Seven Oaks, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 15,144. Population change since 2000: -3.9%
Males: 7,425  (49.0%)
Females: 7,719  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29210.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,491 (it was $47,019 in 2000)
Seven Oaks:

$45,491
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,744 (it was $22,388 in 2000)

Seven Oaks CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,064 (it was $109,900 in 2000)
Seven Oaks:

$138,064
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $136,782; Detached houses: $142,404; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,306; In 2-unit structures: $67,504; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,261; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $72,846; Mobile homes: $40,446

Median gross rent in 2012: $770.

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  • White alone - 9,492 (57.5%)
  • Black alone - 5,000 (30.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1,053 (6.4%)
  • Hispanic - 477 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 384 (2.3%)
  • Other race alone - 116 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 21 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seven Oaks: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.5%), English (10.5%), United States (9.3%), Irish (8.8%), Italian (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 7.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,930 people per square mile   (low).

Seven Oaks,SC real estate house value index trend

Seven Oaks, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Seven Oaks:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seven Oaks CDP:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

863 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This place:  5.2%
South Carolina:  4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $736 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $513 (0.4%)

Seven Oaks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (3.1 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (82.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (527.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: St. Andrews, SC (1.6 miles ), Dutch Fork, SC (1.8 miles ), Irmo, SC (2.0 miles ), Oak Grove, SC (2.2 miles ), West Columbia, SC (2.3 miles ), Springdale, SC (2.5 miles ), Lexington, SC (2.6 miles ), Cayce, SC (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.05 N, Longitude: 81.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +512 (+3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 775 (9.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Seven Oaks household income distribution Seven Oaks home values distribution

Property values in Seven Oaks, SC

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Seven Oaks, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seven Oaks-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Seven Oaks place center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seven Oaks-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Seven Oaks 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 91.0 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 133.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 200.5 miles away from Seven Oaks 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 54.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
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Hospitals and medical centers near Seven Oaks:

  • BRIAN CENTER NURSING CARE - ST ANDREWS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • HARMONY CARE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF SC - COLUMBIA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)
  • TRI COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • ADVANTAGE HOSPICE AND HOME CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES - THE MIDLANDS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)

Amtrak station near Seven Oaks:

  • 7 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI 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, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Seven Oaks:

  • 18 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seven Oaks:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 8 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,916)
  • Benedict College (about 8 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 8 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 40 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 42 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 46 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 49 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high schools in Seven Oaks:

Public elementary/middle schools in Seven Oaks:

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Notable location: Irmo Fire District Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Centers: Bush River Mall Shopping Center (1), Outlet Pointe Shopping Center (2), Richardson Plaza Shopping Center (3), Saint Andrews Shopping Center (4), Seven Oaks Shopping Center (5), Whitehall Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seven Oaks include: Redeemer Church (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Pine Grove Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lower Pine Grove Cemetery (1), Saint Andrews Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Corley Millpond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stoop Creek (A), Lorick Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lexington 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 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.15
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.438. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.438
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00322. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00322
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.6%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 19.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
151 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Seven Oaks compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Seven Oaks travel time to work - commute Seven Oaks mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (35%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Seven Oaks CDP (based on Lexington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.79%
Here: 49.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.3%16.1%15.2%6.1%4.6%
Congregations33.0%17.5%12.3%1.9%2.4%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.5%1.9%1.6%1.6%6.1%
Congregations2.8%1.9%2.4%4.7%21.2%
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: 42
Lexington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Lexington County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Lexington County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Here:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lexington County:

26.9%
South Carolina:

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

15.8%
State:

13.4%

Strongest AM radio stations in Seven Oaks:

  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCOS (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seven Oaks:

  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • W222AD (92.3 FM; IRMO, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WYFV (88.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Seven Oaks:

  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED71$154,44850$134,898272$132,9929$34,5241$1,851,42013$79,7080$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$138,4504$163,33030$134,3582$38,6850$01$38,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$133,86613$100,519117$125,5899$74,0720$09$121,5140$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$122,1986$135,12079$133,0352$93,1701$1,330,0001$92,6701$56,030
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$81,4602$242,50019$144,5620$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.10 , 0205.11, 0211.04, 0211.05, 0211.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$157,52913$144,0161$134,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$88,9805$138,5261$88,980
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$91,2373$126,1500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$88,6951$141,7400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.10 , 0205.11, 0211.04, 0211.05, 0211.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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