St. Charles, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 1,719.
Males: 783  (45.6%)
Females: 936  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29010

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,874 (it was $22,798 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$22,874
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,905 (it was $18,015 in 2000)

St. Charles CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,211 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$59,211
SC:

$139,200
  • Races in St. Charles, SC (2000)

    St. Charles races chart
    • 1,33977.8%Black alone
    • 34920.3%White alone
    • 140.8%Hispanic
    • 120.7%Two or more races
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Charles: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 172 feet

Land area: 46.3 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Charles, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in St. Charles:

  • High school or higher: 52.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Charles CCD:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 9.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

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

St. Charles CCD:  0.9% ($365)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
St. Charles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (44.6 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (84.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (496.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Oswego, SC (2.4 miles) , Mayesville, SC (2.6 miles ), Lynchburg, SC (3.0 miles ), Bishopville, SC (3.1 miles ), Ashwood, SC (3.1 miles ), Mulberry, SC (3.3 miles ), East Sumter, SC (3.4 miles ), Lamar, SC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.08 N, Longitude: 80.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

St. Charles household income distribution St. Charles home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in St. Charles: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Charles, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Charles-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the St. Charles place center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 38.9 miles away from the place center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 81.9 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 130.0 miles away from St. Charles 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 71.7 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 117.4 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 38.8 miles away from St. Charles center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 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 Lee County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Charles:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • LEE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • MCCOY MEMORIAL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • MCLEOD II (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BISHOPVILLE, SC)
  • MARINER HEALTH CARE OF SUMTER - WEST (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • SUMTER EAST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - SUMTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SUMTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Charles:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 13 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 27 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Francis Marion University (about 35 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Benedict College (about 46 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 46 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 51 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 52 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)

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Churches in St. Charles include: Saint James Church (A), Mount Lisbon Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Hepsibah Church (D), Barnetteville Church (E), Mount Zion Church (F), Unionville Church (G), Saint Sinai Church (H), Saint Marriahs Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Shaws Pond (A), Minnie Deschamps Pond (B), Turners Pond (C), Players Pond (D), Player Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nancy Branch (A), Little Long Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lee 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 2009 was 45.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00111. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00111
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.5%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

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

30.1%
Whole state:

14.1%

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

13.0%
Whole state:

6.5%

St. Charles compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.2
South Carolina average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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 St. Charles CCD (based on Lee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,42120
Mainline Protestant2,26116
Black Protestant1,5679
Other2011
Catholic--
None12,770-
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: 3
Lee County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lee County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Lee County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.6%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

36.7%
South Carolina:

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

10.6%
State:

13.4%

5.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
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 Sumter County, SC  1.19% ($23,657 average AGI)
from Darlington County, SC  0.60% ($20,400)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.56% ($22,242)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
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 Sumter County, SC  1.29% ($24,039 average AGI)
to Darlington County, SC  0.95% ($29,421)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.92% ($20,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAGS (1380 AM; 1 kW; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: BEAVER COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQMC (1290 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MORRIS COLLEGE)
  • WSSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SUMTER BAPTIST TEMPLE, INC.)
  • WDXY (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W205BO (88.9 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W242AH (96.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Charles:

  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, 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.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, 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)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Marilyn Matheny, 0.1 Mi North Of The Intersection Of Unionville Road & State Road S31-109 (Lat: 34.062667 Lon: -80.248694), Type: 135.9, Overall height: 135 m
    Registrant: 9126388028, Marilyn@grahambrock.Com, 10 SYLVAN DRIVE, SUITE 26

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