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Population in 2012: 216 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.0%
Males: 84  (38.9%)
Females: 132  (61.1%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29592.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $16,101 (it was $14,688 in 2000)
Sellers:

$16,101
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,170

Sellers town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $32,642 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Sellers:

$32,642
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $29,739; Detached houses: $37,400; Mobile homes: $15,375

Median gross rent in 2012: $419.

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  • Black alone - 173 (79.0%)
  • White alone - 41 (18.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sellers: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (2.9%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 311 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Sellers:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sellers town:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 10.3%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.8%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sellers, South Carolina as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sellers to the number of sex offenders is 72 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Sellers satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (62.8 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (100.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (461.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Latta, SC (2.1 miles ), Marion, SC (2.9 miles ), Dillon, SC (3.3 miles ), Mullins, SC (3.7 miles ), Hamer, SC (3.7 miles) , Quinby, SC (3.9 miles ), Little Rock, SC (4.1 miles) , Lake View, SC (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.28 N, Longitude: 79.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Sellers household income distribution Sellers home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -81 (-22.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Sellers-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Sellers town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sellers-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.9 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 61.0 miles away from Sellers center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.4 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 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.6 miles away from Sellers center
On 11/13/1990 at 15:22:13, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 2.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 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 Marion County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sellers topographic map

Birthplace of: Dave Smith (pitcher, born 1914) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Sellers:

  • ENGLISH PARK MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; MARION, SC)
  • JENKINS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARION, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DILLON (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; DILLON, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Sellers, SC

Amtrak stations near Sellers:

  • 12 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: FLORENCE (807 E. DAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sellers:

  • Francis Marion University (about 13 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,329)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 20 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 32 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 43 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 43 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 63 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 64 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)

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Churches in Sellers include: Sellers Chapel Baptist Church (A), New Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.06353
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

10.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sellers, SC

Sellers compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sellers travel time to work - commute


Sellers mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Utility gas (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 Sellers town (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.97%
Here38.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaha'iChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church in America
Adherents48.3%23.5%13.6%4.4%2.2%
Congregations35.8%34.0%-5.7%1.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%1.4%1.1%2.3%
Congregations1.9%1.9%5.7%1.9%11.3%
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: 11
Marion County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Marion County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

35.2%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,790$33,4800$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,732$26,9280$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$775
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$651
Totals for Government 4$9,522$28,5662$1,426


4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

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:
from Horry County, SC  0.86% ($32,000 average AGI)
from Dillon County, SC  0.66% ($22,592)
from Florence County, SC  0.56% ($26,215)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.09%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Horry County, SC  1.13% ($29,424 average AGI)
to Florence County, SC  0.86% ($26,330)
to Dillon County, SC  0.64% ($22,187)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sellers:

  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WDSC (800 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOLS (1230 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: WOLS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sellers:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sellers:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Sellers fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 1983 11:14 PM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Rick Suarez, 6721 Church Street (Lat: 34.279972 Lon: -79.476861), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE; MS:A-3
  • Rick Suarez, 6721 Church Street (Lat: 34.279972 Lon: -79.476861), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE; MS:A-3
  • John E Monday, 6721 Church Street (Lat: 34.279972 Lon: -79.476861), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • John E Monday, 6721 Church Street (Lat: 34.279972 Lon: -79.476861), Type: 92.6, Structure height: 45067 m, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: AA4AG, Licensee ID: L00710099
    Grant Date: 07/01/2003, Expiration Date: 09/28/2013
    Registrant: Clifford L Gordon, 273 Hwy 38 E, Sellers, SC 29592

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER S2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1740S , Serial Number: 1444R, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Taylor Charles D, Rt 1 Box 128, Sellers, SC 29592


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 3


Most common first names in Sellers, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John777.7 years
Mary576.0 years
William569.4 years
Willie476.5 years
Anna476.5 years
James467.2 years
Edward463.5 years
George375.4 years
Ernest364.6 years
Dorothy371.7 years
Most common last names in Sellers, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bethea772.7 years
Horne677.7 years
Page678.0 years
Franklin569.2 years
Ellerbe568.4 years
Ford568.8 years
Braddy579.6 years
Lester575.8 years
White583.6 years
Johnson565.0 years
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