Darlington County, South Carolina (SC)

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County population in 2012: 68,139 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 67,394 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,686
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,314
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,849
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,531 (it was 5,944 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 561 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Darlington County: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (34.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Darlington County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (55.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (41.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 32,555  (46.4%)
Females: 36,126  (53.6%)
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Darlington County,SC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Darlington County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,674 ($31,087 in 1999)

This county:

$31674
South Carolina:

$44163

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $410 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $513)
This county:

$410
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,200 (it was $59,800 in 2000)
Darlington:

$90,200
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,500 - $161,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $899
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $281

Institutionalized population: 796

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


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

Darlington County, SC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 105 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2009: 52 buildings, average cost: $132,500

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $491 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $225 (0.3%)

Darlington County household income distribution in 2009 Darlington County home values distribution Darlington County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.3%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 33.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.0% for American Indian residents, 63.3% for other race residents, 32.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.3%
Darlington County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

18.6%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.7% for American Indian residents, 58.1% for other race residents, 33.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Asian residents: 42 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 19 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Darlington County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hartsville, Darlington, Lake Swamp, North Hartsville, Lamar, Society Hill, Lydia.

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

2005 air pollution in Darlington County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.090 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.079 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Darlington County: Darlington Raceway (A), Lakeview Club (B), Darlington County Fire Department Pond Hollow (C), Darlington County Fire Department Philadelphia (D), Darlington County Fire Department Jetport (E), Darlington County Fire Department Centerville (F), Darlington County Fire Department Headquarters (G), Bethea Home for the Aged (H), Darlington County Fire Department South Darlington (I), Darlington County Fire Department Swift Creek (J), Darlington County Fire Department Lake Swamp (K), Darlington County Fire Department Pine Ridge (L), Darlington County Fire Department Dovesville (M), Darlington County Fire Department Industrial Park (N), Darlington County Fire Department Mechanicsville (O), Darlington County Fire Department Byrdtown (P), Darlington County Emergency Medical Services (Q), Palmetto Rural Fire Department (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Darlington Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Darlington County include: Pond Hollow Church (A), Red Hill Church (B), South Side Church (C), Pleasant Grove Church (D), Piney Plain Church (E), Pine Ridge Church (F), Swift Creek Church (G), Philadelphia Church (H), Palmetto Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Law Cemetery (1), Flowers Cemetery (2), Fraser Cemetery (3), Galloway Cemetery (4), Gandy Cemetery (5), Bacot Cemetery (6), Bacote Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Hannah Pond (A), Williams Lake (B), Coker Pond (C), Lowthers Lake (D), Harolds Millpond (E), Spring Lake (F), Lake Robinson (G), Bay Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Myrtle Branch (A), Snake Branch (B), Segars Mill Stream (C), Screeches Branch (D), Boggy Swamp (E), Rose Branch (F), Newman Swamp (G), Pond Hollow Branch (H), Seed Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Darlington County: Mineral Springs Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Chesterfield County , Florence County , Kershaw County , Lee County , Marlboro County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,538
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 584 (44% naturalized citizens)

Darlington County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 185
  • 1990 to 1994: 30
  • 1985 to 1989: 31
  • 1980 to 1984: 43
  • 1975 to 1979: 109
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 74
  • 1965 to 1969: 97

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.4%

Darlington County marital status for males Darlington County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Darlington County with a mortgage: 7,386 (740 second mortgage, 878 home equity loan, 63 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,946

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Darlington County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,65985
Mainline Protestant7,87737
Black Protestant4,23017
Other1,9214
Catholic5002
None36,494-
Darlington 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: 19
Darlington County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Darlington County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Darlington County:

13.4%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Darlington County:

30.5%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Darlington County:

Average size of farms: 447 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $109,636
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $276.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $118,230
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $124,187
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.76
Corn for grain: 10445 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 11787 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 20276 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 27583 harvested acres
Vegetables: 193 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Darlington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 3118443.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 19 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/20/1980, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darlington County-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Darlington County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 147.2 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 88.9 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 133.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Darlington County center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Darlington County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (25%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)

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

  • United States or American (21%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Darlington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,582 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 3,771 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 142 (1%)
  • Taxi: 122 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 36 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 89 (0%)
  • Walked: 681 (2%)
  • Other means: 325 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 486 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 488 people in nursing homes
  • 258 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 164 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 101 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 81 people in other group homes
  • 66 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 40 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 40 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 557 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 434 people in college/university student housing
  • 225 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 72 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,044.

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.17% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($18,941 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($11,730 average AGI)
Darlington County:

1.57%
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 Florence County, SC  1.65% ($26,476 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, SC  0.25% ($29,842)
from Lee County, SC  0.25% ($29,421)
from Horry County, SC  0.15% ($23,706)
from Richland County, SC  0.14% ($32,063)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.11% ($24,640)
from Sumter County, SC  0.10% ($28,125)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.63% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($20,690 average AGI)
1.72% relocated to other states ($9,932 average AGI)
Darlington County:

1.72%
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 Florence County, SC  1.83% ($28,315 average AGI)
to Richland County, SC  0.28% ($32,152)
to Chesterfield County, SC  0.27% ($27,968)
to Horry County, SC  0.19% ($25,778)
to Lee County, SC  0.15% ($20,400)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.09% ($19,286)
to Charleston County, SC  0.09% ($30,524)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Darlington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Darlington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Darlington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 9,968 (7,671 aged, 2,297 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.48
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12843.13
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 177.580
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42936.21

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1373.500
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1046.830
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.42

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25.62
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59.39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.91

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.7
  • Other - 36.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 78.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 50.9
  • Other - 27.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 67,336

Size of family households: 7,900 2-persons, 4,603 3-persons, 3,443 4-persons, 1,564 5-persons, 667 6-persons, 375 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,903 1-person, 950 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

9,026 married couples with children.
5,571 single-parent households (830 men, 4,741 women).

