Sellers, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 210 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.2%
Males: 93  (44.3%)
Females: 117  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29592.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,417 (it was $14,688 in 2000)
Sellers:

$19,417
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $9,669 (it was $6,325 in 2000)

Sellers town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,246 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Sellers:

$42,246
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $363.

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  • Races in Sellers, SC (2010)

    Sellers races chart
    • 17379.0%Black alone
    • 4118.7%White alone
    • 31.4%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sellers: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (3.7%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 302 people per square mile   (very low).

Sellers,SC real estate house value index trend

Sellers, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Sellers:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sellers town:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 13.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

3 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This town:

2.6%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Sellers, South Carolina as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sellers to the number of sex offenders is 108 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $280 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $203 (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

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 June 2014:
Here:

10.1%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -81 (-22.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (23%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (31%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Sellers: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sellers, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sellers, South Carolina average temperatures Sellers, South Carolina average precipitation Sellers, South Carolina humidity Sellers, South Carolina wind speed Sellers, South Carolina snowfall Sellers, South Carolina sunshine Sellers, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Sellers-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 11% 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 slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 103.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from Sellers 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 92.9 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 132.7 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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 and medical centers near Sellers:

  • ENGLISH PARK MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 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)
  • DILLON COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE OF ST EUGENE COM HOSP (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • MCLEOD MEDICAL CENTER - DILLON Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • ST EUGENE COMM HOSP SK MED REHAB UNIT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DILLON, 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: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 20 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 32 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 36 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 43 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 44 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Richmond Community College (about 45 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.6. This is about average.

City:

68.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/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.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 44.3%
(55.4% for Black 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

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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
South Carolina average:

12.0

Sellers travel time to work - commute Sellers mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sellers town (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,16038
Black Protestant5,34423
Mainline Protestant2,32516
Other2,1662
Catholic1501
None14,917-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,005
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,891

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Horry County, SC  0.98% ($22,282 average AGI)
from Dillon County, SC  0.67% ($20,880)
from Florence County, SC  0.60% ($23,750)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Florence County, SC  1.07% ($25,884 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.91% ($27,204)
to Dillon County, SC  0.61% ($27,652)

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:

Jul 13, 2013 06:16 PM, Sr-83, Lat: 34.27880, Lon: -79.47715, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
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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