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Median resident age:  36.5 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29596

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,833 (it was $30,633 in 2000)
Wallace:

$31,833
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,658

Wallace CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,520 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Wallace:

$59,520
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,822; Detached houses: $69,645; Townhouses or other attached units: $65,728; Mobile homes: $41,068

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  • White alone - 2,115 (57.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,432 (39.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 30 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wallace: 120.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet




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According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Wallace, South Carolina as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wallace to the number of sex offenders is 613 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Wallace CCD:  0.4% ($199)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (54.5 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (66.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (443.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cheraw, SC (2.6 miles ), Gibson, NC (3.3 miles ), Hamlet, NC (3.3 miles ), Bennettsville, SC (3.3 miles ), McFarlan, NC (3.3 miles) , Cordova, NC (3.4 miles ), East Rockingham, NC (3.4 miles ), Dobbins Heights, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.75 N, Longitude: 79.80 W

Wallace household income distribution Wallace home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wallace-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Wallace place center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 9.1 miles away from the place center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wallace-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% 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 39.3 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 4.5 miles away from Wallace center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.4 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 76.8 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 Marlboro County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Wallace:

  • CHESTERFIELD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHERAW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHERAW, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Wallace, SC

Amtrak station near Wallace:

  • 11 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallace:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 34 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,818)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 36 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Francis Marion University (about 40 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 55 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 56 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 66 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 18,379)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 67 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 7,630)

Private elementary/middle school in Wallace:

  • MISSION OF FAITH COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 4164 DELTA HEIGHT RD; Grades: 1 - 10)

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Notable location: Wallace Fire Department Wallace (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: J P Stevens Pond (A), Rollins Pond (B), J E Powe Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Husbands Creek (A), Hicks Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.52
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.10719
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
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: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.1%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wallace, SC

11 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Wallace compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wallace CCD (based on Marlboro County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.65%
Here39.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents45.7%28.4%7.1%5.2%3.5%
Congregations53.0%16.7%7.6%6.1%3.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Baha'i The Wesleyan ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%2.2%2.0%1.4%1.2%
Congregations4.5%-3.0%1.5%4.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Marlboro County:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Marlboro County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marlboro County:

13.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

4.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

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:
from Scotland County, NC  0.60% ($22,259 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, SC  0.58% ($23,946)
from Dillon County, SC  0.24% ($21,565)


5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

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:
to Chesterfield County, SC  0.86% ($25,119 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.55% ($24,444)
to Dillon County, SC  0.38% ($22,892)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallace:

  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRE (1420 AM; 1 kW; CHERAW, SC; Owner: ORR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAYN (900 AM; 1 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • WKDX (1250 AM; 1 kW; HAMLET, NC; Owner: THE MCLAURIN GROUP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallace:

  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRSH (91.1 FM; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Wallace:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2.1 Mi E Int Us Hwy 1 & Sr S35 312 (Lat: 34.753500 Lon: -79.853389), Call Sign: KRX625, Licensee ID: L00181150
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.930 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1999, Expiration Date: 03/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004
    Registrant: John W Pegues, 23 Chestnut St, Cheraw, SC 29520
  • At Int Hwy 9 & 177 (Lat: 34.716833 Lon: -79.841444), Call Sign: WNGP882
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/1996, Expiration Date: 08/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2001
    Registrant: Fredrickson Motor Express, 3400 N Graham St, Charlotte, NC 28206, Phone: (803) 537-2127
  • Lat: 34.694222 Lon: -79.823861, Call Sign: WQGD855
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.350 MHz, 463.675 MHz, 461.925 MHz, 451.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2006, Expiration Date: 12/19/2016, Certifier: Henry B Moore
    Registrant: Communications Technology LLC, 543 South Scotch Road, Chesterfield, SC 29709, Phone: (843) 623-7024, Fax: (843) 623-6109, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • wallace AP1, Lat: 34.753556 Lon: -79.838444, Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQNR228
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Murray Billingsley
    Registrant: 1927 Hwy 74 East, Hamlet, NC 28345, Phone: (910) 582-5411, Fax: (910) 582-2080, Email:
  • Wallace AP2, Lat: 34.753556 Lon: -79.838444, Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQNR228
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Murray Billingsley
    Registrant: 1927 Hwy 74 East, Hamlet, NC 28345, Phone: (910) 582-5411, Fax: (910) 582-2080, Email:
  • Wallace AP4, Lat: 34.753556 Lon: -79.838444, Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQNR228
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Murray Billingsley
    Registrant: 1927 Hwy 74 East, Hamlet, NC 28345, Phone: (910) 582-5411, Fax: (910) 582-2080, Email:
  • Wallace AP3, Lat: 34.753556 Lon: -79.838444, Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQNR228
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Murray Billingsley
    Registrant: 1927 Hwy 74 East, Hamlet, NC 28345, Phone: (910) 582-5411, Fax: (910) 582-2080, Email:
  • Wallace Tower, 3221 Rocky Ridge Road (Lat: 34.753556 Lon: -79.838444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQPL623
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/21/2012, Expiration Date: 06/21/2022, Certifier: Murray V Billingsley
    Registrant: 1927 Highway 74 East, Hamlet, NC 28345, Phone: (910) 582-5411, Fax: (910) 582-2080, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA4NIW, Licensee ID: L00230926
    Grant Date: 06/14/2006, Expiration Date: 07/30/2016, Certifier: Ernest J Smith
    Registrant: Ernest J Smith, 2165 Grants Mill Rd, Wallace, SC 29596
  • Call Sign: KF4VGY, Licensee ID: L01338933
    Grant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 12/30/2017
    Registrant: George R Peele, 4840 Crestview Lane, Wallace, SC 29596-8956
  • Call Sign: KF4YZO, Licensee ID: L01338941
    Grant Date: 06/13/2008, Expiration Date: 06/20/2018
    Registrant: Marie L Peele, 4840 Crestview Lane, Wallace, SC 29596-8958
  • Call Sign: KG4FFQ, Licensee ID: L00170586
    Grant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 11/09/2019, Certifier: Charles E Smith
    Registrant: Charles E Smith, 2163 Grants Mill Rd W, Wallace, SC 29596
  • Call Sign: KG4SAJ, Licensee ID: L00480632
    Grant Date: 12/30/2011, Expiration Date: 03/11/2022, Certifier: William L Norris
    Registrant: William L Norris, 4520 Us Hwy 1 North, Wallace, SC 29596

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5429Q , Serial Number: 15073329, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Ernest J Smith, 2165 Grants Mill Rd W, Wallace, SC 29596


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