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Edgefield County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2014: 26,553 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 24,595 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,245
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,867
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,647
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,236 (it was 1,623 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 502 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edgefield County: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.8%), Retail trade (24.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Edgefield County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (56.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (36.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 14,334  (54.0%)
Females: 12,219  (46.0%)

Edgefield County,SC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Edgefield County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,470 ($35,146 in 1999)

This county:

$45470
South Carolina:

$44163

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $406 (lower quartile is $305, upper quartile is $496)
This county:

$406
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $110,934 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$110,934
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,628 - $195,818
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $985
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 2,920

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 224
  • Auto thefts: 29

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 224
  • Auto thefts: 23
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 76 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2001: 84 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2002: 113 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2007: 115 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $276,400
  • 2009: 54 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $23,200
  • 2014: 71 buildings, average cost: $197,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $605 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $483 (0.5%)

Edgefield County household income distribution in 2009 Edgefield County home values distribution Edgefield County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 63.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for American Indian residents, 33.0% for other race residents, 29.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
Edgefield County:

17.6%
South Carolina:

18.6%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 60.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.8% for American Indian residents, 30.3% for other race residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 42 years old)

Area name: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Edgefield County is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Stevens Creek, Edgefield, Johnston, Murphys Estates, Pleasant Lane, Trenton.

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

2012 air pollution in Edgefield County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Graham County, Arizona , Drew County, Arkansas , Clayton County, Georgia , Saluda County , Sumter County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 829
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 312 (49% naturalized citizens)

Edgefield County:

1.3%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 69
  • 1990 to 1994: 50
  • 1985 to 1989: 32
  • 1980 to 1984: 22
  • 1975 to 1979: 28
  • 1970 to 1974: 24
  • 1970 to 1974: 52
  • 1965 to 1969: 35

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.7%

Edgefield County marital status for males Edgefield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,860
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 233
  • 5 to 9: 204
  • 10 to 19: 100
  • 20 or more: 64
  • Mobile homes: 2,605
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Edgefield County with a mortgage: 2,300 (195 second mortgage, 305 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,454

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Edgefield County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,32529
Catholic1,8302
Mainline Protestant1,4399
Black Protestant8045
Other361
None16,551-
Edgefield 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: 3
Edgefield County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Edgefield County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Edgefield County:

10.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Edgefield County:

33.0%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Edgefield County:

Average size of farms: 229 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $149,396
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2955.89
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $106,907
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $76,731
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.06%
Corn for grain: 441 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 231 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 752 harvested acres
Vegetables: 182 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4,889 acres

Earthquake activity:

Edgefield County-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 34.2 miles away from Edgefield County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 118.2 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 114.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 182.6 miles away from Edgefield 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 148.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South CarolinaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3233): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South CarolinaSevere Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1509): February 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1509, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • South CarolinaWinter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1313): January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South 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 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 Edgefield County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (22%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • Vietnam (12%)
  • Russia (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Costa Rica (7%)

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

  • United States or American (20%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Edgefield County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,601 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,433 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 64 (1%)
  • Walked: 88 (1%)
  • Other means: 64 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 184 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,883 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 504 people in state prisons
  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in other group homes
  • 26 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 2,092 people in federal prisons
  • 627 people in state prisons
  • 125 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,284.

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.35% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($20,851 average AGI)
2.32% relocated from other states ($16,675 average AGI)
Edgefield County:

2.32%
South Carolina average:

3.58%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Aiken County, SC  2.11% ($34,360 average AGI)
from Richmond County, GA  0.55% ($33,956)
from Saluda County, SC  0.29% ($20,958)
from Columbia County, GA  0.23% ($61,526)
from Lexington County, SC  0.21% ($38,529)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.62% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($18,142 average AGI)
2.23% relocated to other states ($11,931 average AGI)
Edgefield County:

2.23%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Aiken County, SC  2.90% ($27,339 average AGI)
to Richmond County, GA  0.56% ($28,609)
to Saluda County, SC  0.44% ($23,333)
to Greenwood County, SC  0.27% ($25,636)
to Lexington County, SC  0.22% ($33,833)
to Richland County, SC  0.21% ($18,941)
to Columbia County, GA  0.17% ($39,786)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Edgefield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Edgefield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Edgefield County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Edgefield County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Edgefield County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,638 (2,881 aged, 757 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 729 (13%)

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 Edgefield County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (270)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (207)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (157)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (155)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (141)
  • Unspecified dementia (99)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (86)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (85)
  • Congestive heart failure (83)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (71)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.03
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3504.880
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 161.330
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25998.23

