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Bamberg County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2017: 15,239 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 16,658 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,094
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,198
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,580
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,756 (it was 1,543 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 393 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bamberg County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (44.2%), Information (21.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bamberg County, SC (2017)
    • 9,29655.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,41232.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3081.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 660.4%Asian alone
    • 480.3%Two or more races
    • 240.1%Some other race alone
    • 70.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 7,400  (48.6%)
Females: 7,839  (51.4%)
Average household size:
Bamberg County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,515 ($24,007 in 1999)
This county:

$33,515
South Carolina:

$50,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $484 (lower quartile is $332, upper quartile is $559)
This county:

$484
State:

$665


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,645 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Bamberg:

$71,645
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,387 - $138,692
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $959
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Institutionalized population: 137

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 71
  • Thefts: 95
  • Auto thefts: 33

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 68
  • Burglaries: 82
  • Thefts: 92
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $148,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Bamberg, SC residents
Average permit cost in Bamberg, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $767 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $461 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Bamberg, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bamberg, SC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bamberg, SC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.7%
Bamberg County:

22.7%
South Carolina:

15.4%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Black residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.6% for American Indian residents, 20.8% for other race residents, 44.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.2 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.6 years old, Black residents: 40.2 years old, American Indian residents: 9.9 years old, Asian residents: 30.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.7 years old, Other race residents: 30.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bamberg County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $642 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bamberg, Denmark, Ehrhardt, Olar, Govan.

Bamberg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Imperial County, California , East Carroll Parish, Louisiana , Sumter County, Alabama , Walker County, Alabama , Hancock County, Georgia , Grayson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Bamberg, SC
County total employment by year in Bamberg, SC
County average yearly wages by year in Bamberg, SC

Current college students: 1,135
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 263 (43.0% naturalized citizens)

Bamberg County:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 322010 or later
  • 1122000 to 2009
  • 271990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 11970 to 1979
  • 59Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.9%

Bamberg County marital status for males Bamberg County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,676
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 114
  • 3 or 4: 210
  • 5 to 9: 46
  • 10 to 19: 83
  • 20 to 49: 73
  • 50 or more: 27
  • Mobile homes: 2,610

Housing units in Bamberg County with a mortgage: 1,369 (0 second mortgage, 197 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,009

Here:

25.0% with mortgage
State:

57.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bamberg County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,80727
Mainline Protestant2,30525
Black Protestant3723
Other971
Catholic--
None9,406-
Bamberg County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Bamberg County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bamberg County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bamberg County:

14.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Bamberg County:

35.3%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Bamberg County:

Average size of farms: 310 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $44,297
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $342.13
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 32.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,289
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.33%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,441
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.11
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 17.70%
Corn for grain: 5207 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2233 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11005 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3539 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,520 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 267 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bamberg County-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 92.5 miles away from Bamberg County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the county 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 57.1 miles away from the county 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 87.7 miles away from the county 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 61.8 miles away from Bamberg County 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 275.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4286: October 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4286, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4166: March 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 4166, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1509: February 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1509, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • South Carolina Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1313: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 30, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1299: September 21, 1999, FEMA Id: 1299, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bamberg County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bamberg

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,720 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 487 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 63 (1.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 204 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (2.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Information (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Information (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • Asia,n.e.c. (16%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Haiti (2%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bamberg County


  • American (17%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bamberg County, South Carolina in 2000:

  • 634 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 218 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Bamberg County, South Carolina in 2010:

  • 809 people in college/university student housing
  • 219 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,808.

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
South Carolina average:

7.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.40% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($24,760 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($5,356 average AGI)
Bamberg County:

0.99%
South Carolina average:

4.20%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orangeburg County, SC  1.39% ($22,667 average AGI)
from Barnwell County, SC  0.90% ($35,590)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,069 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
South Carolina average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.39% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($24,372 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($4,698 average AGI)
Bamberg County:

1.19%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orangeburg County, SC  1.80% ($32,316 average AGI)
to Barnwell County, SC  0.91% ($24,675)
to Richland County, SC  0.48% ($24,095)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Bamberg County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Bamberg County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bamberg County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bamberg County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bamberg County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bamberg County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bamberg County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bamberg County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bamberg County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,799 (2,198 aged, 601 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 292 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bamberg County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (203)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (174)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (158)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (135)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (83)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (70)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (62)
  • Congestive heart failure (60)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (59)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (51)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,199
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 802
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,485

