Wilkinson Heights, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,493.
Population change since 2000: -18.7%
Males: 1,086  (43.6%)
Females: 1,407  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
South Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 29115.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $22,858 (it was $22,065 in 2000)
Wilkinson Heights:

$22,858
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,503 (it was $11,360 in 2000)

Wilkinson Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $76,262 (it was $50,600 in 2000)
Wilkinson Heights:

$76,262
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $130,375; detached houses: $158,184; townhouses or other attached units: $151,172; in 2-unit structures: $214,469; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,182; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,295; mobile homes: $59,076; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $94,858

Median gross rent in 2016: $727.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.9%
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  • Races in Wilkinson Heights, SC (2010)
    • 2,29291.9%Black alone
    • 1024.1%Hispanic
    • 632.5%White alone
    • 241.0%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

Races in Wilkinson Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

March 2016 cost of living index in Wilkinson Heights: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 223 feet

Land area: 3.00 square miles.

Population density: 831 people per square mile   (low).

Wilkinson Heights,SC real estate house value index trend

Wilkinson Heights, South Carolina map

31 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $503 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $287 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (37.8 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (118.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (549.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brookdale, SC (1.2 miles ),
Orangeburg, SC (1.3 miles ),
Edisto, SC (2.0 miles ),
Cordova, SC (2.5 miles),
Rowesville, SC (2.9 miles ),
Cameron, SC (2.9 miles ),
St. Matthews, SC (3.5 miles ),
Cope, SC (3.6 miles)
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Latitude: 33.49 N, Longitude: 80.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Distribution of median household income in Wilkinson Heights, SC in 2016
Distribution of house value in Wilkinson Heights, SC in 2016
Wilkinson Heights satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Wilkinson Heights, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Machinery (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Wood products (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Private households (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Wilkinson Heights, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (10.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Wilkinson Heights, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 38.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.142. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.142
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Wilkinson Heights-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Wilkinson Heights place center injured one person.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 11.3 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilkinson Heights-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 98.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from Wilkinson Heights 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 51.5 miles away from Wilkinson Heights 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 91.5 miles away from Wilkinson Heights 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 58.1 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) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from Wilkinson Heights center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orangeburg County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilkinson Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilkinson Heights:

  • UNIHEALTH POST ACUTE CARE ORANGEBURG, LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • KINGS ICF/MR (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • WANNAMAKER ST COMM RES. (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • SIFLY ST COMMUNITY RES. (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • JOLLEY ACRES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • NANCE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • LAUREL BAYE HEALTHCARE OF ORANGEBURG (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilkinson Heights:

  • South Carolina State University (about 2 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 4 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 21 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 36 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 37 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 38 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 41 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles Orangeburg Office (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Wilkinson Heights include: Church of God in Christ (A), Garden City Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Orangeburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Wilkinson Heights:

Marital status in Wilkinson Heights, SC
  • Never married: 47.5%
  • Now married: 22.4%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 18.7%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wilkinson Heights:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
South Carolina average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Wilkinson Heights
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wilkinson Heights, SC (based on Orangeburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,734124
Mainline Protestant15,33660
Black Protestant9,40041
Other2,3138
Catholic1,1253
None37,593-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Orangeburg County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Orangeburg County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Orangeburg County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Orangeburg County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Orangeburg County:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Orangeburg County:

13.9%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Orangeburg County:

38.2%
South Carolina:

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

14.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wilkinson Heights:

48.7%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wilkinson Heights:

44.6%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Wilkinson Heights:

30.1
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.8%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wilkinson Heights:

6.6
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wilkinson Heights:

36.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Wilkinson Heights:

52.4%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Wilkinson Heights:

83.1%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilkinson Heights, SC Residents

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  0.39% ($33,551 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.37% ($33,082)
from Dorchester County, SC  0.36% ($39,607)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  0.77% ($38,753 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.62% ($42,876)
to Calhoun County, SC  0.39% ($31,932)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilkinson Heights:

  • WPJK (1580 AM; 1 kW; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: BOSE GOWDY)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQKI (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WRIT (790 AM; 1 kW; BAMBERG-DENMARK, SC; Owner: VOORHEES COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilkinson Heights:

  • WSSB-FM (90.3 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W243AG (96.5 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSPX (94.5 FM; BOWMAN, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WWBD (95.7 FM; BAMBERG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORG (100.3 FM; ELLOREE, SC; Owner: GARRIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Wilkinson Heights:

  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Wilkinson Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Wilkinson Heights fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 2017 06:00 AM, Us-21, Sr-78, Lat: 33.47584, Lon: -80.85261, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 22, 2016 11:40 AM, Sr-796, Lat: 33.49581, Lon: -80.81844, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 2010 00:05 AM, Us-301, Lat: 33.48318, Lon: -80.82680, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 2008 12:50 AM, Us-301, Us-21, Lat: 33.48436, Lon: -80.82933, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 2006 10:40 PM, Us-21, Sr-33, Lat: 33.49829, Lon: -80.84004, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 4, 2005 10:00 PM, Us-21, Sr-1868, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.0mTotal length
  • $518,000Total costs
  • 190,644Total average daily traffic
  • 29,872Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,463Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wilkinson Heights, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wilkinson Heights, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilkinson Heights, SC
  • 54.7%Electricity
  • 39.5%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilkinson Heights, SC
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 15.1%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Wilkinson Heights compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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