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Median resident age:  33.3 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29440

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,566 (it was $28,889 in 2000)
Sampit-Santee:

$33,566
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,505

Sampit-Santee CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,815 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Sampit-Santee:

$105,815
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $146,441; Detached houses: $156,409; Mobile homes: $136,189

Sampit-Santee, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Sampit-Santee races chart
  • Black alone - 2,544 (64.9%)
  • White alone - 1,279 (32.6%)
  • Hispanic - 78 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.08%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sampit-Santee: 130.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone




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

Sampit-Santee CCD:  0.6% ($350)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (42.8 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (156.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (522.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Georgetown, SC (3.3 miles ), McClellanville, SC (3.6 miles ), Andrews, SC (3.8 miles ), Jamestown, SC (3.9 miles) , Trio, SC (4.3 miles) , Cordesville, SC (4.4 miles) , Pawleys Island, SC (4.6 miles) , Plantersville, SC (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 33.27 N, Longitude: 79.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Sampit-Santee household income distribution Sampit-Santee home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Paper (10%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Chemicals (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Sampit-Santee, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Sampit-Santee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/4/1979, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Sampit-Santee place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/11/2002, a category F2 tornado 10.5 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sampit-Santee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 48.3 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 42.2 miles away from Sampit-Santee 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 66.5 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 42.8 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 65.7 miles away from Sampit-Santee center
On 11/13/1990 at 15:22:13, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 2.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 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 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 Sampit-Santee:

  • PRINCE GEORGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GEORGETOWN, SC)
  • FMC WINYAH (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GEORGETOWN, SC)
  • MARYVILLE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GEORGETOWN, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sampit-Santee:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 42 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,364)
  • Trident Technical College (about 42 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 6,856)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 44 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 45 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • College of Charleston (about 45 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 9,653)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 45 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 45 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,287)

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Notable locations in Sampit-Santee: Black Out Plantation (A), Hide Out Plantation (B), Ravenel Plantation (C), Dorien Station (D), Doar Plantation (E), Cat Island Plantation (F), Annandale Plantation (G), Kinloch Plantation (H), Hopsewee Plantation (I), Cat Island Plantation (J), Rice Hope Plantation (K), Georgetown County Rural Fire Department Station 2 (L), Georgetown County Rural Fire Department Station 7 (M), Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sampit-Santee include: Mount Zion Church (A), Mount Olive Church (B), Friendship Church (C), Galilee Church (D), Cumberland Church (E), Cedar Creek Church (F), Rice Hope Church (G), Saint Marys Church (H), Bethel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Zion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Dawhoo Lake (A), Pine Ridge Pond (B), Mosquito Creek (C), Mackey Bay (D), Cherry Hill Swamp (E), Big Kilsock Bay (F), Boety Bay (G), Bino Bay (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Garfish Creek (A), Spring Gully (B), Wilkes Branch (C), White Oak Creek (D), Santee River (E), Sixmile Creek (F), The Cutoff (G), Summons Swamp (H), Pole Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sampit-Santee include: Yawkey-South Island Reserve (1), Sampit Park (2), Santee Coastal Reserve (3), Santee Park (4). 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 0.00299. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00299
U.S.:

0.06353
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 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 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 12.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

11.2


Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  70.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

24.9%
Whole state:

14.1%

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

8.8%
Whole state:

6.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sampit-Santee, SC


29 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Sampit-Santee 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 significantly 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 (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sampit-Santee 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 Sampit-Santee:

  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN 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.)
  • WLMC (1470 AM; 1 kW; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMBERLAND A & A CORPORATION)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sampit-Santee:

  • WWBZ (98.9 FM; MCCLELLANVILLE, SC; Owner: 98.9, INC.)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXJY (93.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSYN (106.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSEA (100.3 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • W260AK (99.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Sampit-Santee:

  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, 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)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W22CJ (Channel 22; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)

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