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Calhoun County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2014: 14,878 (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: 39 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calhoun County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Calhoun County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (53.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (42.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 7,252  (48.7%)
Females: 7,626  (51.3%)

Calhoun County,SC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Calhoun County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,144 ($32,736 in 1999)

This county:

$40144
South Carolina:

$44163

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $380 (lower quartile is $258, upper quartile is $550)
This county:

$380
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,918 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$101,918
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,605 - $177,570

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $159,878
Here:

$159,878
State:

$209,548

Townhouses or other attached units: $155,971
Here:

$155,971
State:

$171,462

Mobile homes: $83,722
Here:

$83,722
State:

$71,666
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $955
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

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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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

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: $614 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $423 (0.5%)

Calhoun County household income distribution in 2009 Calhoun County home values distribution Calhoun County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 37.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.0% for other race residents, 48.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
Calhoun County:

18.7%
South Carolina:

18.6%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.0% for other race residents, 50.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 43 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 60 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 26 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 September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 462
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 147 (29% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 58
  • 1990 to 1994: 28
  • 1985 to 1989: 2
  • 1980 to 1984: 8
  • 1975 to 1979: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 27

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: 4,098
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 44
  • 3 or 4: 53
  • 5 to 9: 37
  • 20 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 2,559
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 26

Housing units in Calhoun County with a mortgage: 1,290 (130 second mortgage, 127 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,225

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calhoun County

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 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 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 8/21/1992 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 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 100.6 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 65.2 miles away from Calhoun County center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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 CarolinaTropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 6, 2004 to October 11, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1566): October 7, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1566, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 CarolinaFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 11, 1990 to October 28, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-881): October 22, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-881, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South CarolinaHURRICANE HUGO, Incident Period: September 21, 1989 to September 22, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-843): September 22, 1989, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-843, 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 Calhoun County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (40%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Argentina (5%)
  • Jamaica (4%)

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

  • United States or American (15%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Calhoun County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,010 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,103 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 30 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 60 (1%)
  • Other means: 80 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 113 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $42,387.

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.46% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($21,445 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($10,329 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.40%
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 Orangeburg County, SC  2.10% ($25,380 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  1.13% ($32,741)
from Richland County, SC  0.51% ($29,000)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.07% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($23,554 average AGI)
1.00% relocated to other states ($5,616 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.00%
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 Orangeburg County, SC  1.67% ($24,165 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  1.12% ($30,070)
to Richland County, SC  0.61% ($30,355)

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 2014: 10.7

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 live births in Calhoun County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 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 Calhoun County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (246)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (165)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (137)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (84)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (64)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (57)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (55)
  • Congestive heart failure (52)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (45)
  • Unspecified dementia (45)

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: 834.440
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1178.810
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28.47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33.11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,022
  • In family households: 12,840 (2,719 male householders, 1,485 female householders)
    2,955 spouses, 4,159 children (3,825 natural, 109 adopted, 225 stepchildren), 663 grandchildren, 181 brothers or sisters, 124 parents, 240 other relatives, 258 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,182 (969 male householders (834 living alone)), 907 female householders (796 living alone)), 306 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 153 (106 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,929 2-persons, 990 3-persons, 742 4-persons, 340 5-persons, 135 6-persons, 68 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,630 1-person, 217 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

2,152 married couples with children.
1,012 single-parent households (213 men, 799 women).

97.6% of residents of Calhoun County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,918,000 ($4574 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:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 151
  • 2000 to 2004: 975
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,668
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,531
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,065
  • 1960 to 1969: 750
  • 1950 to 1959: 402
  • 1940 to 1949: 328
  • 1939 or earlier: 473
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 175
  • 4 rooms: 531
  • 5 rooms: 1,311
  • 6 rooms: 1,307
  • 7 rooms: 801
  • 8 rooms: 441
  • 9+ rooms: 376
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 66
  • 3 rooms: 90
  • 4 rooms: 201
  • 5 rooms: 255
  • 6 rooms: 192
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 46
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 123
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,080
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,861
  • 4 bedrooms: 770
  • 5+ bedrooms: 130
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 110
  • 2 bedrooms: 373
  • 3 bedrooms: 377
  • 4 bedrooms: 55
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 278
  • 1 vehicle: 1,382
  • 2 vehicles: 1,966
  • 3 vehicles: 978
  • 4 vehicles: 265
  • 5+ vehicles: 118
  • no vehicle: 251
  • 1 vehicle: 364
  • 2 vehicles: 261
  • 3 vehicles: 42
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

71% of Calhoun County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in South Carolina.

Calhoun County:

71.3%
State average:

56.8%

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

  • This state: 12303
  • Northeast: 878
  • Midwest: 334
  • South: 1324
  • West: 121

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $57,500


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 Calhoun County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (56.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32.3%)
  • Utility gas (5.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Electricity (43.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.5%)
  • Utility gas (5.9%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 278
Here:

15.3%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

12.8%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

14.1%
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)

Calhoun County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $118,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,065,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,240,000
    Police Protection: $968,000
    Financial Administration: $645,000
    Water Utilities: $456,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $437,000
    Solid Waste Management: $406,000
    Central Staff Services: $340,000
    General Public Buildings: $299,000
    Libraries: $163,000
    Parks & Recreation: $137,000
    Own Hospitals: $102,000
    Fire Protection: $26,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $550,000
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000
    Health: $176,000
    General: $74,000
    Judicial and Legal: $64,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $38,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $661,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Health - Other: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    General Public Building: $33,000
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,015,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $91,000

Calhoun County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $955,000
    Hospital Public: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $900,000
    All Other: $322,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $117,000
    All Other: $47,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $657,000
    Interest Earnings: $58,000
    Property Sale Other: $40,000
    Rents: $22,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $440,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,844,000
    General Support: $782,000
    Health & Hospitals: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,043,000
    Other Selective Sales: $108,000
    NEC: $40,000
    Public Utilities: $4,000

Calhoun County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,511,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,055,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $913,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,433,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $142,000
    Water Utilities: $78,000

Calhoun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,928,000

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
Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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