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Population in 2012: 5,309 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 

Males: 2,318  (43.7%)
Females: 2,991  (56.3%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29488.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,854 (it was $32,200 in 2000)
Walterboro:

$21,854
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,140

Walterboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,011 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Walterboro:

$149,011
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $158,423; Detached houses: $162,833; Townhouses or other attached units: $69,839; In 2-unit structures: $19,400; Mobile homes: $27,160; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $174,599

Median gross rent in 2012: $628.

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  • Black alone - 2,721 (50.4%)
  • White alone - 2,383 (44.1%)
  • Hispanic - 155 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 68 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 54 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Walterboro: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (9.7%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.6%), German (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), West Indian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 69 feet

Land area: 4.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,069 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Walterboro:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 16.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walterboro city:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 7.1%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

60 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Walterboro, South Carolina as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Walterboro to the number of sex offenders is 108 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $869 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $452 (0.3%)

Walterboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (37.7 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (159.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (578.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hendersonville, SC (2.8 miles) , Cottageville, SC (3.3 miles ), Williams, SC (3.7 miles) , Smoaks, SC (3.9 miles) , Jacksonboro, SC (3.9 miles ), Islandton, SC (4.0 miles) , Yemassee, SC (4.3 miles ), St. George, SC (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.90 N, Longitude: 80.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,139 (+95.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 995 (59.5%)

Area code: 843

Walterboro household income distribution Walterboro home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Walterboro by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 11100304100
per 100,000 19.019.318.40.00.053.60.068.717.10.00.0
Rapes 72554545452
per 100,000 132.738.792.289.471.089.369.285.868.591.637.0
Robberies 1719121417373715181416
per 100,000 322.3367.3221.3250.4301.7660.6640.5257.5308.2256.4295.7
Assaults 4355515271847494603160
per 100,000 815.21063.2940.6930.11260.21499.71280.91613.71027.2567.71108.9
Burglaries 6079707792997811318910869
per 100,000 1137.41527.21291.01377.21632.91767.51350.21939.93235.71977.71275.2
Thefts 586366326424523463512500448523392
per 100,000 11109.07075.26012.57583.69282.98266.48862.78583.77669.99577.07244.5
Auto thefts 2830243345413924282425
per 100,000 530.8579.9442.6590.2798.7732.0675.1412.0479.4439.5462.0
Arson 113124250232
per 100,000 208.558.018.435.871.035.786.60.034.254.937.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 869.7742.9655.7698.9850.61066.3902.41002.3859.2735.4677.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.91
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Walterboro, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -519 (-9.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Walterboro-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Walterboro city center .

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walterboro-area historical earthquake activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 75% 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 30.3 miles away from the city 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 33.5 miles away from Walterboro 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 54.8 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 34.9 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 53.4 miles away from Walterboro center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 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 Colleton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: James D. Whittemore - Judge on the District Court, Darwin Walker - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Jun 15, 1977), Dean Meminger - Basketball player-coach, Sandy Fields - Basketball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Walterboro:

  • WALTERBORO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 302 RUBY STREET)
  • COLLETON MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 501 ROBERTSON BOULEVARD)
  • FOREST CIRCLE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, 505 FOREST CIRCLE DR.)
  • HOSPICE OF COLLETON COUNTY (Hospital, 214 WICHMAN STREET)
  • JOSIE DRIVE COMMUNITY RESIDENC (Hospital, 210 JOSIE DRIVE)
  • COLLETON SKILLED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 501 ROBERTSON BLVD)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF WALTERBORO (Nursing Home, 401 WITSELL STREET)
  • VETERANS VICTORY HOUSE (Nursing Home, 2461 SIDNEY ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Walterboro, SC

Airports located in Walterboro:


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Amtrak station near Walterboro:

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

Local government website: www.walterboro.org/walterboro

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walterboro:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 36 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,364)
  • Trident Technical College (about 37 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 6,856)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 42 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 43 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • South Carolina State University (about 43 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • College of Charleston (about 44 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 9,653)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 63 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 8,605)

Private high schools in Walterboro:

  • COLLETON PREP ACADEMY (Students: 447; Location: 165 ACADEMY RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NORTH WALTERBORO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 129; Location: 2177 N JEFFERIES HWY; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 64 HENDERSONVILLE HWY; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Walterboro:

Private elementary/middle schools in Walterboro:

  • FAMILY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 127; Location: 2107 HAMPTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST KINDERGARTEN (Students: 56; Location: 124 S MEMORIAL AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EDGEWOOD BAPTIST PRESCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 138 WILDWOOD DR; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Walterboro:

  • COLLETON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $770,062; Location: 600 HAMPTON STREET; 109,809 books; 2,607 audio materials; 1,818 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 177 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Walterboro: Dogwood Hills Country Club (A), Walterboro Fire Department Substation (B), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Hampton St (C), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Headquarters (D), Slave Relic Museum (E), Colleton Museum (F), Colleton County Memorial Library (G), University of South Carolina Salkehatchie East Library Building (H), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Mable T Willis (I), Walterboro Fire Department (J), South Carolina Highway Patrol Troop 6 Post B (K), Walterboro Police Department (L), Colleton County Sheriff's Office (M), Colleton County Courthouse (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Colleton Square Shopping Center (1), Walterboro Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walterboro include: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (A), Wesley United Methodist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Edgewood Baptist Church (E), Saint Judes Episcopal Church (F), Bethel United Methodist Church (G), Bethel Presbyterian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Walterboro include: Walterboro Historic District (1), Hickory Valley Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Walterboro (1835 Sniders Highway), Econo Lodge Walterboro (1145 Sniders Highway), Holiday Inn Walterboro- Sc (1286 Sniders Hwy # 53), Holiday Inn (1120 Sniders Hwy), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1834 Sniders Highway), Comfort Inn (1245 Sniders Hwy), Howard Johnson Express Walterb (1286 Sniders Highway), Comfort Inn & Suites (97 Downs Lane), Friendly Motor Court (402 North Jefferies Blvd).

Courts: Colleton County Government - Clerk To Family & Child Support Court (101 Hampton Street), Colleton County Government - Family Court Judge (101 Hampton Street).

 
Colleton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

28.3

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

CANAAN LIVING WATERS (Population served: 61, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2004 and JUN-15-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2004)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • BENNETT MHP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Walterboro, SC

People in group quarters in Walterboro in 2010:

  • 124 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Walterboro in 2000:

  • 127 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Walterboro compared to South Carolina state average:

Walterboro, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.


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Banks with branches in Walterboro (2011 data):

  • First Federal of South Carolina, FSB: Walterboro Branch at 300 Hampton Street, branch established on 1997/05/01; First Federal Of South Carolina, Fsb at 300 Robertson Boulevard, branch established on 1962/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $108.7 mil, Deposits: $98.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 4 total offices
  • Bank of Walterboro: Forest Hills Branch at 110 Forest Hills Road, branch established on 2001/03/23; Bank Of Walterboro at 1100 North Jefferies Boulevard, branch established on 1989/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $159.6 mil, Deposits: $140.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Communitycorp
  • Enterprise Bank of South Carolina: Walterboro Branch at 1105 N Jefferies, branch established on 1981/03/02; Bells Highway Branch at 776 Bells Highway, branch established on 1994/05/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $403.9 mil, Deposits: $343.1 mil, headquarters in Ehrhardt, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • SCBT National Association: North Jeffries Branch at 520 North Jeffries Boulevard, branch established on 1902/01/01; Robertson Boulevard Branch at 600 Robertson Boulevard, branch established on 1976/04/07. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Walterboro Branch at 202 Eddie Chasteen Drive, branch established on 1967/07/20. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Walterboro Main Branch at 401 Robertson Blvd, branch established on 1976/06/08. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Walterboro Branch at 2110 Bells Highway, branch established on 2008/06/21. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

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

  • Econo Lodge, 1057 Sniders Hwy, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 538-3830
  • Carolina Lodge X, 1011 Bells Hwy, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 538-7708
  • Southern Inn, 1306 Bells Hwy, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 538-2280
  • Days Inn, Rt 4 Box 890, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 538-2933
  • Ramada, 1245 Sniders Hwy, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 538-3487, Fax: (843) 538-3487
  • Econo Lodge, 1145 Sniders Hwy, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 538-3830, Fax: (843) 538-3341
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Walterboro, 1834 Sniders Hwy, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 538-2700, Fax: (843) 538-6807
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 130 Cane Branch Rd, Walterboro, SC 29488 , Phone: (843) 539-5656, Fax: (843) 539-5657
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Walterboro, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Walterboro travel time to work - commute


Walterboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Walterboro city (based on Colleton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.85%
Here45.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents48.8%30.2%3.5%2.8%2.8%
Congregations30.1%39.8%5.4%2.2%3.2%
NameBaha'iChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%1.7%1.4%1.4%4.9%
Congregations-2.2%1.1%2.2%14.0%
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: 12
Colleton County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Colleton County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Colleton County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.4%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Colleton County:

32.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.4%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$24,135$32,1800$0
Other Government Administration 9$14,962$19,9490$0
Judicial and Legal 5$7,118$17,0830$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$60,524$33,0130$0
Police - Other 8$17,358$26,0370$0
Firefighters 10$25,313$30,3760$0
Streets and Highways 15$32,391$25,9130$0
Solid Waste Management 5$12,786$30,6860$0
Sewerage 6$12,516$25,0320$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,562$25,6860$0
Water Supply 7$17,311$29,6760$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$613
Totals for Government 100$232,976$27,9571$613

Walterboro government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,331,000 ($815.78)
    Regular Highways: $238,000 ($44.83)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($5.27)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,738,000 ($327.37)
    Police Protection: $1,432,000 ($269.73)
    Regular Highways: $779,000 ($146.73)
    Fire Protection: $464,000 ($87.40)
    Central Staff Services: $359,000 ($67.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $338,000 ($63.67)
    Financial Administration: $268,000 ($50.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $142,000 ($26.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000 ($16.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $82,000 ($15.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($11.30)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($6.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $263,000 ($49.54)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($13.00)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($3.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,095,000 ($582.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Walterboro government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $303,000 ($57.07)
    All Other: $110,000 ($20.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $673,000 ($126.77)
    Housing & Community Development: $670,000 ($126.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $889,000 ($167.45)
    All Other: $461,000 ($86.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $119,000 ($22.41)
    Interest Earnings: $97,000 ($18.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,287,000 ($430.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,614,000 ($304.01)
    General Support: $303,000 ($57.07)
  • Tax - NEC: $947,000 ($178.38)
    Property: $850,000 ($160.11)
    Public Utilities: $423,000 ($79.68)

Walterboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,999,000 ($1318.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($292 average AGI)
Colleton County:

0.14%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Charleston County, SC  0.84% ($35,216 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, SC  0.73% ($37,198)
from Berkeley County, SC  0.37% ($28,938)


5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Charleston County, SC  0.93% ($30,358 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  0.75% ($26,626)
to Berkeley County, SC  0.39% ($26,451)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walterboro:

  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walterboro:

  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WALI (93.7 FM; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: HESS COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPAL-FM (100.9 FM; RIDGEVILLE, SC; Owner: GRESHAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Walterboro:

  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • 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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Walterboro, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 37
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 59
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 46
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 118
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Walterboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $677,000
Total average daily traffic: 42,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,785
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 61,985

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walterboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 282 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Walterboro, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walterboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Walterboro)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 175
  • Hazardous Condition: 49
  • Good Intent Call: 25

Incident types - Walterboro


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walterboro, SC

Most common first names in Walterboro, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16467.6 years
John14970.8 years
Mary13176.0 years
William12971.0 years
Willie7669.9 years
George7671.0 years
Robert7668.7 years
Charles6671.1 years
Joseph6169.6 years
Ruth5677.6 years
Most common last names in Walterboro, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crosby14673.9 years
Williams12269.1 years
Brown9970.9 years
Smith7672.6 years
Carter6677.2 years
Hiott6171.7 years
Nettles5568.0 years
Jones5372.0 years
Johnson5069.8 years
Craven5071.1 years
Businesses in Walterboro, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Microtel1
Best Western1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves1Ramada1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen2Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Sleep Inn1
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Hardee's1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Waffle House2
KFC2Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2
Browse common businesses in Walterboro, SC


Walterboro on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • Gregg Waugh (2)
  • Richard Greene (1)
  • Carleton D. Burtt (1)
  • Joshua Stuart Reynolds (1)
  • Michael D. Booty (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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