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Marlboro County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2016: 28,426 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marlboro County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (29.3%), Wholesale trade (16.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.1%), Educational, health and social services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Marlboro County, South Carolina:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (50.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (39.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years
Males: 15,072  (53.0%)
Females: 13,354  (47.0%)
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Marlboro County,SC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Marlboro County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,410 ($26,598 in 1999)

This county:

$34,410
South Carolina:

$49,501

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $372 (lower quartile is $221, upper quartile is $487)
This county:

$372
State:

$653


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $67,840 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Marlboro:

$67,840
South Carolina:

$153,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,644 - $106,123
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $848
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

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:

  • 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
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $401 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $304 (0.5%)

Marlboro County household income distribution in 2013 Marlboro County home values distribution in 2013 Marlboro County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.7%
Marlboro County:

23.7%
South Carolina:

15.3%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 42.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.4% for American Indian residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 43.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.7 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.7 years old, Black residents: 38.2 years old, American Indian residents: 43.7 years old, Asian residents: 48.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.3 years old, Other race residents: 34.3 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:

8.7%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 698
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 727 (24.4% naturalized citizens)

Marlboro County:

2.6%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 472010 or later
  • 1442000 to 2009
  • 2891990 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: 7,787
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 332
  • 3 or 4: 215
  • 5 to 9: 366
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 to 49: 73
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 3,208
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in Marlboro County with a mortgage: 2,658 (37 second mortgage, 113 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,130

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marlboro County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


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

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (60%)
  • Somalia (10%)
  • India (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Romania (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marlboro County


  • American (8%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Marlboro County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,311 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,185 (14.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 64 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 171 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 186 (2.3%)
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 $31,030.

4.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.91% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($11,458 average AGI)
2.21% relocated from other states ($11,831 average AGI)
Marlboro County:

2.21%
South Carolina average:

3.58%

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  0.63% ($20,456 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.47% ($23,605)
from Dillon County, SC  0.31% ($27,357)
from Richmond County, NC  0.23% ($21,238)
from Darlington County, SC  0.17% ($30,133)
from Florence County, SC  0.14% ($27,769)
from Kings County, NY  0.11% ($28,100)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.20% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($11,976 average AGI)
2.88% relocated to other states ($14,294 average AGI)
Marlboro County:

2.88%
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 Scotland County, NC  0.61% ($18,571 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, SC  0.58% ($28,679)
to Dillon County, SC  0.27% ($19,960)
to Richmond County, NC  0.24% ($23,545)
to Florence County, SC  0.24% ($27,727)
to Horry County, SC  0.22% ($34,200)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.20% ($17,722)

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: 28,426
  • In family households: 21,532 (3,041 male householders, 3,603 female householders)
    4,143 spouses, 7,358 children (6,613 natural, 185 adopted, 574 stepchildren), 1,624 grandchildren, 287 brothers or sisters, 394 parents, 672 other relatives, 418 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,680 (1,368 male householders (1,206 living alone)), 1,932 female householders (1,808 living alone)), 383 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,124

Size of family households: 3,159 2-persons, 1,726 3-persons, 1,038 4-persons, 392 5-persons, 263 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,014 1-person, 284 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

2,341 married couples with children.
1,970 single-parent households (327 men, 1,643 women).

95.8% of residents of Marlboro speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% 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 (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

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:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Marlboro County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 2862010 to 2013
  • 1,1502000 to 2009
  • 1,9011990 to 1999
  • 1,7801980 to 1989
  • 2,6101970 to 1979
  • 1,3111960 to 1969
  • 1,0901950 to 1959
  • 6031940 to 1949
  • 1,1771939 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 Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 141 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 1383 rooms
  • 5704 rooms
  • 2,0105 rooms
  • 1,7206 rooms
  • 9427 rooms
  • 5698 rooms
  • 6989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 421 room
  • 1132 rooms
  • 3893 rooms
  • 9414 rooms
  • 1,1185 rooms
  • 2756 rooms
  • 2167 rooms
  • 808 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marlboro County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 25no bedroom
  • 1471 bedroom
  • 1,1122 bedrooms
  • 3,9463 bedrooms
  • 1,2634 bedrooms
  • 1975+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marlboro County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 42no bedroom
  • 5481 bedroom
  • 1,1692 bedrooms
  • 1,2933 bedrooms
  • 1484 bedrooms
  • 65+ 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 Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 359no vehicle
  • 1,8861 vehicle
  • 2,4432 vehicles
  • 1,3483 vehicles
  • 4644 vehicles
  • 2055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Marlboro County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Marlboro County population
  • 717no vehicle
  • 1,4771 vehicle
  • 8062 vehicles
  • 1563 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.2% of Marlboro County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in South Carolina.

Marlboro County:

89.2%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 20,252
  • Other state: 7,180
  • Northeast: 1,250
  • Midwest: 388
  • South: 5,241
  • West: 212
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marlboro County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.8%Electricity
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 20.0%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 177
Here:

7.3%
South Carolina:

9.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 85
Here:

4.5%
South Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

4.0%
South Carolina:

19.2%

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 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $344,000
    General: $261,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,150,000
    Police Protection: $1,096,000
    Corrections - Other: $922,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $860,000
    Financial Administration: $761,000
    Parks & Recreation: $497,000
    Regular Highways: $488,000
    Fire Protection: $398,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    Health Services - Other: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $296,000
    Libraries: $242,000
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $42,000
    Air Transportation: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $86,000
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000
    Health: $19,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $553,000
    Regular Highways: $132,000
    Fire Protection: $108,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000
    Central Staff: $18,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $9,000
    Judicial: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,610,000

Marlboro County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,278,000
    Parks & Recreation: $180,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Housing & Community Development: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $924,000
    Rents: $289,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,287,000
    All Other: $608,000
    Highways: $424,000
    Public Welfare: $98,000
    Health & Hospitals: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,308,000
    Total General Sales: $709,000
    Other Selective Sales: $92,000
    NEC: $41,000
    Public Utilities: $16,000

Marlboro County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,863,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $900,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $384,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $579,000

Marlboro County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,695,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $882,000

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
Marlboro County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Marlboro County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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