For population 25 years and over in Rowesville:
For population 15 years and over in Rowesville town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $585 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (45.6 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (126.8 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (556.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cordova, SC (2.5 miles) , Edisto, SC (2.8 miles ), Wilkinson Heights, SC (2.9 miles ), Branchville, SC (2.9 miles ), Orangeburg, SC (2.9 miles ), Bowman, SC (3.0 miles ), Brookdale, SC (3.1 miles ), Cope, SC (3.1 miles) .
Latitude: 33.37 N, Longitude: 80.84 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+19.2%).
Work and jobs in Rowesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rowesville, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rowesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Rowesville town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/15/2008, a category F3 tornado 9.3 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Rowesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 51.7 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 47.3 miles away from Rowesville 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 85.0 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 53.4 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) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Rowesville center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 83.5 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 Orangeburg County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rowesville:
Amtrak station near Rowesville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rowesville:
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Public elementary/middle school in Rowesville:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.6%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in nursing homes in 2000
Rowesville compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rowesville (based on Orangeburg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rowesville government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,561 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,679 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Rowesville fatal accident list:
Dec 27, 1998 11:00 AM, 64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 18, 1995 05:10 PM, 1029, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1975 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rowesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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