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Calhoun County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2019: 15,036 (all rural); it was 15,185 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,601
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,182
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,987
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,297 (it was 930 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

31%

Land area: 380 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.1 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Calhoun County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Calhoun County, SC (2019)
    • 8,10153.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,08040.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5783.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1300.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1050.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 280.2%Two or more races
    • 40.03%Asian alone
Median resident age:

46.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years
Males: 7,145  (47.5%)
Females: 7,891  (52.5%)
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Average household size:
Calhoun County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,976 ($32,736 in 1999)
This county:

$48,976
South Carolina:

$56,227

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $448 (lower quartile is $333, upper quartile is $556)
This county:

$448
State:

$729


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,759 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$118,759
South Carolina:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,056 - $229,994

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $220,743
Here:

$220,743
State:

$266,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $91,006
Here:

$91,006
State:

$219,057

Mobile homes: $74,786
Here:

$74,786
State:

$72,281

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,221
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $372

Institutionalized population: 106

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 46
  • Burglaries: 61
  • Thefts: 139
  • Auto thefts: 43

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 53
  • Thefts: 117
  • Auto thefts: 32
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Health of residents in Calhoun County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
49.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 169 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 64 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1998: 92 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2000: 84 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2001: 84 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2002: 90 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2005: 68 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2007: 68 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $233,500
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2018: 29 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $133,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Calhoun, SC residents
Average permit cost in Calhoun, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $849 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $519 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Calhoun, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Calhoun, SC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Calhoun, SC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.9%
Calhoun County:

18.9%
South Carolina:

13.8%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 65.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.4% for American Indian residents, 78.5% for other race residents, 55.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.1 years old
(Males: 44.5 years old, Females: 47.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.9 years old, Black residents: 41.8 years old, American Indian residents: 43.6 years old, Asian residents: 63.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.5 years old, Other race residents: 35.5 years old)

Area name: Columbia, SC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calhoun County is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $781 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oak Grove, Sandy Run-Staley, St. Matthews, Fort Motte-Lone Star, Cameron.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Calhoun County: Sand Bar Ferry Landing (A), Substation Number 2 (B), Substation Number 1 (C), Savannah River Forest Station (D), Hawthorne Fire Tower (E), Cassels Fire Tower (F), Camp NeKia (G), Midland Country Club (H), North Augusta Industrial Park (I), Trinity Poultry Farm (J), Jumping Branch Farm (K), Walling Poultry Farm (L), Pine Log Community House (M), Aiken Waterworks (N), Montmorenci Fire Department (O), Hollow Creek Fire Department (P), Silver Bluff Fire Department (Q), Sage Mill Station Fire Department (R), Graniteville - Vaucluse - Warrenville Fire Department Station 3 (S), Sandy Ridge Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Calhoun County include: Ridge Hill Church (A), Rock Hill Church (B), Rosa Hill Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D), Sanctified Church (E), Smyrna Church (F), Pine Forest Baptist Church (G), Summer Grove Church (H), Susan Union Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Scott Cemetery (1), Wrights Cemetery (2), Fields Cemetery (3), Aiken Memorial Cemetery (4), Plunkett Cemetery (5), Montmorenci Cemetery (6), Needham Brown Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wasteway Pond (A), Ascauga Lake (B), Richardsons Lake (C), Riley Pond (D), Gantts Pond (E), Mathis Lake (F), White Pond (G), Lake Josephine (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chavous Creek (A), Dry Branch (B), Fox Creek (C), Badger Branch (D), Wildcat Branch (E), Spring Branch (F), Smith Branch (G), Shirley Branch (H), Sandy Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Calhoun County include: Aiken State Park (1), Redcliffe State Park (2), Aiken Wayside Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bradley County, Arkansas , Etowah County, Alabama , Cass County, Texas , Shelby County, Alabama , Delta County, Texas , Yalobusha County, Mississippi , Lincoln County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
South Carolina:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 462
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 311 (48.6% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun County:

2.1%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 342010 or later
  • 852000 to 2009
  • 761990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 34Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 32.1%

Calhoun County marital status for males Calhoun County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,865
  • One, attached: 87
  • Two: 28
  • 3 or 4: 49
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 20 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 2,519
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Calhoun County with a mortgage: 2,036 (38 second mortgage, 113 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,142

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

58.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calhoun County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant2,41115
Mainline Protestant1,85714
Evangelical Protestant1,31811
Other1061
Catholic--
None9,483-
Calhoun 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: 1
Calhoun County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Calhoun County:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.0%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Calhoun County:

Average size of farms: 337 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,212
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $269.70
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.99%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,000
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.19%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $96,248
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.69
Corn for grain: 6649 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3033 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 12574 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5139 harvested acres
Vegetables: 173 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 203 acres

Tornado activity:

Calhoun County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 1554229.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 29 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/7/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 34% 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 98.5 miles away from Calhoun County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 334.2 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 58.0 miles away from Calhoun County center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4492, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 8, 2018 - October 8, 2018, FEMA Id: 4394, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Hurricane Irma, Incident Period: September 6, 2017 - September 13, 2017, FEMA Id: 4346, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Calhoun

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,495 (86.6%)
  • Carpooled: 247 (6.1%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 67 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 31 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 190 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • France (4%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Nigeria (0%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Calhoun County


  • American (10%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,281.

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
South Carolina average:

7.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.29% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($30,025 average AGI)
0.81% relocated from other states ($8,073 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.81%
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  2.27% ($31,932 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  1.59% ($35,671)
from Richland County, SC  0.56% ($36,621)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 ($29,666 average AGI)
0.58% relocated to other states ($3,260 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.58%
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  1.96% ($25,752 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  1.46% ($36,400)
to Richland County, SC  0.85% ($29,159)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,567 (2,026 aged, 541 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 450 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Calhoun County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (312)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (119)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (108)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (11)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 834
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,179
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,036
  • Male householders: 3,075 (1,034 living alone), Female householders: 3,277 (1,140 living alone)
  • 2,933 spouses (2,933 opposite-sex spouses), 131 unmarried partners, (131 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,530 children (3,395 natural, 48 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 566 grandchildren, 110 brothers or sisters, 300 parents, 0 foster children, 462 other relatives, 471 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 177

Size of family households: 1,909 2-persons, 967 3-persons, 518 4-persons, 441 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,173 1-person, 146 2-persons, 34 3-persons.

1,678 married couples with children.
532 single-parent households (59 men, 473 women).

95.7% of residents of Calhoun speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,918,000 ($4,574 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,121,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,106,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,013,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,938,000
Federal grants: $22,542,000
Federal procurement contracts: $672,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,648,000 ($194,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,921,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $30,300,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,243,000

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

Births: 978
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 856
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +36
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -207
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Calhoun County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.91 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • 2932014 or later
  • 3752010 to 2013
  • 1,1942000 to 2009
  • 1,7241990 to 1999
  • 8801980 to 1989
  • 1,3191970 to 1979
  • 5201960 to 1969
  • 3581950 to 1959
  • 1811940 to 1949
  • 6701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • 401 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 713 rooms
  • 5404 rooms
  • 1,0295 rooms
  • 1,0196 rooms
  • 1,0727 rooms
  • 7208 rooms
  • 6569+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • 141 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 1744 rooms
  • 4635 rooms
  • 1366 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 2108 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • 42no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 7712 bedrooms
  • 2,7463 bedrooms
  • 1,3244 bedrooms
  • 1935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 6633 bedrooms
  • 704 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 191no vehicle
  • 1,3511 vehicle
  • 1,8982 vehicles
  • 1,0673 vehicles
  • 4664 vehicles
  • 1955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 265no vehicle
  • 5541 vehicle
  • 2522 vehicles
  • 1163 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

93.2% of Calhoun County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in South Carolina.

Calhoun County:

93.2%
State average:

85.7%

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

  • This state: 11,138
  • Other state: 3,343
  • Northeast: 1,035
  • Midwest: 374
  • South: 1,691
  • West: 248
Year householders moved into unit in Calhoun County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calhoun County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 450
Here:

29.6%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 136
Here:

26.0%
South Carolina:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

3.7%
South Carolina:

20.0%

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

Calhoun County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $754,000
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,709,000
    Correctional Institutions: $913,000
    Local Fire Protection: $907,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Solid Waste Management: $587,000
    Regular Highways: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $386,000
    Libraries: $386,000
    Central Staff Services: $351,000
    General - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,503,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,621,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $665,000
    Interest Earnings: $514,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $127,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $99,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,215,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $987,000
    Highways: $266,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,533,000
    Other License: $153,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $116,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,523,000

Calhoun County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $754,000
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,709,000
    Correctional Institutions: $913,000
    Local Fire Protection: $907,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Solid Waste Management: $587,000
    Regular Highways: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $386,000
    Libraries: $386,000
    Central Staff Services: $351,000
    General - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,503,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,621,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $665,000
    Interest Earnings: $514,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $127,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $99,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,215,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $987,000
    Highways: $266,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,533,000
    Other License: $153,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $116,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,523,000

Calhoun County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $754,000
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,709,000
    Correctional Institutions: $913,000
    Local Fire Protection: $907,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Solid Waste Management: $587,000
    Regular Highways: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $386,000
    Libraries: $386,000
    Central Staff Services: $351,000
    General - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,503,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,621,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $665,000
    Interest Earnings: $514,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $127,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $99,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,215,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $987,000
    Highways: $266,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,533,000
    Other License: $153,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $116,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,523,000

Calhoun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $754,000
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,709,000
    Correctional Institutions: $913,000
    Local Fire Protection: $907,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Solid Waste Management: $587,000
    Regular Highways: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $386,000
    Libraries: $386,000
    Central Staff Services: $351,000
    General - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,503,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,621,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $665,000
    Interest Earnings: $514,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $127,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $99,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,215,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $987,000
    Highways: $266,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,533,000
    Other License: $153,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $116,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,523,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 502
  • Number of aged recipients: 85
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 417
  • Number of recipients under 18: 67
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 278
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 157
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 236
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 204
Most common first names in Calhoun County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9270.9 years
James9271.7 years
Mary8075.1 years
Willie7472.5 years
William6975.4 years
Annie5178.6 years
George4672.4 years
Robert3571.5 years
Thomas3373.7 years
David3268.9 years
Most common last names in Calhoun County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Glover5069.0 years
Johnson5072.7 years
Williams4874.9 years
Jones4470.8 years
Wannamaker4479.4 years
Zeigler4377.7 years
Robinson4275.8 years
Smith3375.0 years
Haigler3372.7 years
Rickenbaker3177.7 years
Businesses in Calhoun County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1