Privateer, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,349.
Population change since 2000: +10.9%
Males: 1,032  (44.0%)
Females: 1,317  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29154.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,313 (it was $34,861 in 2000)
Privateer:

$29,313
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,080 (it was $14,955 in 2000)

Privateer CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,629 (it was $59,800 in 2000)
Privateer:

$152,629
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,223; detached houses: $179,440; mobile homes: $34,297

Median gross rent in 2017: $620.

March 2019 cost of living index in Privateer: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.0%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Privateer, SC (2010)
    • 1,90080.9%White alone
    • 27311.6%Black alone
    • 1134.8%Hispanic
    • 492.1%Two or more races
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

Races in Privateer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (28.8%), German (13.7%), English (9.0%), Irish (5.7%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 172 feet

Land area: 8.18 square miles.

Population density: 287 people per square mile   (very low).

Privateer, South Carolina map

23 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $579 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $895 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (38.0 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (99.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (516.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lakewood, SC (1.8 miles ),
Cane Savannah, SC (2.4 miles ),
Paxville, SC (2.5 miles ),
South Sumter, SC (2.5 miles ),
Millwood, SC (2.5 miles ),
Pinewood, SC (2.6 miles ),
Sumter, SC (2.8 miles ),
Wedgewood, SC (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.82 N, Longitude: 80.39 W

Distribution of median household income in Privateer, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Privateer, SC in 2017
Privateer satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Privateer, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Food (9.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.9%)
  • Food (10.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Privateer, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (17.1%)
  • Carpenters (11.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Privateer, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 38.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.142. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.142
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00094. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00094
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Privateer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Privateer place center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the place center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Privateer-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 65.2 miles away from Privateer center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 120.4 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 55.6 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 101.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.8 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) earthquake occurred 63.2 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 Sumter County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Privateer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Privateer:

  • SUMTER VALLEY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • ATKINSON EAST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY REG MED CTR SUBACUTE SC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • ATKINSON WEST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • THOMAS DRIVE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SUMTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Privateer:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 8 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 32 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 35 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Benedict College (about 39 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 39 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 43 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 45 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sumter County Rural Fire Department Bethel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Privateer: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Stubbs Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Oak Branch (A), Bush Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sumter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.4%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Privateer:

Marital status in Privateer, SC
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Privateer:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
South Carolina average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Privateer, SC (based on Sumter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,023108
Black Protestant13,90546
Mainline Protestant10,96047
Other2,32312
Catholic1,9422
None47,303-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Sumter County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sumter County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Sumter County:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Sumter County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sumter County:

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.1%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Privateer:

48.3%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.8%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Privateer:

23.4%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Privateer:

6.2%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Privateer:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Privateer:

33.7%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

57.2%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Privateer, SC Residents

7.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.61% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,654 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.61%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  0.54% ($32,591 average AGI)
from Clarendon County, SC  0.50% ($29,764)
from Lee County, SC  0.23% ($26,144)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.46% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,417 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.46%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  0.69% ($33,639 average AGI)
to Clarendon County, SC  0.39% ($33,105)
to Lexington County, SC  0.26% ($39,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Privateer:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDXY (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SUMTER BAPTIST TEMPLE, INC.)
  • WQMC (1290 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MORRIS COLLEGE)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Privateer:

  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLJI (98.3 FM; SUMMERTON, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC .)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W205BO (88.9 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W242AH (96.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WORG (100.3 FM; ELLOREE, SC; Owner: GARRIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Privateer:

  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
Privateer fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Privateer fatal accident list:

Dec 8, 2012 05:25 PM, Sr-945, Lat: 33.822867, Lon: -80.387458, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 29, 2011 07:40 AM, Us-15, 251, Lat: 33.829036, Lon: -80.374003, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.2mTotal length
  • 11,360Total average daily traffic
  • 681Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,761Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$130,0422$127,69516$105,1591$12,0401$79,8201$62,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$23,3401$92,4100$00$01$37,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,4902$52,22511$105,5641$129,0801$103,7104$45,235
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$129,1771$20,9300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$44,8200$01$48,5200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$122,6001$117,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$138,7100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Privateer, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Privateer, SC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Privateer, SC
  • 87.1%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Privateer, SC
  • 81.8%Electricity
  • 18.2%Solar energy


Privateer compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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