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Barnwell County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2014: 21,959 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 23,478 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,116
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,164
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,811
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,657 (it was 2,210 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%

Land area: 548 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barnwell County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (45.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Barnwell County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (51.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (44.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 10,492  (47.8%)
Females: 11,467  (52.2%)
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Barnwell County,SC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Barnwell County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,237 ($28,591 in 1999)

This county:

$37237
South Carolina:

$44163

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $365 (lower quartile is $306, upper quartile is $472)
This county:

$365
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,348 (it was $51,500 in 2000)
Barnwell:

$73,348
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,992 - $126,134
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $871
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $365

Institutionalized population: 246

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 106
  • Burglaries: 80
  • Thefts: 217
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 69
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 210
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2014: 37 buildings, average cost: $62,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $612 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $390 (0.7%)

Barnwell County household income distribution in 2009 Barnwell County home values distribution Barnwell County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.1%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 55.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.9% for American Indian residents, 36.7% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.0%
Barnwell County:

26.0%
South Carolina:

18.6%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.3% for Black residents, 52.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.0% for American Indian residents, 33.6% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Barnwell County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $579 a month.

Cities in this county include: Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Hilda, Snelling, Kline, Elko.

Barnwell 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: Baldwin County, Georgia , Greenlee County, Arizona , Los Angeles County, California , Ouachita County, Arkansas , Washington County, Mississippi , Monroe County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 669
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 130 (37% naturalized citizens)

Barnwell County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 27
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1985 to 1989: 8
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 23

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.1%

Barnwell County marital status for males Barnwell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,717
  • One, attached: 157
  • Two: 193
  • 3 or 4: 203
  • 5 to 9: 107
  • 10 to 19: 36
  • 20 or more: 85
  • Mobile homes: 3,683
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Barnwell County with a mortgage: 2,086 (183 second mortgage, 272 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,732

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barnwell County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,76047
Mainline Protestant1,4199
Black Protestant5184
Other2693
Catholic1502
None9,505-
Barnwell 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
Barnwell County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Barnwell County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Barnwell County:

13.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Barnwell County:

35.6%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Barnwell County:

Average size of farms: 230 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,102
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $247.12
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,230
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,207
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%
Corn for grain: 4312 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1144 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4467 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2697 harvested acres
Vegetables: 874 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 314 acres

Earthquake activity:

Barnwell 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 76.3 miles away from Barnwell County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 75.3 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 73.7 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 103.2 miles away from the 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 258.9 miles away from Barnwell County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 227.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South CarolinaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3233): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South CarolinaSevere Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1509): February 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1509, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • South CarolinaWinter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1313): January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South CarolinaHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 30, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1299): September 21, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1299, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South CarolinaHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 25, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3145): September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3145, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South CarolinaDrought, Incident Period: August 4, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3047): August 4, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3047, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Barnwell County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Vietnam (28%)
  • Pakistan (16%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Nigeria (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barnwell County (%):

  • United States or American (27%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Barnwell County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,213 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,544 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 51 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 167 (2%)
  • Other means: 93 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 166 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes

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

  • 168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,616.

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.96% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($18,475 average AGI)
1.64% relocated from other states ($8,665 average AGI)
Barnwell County:

1.64%
South Carolina average:

3.58%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Aiken County, SC  0.87% ($27,063 average AGI)
from Bamberg County, SC  0.41% ($23,733)
from Allendale County, SC  0.40% ($24,517)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.31% ($28,174)
from Lexington County, SC  0.22% ($19,250)
from Hampton County, SC  0.18% ($22,385)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.12% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($20,712 average AGI)
1.63% relocated to other states ($7,145 average AGI)
Barnwell County:

1.63%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Aiken County, SC  1.35% ($28,680 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.43% ($34,563)
to Orangeburg County, SC  0.42% ($17,097)
to Bamberg County, SC  0.40% ($24,733)
to Allendale County, SC  0.27% ($27,500)
to Richland County, SC  0.26% ($26,053)
to Charleston County, SC  0.16% ($39,833)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Barnwell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Barnwell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Barnwell County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barnwell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barnwell County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,616 (2,696 aged, 920 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 543 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (283)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (214)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (175)
  • Congestive heart failure (152)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (143)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (108)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (85)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (82)
  • Unspecified dementia (75)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4977.780
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 141
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47970.43

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1490.680
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1058.040
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.85

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27.57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85.67

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,336
  • In family households: 19,019 (3,405 male householders, 2,650 female householders)
    3,734 spouses, 6,905 children (6,388 natural, 156 adopted, 361 stepchildren), 867 grandchildren, 283 brothers or sisters, 184 parents, 380 other relatives, 536 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,317 (1,326 male householders (1,119 living alone)), 1,556 female householders (1,419 living alone)), 435 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 285 (246 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,574 2-persons, 1,458 3-persons, 1,166 4-persons, 520 5-persons, 211 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,538 1-person, 297 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

3,482 married couples with children.
2,265 single-parent households (347 men, 1,918 women).

