Summerville, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 50,388 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +81.6%
Males: 24,399  (48.4%)
Females: 25,989  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29483.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,208 (it was $43,635 in 2000)
Summerville:

$63,208
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,360 (it was $20,103 in 2000)

Summerville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $217,570 (it was $106,600 in 2000)
Summerville:

$217,570
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $227,007; detached houses: $238,242; townhouses or other attached units: $70,940; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $323,285; mobile homes: $43,204

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,093.

March 2019 cost of living index in Summerville: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.9% for American Indian residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 18.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Summerville, SC (2017)
    • 35,58370.6%White alone
    • 9,51418.9%Black alone
    • 3,0816.1%Hispanic
    • 8921.8%Asian alone
    • 8781.7%Two or more races
    • 3080.6%Other race alone
    • 1690.3%American Indian alone
    • 540.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 69 registered sex offenders living in Summerville, South Carolina as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Summerville is 713 to 1.


Crime rates in Summerville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
6
(12.6)
1
(2.1)
2
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.2)
5
(10.0)
4
(7.9)
2
(3.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(28.8)
16
(41.8)
13
(29.6)
8
(17.2)
10
(21.0)
8
(16.8)
2
(4.4)
13
(28.8)
9
(19.2)
14
(29.1)
14
(27.9)
22
(43.6)
25
(48.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
34
(98.0)
44
(114.9)
36
(81.8)
57
(122.8)
47
(98.9)
45
(94.8)
32
(70.8)
26
(57.5)
23
(49.1)
21
(43.7)
29
(57.8)
31
(61.4)
19
(36.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(253.6)
77
(201.0)
96
(218.3)
97
(209.0)
75
(157.9)
103
(216.9)
47
(104.0)
65
(143.8)
107
(228.6)
76
(158.1)
112
(223.3)
90
(178.2)
94
(182.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
185
(533.0)
168
(438.6)
154
(350.1)
164
(353.4)
N/A240
(505.5)
192
(424.7)
217
(480.0)
203
(433.8)
224
(466.0)
188
(374.8)
173
(342.6)
217
(420.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,059
(3,051)
1,159
(3,026)
1,212
(2,755)
1,204
(2,595)
1,336
(2,812)
1,291
(2,719)
1,022
(2,261)
1,239
(2,741)
1,291
(2,758)
1,368
(2,846)
1,509
(3,009)
1,457
(2,885)
1,403
(2,721)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(282.4)
117
(305.5)
104
(236.4)
143
(308.2)
82
(172.6)
80
(168.5)
105
(232.3)
87
(192.4)
125
(267.1)
120
(249.6)
105
(209.4)
115
(227.7)
120
(232.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(14.4)
8
(20.9)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.4)
2
(4.3)
2
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(9.9)
4
(7.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)290.9284.3254.6249.9253.8247.1193.1227.6237.9246.9267.6262.4251.0

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City-data.com crime index in Summerville, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 133 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (15.7%), German (8.1%), Irish (7.6%), English (5.2%), Italian (2.8%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,280 people per square mile   (average).

Summerville, South Carolina map

2,368 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

4.7%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,579 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,259 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (12.8 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (156.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (558.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lincolnville, SC (1.2 miles ),
Sangaree, SC (1.9 miles ),
Ladson, SC (2.1 miles ),
Goose Creek, SC (3.0 miles ),
Ridgeville, SC (3.1 miles ),
Hanahan, SC (3.5 miles ),
North Charleston, SC (3.6 miles ),
Bear Swamp, SC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.01 N, Longitude: 80.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -794 (-1.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 6,617 (28.1%)

Area code: 843

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

Summerville tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 101 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 1998: 210 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 1999: 186 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2000: 234 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2001: 419 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2002: 525 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2003: 708 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2004: 1011 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2005: 1047 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2006: 652 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2007: 460 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2008: 174 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2009: 84 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2010: 124 buildings, average cost: $220,900
  • 2011: 150 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2012: 283 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2013: 246 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2014: 333 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2015: 231 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2016: 272 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2017: 181 buildings, average cost: $251,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Summerville, SC residents
Average permit cost in Summerville, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Summerville, SC
Historical housing units in Summerville, SC

Population change in the 1990s: +5,529 (+24.9%).
Most common industries in Summerville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Summerville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Summerville, South Carolina

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Summerville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.369
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00361. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00361
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Summerville-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Summerville town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Summerville-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 7.8 miles away from Summerville 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 4.8 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 145.8 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 44.2 miles away from Summerville 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 7.9 miles away from Summerville 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 112.0 miles away from Summerville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dorchester County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Summerville:

  • COASTAL CENTER HILLSIDE (9995 MILES JAMISON ROAD)
  • PARSONS II (711 PARSONS RD)
  • COLUMBIA SUMMERVILLE SKILLED NSG CARE (295 MIDLAND PARKWAY)
  • HALLMARK HEALTHCARE CENTER (255 MIDLAND PARKWAY)
  • OAKBROOK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (920 TRAVELERS BOULEVARD)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF SC - SUMMERVILLE (201 W 9TH NORTH STREET)
  • JEDBURG DIALYSIS (2897 W 5TH NORTH ST)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS SUMMERVILLE (109 BURTON AVENUE)
  • NHC HOMECARE - LOW COUNTRY (109 BURTON AVE SUITE D)

Airports located in Summerville:

Amtrak station near Summerville:

  • 15 miles: CHARLESTON (N. CHARLESTON, 4565 GAYNOR AVE.) . 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 Summerville:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 7 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 11 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 20 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 21 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • College of Charleston (about 22 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)
  • South Carolina State University (about 52 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 53 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

Public high schools in Summerville:

  • ASHLEY RIDGE HIGH (Students: 1,584, Location: 9800 DELEMAR HIGHWAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • CANE BAY HIGH (Students: 1,464, Location: 1624 STATE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SUMMERVILLE HIGH (Location: 1101 BOONE HILL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Summerville:

  • PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 769, Location: 1114 ORANGEBURG RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • RIDGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 269, Location: 2168 RIDGE CHURCH RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL & DAYCARE (Students: 263, Location: 337 FARMINGTON RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Summerville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Summerville:

  • SUMMERVILLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 227, Location: 226 BLACK OAK BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE OAKS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 221, Location: 505 GAHAGAN RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TINY TOTS TECH (Students: 104, Location: 328 SANGAREE PKWY, Grades: PK-3)
  • NEW ALPHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 100 WARING ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Summerville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hospital not listed: Summerville Medical Center
  • Churches in Summerville: Oakbrook Community Church(PCA) 705 Old Trolley Road, Summerville www.oakbrookpca.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Summerville: Summerville Country Club (A), Summerville Business Center (B), North Main Market (C), Summerville Galleria Phase I (D), Summerville Plaza (E), Pine Forest Golf and Country Club (F), Summerville Wastewater Treatment Facility (G), Gehagan Plantation (H), Summerville Fire and Rescue Station 4 (I), Summerville City Hall (J), Summerville Municipal Court (K), Dorchester County Public Library Summerville Branch (L), Azalea Hut Community Center (M), Summerville Emergency Medical Services (N), Summerville Fire and Rescue Station 3 (O), Summerville Fire and Rescue Station 2 (P), Old Forte Fire Department Number 1 (Q), Summerville Fire and Rescue Headquarters (R), Summerville Police Department (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Dorchester Village Shopping Center (1), Ladson Oakbrook Shopping Center (2), Heritage Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summerville include: Summerville Presbyterian Church (A), Stallsville United Methodist Church (B), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (C), Saint Lukes Lutheran Church (D), Saint Johns Catholic Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Bethany United Methodist Church (G), Wesley United Methodist Church (H), Victory In Praise Tabernacle (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Summerville: Summerville Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Summerville Dorchester Museum (100 East Doty Avenue) (1), Music in Motion Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1341 College Park Road) (2), Second Quarter Amusements (2145 North Main Street) (3), Summerville Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce (402 North Main Street) (4), Adventure Travel Cruise Corner (Tours & Charters; 120 South Main Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites Summerville (1025 Jockey Court) (1), Holiday Inn Express (120 Holiday Drive) (2), Hampton Inn Summerville (1015 Jockey Court) (3), Comfort Inn Summerville (1005 Jockey Court) (4), Econo Lodge Summerville (110 Holiday Road) (5), Country Hearth Bakery (1739 North Main Street) (6), Economy Inn (200 Holiday Drive) (7), Econo Lodge (Intersection Of I 26) (8), Comfort Suites (1025 Jockey Court) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Dorchester County - Traffic Court- Magistrate Court (212 Deming Way Suite 3) (1), Family Court Clerk of Court Division (212 Deming Way) (2), Dorchester County - Clerk of Court- Family Court Division (212 Deming Way Suite 3) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: A. J. Green - Football player, Garnet C. Wilkinson - Educator, Rickey Bustle - Football player and coach, Keith Jennings (American football) - Football player, Randy Scott (politician) - Politician, Sha'reff Rashad - Football player, Stanford Jennings - Football player, Kevin Long (offensive lineman) - Football player.