97.0% of residents of Darlington County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $367,536,000 ($5439 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,050,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $157,269,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $78,520,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,896,000
Federal grants: $113,376,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,947,000 ($101,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,528,000 ($3,936,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,085,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,120,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,914,000

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

Births: 4,713
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,893
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +145
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -921
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Darlington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 532
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,527
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,827
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,630
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,509
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,168
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,774
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,472
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,580
Rooms in houses/apartments in Darlington County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 140
  • 3 rooms: 875
  • 4 rooms: 2,129
  • 5 rooms: 5,595
  • 6 rooms: 4,802
  • 7 rooms: 3,166
  • 8 rooms: 1,430
  • 9+ rooms: 1,712
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 412
  • 3 rooms: 803
  • 4 rooms: 1,726
  • 5 rooms: 1,631
  • 6 rooms: 724
  • 7 rooms: 296
  • 8 rooms: 216
  • 9+ rooms: 111
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Darlington County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 79
  • 1 bedroom: 462
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,349
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,937
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,570
  • 5+ bedrooms: 452
  • no bedroom: 133
  • 1 bedroom: 939
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,597
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,978
  • 4 bedrooms: 235
  • 5+ bedrooms: 62
Cars and other vehicles available in Darlington County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,314
  • 1 vehicle: 6,218
  • 2 vehicles: 8,219
  • 3 vehicles: 3,022
  • 4 vehicles: 826
  • 5+ vehicles: 250
  • no vehicle: 1,691
  • 1 vehicle: 2,884
  • 2 vehicles: 1,059
  • 3 vehicles: 254
  • 4 vehicles: 47
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

65% of Darlington County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in South Carolina.

Darlington County:

64.8%
State average:

56.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $40,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Darlington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (70.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Utility gas (8.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.3%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Electricity (59.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.1%)
  • Utility gas (12.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.9%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 781
Here:

9.1%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 215
Here:

5.3%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 664
Here:

29.0%
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)

Darlington County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Libraries: $122,000
    Housing & Community Development: $18,000
    Fire Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,193,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,903,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,031,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,968,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,944,000
    General - Other: $1,937,000
    Financial Administration: $1,457,000
    Regular Highways: $1,381,000
    Central Staff Services: $956,000
    Libraries: $864,000
    Fire Protection: $680,000
    General Public Buildings: $648,000
    Parks & Recreation: $591,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $359,000
    Welfare - Other: $308,000
    Air Transportation: $67,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,818,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $481,000
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000
    Health: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $585,000
    Fire Protection: $259,000
    Police Protection: $211,000
    General - Other: $171,000
    Health - Other: $127,000
    Corrections - Other: $33,000
    Judicial: $33,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Central Staff: $9,000
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,139,000

Darlington County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,083,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,595,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $538,000
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,136,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,494,000
    Rents: $181,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,156,000
    All Other: $575,000
    Highways: $444,000
    Public Welfare: $71,000
    Health & Hospitals: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,044,000
    Total General Sales: $3,140,000
    NEC: $514,000
    Public Utilities: $189,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000

Darlington County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $19,700,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,323,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,936,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,700,000
    Other, NEC: $873,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $514,000

Darlington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,643,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $18,856,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Darlington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Darlington County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED134$118,627193$96,819582$131,12758$41,0862$417,00079$62,92479$41,456
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$107,88924$74,20852$131,1154$47,2500$04$69,00024$47,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$100,190116$68,664376$110,60638$50,6051$2,434,00030$71,86784$48,929
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$125,30031$112,355150$118,6002$40,5000$05$71,0008$85,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$147,0003$84,66734$160,4122$99,5000$03$83,3334$56,750
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$130,00021$159,0482$64,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$136,71412$181,1672$91,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$116,4298$202,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$128,0001$184,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$133,5000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Darlington County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James66968.3 years
Mary43975.7 years
William40270.0 years
John38670.6 years
Robert29969.2 years
Willie25370.0 years
Annie21978.6 years
George19871.9 years
Charles17365.5 years
Thomas16669.5 years
Most common last names in Darlington County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson36870.4 years
Brown25869.3 years
Smith24369.8 years
Jackson22970.3 years
Gainey22070.2 years
Williams19471.5 years
Byrd17969.6 years
Davis17972.3 years
Thomas13372.1 years
James12672.3 years
Businesses in Darlington County, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike3
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
CVS2Quiznos1
Chevrolet2RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid2
Curves2SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry1Sears1
Domino's Pizza2Subway4
FedEx4T-Mobile3
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul5
H&R Block2UPS4
Hardee's2Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Walgreens2
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture4YMCA3

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