97.9% of residents of Barnwell County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $149,443,000 ($6385 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,173,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,653,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,872,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,745,000
Federal grants: $46,086,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,416,000 ($8,737,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,672,000 ($6,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,491,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,382,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,685,000

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

Births: 1,789
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,299
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +19
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -615
Here -26 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Barnwell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.73 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 64
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,200
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,105
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,913
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,750
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,187
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,168
  • 1940 to 1949: 194
  • 1939 or earlier: 740
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barnwell County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 61
  • 3 rooms: 319
  • 4 rooms: 818
  • 5 rooms: 1,773
  • 6 rooms: 1,674
  • 7 rooms: 1,192
  • 8 rooms: 523
  • 9+ rooms: 451
  • 1 room: 37
  • 2 rooms: 128
  • 3 rooms: 359
  • 4 rooms: 628
  • 5 rooms: 459
  • 6 rooms: 276
  • 7 rooms: 200
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9+ rooms: 64
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barnwell County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 55
  • 1 bedroom: 197
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,439
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,173
  • 4 bedrooms: 836
  • 5+ bedrooms: 111
  • no bedroom: 105
  • 1 bedroom: 393
  • 2 bedrooms: 777
  • 3 bedrooms: 827
  • 4 bedrooms: 101
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Barnwell County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 521
  • 1 vehicle: 2,068
  • 2 vehicles: 2,535
  • 3 vehicles: 1,175
  • 4 vehicles: 387
  • 5+ vehicles: 125
  • no vehicle: 736
  • 1 vehicle: 881
  • 2 vehicles: 438
  • 3 vehicles: 102
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5+ vehicles: 33

68% of Barnwell County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in South Carolina.

Barnwell County:

68.0%
State average:

56.8%

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

  • This state: 17719
  • Northeast: 1180
  • Midwest: 477
  • South: 3707
  • West: 195

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $28,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barnwell County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.8%)
  • Utility gas (18.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.4%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Electricity (52.6%)
  • Utility gas (25.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.8%)
  • No fuel used (2.0%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 142
Here:

4.5%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

3.7%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

8.5%
South Carolina:

20.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Barnwell County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - General: $2,171,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,109,000
    Police Protection: $1,232,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,075,000
    Solid Waste Management: $899,000
    Financial Administration: $846,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $781,000
    Central Staff Services: $712,000
    General Public Buildings: $398,000
    Air Transportation: $180,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $40,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $108,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $856,000
    Regular Highways: $819,000
    Fire Protection: $194,000
    Libraries: $166,000
    Judicial and Legal: $103,000
    Welfare: $45,000
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,000
    General: $16,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $51,000
    Higher Education: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $101,000
    General - Other: $68,000
    Police Protection: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
    Judicial: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Central Staff: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,268,000

Barnwell County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $521,000
    Solid Waste Management: $336,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,100,000
    Housing & Community Development: $431,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $729,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $406,000
    Rents: $96,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,841,000
    General Support: $1,130,000
    Highways: $572,000
    Health & Hospitals: $47,000
    Public Welfare: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,258,000
    Total General Sales: $903,000
    NEC: $468,000
    Public Utilities: $163,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000

Barnwell County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,680,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,800,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,800,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,680,000

Barnwell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,404,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,043
  • Number of aged recipients: 104
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 939
  • Number of recipients under 18: 176
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 624
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 243
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 392
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 454
Barnwell County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Barnwell County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Barnwell County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20369.8 years
Mary15676.2 years
John14473.0 years
William13771.3 years
Willie11271.2 years
Robert8271.0 years
George8172.4 years
Annie7780.5 years
Henry6172.5 years
Elizabeth5079.5 years
Most common last names in Barnwell County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams17474.1 years
Still13274.6 years
Johnson11171.1 years
Sanders10575.2 years
Brown9872.4 years
Hutto7172.3 years
Black7076.8 years
Owens7073.0 years
Smith6974.8 years
Creech6871.8 years
Businesses in Barnwell County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike3
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Rite Aid1
Ford2Subway3
H&R Block2True Value1
Hardee's2U-Haul2
KFC1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1