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Population in 2012: 116 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 

Males: 67  (58.2%)
Females: 49  (41.8%)

Median resident age:  51.1 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 29493

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,936 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Williams:

$53,936
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,976

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,111 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Williams:

$156,111
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $220,286; Detached houses: $220,286

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 69 (59.0%)
  • Black alone - 37 (31.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (3.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Williams: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (21.7%), English (8.4%), German (8.4%), French (3.6%), Irish (3.6%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 103 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 148 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Williams:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williams town:

  • Never married: 11.9%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

3 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This town:  2.6%
South Carolina:  4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $883 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $370 (0.3%)

Williams satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (49.0 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (150.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (576.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Smoaks, SC (2.1 miles) , Lodge, SC (2.7 miles) , Islandton, SC (3.2 miles) , Ehrhardt, SC (3.3 miles ), Walterboro, SC (3.7 miles ), Branchville, SC (3.9 miles ), Hendersonville, SC (3.9 miles) , Reevesville, SC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.03 N, Longitude: 80.84 W

Area code: 843

Williams household income distribution Williams home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-38.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Utilities (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (24%)
  • Personal appearance workers (17%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)


Average climate in Williams, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Williams-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Williams town center .

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 20.5 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williams-area historical earthquake activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 80% 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 41.5 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 42.2 miles away from Williams 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 68.4 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 45.4 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 67.0 miles away from Williams center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Williams:

  • COLLETON MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • COLLETON SKILLED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • WALTERBORO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Williams, SC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williams:

  • South Carolina State University (about 33 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 46 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Trident Technical College (about 48 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 6,856)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 54 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 55 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • College of Charleston (about 56 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 9,653)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 66 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)

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Notable location: Colleton County Fire - Rescue Williams (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Colleton 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 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 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00015. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00015
U.S.:

0.05762


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.2%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Williams compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Williams travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Williams town (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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 1$200

Williams government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,000 ($34.48)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($25.86)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($17.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($17.24)

Williams government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($155.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($77.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($25.86)
  • Tax - NEC: $4,000 ($34.48)

Williams government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($612.07)

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 Williams:

  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WRIT (790 AM; 1 kW; BAMBERG-DENMARK, SC; Owner: VOORHEES COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williams:

  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALI (93.7 FM; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: HESS COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPX (94.5 FM; BOWMAN, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHC-FM (92.1 FM; HAMPTON, SC; Owner: HAMPTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWBD (95.7 FM; BAMBERG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Williams:

  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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