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1081.170
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 775.620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.83

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54.84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.83

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,940
  • In family households: 20,817 (4,443 male householders, 2,263 female householders)
    4,759 spouses, 6,991 children (6,425 natural, 158 adopted, 408 stepchildren), 976 grandchildren, 246 brothers or sisters, 194 parents, 367 other relatives, 453 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,123 (1,264 male householders (1,068 living alone)), 1,378 female householders (1,255 living alone)), 481 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,045 (2,920 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,027 2-persons, 1,481 3-persons, 1,252 4-persons, 584 5-persons, 230 6-persons, 132 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,323 1-person, 268 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

3,622 married couples with children.
1,474 single-parent households (244 men, 1,230 women).

95.6% of residents of Edgefield County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $136,662,000 ($5512 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,002,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,544,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,338,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,373,000
Federal grants: $30,689,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,578,000 ($5,649,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $27,141,000 ($4,220,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,351,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,450,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,601,000

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

Births: 1,451
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,102
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +58
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +594
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Edgefield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.96 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 185
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,353
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,640
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,129
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,302
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,227
  • 1950 to 1959: 495
  • 1940 to 1949: 414
  • 1939 or earlier: 803
Rooms in houses/apartments in Edgefield County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 44
  • 3 rooms: 231
  • 4 rooms: 587
  • 5 rooms: 1,515
  • 6 rooms: 1,712
  • 7 rooms: 1,221
  • 8 rooms: 744
  • 9+ rooms: 593
  • 1 room: 35
  • 2 rooms: 93
  • 3 rooms: 293
  • 4 rooms: 377
  • 5 rooms: 443
  • 6 rooms: 239
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 56
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Edgefield County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 167
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,233
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,984
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,039
  • 5+ bedrooms: 214
  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 322
  • 2 bedrooms: 642
  • 3 bedrooms: 480
  • 4 bedrooms: 113
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Edgefield County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 294
  • 1 vehicle: 1,657
  • 2 vehicles: 2,819
  • 3 vehicles: 1,280
  • 4 vehicles: 393
  • 5+ vehicles: 204
  • no vehicle: 432
  • 1 vehicle: 727
  • 2 vehicles: 362
  • 3 vehicles: 90
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 12

64% of Edgefield County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in South Carolina.

Edgefield County:

63.8%
State average:

56.8%

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

  • This state: 13521
  • Northeast: 1127
  • Midwest: 553
  • South: 8367
  • West: 607

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $46,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Edgefield County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (53.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.8%)
  • Utility gas (16.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.0%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Electricity (49.0%)
  • Utility gas (22.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.5%)
  • Wood (4.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 223
Here:

7.3%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 156
Here:

10.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

10.8%
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)

Edgefield County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $143,000
    General: $15,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,121,000
    Regular Highways: $1,761,000
    Fire Protection: $1,146,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $654,000
    Central Staff Services: $550,000
    Health Services - Other: $484,000
    Financial Administration: $478,000
    Corrections - Other: $451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $368,000
    Police Protection: $283,000
    General Public Buildings: $169,000
    Libraries: $156,000
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000
    Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $98,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Higher Education: $45,000
    Welfare: $33,000
    Health: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $74,000
    Fire Protection: $59,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    Central Staff: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,142,000

Edgefield County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $717,000
    All Other: $360,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,134,000
    Housing & Community Development: $0
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $353,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $443,000
    Interest Earnings: $170,000
    Rents: $31,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,099,000
    Highways: $765,000
    All Other: $247,000
    Health & Hospitals: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,830,000
    Total General Sales: $520,000
    NEC: $238,000
    Other Selective Sales: $81,000

Edgefield County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,708,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,532,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $176,000

Edgefield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,496,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $187,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 662
  • Number of aged recipients: 87
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 575
  • Number of recipients under 18: 108
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 362
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 192
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 293
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 285
Edgefield County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Edgefield County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Edgefield County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19970.2 years
John15973.7 years
Mary15176.1 years
Willie9569.0 years
George9471.5 years
William8972.2 years
Robert7970.3 years
Annie6379.1 years
Thomas6271.9 years
Charles5070.1 years
Most common last names in Edgefield County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams11069.7 years
Smith10774.9 years
Johnson7572.9 years
Holmes6477.8 years
Jones5969.9 years
Jackson4877.4 years
Mathis4773.5 years
Timmerman4779.4 years
Quarles4675.5 years
Padgett4675.6 years
Businesses in Edgefield County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Ford2
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet2Subway1
Circle K3U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1UPS3
FedEx3