Woodford, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 174 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.2%
 
Males: 72  (41.6%)
Females: 102  (58.4%)
Median resident age:

47.2 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 29112

Estimated median household income in 2017: $18,968 (it was $24,792 in 2000)
Woodford:

$18,968
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,707 (it was $12,158 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,979 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Woodford:

$72,979
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,179; detached houses: $93,445; mobile homes: $16,483

Median gross rent in 2017: $636.

March 2019 cost of living index in Woodford: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.9%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 72.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Woodford, SC (2010)
    • 9752.4%Black alone
    • 7540.5%White alone
    • 105.4%Hispanic
    • 31.6%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: English (8.2%), American (5.2%), African (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile   (very low).

Woodford, South Carolina map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $848 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $225 (0.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Woodford, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Woodford, SC in 2017

Woodford satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Woodford, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (32.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (13.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (10.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Woodford, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.7%)
  • Carpenters (12.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.8%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Painters and paperhangers (19.6%)
  • Carpenters (15.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (25.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Carpenters (10.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)

Average climate in Woodford, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Woodford, South Carolina average temperatures Woodford, South Carolina average precipitation Woodford, South Carolina humidity Woodford, South Carolina wind speed Woodford, South Carolina snowfall Woodford, South Carolina sunshine Woodford, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 39.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.0
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 18.4 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 18.4 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 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00978. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00978
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Woodford:

Marital status in Woodford, SC
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Woodford:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
South Carolina average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woodford, 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
Here:

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
Here:

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.
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:
Here:

38.2%
South Carolina:

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

14.6%
South Carolina:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$332
Totals for Government 0$0 7$332

Woodford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $5,000 ($28.74)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $12,000 ($68.97)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($63.22)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($11.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,000 ($11.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($11.49)

Woodford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($91.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($40.23)
    Rents: $4,000 ($22.99)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($11.49)

Woodford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,000 ($304.60)

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 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:

Jun 8, 2016 05:50 PM, Us-321, Cr-Crim Rd, Lat: 33.672108, Lon: -81.113114, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 13, 2009 01:40 AM, Us-321, 99, Lat: 33.672711, Lon: -81.113219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 10, 2009 11:48 AM, Us-321, 99, Lat: 33.670069, Lon: -81.112361, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3
Apr 5, 2002 05:40 PM, Us-321, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.3mTotal length
  • 2,400Total average daily traffic
  • 136Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,723Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Woodford, SC
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 35.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 2.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Woodford, SC
  • 53.3%Electricity
  • 46.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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