Peak, SC (2.4 miles) , Jenkinsville, SC (2.7 miles) , Prosperity, SC (2.8 miles ), Chapin, SC (2.8 miles ), Monticello-Salem, SC (3.3 miles) , Newberry, SC (3.4 miles ), Lake Murray of Richland, SC (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 81.42 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-18.1%).
Average climate in Pomaria, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pomaria-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Pomaria town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pomaria-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 67.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from Pomaria center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from Pomaria center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Newberry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: James Haskell Hope - Politician, Johnny Werts - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Pomaria:
Operable nuclear power plant near Pomaria:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pomaria:
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Public elementary/middle school in Pomaria:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Pomaria compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Pomaria town (based on Newberry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pomaria government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Pomaria government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Pomaria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,513 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,390 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Pomaria:
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TV broadcast stations around Pomaria:
Pomaria fatal accident list:
Jul 12, 1997 09:15 PM, 176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $177,000
Total average daily traffic: 126
Total average daily truck traffic: 7
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 161
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pomaria)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pomaria, SC