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Fairfield County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2017: 23,479 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 23,454 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,966
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,023
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,799
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,430 (it was 1,975 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 687 sq. mi.

Water area: 23.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairfield County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (16.1%), Educational, health and social services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 87%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Fairfield County, SC (2017)
    • 12,78054.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,76637.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2165.2%Two or more races
    • 4882.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 650.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 650.3%Asian alone
Median resident age:

45.9 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 11,054  (47.1%)
Females: 12,425  (52.9%)
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Average household size:
Fairfield County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,854 ($30,376 in 1999)
This county:

$36,854
South Carolina:

$50,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $526 (lower quartile is $426, upper quartile is $614)
This county:

$526
State:

$665


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,081 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$110,081
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,580 - $205,009
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,066
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 318

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 196
  • Burglaries: 222
  • Thefts: 293
  • Auto thefts: 44

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 17
  • Assaults: 201
  • Burglaries: 205
  • Thefts: 390
  • Auto thefts: 51
Fairfield County, SC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1999: 82 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 71 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2001: 74 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2002: 79 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2003: 84 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2004: 104 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2006: 92 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2014: 64 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2016: 47 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $228,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Fairfield, SC residents
Average permit cost in Fairfield, SC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,027 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $504 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Fairfield, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairfield, SC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fairfield, SC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.7%
Fairfield County:

19.7%
South Carolina:

15.4%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.0% for American Indian residents, 2.9% for other race residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.9 years old
(Males: 45.7 years old, Females: 46.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.2 years old, Black residents: 41.7 years old, American Indian residents: 63.8 years old, Asian residents: 18.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 43.2 years old, Other race residents: 6.0 years old)

Area name: Columbia, SC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fairfield 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: Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills, Monticello-Salem, Ridgeway, Jenkinsville.

Fairfield 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: Atoka County, Oklahoma , Bolivar County, Mississippi , Grant County, Arkansas , Lancaster County , Lauderdale County, Alabama , Fulton County, Georgia , Scott County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
South Carolina:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 646
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 404 (30.1% naturalized citizens)

Fairfield County:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1402010 or later
  • 952000 to 2009
  • 661990 to 1999
  • 371980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.6%

Fairfield County marital status for males Fairfield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,354
  • One, attached: 81
  • Two: 106
  • 3 or 4: 101
  • 5 to 9: 484
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 2,832

Housing units in Fairfield County with a mortgage: 2,404 (29 second mortgage, 208 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,400

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fairfield County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,89440
Black Protestant3,46721
Mainline Protestant1,79019
Other5612
Catholic1051
None10,139-
Fairfield 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
Fairfield County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfield County:

14.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

34.4%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Fairfield County:

Average size of farms: 238 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,804
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $92.01
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,158
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,120
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.66
Corn for grain: 299 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 151 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fairfield County-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 87.4 miles away from Fairfield County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 116.3 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 108.0 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 189.6 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 39.0 miles away from Fairfield 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 152.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 06, 2004 to October 11, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1566: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1566, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • South Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1509: February 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1509, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • South Carolina Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1313: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina HURRICANE HUGO, Incident Period: September 21, 1989 to September 22, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-843: September 22, 1989, FEMA Id: 843, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: March 28, 1984 to March 29, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-700: March 30, 1984, FEMA Id: 700, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fairfield

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,307 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,030 (11.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 57 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 109 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 314 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • Ukraine (15%)
  • Peru (14%)
  • Colombia (10%)
  • South Africa (9%)
  • India (9%)
  • Other Western Asia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fairfield County


  • African (26%)
  • American (20%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 275 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

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

  • 246 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,961.

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
South Carolina average:

7.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.24% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($34,497 average AGI)
1.32% relocated from other states ($13,452 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

1.32%
South Carolina average:

4.20%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, SC  1.88% ($43,126 average AGI)
from Chester County, SC  0.42% ($42,500)
from Lexington County, SC  0.41% ($41,879)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.27% ($49,227)
from York County, SC  0.27% ($58,455)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
South Carolina average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.04% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($46,474 average AGI)
0.69% relocated to other states ($7,745 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.69%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, SC  2.28% ($35,049 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.64% ($39,327)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.37% ($41,767)
to Chester County, SC  0.35% ($52,036)
to Newberry County, SC  0.27% ($32,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Fairfield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Fairfield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Fairfield County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,979 (3,042 aged, 937 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 517 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Fairfield County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (596)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (263)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (242)
  • Unspecified dementia (197)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (150)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (141)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (133)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (104)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (70)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,148
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 104
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,434

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,393
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,256
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 25

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 138.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,479
  • In family households: 19,455 (2,451 male householders, 3,216 female householders)
    3,814 spouses, 6,456 children (6,060 natural, 94 adopted, 293 stepchildren), 1,993 grandchildren, 449 brothers or sisters, 214 parents, 486 other relatives, 347 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,670 (1,661 male householders (1,464 living alone)), 1,717 female householders (1,590 living alone)), 294 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 362

Size of family households: 3,199 2-persons, 1,341 3-persons, 666 4-persons, 298 5-persons, 86 6-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,052 1-person, 343 2-persons.

