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Marlboro County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2017: 28,240 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 28,818 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,354
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,443
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,423
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,586 (it was 3,055 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%

Land area: 480 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Marlboro County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Wholesale trade (18.2%), Retail trade (17.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Marlboro County, SC (2017)
    • 14,05048.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,05438.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0353.6%Two or more races
    • 9723.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8252.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1000.3%Asian alone
    • 190.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.3 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 14,933  (52.9%)
Females: 13,307  (47.1%)
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Average household size:
Marlboro County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,165 ($26,598 in 1999)
This county:

$35,165
South Carolina:

$50,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $390 (lower quartile is $262, upper quartile is $490)
This county:

$390
State:

$665


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $65,874 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Marlboro:

$65,874
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,323 - $104,542
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $837
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $284

Institutionalized population: 3,268

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 168
  • Burglaries: 191
  • Thefts: 348
  • Auto thefts: 75

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 20
  • Assaults: 197
  • Burglaries: 271
  • Thefts: 334
  • Auto thefts: 62
Marlboro County, SC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Marlboro, SC residents
Average permit cost in Marlboro, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $424 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $284 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Marlboro, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marlboro, SC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Marlboro, SC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.6%
Marlboro County:

24.6%
South Carolina:

15.4%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Black residents, 45.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.4% for American Indian residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 45.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.3 years old
(Males: 37.8 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.1 years old, Black residents: 38.5 years old, American Indian residents: 45.7 years old, Asian residents: 48.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.1 years old, Other race residents: 37.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marlboro County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $607 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bennettsville, Wallace, McColl, Clio, Blenheim, Tatum.

Marlboro 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: Florence County , Lee County, Arkansas , Cottle County, Texas , Floyd County, Georgia , Pulaski County, Arkansas , Rabun County, Georgia , Stephens County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
South Carolina:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 698
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 731 (27.9% naturalized citizens)

Marlboro County:

2.6%
Whole state:

4.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 602010 or later
  • 1832000 to 2009
  • 2481990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 451970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.2%

Marlboro County marital status for males Marlboro County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,613
  • One, attached: 86
  • Two: 309
  • 3 or 4: 326
  • 5 to 9: 420
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 or more: 80
  • Mobile homes: 3,341
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 39

Housing units in Marlboro County with a mortgage: 2,504 (14 second mortgage, 127 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,109

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marlboro County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,24035
Mainline Protestant3,91433
Black Protestant1,37111
Other242-
Catholic501
None18,116-
Marlboro 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: 8
Marlboro County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


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

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

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

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marlboro County:

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Marlboro County:

34.4%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Marlboro County:

Average size of farms: 518 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $101,431
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $190.15
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $125,920
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $92,125
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.04%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.87
Corn for grain: 2991 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6624 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 28805 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20347 harvested acres
Vegetables: 48 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 46 acres

Earthquake activity:

Marlboro County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 123.7 miles away from Marlboro County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 169.8 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 113.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.5 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 155.7 miles away from Marlboro County center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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 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 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 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marlboro County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marlboro

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,124 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,269 (16.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 52 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 120 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 213 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • India (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Argentina (5%)
  • Israel (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marlboro County


  • American (9%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 1,316 people in state prisons
  • 175 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 1,583 people in state prisons
  • 1,464 people in federal prisons
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,117.

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
South Carolina average:

7.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.84% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($11,600 average AGI)
2.11% relocated from other states ($18,297 average AGI)
Marlboro County:

2.11%
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 Chesterfield County, SC  0.72% ($27,000 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.53% ($31,413)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,179 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
South Carolina average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.45% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($14,785 average AGI)
2.32% relocated to other states ($14,394 average AGI)
Marlboro County:

2.32%
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 Chesterfield County, SC  0.69% ($28,033 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.54% ($28,553)
to Richland County, SC  0.29% ($31,080)
to Florence County, SC  0.28% ($18,792)
to Richmond County, NC  0.24% ($24,905)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Marlboro County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Marlboro County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marlboro County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marlboro County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Marlboro County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marlboro County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marlboro County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marlboro County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Marlboro County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,030 (3,524 aged, 1,506 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 375 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (1,056)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (384)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (288)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (183)
  • Unspecified dementia (149)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (147)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (119)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (105)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (104)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (93)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,628
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 348
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,087

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,381
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,056
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

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

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 196.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.7
  • Other - 90.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,240
  • In family households: 21,400 (2,998 male householders, 3,589 female householders)
    4,057 spouses, 7,931 children (7,293 natural, 184 adopted, 443 stepchildren), 1,125 grandchildren, 224 brothers or sisters, 396 parents, 609 other relatives, 466 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,720 (1,357 male householders (1,113 living alone)), 1,931 female householders (1,810 living alone)), 429 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,046

Size of family households: 3,151 2-persons, 1,758 3-persons, 1,073 4-persons, 353 5-persons, 217 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,927 1-person, 358 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

2,442 married couples with children.
2,113 single-parent households (318 men, 1,795 women).

