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Hampton County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2016: 20,827 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 21,386 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,606
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,994
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,817
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,998 (it was 1,627 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 560 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hampton County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (20.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hampton County, South Carolina:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (54.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (41.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Some other race alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years
Males: 10,700  (51.4%)
Females: 10,127  (48.6%)
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Hampton County,SC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hampton County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,495 ($28,771 in 1999)

This county:

$33,495
South Carolina:

$49,501

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $415 (lower quartile is $258, upper quartile is $553)
This county:

$415
State:

$653


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,915 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Hampton:

$80,915
South Carolina:

$153,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,497 - $128,695
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $992
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $302

Institutionalized population: 1,488

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 97
  • Thefts: 165
  • Auto thefts: 20

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 70
  • Burglaries: 83
  • Thefts: 152
  • Auto thefts: 29
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $193,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $892 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $441 (0.7%)

Hampton County household income distribution in 2009 Hampton County home values distribution Hampton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.5%
Hampton County:

15.5%
South Carolina:

15.3%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.3% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.4 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 43.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.6 years old, Black residents: 37.2 years old, American Indian residents: 64.8 years old, Asian residents: 66.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.0 years old, Other race residents: 41.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hampton County is $407 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $593 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hampton, Estill, Varnville, Yemassee, Brunson, Gifford, Furman, Scotia, Luray.

Hampton 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: Dorchester County , Coosa County, Alabama , Newton County, Mississippi , Scott County, Mississippi , Winston County, Mississippi , Hopkins County, Texas , Twiggs County, Georgia , Wood County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 633
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 388 (38.9% naturalized citizens)

Hampton County:

1.9%
Whole state:

4.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 25
  • 2000 to 2009: 141
  • 1990 to 1999: 115
  • 1980 to 1989: 31
  • 1970 to 1979: 16
  • Before 1970: 15
Note: State values scaled to Hampton County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.2%

Hampton County marital status for males Hampton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,442
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 91
  • 3 or 4: 151
  • 5 to 9: 156
  • 10 to 19: 22
  • 20 to 49: 54
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 3,233

Housing units in Hampton County with a mortgage: 2,033 (10 second mortgage, 64 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,597

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hampton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,71642
Black Protestant2,17217
Mainline Protestant1,73718
Catholic841
Other581
None9,323-
Hampton 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: 7
Hampton County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hampton County:

10.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hampton County:

13.7%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Hampton County:

35.9%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Hampton County:

Average size of farms: 516 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,906
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $207.74
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,212
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,127
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.62
Corn for grain: 8466 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1662 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 7436 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6023 harvested acres
Vegetables: 421 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 58 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hampton 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 57.8 miles away from Hampton County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 108.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.5 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 74.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from Hampton 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 284.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

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 Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4286: October 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4286, 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 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4166: March 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 4166, 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 Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 30, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1299: September 21, 1999, FEMA Id: 1299, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 25, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3145: September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3145, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Drought, Incident Period: August 04, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3047: August 04, 1977, FEMA Id: 3047, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Hampton County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 6

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (31%)
  • Philippines (19%)
  • India (14%)
  • Honduras (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • France (3%)

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

  • European (10%)
  • American (10%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Hampton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,366 (87.0%)
  • Carpooled: 560 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 93 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 96 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 138 (1.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,549 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,340 people in federal prisons
  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,725.

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.91% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($17,541 average AGI)
1.56% relocated from other states ($10,531 average AGI)
Hampton County:

1.56%
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 Beaufort County, SC  0.69% ($28,089 average AGI)
from Jasper County, SC  0.41% ($36,407)
from Colleton County, SC  0.32% ($25,810)
from Allendale County, SC  0.29% ($27,000)
from Richland County, SC  0.28% ($23,889)
from Charleston County, SC  0.15% ($15,400)


6.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.86% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($15,899 average AGI)
2.21% relocated to other states ($12,272 average AGI)
Hampton County:

2.21%
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 Beaufort County, SC  0.95% ($28,048 average AGI)
to Jasper County, SC  0.50% ($32,576)
to Colleton County, SC  0.39% ($17,808)
to Allendale County, SC  0.30% ($26,300)
to Richland County, SC  0.30% ($29,100)
to Orangeburg County, SC  0.24% ($17,438)
to Barnwell County, SC  0.20% ($22,385)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Hampton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Hampton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hampton County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hampton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hampton County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,616 (2,602 aged, 1,014 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 535 (10%)

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 Hampton County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (217)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (207)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (205)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (126)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (107)
  • Congestive heart failure (83)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (79)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (78)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (73)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (67)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,746
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 117
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,543

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,242
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,153
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,827
  • In family households: 16,182 (2,038 male householders, 2,548 female householders)
    3,021 spouses, 6,322 children (5,873 natural, 178 adopted, 267 stepchildren), 822 grandchildren, 476 brothers or sisters, 224 parents, 309 other relatives, 456 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,203 (1,307 male householders (1,242 living alone)), 1,576 female householders (1,495 living alone)), 323 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,413

Size of family households: 2,263 2-persons, 1,216 3-persons, 752 4-persons, 239 5-persons, 82 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,737 1-person, 103 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

1,894 married couples with children.
1,801 single-parent households (161 men, 1,640 women).

