Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (19.6 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (469.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Marvin, NC (2.1 miles ), Waxhaw, NC (2.4 miles ), Catawba, SC (2.5 miles ), Lesslie, SC (2.6 miles ), JAARS, NC (2.6 miles ), Fort Mill, SC (2.8 miles ), Weddington, NC (3.0 miles ), Riverview, SC (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 80.84 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Van Wyck: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Van Wyck, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Van Wyck-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Van Wyck place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.
Earthquake activity:Van Wyck-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from Van Wyck center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from Van Wyck center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 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 Lancaster County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Shawn Crawford - Sprinter.
Hospitals/medical centers near Van Wyck:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van Wyck:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.850. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Van Wyck and their reported violations in the past:CATAWBA RIVER WTP (Population served: 25, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
10 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
Van Wyck compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Van Wyck CCD (based on Lancaster County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.40%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,101 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:
4.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,250 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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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1