1,529 married couples with children.
1,655 single-parent households (310 men, 1,345 women).

96.7% of residents of Fairfield speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $139,774,000 ($5,790 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,434,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $58,532,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,973,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $258,000
Federal grants: $42,171,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,736,000 ($3,277,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,104,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $102,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,812,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,021,000

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

Births: 1,712
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,490
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +383
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Fairfield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.29 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • 1282014 or later
  • 692010 to 2013
  • 1,1512000 to 2009
  • 2,3971990 to 1999
  • 2,0391980 to 1989
  • 2,1071970 to 1979
  • 1,3681960 to 1969
  • 1,3331950 to 1959
  • 5111940 to 1949
  • 7261939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fairfield County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1343 rooms
  • 4494 rooms
  • 1,4315 rooms
  • 2,0446 rooms
  • 1,2317 rooms
  • 7168 rooms
  • 7169+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • 121 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2213 rooms
  • 5254 rooms
  • 8085 rooms
  • 4226 rooms
  • 2257 rooms
  • 208 rooms
  • 499+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fairfield County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1111 bedroom
  • 1,0032 bedrooms
  • 4,0713 bedrooms
  • 1,2934 bedrooms
  • 2335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield County, South Carolina
  • 13no bedroom
  • 1681 bedroom
  • 9062 bedrooms
  • 9323 bedrooms
  • 2564 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 305no vehicle
  • 1,7271 vehicle
  • 2,6132 vehicles
  • 1,4793 vehicles
  • 3684 vehicles
  • 2445+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 385no vehicle
  • 9991 vehicle
  • 7012 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 1094 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles

95.3% of Fairfield County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in South Carolina.

Fairfield County:

95.3%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 19,026
  • Other state: 3,717
  • Northeast: 1,047
  • Midwest: 494
  • South: 1,983
  • West: 178
Year householders moved into unit in Fairfield County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 19.3%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 227
Here:

11.4%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 164
Here:

13.2%
South Carolina:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 185
Here:

24.6%
South Carolina:

19.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fairfield County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Other: $16,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,063,000
    Health - Other: $3,868,000
    Police Protection: $3,541,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,756,000
    Financial Administration: $1,561,000
    Regular Highways: $1,395,000
    Hospitals: $1,149,000
    Libraries: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,081,000
    General Public Buildings: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $783,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Transit Utilities: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $57,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,200,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,492,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,161,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $943,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,447,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $479,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,877,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,025,000
    Other License: $1,079,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,981,000

Fairfield County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Other: $16,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,063,000
    Health - Other: $3,868,000
    Police Protection: $3,541,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,756,000
    Financial Administration: $1,561,000
    Regular Highways: $1,395,000
    Hospitals: $1,149,000
    Libraries: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,081,000
    General Public Buildings: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $783,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Transit Utilities: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $57,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,200,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,492,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,161,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $943,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,447,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $479,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,877,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,025,000
    Other License: $1,079,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,981,000

Fairfield County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Other: $16,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,063,000
    Health - Other: $3,868,000
    Police Protection: $3,541,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,756,000
    Financial Administration: $1,561,000
    Regular Highways: $1,395,000
    Hospitals: $1,149,000
    Libraries: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,081,000
    General Public Buildings: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $783,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Transit Utilities: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $57,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,200,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,492,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,161,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $943,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,447,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $479,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,877,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,025,000
    Other License: $1,079,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,981,000

Fairfield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Other: $16,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,063,000
    Health - Other: $3,868,000
    Police Protection: $3,541,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,977,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,756,000
    Financial Administration: $1,561,000
    Regular Highways: $1,395,000
    Hospitals: $1,149,000
    Libraries: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,081,000
    General Public Buildings: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $783,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Transit Utilities: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $57,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,200,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,492,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,161,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $943,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,447,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $479,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,877,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,025,000
    Other License: $1,079,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,981,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 850
  • Number of aged recipients: 119
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 731
  • Number of recipients under 18: 144
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 462
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 244
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 338
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 345
Most common first names in Fairfield County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23170.1 years
John21171.9 years
Willie16272.5 years
Mary16078.0 years
Robert12971.2 years
William12574.2 years
Annie7378.9 years
George7171.6 years
David6367.2 years
Henry5575.2 years
Most common last names in Fairfield County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10170.9 years
Branham9574.4 years
Davis9173.7 years
Smith9075.4 years
Belton7270.4 years
Brown6573.3 years
Young6568.1 years
Jackson6075.0 years
Murphy5675.0 years
Kennedy5674.0 years
Businesses in Fairfield County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Ramada1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS2
FedEx1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2