For population 25 years and over in Whitmire:
For population 15 years and over in Whitmire town:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $489 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (48.1 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (66.0 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (520.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cross Keys, SC (2.7 miles) , Carlisle, SC (3.2 miles ), Joanna, SC (3.6 miles ), Monarch Mill, SC (3.8 miles ), Union, SC (3.9 miles ), Clinton, SC (3.9 miles ), Newberry, SC (3.9 miles ), Buffalo, SC (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 81.61 W
Area code: 803
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Crime rate in Whitmire detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -176 (-10.4%).
Work and jobs in Whitmire: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Whitmire, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Whitmire-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Whitmire town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/13/1973, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Whitmire-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the city center
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 65.8 miles away from Whitmire center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from Whitmire center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 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 Newberry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Donnie Shell - Football player, Billy O'Dell - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 57.5% for two or more races residents)
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15 people in nursing homes in 2000
Whitmire compared to South Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Whitmire (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Whitmire town (based on Newberry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
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5.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,513 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:
4.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,390 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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Whitmire fatal accident list:
Jun 7, 1988 10:40 AM, 176, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 1975 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $207,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 280
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 6,090
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whitmire)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitmire)