For population 25 years and over in Scotia:
For population 15 years and over in Scotia town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (44.4 miles , pop. 131,510).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (165.2 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (609.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Furman, SC (1.8 miles ), Estill, SC (2.3 miles ), Luray, SC (3.0 miles) , Grays-Tillman, SC (3.3 miles) , Gifford, SC (3.5 miles ), Hampton, SC (3.9 miles ), Varnville, SC (3.9 miles ), Newington, GA (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 32.68 N, Longitude: 81.25 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+24.7%).
Work and jobs in Scotia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Scotia, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Scotia-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Scotia town center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 35.8 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Scotia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 89% 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 65.8 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 70.5 miles away from Scotia 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 78.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from Scotia center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 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 Hampton County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Scotia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scotia:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Scotia and their reported violations in the past:SCOTIA TOWN OF (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.3%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Scotia compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Scotia town (based on Hampton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
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Scotia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Scotia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,894 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:
5.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,285 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:
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Scotia fatal accident list:
Nov 6, 1982 01:25 PM, 321, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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