96.4% of residents of Hampton speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $173,392,000 ($8,140 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,933,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $58,460,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,242,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,536,000
Federal grants: $49,895,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,003,000 ($224,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $26,255,000 ($7,268,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $278,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,195,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,058,000

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

Births: 1,608
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,095
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +37
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -576
Here -27 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hampton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.57 millions of gallons per day (16% from ground, 84% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 314
  • 2000 to 2009: 769
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,697
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,726
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,026
  • 1960 to 1969: 950
  • 1950 to 1959: 770
  • 1940 to 1949: 379
  • 1939 or earlier: 417
Note: State values scaled to Hampton population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hampton County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hampton County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 106
  • 4 rooms: 523
  • 5 rooms: 1,450
  • 6 rooms: 1,535
  • 7 rooms: 943
  • 8 rooms: 447
  • 9+ rooms: 522
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 266
  • 4 rooms: 394
  • 5 rooms: 615
  • 6 rooms: 331
  • 7 rooms: 142
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hampton County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hampton County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,018
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,427
  • 4 bedrooms: 863
  • 5+ bedrooms: 222
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 241
  • 2 bedrooms: 602
  • 3 bedrooms: 839
  • 4 bedrooms: 118
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
Cars and other vehicles available in Hampton County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hampton County population
  • no vehicle: 215
  • 1 vehicle: 1,735
  • 2 vehicles: 1,984
  • 3 vehicles: 945
  • 4 vehicles: 581
  • 5+ vehicles: 102
  • no vehicle: 308
  • 1 vehicle: 943
  • 2 vehicles: 479
  • 3 vehicles: 118
  • 4 vehicles: 25
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

90% of Hampton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in South Carolina.

Hampton County:

90.1%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 16,799
  • Other state: 3,341
  • Northeast: 816
  • Midwest: 408
  • South: 1,878
  • West: 221

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hampton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (78.5%)
  • Utility gas (10.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.4%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (86.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.8%)
  • Utility gas (5.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 150
Here:

6.8%
South Carolina:

9.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

3.0%
South Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 72
Here:

19.6%
South Carolina:

19.2%

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)

Hampton County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $286,000
    Regular Highways: $53,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $1,163,000
    Police Protection: $1,133,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,057,000
    General - Other: $965,000
    Central Staff Services: $781,000
    Corrections - Other: $722,000
    General Public Buildings: $716,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $663,000
    Regular Highways: $640,000
    Financial Administration: $580,000
    Fire Protection: $393,000
    Welfare - Other: $198,000
    Own Hospitals: $150,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $68,000
    Transit Utilities: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $52,000
    Higher Education: $40,000
    Health: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $110,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    General - Other: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,266,000

Hampton County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $839,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $228,000
    Housing & Community Development: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $73,000
    Interest Earnings: $70,000
    Rents: $34,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $960,000
    All Other: $191,000
    Public Welfare: $36,000
    Health & Hospitals: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,817,000
    Total General Sales: $534,000
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000
    NEC: $40,000
    Public Utilities: $3,000

Hampton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,573,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 983
  • Number of aged recipients: 111
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 872
  • Number of recipients under 18: 144
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 586
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 253
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 400
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 405
Hampton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

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

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Most common first names in Hampton County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17469.8 years
Mary13774.2 years
William13770.6 years
John13471.8 years
Willie12068.2 years
Robert7769.8 years
George7371.8 years
Annie6678.3 years
Henry5771.7 years
Elizabeth5276.9 years
Most common last names in Hampton County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams19471.7 years
Brown12770.7 years
Smith11673.2 years
Deloach9574.6 years
Green9172.5 years
Davis7670.9 years
Johnson6567.4 years
Peeples6276.5 years
Tuten6175.1 years
Bowers5875.8 years
Businesses in Hampton County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Advance Auto Parts1Hilton1
Baymont Inn1KFC1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Subway3
Days Inn1Super 82
Dennys1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul3
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House1