Woodford, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 74  (41.0%)
Females: 108  (59.0%)
Median resident age:  49.2 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years

Zip code: 29112

Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,003 (it was $24,792 in 2000)
Woodford:

$21,003
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,425 (it was $12,158 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $76,577 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Woodford:

$76,577
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $72,798; Detached houses: $94,272; Mobile homes: $14,244

Median gross rent in 2016: $597.

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    • 9752.4%Black alone
    • 7540.5%White alone
    • 105.4%Hispanic
    • 31.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Woodford: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (22.6%), English (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 231 people per square mile   (very low).

Woodford, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Woodford:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodford town:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 15.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

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

Woodford town:  0.8% ($333)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)

Woodford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (24.9 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (107.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (548.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: North, SC (1.9 miles ), Swansea, SC (2.2 miles ), Livingston, SC (2.8 miles) , Neeses, SC (3.0 miles ), Sandy Run-Staley, SC (3.2 miles ), Gaston, SC (3.2 miles ), Pelion, SC (3.2 miles ), Perry, SC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 81.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Woodford household income distribution Woodford home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

10.2%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (75%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (44%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)

Average climate in Woodford, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Woodford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Woodford town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 tornado 17.5 miles away from the town center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Woodford-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 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from Woodford 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 71.7 miles away from the city 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 110.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from Woodford center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 265.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Woodford topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodford:

  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 19 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 20 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 20 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 24 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 25 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 25 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 39 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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Orangeburg 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 56.7. This is better than average.

City:

56.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.225. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.225
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 18.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00981. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00981
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.5%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
South Carolina average:

11.7

Woodford travel time to work - commute Woodford mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Woodford town (based on Orangeburg County data)

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.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.9%
South Carolina:

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:
This city:

47.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Woodford:

41.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Woodford:

16.7%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Woodford:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Woodford:

36.9%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

50.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Woodford:

82.3%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Woodford, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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 7$332
Totals for Government 0$0 7$332

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($109.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,000 ($21.98)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($16.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($10.99)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($5.49)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($109.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($27.47)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $3,000 ($16.48)
    Property: $2,000 ($10.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $51,000 ($280.22)

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, SC  0.47% ($28,120 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.34% ($30,059)
from Dorchester County, SC  0.28% ($25,365)


5.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Orangeburg County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, SC  0.77% ($27,084 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.55% ($33,306)
to Calhoun County, SC  0.35% ($25,380)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodford:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WQKI (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodford:

  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Woodford:

  • 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.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Woodford fatal accident list:

Feb 13, 2009 01:40 AM, Us-321, 99, Lat: 33.67271, Lon: -81.11322, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 5, 2002 05:40 PM, Us-321, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Woodford compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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