95.7% of residents of Marlboro speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $202,275,000 ($7,186 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,455,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $71,008,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $44,114,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,604,000
Federal grants: $64,152,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,579,000 ($11,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,819,000 ($3,024,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $973,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,365,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,017,000

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

Births: 1,995
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,751
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,013
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marlboro County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.10 millions of gallons per day (39% from ground, 61% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • 442014 or later
  • 2492010 to 2013
  • 9932000 to 2009
  • 1,9381990 to 1999
  • 2,2801980 to 1989
  • 2,5991970 to 1979
  • 1,2681960 to 1969
  • 9151950 to 1959
  • 4631940 to 1949
  • 1,2601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • 131 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 1163 rooms
  • 6014 rooms
  • 2,1325 rooms
  • 1,7126 rooms
  • 8787 rooms
  • 4768 rooms
  • 5869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • 611 room
  • 842 rooms
  • 4443 rooms
  • 1,1084 rooms
  • 1,1695 rooms
  • 2256 rooms
  • 1767 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • 35no bedroom
  • 1261 bedroom
  • 1,0942 bedrooms
  • 3,9603 bedrooms
  • 1,1454 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • 61no bedroom
  • 5431 bedroom
  • 1,3922 bedrooms
  • 1,2163 bedrooms
  • 934 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marlboro County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Marlboro County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marlboro County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 499no vehicle
  • 1,8451 vehicle
  • 2,4132 vehicles
  • 1,1203 vehicles
  • 4924 vehicles
  • 1715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Marlboro County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marlboro County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 736no vehicle
  • 1,6031 vehicle
  • 7402 vehicles
  • 1753 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

89.5% of Marlboro County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in South Carolina.

Marlboro County:

89.5%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 20,052
  • Other state: 7,090
  • Northeast: 1,221
  • Midwest: 390
  • South: 5,115
  • West: 252
Year householders moved into unit in Marlboro County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marlboro County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 71.1%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.4%Electricity
  • 18.4%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 217
Here:

9.1%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 80
Here:

4.4%
South Carolina:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

5.3%
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

Marlboro County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,200,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,245,000
    Other: $1,096,000
    Regular Highways: $701,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,111,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,403,000
    Police Protection: $2,621,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,587,000
    Health - Other: $1,420,000
    Libraries: $1,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,219,000
    Regular Highways: $1,163,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,024,000
    Financial Administration: $766,000
    General Public Buildings: $587,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $186,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,798,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $483,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $467,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,824,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,321,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,227,000
    Interest Earnings: $603,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
    Sale of Property: $295,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $178,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $551,000
    Health - Other: $142,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,120,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,188,000
    Housing and Community Development: $587,000
    Highways: $511,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,791,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,858,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $166,000
    Other License: $27,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,759,000

Marlboro County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,200,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,245,000
    Other: $1,096,000
    Regular Highways: $701,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,111,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,403,000
    Police Protection: $2,621,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,587,000
    Health - Other: $1,420,000
    Libraries: $1,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,219,000
    Regular Highways: $1,163,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,024,000
    Financial Administration: $766,000
    General Public Buildings: $587,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $186,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,798,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $483,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $467,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,824,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,321,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,227,000
    Interest Earnings: $603,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
    Sale of Property: $295,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $178,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $551,000
    Health - Other: $142,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,120,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,188,000
    Housing and Community Development: $587,000
    Highways: $511,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,791,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,858,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $166,000
    Other License: $27,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,759,000

Marlboro County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,200,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,245,000
    Other: $1,096,000
    Regular Highways: $701,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,111,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,403,000
    Police Protection: $2,621,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,587,000
    Health - Other: $1,420,000
    Libraries: $1,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,219,000
    Regular Highways: $1,163,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,024,000
    Financial Administration: $766,000
    General Public Buildings: $587,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $186,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,798,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $483,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $467,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,824,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,321,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,227,000
    Interest Earnings: $603,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
    Sale of Property: $295,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $178,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $551,000
    Health - Other: $142,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,120,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,188,000
    Housing and Community Development: $587,000
    Highways: $511,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,791,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,858,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $166,000
    Other License: $27,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,759,000

Marlboro County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,200,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,245,000
    Other: $1,096,000
    Regular Highways: $701,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,111,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,403,000
    Police Protection: $2,621,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,587,000
    Health - Other: $1,420,000
    Libraries: $1,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,219,000
    Regular Highways: $1,163,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,024,000
    Financial Administration: $766,000
    General Public Buildings: $587,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $186,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,798,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $483,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $467,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,824,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,321,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,227,000
    Interest Earnings: $603,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
    Sale of Property: $295,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $178,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $551,000
    Health - Other: $142,000
    Police Protection: $111,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,120,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,188,000
    Housing and Community Development: $587,000
    Highways: $511,000
    Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,791,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,858,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $166,000
    Other License: $27,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,759,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,502
  • Number of aged recipients: 201
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,301
  • Number of recipients under 18: 198
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 874
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 430
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 662
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 596
Most common first names in Marlboro County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35266.7 years
John26069.2 years
Mary23276.8 years
Willie16368.4 years
William16170.2 years
Annie15676.2 years
Robert10566.2 years
Charles8264.7 years
George7371.2 years
Henry6974.2 years
Most common last names in Marlboro County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams17570.7 years
Quick17470.9 years
Smith15572.2 years
Brown13669.2 years
Johnson12969.3 years
Moore10673.2 years
Jones10172.0 years
Thomas10167.4 years
Covington9973.4 years
Clark8069.7 years
Businesses in Marlboro County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1True Value2
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Honda1Walgreens1
KFC1