For population 25 years and over in St. Matthews:
For population 15 years and over in St. Matthews town:
15 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $582 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (27.8 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (106.7 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (537.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cameron, SC (2.9 miles ), Fort Motte-Lone Star, SC (2.9 miles ), Brookdale, SC (3.3 miles ), Sandy Run-Staley, SC (3.4 miles ), Wilkinson Heights, SC (3.5 miles ), Orangeburg, SC (3.5 miles ), Hopkins, SC (3.8 miles ), Edisto, SC (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 80.78 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in St. Matthews detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -294 (-12.2%).
Work and jobs in St. Matthews: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in St. Matthews, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
St. Matthews-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/10/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the St. Matthews town center injured one person.
On 4/15/2007, a category F3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 5 people.
Earthquake activity:St. Matthews-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from St. Matthews 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 57.2 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 100.0 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 64.4 miles away from St. Matthews center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 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 Calhoun County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Viola Davis - Actress, Alshon Jeffery - Football player, James Blood Ulmer - Blues guitarist, Clarence Felder - Film actor, Willie Holman - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near St. Matthews:
Airports located in St. Matthews:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Matthews:
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.762. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 18.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.9%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
St. Matthews compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for St. Matthews (based on Calhoun County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,355 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:
7.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,616 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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See more detailed statistics of St. Matthews fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 605
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 14,154
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. Matthews)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in St. Matthews, SC
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.