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,115
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,108

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,239
  • In family households: 11,848 (1,930 male householders, 1,716 female householders)
    2,403 spouses, 3,872 children (3,375 natural, 146 adopted, 344 stepchildren), 576 grandchildren, 347 brothers or sisters, 260 parents, 167 other relatives, 577 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,224 (888 male householders (804 living alone)), 1,153 female householders (1,114 living alone)), 183 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,142

Size of family households: 1,900 2-persons, 840 3-persons, 464 4-persons, 142 5-persons, 190 6-persons, 123 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,919 1-person, 123 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 3 5-persons.

1,282 married couples with children.
1,047 single-parent households (202 men, 845 women).

97.1% of residents of Bamberg speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $130,702,000 ($8,193 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,573,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,490,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,827,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,618,000
Federal grants: $45,074,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,834,000 ($18,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,859,000 ($4,611,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $716,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $476,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,478,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,093
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 881
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +50
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,018
Here -64 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bamberg County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • 2062014 or later
  • 732010 to 2013
  • 8712000 to 2009
  • 1,3921990 to 1999
  • 1,5741980 to 1989
  • 1,7651970 to 1979
  • 4971960 to 1969
  • 4351950 to 1959
  • 3491940 to 1949
  • 6221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bamberg County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • 351 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 713 rooms
  • 2814 rooms
  • 9025 rooms
  • 1,2306 rooms
  • 7327 rooms
  • 5968 rooms
  • 4759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • 351 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 883 rooms
  • 3324 rooms
  • 4175 rooms
  • 2556 rooms
  • 1067 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 479+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bamberg County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • 51no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 6872 bedrooms
  • 2,3063 bedrooms
  • 1,0304 bedrooms
  • 2305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bamberg County, South Carolina
  • 35no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 5082 bedrooms
  • 6643 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bamberg County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bamberg County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bamberg County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 273no vehicle
  • 1,3561 vehicle
  • 1,7132 vehicles
  • 5893 vehicles
  • 2334 vehicles
  • 1505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bamberg County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bamberg County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 265no vehicle
  • 7921 vehicle
  • 2012 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles

92.3% of Bamberg County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in South Carolina.

Bamberg County:

92.3%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,247
  • Other state: 2,558
  • Northeast: 986
  • Midwest: 221
  • South: 1,126
  • West: 236
Year householders moved into unit in Bamberg County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bamberg County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.9%Electricity
  • 19.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.6%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

4.5%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

7.3%
South Carolina:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 400
Here:

26.8%
South Carolina:

19.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Bamberg County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,020,000
  • Charges - Other: $445,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,035,000
    General - Other: $2,023,000
    Police Protection: $1,910,000
    Solid Waste Management: $869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $168,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,194,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,117,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,174,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,675,000

Bamberg County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,020,000
  • Charges - Other: $445,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,035,000
    General - Other: $2,023,000
    Police Protection: $1,910,000
    Solid Waste Management: $869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $168,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,194,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,117,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,174,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,675,000

Bamberg County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,020,000
  • Charges - Other: $445,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,035,000
    General - Other: $2,023,000
    Police Protection: $1,910,000
    Solid Waste Management: $869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $168,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,194,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,117,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,174,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,675,000

Bamberg County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,020,000
  • Charges - Other: $445,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,035,000
    General - Other: $2,023,000
    Police Protection: $1,910,000
    Solid Waste Management: $869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $168,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $204,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,194,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,117,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,174,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,675,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 803
  • Number of aged recipients: 113
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 690
  • Number of recipients under 18: 86
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 487
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 230
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 308
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 338
Most common first names in Bamberg County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15269.1 years
John14472.9 years
William10472.0 years
Mary10174.8 years
Willie9769.5 years
George8374.3 years
Annie7979.9 years
Robert7370.3 years
Henry6574.1 years
Charles5367.3 years
Most common last names in Bamberg County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams11172.5 years
Johnson8773.2 years
Sanders7371.6 years
Mcmillan6375.4 years
Smith5971.3 years
Carter5674.5 years
Brown5376.6 years
Odom5371.2 years
Hutto5171.4 years
Washington5172.5 years
Businesses in Bamberg County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway3
Hardee's2Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul3