For population 25 years and over in Wadmalaw Island:
For population 15 years and over in Wadmalaw Island CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, SC (14.6 miles , pop. 96,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (180.7 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (580.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Rockville, SC (1.9 miles) , Seabrook Island, SC (2.2 miles ), Kiawah Island, SC (2.3 miles ), Meggett, SC (2.5 miles ), Johns Island, SC (2.7 miles ), Hollywood, SC (2.7 miles ), Edisto Island, SC (3.0 miles ), Ravenel, SC (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 32.65 N, Longitude: 80.18 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 843
Wadmalaw Island tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Wadmalaw Island: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wadmalaw Island-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Wadmalaw Island place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/11/2008, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the place center caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wadmalaw Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 69% 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 17.3 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 22.2 miles away from Wadmalaw Island 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 27.8 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 21.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from Wadmalaw Island center
On 11/13/1990 at 15:22:13, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 2.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Charleston County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Amtrak station near Wadmalaw Island:
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00234. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wadmalaw Island that have no violations reported:
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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:
59 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Wadmalaw Island compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wadmalaw Island (based on Charleston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 88
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 140
Number of full-service restaurants: 393
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,436 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,236 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($737 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Wadmalaw Island:
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wadmalaw Island)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wadmalaw Island, SC
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.