Summerton, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 959 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 404  (42.2%)
Females: 555  (57.8%)
Median resident age:

50.6 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29148.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,875 (it was $21,563 in 2000)
Summerton:

$22,875
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,070 (it was $13,284 in 2000)

Summerton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,989 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Summerton:

$81,989
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $156,382; detached houses: $183,923; mobile homes: $16,530

Median gross rent in 2017: $345.

March 2019 cost of living index in Summerton: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.0%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Summerton, SC (2010)
    • 61661.6%Black alone
    • 34734.7%White alone
    • 161.6%Hispanic
    • 141.4%Asian alone
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Summerton, South Carolina as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Summerton is 1,039 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Summerton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(94.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(514.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(93.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(195.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.8)
1
(99.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(104.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(376.6)
5
(467.7)
6
(573.1)
8
(782.0)
4
(390.2)
1
(99.1)
4
(395.3)
3
(299.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(102.0)
3
(308.6)
1
(104.3)
1
(104.1)
3
(314.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(659.1)
15
(1,403)
15
(1,433)
28
(2,737)
12
(1,171)
12
(1,189)
10
(988.1)
5
(499.0)
5
(514.4)
8
(816.3)
13
(1,337)
5
(521.4)
3
(312.2)
4
(419.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(1,412)
26
(2,432)
16
(1,528)
27
(2,639)
12
(1,171)
12
(1,189)
19
(1,877)
8
(798.4)
16
(1,646)
8
(816.3)
12
(1,235)
14
(1,460)
19
(1,977)
11
(1,153)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(6,591)
90
(8,419)
52
(4,967)
58
(5,670)
38
(3,707)
39
(3,865)
44
(4,348)
34
(3,393)
34
(3,498)
30
(3,061)
27
(2,778)
34
(3,545)
47
(4,891)
44
(4,612)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(188.3)
3
(280.6)
4
(382.0)
4
(391.0)
2
(195.1)
2
(198.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(199.6)
2
(205.8)
N/A4
(411.5)
5
(521.4)
3
(312.2)
2
(209.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(195.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)810.71025.3794.71224.8753.2521.3700.6477.01403.3389.8590.5504.7452.7460.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Summerton, SC

Crime rate in Summerton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.19
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: Irish (7.4%), American (4.5%), English (2.5%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 139 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 831 people per square mile   (low).

Summerton, South Carolina map

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
South Carolina:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $824 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (47.4 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (114.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (527.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Paxville, SC (3.0 miles ),
Manning, SC (3.2 miles ),
Pinewood, SC (3.4 miles ),
Santee, SC (3.4 miles ),
Vance, SC (3.5 miles ),
Elloree, SC (3.7 miles ),
Eutawville, SC (3.8 miles ),
Privateer, SC (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.61 N, Longitude: 80.35 W

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Summerton, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Summerton, SC in 2017
Summerton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $99,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Summerton, SC residents
Average permit cost in Summerton, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +99 (+10.3%).
Most common industries in Summerton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Apparel (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Summerton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Religious workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Summerton, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Summerton, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 61.3. This is better than average.

City:

61.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.95
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.21
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00111. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00111
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Summerton-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Summerton town center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Summerton-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 50.2 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 124.2 miles away from Summerton 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 40.8 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 86.5 miles away from Summerton 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 48.4 miles away from Summerton 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 69.8 miles away from Summerton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarendon County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Summerton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Summerton:

  • LAKE MARION NURSING FACILITY (1527 URBANA ROAD)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES LAKE MARION (20 BUFF BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Summerton:

  • CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MANNING, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MANNING (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MANNING, SC)

Airports located in Summerton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summerton:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 23 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 28 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 30 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 47 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 48 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 48 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 49 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

Public high school in Summerton:

Private high school in Summerton:

  • CLARENDON HALL SCHOOL (Students: 219, Location: 1140 S DUKES ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Summerton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Summerton: Clarendon County Rural Fire Department Summerton (A), Summerton Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summerton include: Saint Marks African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Mattias Episcopal Church (C), Sanctified Church (D), Summerton Baptist Church (E), Summerton Methodist Episcopal Church South (F), Summerton Presbyterian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Knight's Inn (Highway 301 South), Knights Inn SanteeSummerton SC (2 Bluff Boulavard), Econo Lodge (I-95 & SR 102), Economy Inn (2126 St Paul Rd), Days Inn Summerton Sc (18 Buff Road).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Summerton and their reported violations in the past:

SIGFIELD WATER CO INC (1450006) (Population served: 231, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GIN POND SHORES WATER CO (1450005) (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GOAT ISLAND WSC (1450012) (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Summerton that have no violations reported:

  • SUMMERTON TOWN OF (1410003) (Population served: 2,096, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.9%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.2%
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
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Summerton (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Clarendon: South Dukes Branch at 11 South Dukes Street, branch established on 1985/12/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $205.4 mil, Deposits: $166.7 mil, headquarters in Manning, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Summerton Branch at 133 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/09/11. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Summerton:

Marital status in Summerton, SC
  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

For population 25 years and over in Summerton:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Summerton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Summerton, SC (based on Clarendon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,42051
Black Protestant4,34028
Mainline Protestant3,14419
Catholic3602
Other2472
None20,460-
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: 8
Clarendon County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Clarendon County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Clarendon County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clarendon County:

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarendon County:

33.6%
South Carolina:

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

13.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Summerton:

48.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Summerton:

17.8%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Summerton:

14.2%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Summerton:

33.7%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.3%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Summerton, SC Residents
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
Sewerage 1$3,540$42,4801$1,745
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,917$47,0044$11,668
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,990
Water Supply 0$0 1$2,504
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$489
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$3,905
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,517
Totals for Government 2$7,457$44,74211$23,818

Summerton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $27,000 ($28.15)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($26.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $379,000 ($395.20)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($278.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($176.23)
    Water Utilities: $164,000 ($171.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($52.14)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($51.09)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($33.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($72.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $39,000 ($40.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.04)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.04)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $420,000 ($437.96)

Summerton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $286,000 ($298.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($94.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $27,000 ($28.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($70.91)
    Rents: $8,000 ($8.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($6.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($286.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000 ($230.45)
  • Tax - Other: $113,000 ($117.83)
    Property: $105,000 ($109.49)
    Public Utility License: $43,000 ($44.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($25.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($7.30)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.13)

Summerton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,338,000 ($2437.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,243,000 ($2338.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000 ($98.02)

Summerton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $245,000 ($255.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,000 ($53.18)

5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sumter County, SC  1.78% ($29,764 average AGI)
to Richland County, SC  0.47% ($25,020)
to Florence County, SC  0.37% ($32,600)
Businesses in Summerton, SC
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Days Inn1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Summerton:

  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summerton:

  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLJI (98.3 FM; SUMMERTON, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC .)
  • 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)
  • WORG (100.3 FM; ELLOREE, SC; Owner: GARRIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W204BR (88.7 FM; MANNING, SC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • W242AH (96.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Summerton:

  • 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.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • Summerton, South Carolina
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • South Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count6905
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9892
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2571
  • Fatalities7710
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16786
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents696
See more detailed statistics of Summerton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.1mTotal length
  • $1,009,000Total costs
  • 212,125Total average daily traffic
  • 36,316Total average daily truck traffic
  • 133,748Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Summerton, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Summerton, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Summerton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Summerton Lookout Tower Furman Rd .5 Mi N Int Us Hwy 301 (Lat: 33.628500 Lon: -80.317861), Call Sign: KIB354, Licensee ID: L00135262,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2002, Registrant: State Of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29221, Phone: (803) 737-8800
  • Rickenbakers Ginnery At Davis Station (Lat: 33.600722 Lon: -80.266750), Call Sign: KFS679, Licensee ID: L00083921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2005, Registrant: Rickenbaker, Henry B:sconyers, Julius W Dba Rickenbaker & Sconyers, Summerton, SC 29148
  • 1 1/2 Mi N On Sc Hwy 15 (Lat: 33.628778 Lon: -80.360917), Call Sign: KYJ413,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.6400 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/1997, Expiration Date: 01/26/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2003, Registrant: R L Flowers, Summerton, SC 29148, Phone: (803) 478-8808
  • Furse Road (Lat: 33.600111 Lon: -80.382167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQKY282, Licensee ID: L01512682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.137 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2009, Expiration Date: 10/26/2019, Certifier: Robert Shaw, Registrant: John Deere, 4140 Nw 114th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322, Phone: (515) 331-4093, Fax: (309) 749-2153, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SUMMERTON, On Us Rt 301 1.6 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 33.618472 Lon: -80.325361), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WMK337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • NA ST PAUL, I-95 Frontage Rd (024725) (Lat: 33.572806 Lon: -80.378833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQOH978,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/04/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2018, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 2811 Furman Road, Yahu Field, (Private Airport Identifier Not Yet Assigned) (Lat: 33.600000 Lon: -80.305000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQHL291,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.975 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 08/28/2017, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2017, Certifier: Mike Huizenga, Registrant: 2911 Furman Road, Summerton, SC 29148, Phone: (806) 346-0676, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Summerton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH B-60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30K , Serial Number: P-255, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Robil LLC, 1204 Bridgeview Ln, Summerton, SC 29148
  • Aircraft: JOSE GUSTAVO KUDSI MACEDO SEAMAX M-22 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 893RR , Serial Number: 93, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): William Roquemore, 1204 Bridgeview Ln, Summerton, SC 29148

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 76. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 120 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Summerton, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.4%), and Structure Fires (21.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Summerton, SC
    • 74057.4%Outside Fires
    • 27721.5%Structure Fires
    • 24218.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 312.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Summerton, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Summerton, South Carolina:

  • Knights Inn, 2 Buff Blvd, Summerton, South Carolina 29148 , Phone: (803) 485-2895, Fax: (803) 485-8575
  • Days Inn Of Summerton, 18 Buff Blvd, Summerton, South Carolina 29148 , Phone: (803) 485-2865, Fax: (803) 485-8611
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Summerton, South Carolina
Most common first names in Summerton, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7277.1 years
James6972.5 years
William6070.3 years
John5271.2 years
Annie4177.3 years
Willie4172.2 years
Robert3969.8 years
Thomas3371.2 years
George3269.4 years
Dorothy2573.4 years
Most common last names in Summerton, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ragin6071.6 years
Johnson4773.8 years
Lawson4668.5 years
Green3673.1 years
Richardson3678.2 years
Oliver3472.0 years
Davis2977.2 years
Nelson2968.8 years
Bennett2969.3 years
Felder2871.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Summerton, SC
  • 58.2%Electricity
  • 23.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 4.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Summerton, SC
  • 85.1%Electricity
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Summerton compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Summerton on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
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