Dorchester 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 Summerville and their reported violations in the past:

DCPW/ASHLEY PHOSPHATE (1820008) (Population served: 20,085, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
DCWA/KNIGHTSVILLE (1820001) (Population served: 18,769, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-27-2005 and OCT-26-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2005), St Show-cause Hearing (SEP-28-2005), St BCA signed (FEB-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010)
DCPW/ I-95 (1870914) (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-12-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-19-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-19-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-22-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-19-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-22-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-19-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-01-2010 to JUL-01-2012)
WILLIAMS VARIETY STORE (0870266) (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • SUMMERVILLE CPW (1810003) (Population served: 65,512, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DCPW/SOUTHERN PALMS (1850011) (Population served: 1,091, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DCWA - TRANQUIL ACRES (1820003) (Population served: 812, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DCPW/EDISTO TRIBAL COUNCIL (1850010) (Population served: 491, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DCWA/CALOMET VALLEY (1850009) (Population served: 311, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DCWA/REEVESVILLE (1820002) (Population served: 243, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANDY RUN MHP (0860037) (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Summerville in 2010:

  • 160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Summerville in 2000:

  • 266 people in nursing homes
  • 209 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 108 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with most branches in Summerville (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: 1960 Old Trolley Road Branch, Summerville Branch, 690 Bacon's Bridge Road Branch, Central Avenue Branch, 9880 Dorchester Road. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Interstate 26 Branch, Summerville Branch, Oakbrook Branch. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Trolley Road Branch, Summerville Bacon's Bridge Branch, Summerville Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank of South Carolina: Sangaree Branch, Boone Hill Branch, Summerville Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.6 mil, Deposits: $129.2 mil, headquarters in Holly Hill, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Summerville Oakbrook Branch at 10105 Dorchester Rd, branch established on 1985/06/30; Summerville North Main Branch at 904 North Main Street, branch established on 2006/12/28. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Summerville Branch at 741 N Main St, branch established on 2007/04/09; Summerville Galleria Bi-Lo Branch at 975 Bacons Bridge Road, branch established on 2006/04/21. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Summerville Branch at 600 North Main Street, branch established on 1972/10/16; Oakbrook Branch at 10090 Dorchester Road, branch established on 1978/11/27. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SCBT National Association: Summerville Main Street Branch at 402 - D North Main Street, branch established on 2004/10/15; Summerville Messenger Service Branch at 402 - B North Main Street, branch established on 2005/08/30. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • First Palmetto Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Summerville Branch at 211 N. Main Street, branch established on 2006/09/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $625.7 mil, Deposits: $495.8 mil, headquarters in Camden, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • 8 other banks with 8 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Summerville:

Marital status in Summerville, SC
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Summerville:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
South Carolina average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Summerville, SC (based on Dorchester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,07590
Mainline Protestant16,77543
Catholic7,9262
Black Protestant4,72224
Other1,6536
Orthodox751
None80,329-
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: 16
Dorchester County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Here:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Dorchester County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

9.6%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Summerville:

50.8%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Summerville:

49.2%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Summerville:

28.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Summerville:

35.0%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Summerville:

80.7%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Summerville, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 99$389,236$47,1800$0
Police Protection - Officers 95$396,787$50,1200$0
Sewerage 43$166,096$46,3520$0
Water Supply 32$140,505$52,6890$0
Streets and Highways 32$114,228$42,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 32$91,762$34,4116$2,644
Police - Other 21$66,034$37,7340$0
Other and Unallocable 20$74,134$44,4801$1,911
Other Government Administration 12$58,271$58,2717$7,026
Financial Administration 7$33,553$57,5190$0
Judicial and Legal 5$15,013$36,0314$6,796
Fire - Other 1$2,664$31,9680$0
Totals for Government 399$1,548,283$46,56518$18,377

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,977,000 ($39.24)
    Sewerage: $217,000 ($4.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,408,000 ($166.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,436,000 ($127.73)
    Regular Highways: $2,598,000 ($51.56)
    Central Staff Services: $2,297,000 ($45.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,286,000 ($45.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,679,000 ($33.32)
    General Public Buildings: $1,671,000 ($33.16)
    General - Other: $1,311,000 ($26.02)
    Sewerage: $1,037,000 ($20.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $416,000 ($8.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $411,000 ($8.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000 ($8.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,430,000 ($48.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $481,000 ($9.55)
    Police Protection: $293,000 ($5.81)
    Sewerage: $288,000 ($5.72)
    Water Utilities: $118,000 ($2.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,146,000 ($399.82)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,518,000 ($30.13)
    Sewerage: $1,167,000 ($23.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $266,000 ($5.28)
    Other: $63,000 ($1.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $362,000 ($7.18)
    Other: $281,000 ($5.58)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($0.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $150,000 ($2.98)
    Other: $60,000 ($1.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,100,000 ($41.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $619,000 ($12.28)
    Special Assessments: $515,000 ($10.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $208,000 ($4.13)
    Sale of Property: $124,000 ($2.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,177,000 ($340.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,028,000 ($40.25)
    Other: $609,000 ($12.09)
    Highways: $191,000 ($3.79)
  • Tax - Property: $11,977,000 ($237.70)
    Other License: $10,633,000 ($211.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,104,000 ($61.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $399,000 ($7.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,410,000 ($147.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,245,000 ($143.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000 ($3.27)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $379,000 ($7.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,768,000 ($908.31)

12.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.03%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($406 average AGI)
Dorchester County:

0.09%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Charleston County, SC  3.54% ($39,941 average AGI)
from Berkeley County, SC  2.14% ($41,441)
from Colleton County, SC  0.21% ($39,333)


15.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.31%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Dorchester County:

0.10%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Berkeley County, SC  6.98% ($54,101 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  2.98% ($48,749)
to Colleton County, SC  0.23% ($46,220)
Businesses in Summerville, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's2
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's5
Applebee's2Nike6
Arby's2Panera Bread1
AutoZone3Papa John's Pizza2
Blockbuster2Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske2
Burger King4PetSmart1
CVS5Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut4
Circle K2Publix Super Markets2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Cricket Wireless2Rue211
Curves1Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
DressBarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx13Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway5
Ford1T-Mobile3
GNC3T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block5Target1
Hardee's3Tire Kingdom1
Hilton1U-Haul10
Holiday Inn1UPS16
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP2Waffle House2
Jones New York1Walgreens4
KFC3Walmart2
Kmart1YMCA1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Summerville:

  • WAZS (980 AM; 1 kW; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WTMZ (910 AM; 1 kW; DORCHESTER TERR.-BRE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summerville:

  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCL (91.5 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: CHAPEL HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH & BIBLE CO)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAL-FM (100.9 FM; RIDGEVILLE, SC; Owner: GRESHAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Summerville:

  • W26CF (Channel 26; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • WCHD-LP (Channel 49; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: IZZO LIVING TRUST)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Summerville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 381ft / 116mTotal length
  • $2,841,000Total costs
  • 757,462Total average daily traffic
  • 57,528Total average daily truck traffic
  • 784,316Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Summerville, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Summerville, SC
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 296 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Summerville)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Summerville, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 534 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Summerville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 55 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Summerville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 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 ORIGINATED280$162,957123$150,356638$159,77232$61,8292$4,541,11563$137,12712$62,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$169,62813$121,98442$180,5262$54,9300$03$133,7735$68,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED61$160,81927$115,107312$163,06317$51,0510$025$104,93213$57,838
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$155,80119$129,828193$169,3477$86,7730$013$111,7913$74,797
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$157,5773$102,17348$161,2942$155,3150$01$190,5401$39,440

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Summerville, SC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 13 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED98$177,54044$173,63017$150,1781$67,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$179,31322$179,1366$159,2200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$190,0084$183,9482$210,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$189,1853$167,9071$182,3500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$176,0402$137,5551$172,3900$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Summerville, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Summerville, SC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 330. The highest number of reported fires - 565 took place in 2016, and the least - 77 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Summerville, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.5%), and Structure Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Summerville, SC
    • 2,19241.5%Outside Fires
    • 2,05738.9%Structure Fires
    • 85816.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1793.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Summerville, SC

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

  • Quality Inn, 1005 Jockey Ct, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (843) 851-2333, Fax: (843) 875-5902
  • Summerville Econo Lodge, 110 Holiday Dr, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (843) 875-3022, Fax: (843) 851-3120
  • Wyndham Garden Summerville, 120 Holiday Inn Dr, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (843) 875-3300, Fax: (843) 851-9702
  • Sleep Inn, 115 Holiday Dr, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (843) 851-9595
  • Country Inn And Suites, 220 Holiday Dr, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (843) 285-9000, Fax: (843) 285-9001
  • Woodlands Inn, 125 Parsons Rd, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (800) 774-9999
  • Courtyard Charleston Summerville, 1510 Rose Dr, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (843) 285-8338, Fax: (843) 285-8556
  • Hampton Inn Summerville, SC, 121 Holiday Dr, Summerville, South Carolina 29483 , Phone: (843) 871-8300, Fax: (843) 832-3004
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Summerville, South Carolina
Most common first names in Summerville, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30171.1 years
James29071.1 years
Mary25879.1 years
William25772.6 years
Robert19168.4 years
Charles15369.1 years
George12471.2 years
Thomas10269.7 years
Margaret9479.6 years
Dorothy9178.2 years
Most common last names in Summerville, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17774.6 years
Williams12371.3 years
Brown10971.3 years
Johnson9069.6 years
Simmons6573.7 years
Driggers6471.7 years
Jones6172.3 years
Walker5570.2 years
Myers5274.6 years
Davis5075.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Summerville, SC
  • 70.5%Electricity
  • 28.7%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Summerville, SC
  • 91.8%Electricity
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Summerville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Summerville on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 153 pilots and 381 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles C. Hart (29)
  • William H. Rottmann (11)
  • Brian Good (8)
  • Daniel K. Stevens (7)
  • Robert Elliott Locklair (6)
  • Daniel Gaudreault (6)
  • Charles A. Lachenbruch (5)
  • John Clark (5)
  • Brad Graham (5)
  • Craig Valentine (4)

Total of 250 patent applications in 2008-2020.