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Dillon County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2014: 31,127 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 30,722 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,845
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,063
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,062
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,015 (it was 3,137 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

31%

Land area: 405 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dillon County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Dillon County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (47.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (45.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 14,644  (47.0%)
Females: 16,483  (53.0%)
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Dillon County,SC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Dillon County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,457 ($26,630 in 1999)

This county:

$30457
South Carolina:

$44163

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $334 (lower quartile is $262, upper quartile is $410)
This county:

$334
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,244 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Dillon:

$65,244
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,346 - $113,801
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $827
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $296

Institutionalized population: 359

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

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 27
  • Assaults: 153
  • Burglaries: 341
  • Thefts: 467
  • Auto thefts: 98

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 37
  • Assaults: 134
  • Burglaries: 323
  • Thefts: 605
  • Auto thefts: 119
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $104,100

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: $399 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $278 (0.6%)

Dillon County household income distribution in 2009 Dillon County home values distribution Dillon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.7%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents, 51.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.7% for American Indian residents, 43.3% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.7%
Dillon County:

32.7%
South Carolina:

18.6%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.7% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for American Indian residents, 39.7% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 41 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dillon County is $406 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $601 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dillon, Hamer, Little Rock, Latta, Lake View.

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

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Neighboring counties: Arkansas County, Arkansas , Bartow County, Georgia , Clark County, Arkansas , Coahoma County, Mississippi , Comanche County, Oklahoma , Jackson County, Alabama , Montgomery County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 835
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 60.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 309 (22% naturalized citizens)

Dillon County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 149
  • 1990 to 1994: 50
  • 1985 to 1989: 34
  • 1980 to 1984: 42
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 16

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.5%

Dillon County marital status for males Dillon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,273
  • One, attached: 175
  • Two: 239
  • 3 or 4: 245
  • 5 to 9: 246
  • 10 to 19: 31
  • 20 or more: 264
  • Mobile homes: 4,200
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Dillon County with a mortgage: 2,345 (248 second mortgage, 110 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,313

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dillon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,79948
Black Protestant2,64515
Mainline Protestant2,59224
Other1,155-
Catholic1281
None13,743-
Dillon 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: 9
Dillon County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Dillon County:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dillon County:

13.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Dillon County:

33.6%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Dillon County:

Average size of farms: 570 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $351,508
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $291.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $304,577
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.69%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $179,402
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.36
Corn for grain: 8153 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 20945 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 23554 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 36710 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 186 acres

Earthquake activity:

Dillon County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 112.9 miles away from Dillon County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 182.9 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 102.8 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 141.7 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 65.0 miles away from Dillon County center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.3 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 CarolinaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to October 15, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1140): September 30, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1140, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Dillon 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
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (67%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • Spain (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

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

  • United States or American (20%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Dillon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,252 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 2,188 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 207 (2%)
  • Other means: 236 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 194 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 250 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 171 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $32,804.

3.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.20% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($14,363 average AGI)
1.79% relocated from other states ($10,257 average AGI)
Dillon County:

1.79%
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 Marion County, SC  0.65% ($27,652 average AGI)
from Florence County, SC  0.39% ($27,146)
from Robeson County, NC  0.33% ($19,086)
from Horry County, SC  0.24% ($21,440)
from Marlboro County, SC  0.24% ($19,960)
from Darlington County, SC  0.19% ($30,100)


5.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.70% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($13,049 average AGI)
2.46% relocated to other states ($11,710 average AGI)
Dillon County:

2.46%
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 Marion County, SC  0.70% ($20,880 average AGI)
to Florence County, SC  0.67% ($26,528)
to Robeson County, NC  0.36% ($19,053)
to Horry County, SC  0.29% ($29,484)
to Marlboro County, SC  0.26% ($27,357)
to Richland County, SC  0.15% ($24,063)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.10% ($20,091)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Dillon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Dillon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Dillon County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dillon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dillon County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,085 (3,619 aged, 1,466 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 628 (7%)

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 Dillon County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (365)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (297)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (268)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (266)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (191)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (178)
  • Unspecified dementia (168)
  • Congestive heart failure (130)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (112)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (106)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15801.08
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 274.860
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71293.43

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1698.200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1136.440
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.69

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.81
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58.11

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.23

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

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.1. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,611
  • In family households: 27,505 (4,424 male householders, 3,918 female householders)
    4,795 spouses, 10,006 children (9,304 natural, 235 adopted, 467 stepchildren), 1,845 grandchildren, 508 brothers or sisters, 343 parents, 712 other relatives, 807 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,106 (1,679 male householders (1,429 living alone)), 1,902 female householders (1,735 living alone)), 525 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 451 (359 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,215 2-persons, 2,064 3-persons, 1,581 4-persons, 848 5-persons, 357 6-persons, 277 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,164 1-person, 353 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

4,182 married couples with children.
2,994 single-parent households (414 men, 2,580 women).

96.6% of residents of Dillon County speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (21% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $204,462,000 ($6535 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,144,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $70,711,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,057,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,238,000
Federal grants: $77,626,000
Federal procurement contracts: $795,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,035,000 ($684,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,213,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,245,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,149,000

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

Births: 2,733
Here:

88 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,817
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +111
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -725
Here -23 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Dillon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.87 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 84
  • 2000 to 2004: 996
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,180
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,714
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,427
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,790
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,004
  • 1940 to 1949: 651
  • 1939 or earlier: 688
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dillon County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 44
  • 3 rooms: 383
  • 4 rooms: 800
  • 5 rooms: 2,562
  • 6 rooms: 1,882
  • 7 rooms: 1,293
  • 8 rooms: 608
  • 9+ rooms: 486
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 152
  • 3 rooms: 421
  • 4 rooms: 916
  • 5 rooms: 884
  • 6 rooms: 427
  • 7 rooms: 179
  • 8 rooms: 64
  • 9+ rooms: 45
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dillon County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 38
  • 1 bedroom: 200
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,464
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,076
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,039
  • 5+ bedrooms: 245
  • no bedroom: 90
  • 1 bedroom: 521
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,314
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,030
  • 4 bedrooms: 124
  • 5+ bedrooms: 58
Cars and other vehicles available in Dillon County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 643
  • 1 vehicle: 2,544
  • 2 vehicles: 3,280
  • 3 vehicles: 1,133
  • 4 vehicles: 340
  • 5+ vehicles: 122
  • no vehicle: 1,040
  • 1 vehicle: 1,445
  • 2 vehicles: 549
  • 3 vehicles: 77
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

65% of Dillon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in South Carolina.

Dillon County:

65.0%
State average:

56.8%

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

  • This state: 25511
  • Northeast: 1211
  • Midwest: 304
  • South: 3134
  • West: 166

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $26,300


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 Dillon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.6%)
  • Utility gas (9.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.9%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Electricity (54.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.5%)
  • Utility gas (13.3%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 361
Here:

8.4%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 101
Here:

4.8%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

5.9%
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)

Dillon County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,599,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,453,000
    Regular Highways: $1,206,000
    General - Other: $1,143,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,094,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,061,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,006,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,005,000
    Health Services - Other: $797,000
    Financial Administration: $664,000
    General Public Buildings: $561,000
    Libraries: $560,000
    Fire Protection: $324,000
    Parks & Recreation: $133,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $100,000
    Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Central Staff Services: $258,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $68,000
    Health: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000
    Regular Highways: $65,000
    Corrections - Other: $60,000
    Central Staff: $33,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Fire Protection: $4,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,850,000

Dillon County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,350,000
    All Other: $1,118,000
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,212,000
    Housing & Community Development: $0
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,392,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $89,000
    Rents: $45,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,378,000
    All Other: $1,210,000
    Highways: $581,000
    Health & Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,922,000
    Total General Sales: $1,291,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $376,000
    NEC: $216,000
    Other Selective Sales: $63,000

Dillon County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000

Dillon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,920,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,736
  • Number of aged recipients: 234
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,502
  • Number of recipients under 18: 265
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 938
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 533
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 723
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 766
Dillon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Dillon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Dillon County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25767.9 years
Mary20174.7 years
John19771.1 years
Willie13768.7 years
William12767.5 years
Robert11568.8 years
Annie11075.7 years
Henry6672.8 years
George6067.1 years
Charles5664.0 years
Most common last names in Dillon County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bethea25673.2 years
Hayes14972.5 years
Johnson12572.3 years
Page12169.0 years
Smith10373.6 years
Jackson10170.8 years
Rogers9370.3 years
Davis9067.3 years
Williams8870.5 years
Moody8275.9 years
Businesses in Dillon County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture3
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1T-Mobile1
Dennys1True Value1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul3
Dunkin Donuts1U.S. Cellular1
Econo Lodge1UPS3
FedEx2Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1