McBee, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 854 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.6%
Males: 362  (42.5%)
Females: 492  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29101.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,484 (it was $27,083 in 2000)
McBee:

$41,484
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,827 (it was $12,828 in 2000)

McBee town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $73,338 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
McBee:

$73,338
SC:

$179,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $740.

March 2019 cost of living index in McBee: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.7%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in McBee, SC (2019)
    • 78463.8%Black alone
    • 42134.3%White alone
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races

Races in McBee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in McBee, South Carolina as of December 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McBee is 832 to 1.


Crime rates in McBee by year

Type

2007

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(140.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(272.5)
1
(114.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(233.6)
1
(117.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(280.5)
2
(272.5)
5
(570.1)
1
(116.7)
1
(116.6)
12
(1,402)
10
(1,172)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(841.5)
6
(817.4)
9
(1,026)
13
(1,517)
10
(1,166)
12
(1,402)
5
(586.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(1,683)
15
(2,044)
25
(2,851)
22
(2,567)
17
(1,981)
27
(3,154)
16
(1,876)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(228.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(233.1)
1
(116.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(116.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index294.5275.2352.3232.2202.8584.1385.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in McBee, SC

Crime rate in McBee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
South Carolina average:

2.64
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Ancestries: English (5.1%), American (3.8%), Scottish (2.4%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 734 people per square mile   (low).

McBee, South Carolina map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $311 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $423 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (53.1 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (60.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (474.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bethune, SC (2.5 miles ),
North Hartsville, SC (3.4 miles ),
Hartsville, SC (3.5 miles ),
Mount Pisgah, SC (3.5 miles ),
Patrick, SC (3.8 miles ),
Jefferson, SC (3.8 miles ),
Lydia, SC (3.9 miles ),
Stokes Bridge-Cypress, SC (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 80.26 W

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in McBee, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in McBee, SC in 2019
McBee satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in McBee, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (17.1%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.9%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Apparel (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (19.1%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (8.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (14.5%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Apparel (9.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in McBee, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)

Average climate in McBee, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

McBee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the McBee town center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McBee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 146.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.1 miles away from McBee center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 108.6 miles away from McBee 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 98.4 miles away from McBee 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 15.4 miles away from McBee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chesterfield County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McBee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near McBee:

  • THAD E. SALEEBY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; HARTSVILLE, SC)
  • THAD E SALEEBY DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HARTSVILLE, SC)
  • WILLIAM BOWEN COMMUNITY RESIDE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARTSVILLE, SC)
  • REAGAN RESIDENTIAL HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARTSVILLE, SC)
  • MORRELL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HARTSVILLE, SC)

Operable nuclear power plant near McBee:

  • 13 miles: Robinson 2 in Hartsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McBee:

  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 30 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,468)
  • Wingate University (about 37 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 38 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Francis Marion University (about 40 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Richmond Community College (about 44 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • York Technical College (about 53 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Benedict College (about 54 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)

Public high school in McBee:

  • MCBEE HIGH (Students: 472, Location: 264 EAST PINE STREET, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in McBee:

  • MCBEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 637, Location: 284 EAST MAPLE AVENUE, Grades: PK-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Alligator Fire Department McBee (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Noah O. Knight - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in McBee and their reported violations in the past:

ALLIGATOR RURAL WATER (1320004) (Population served: 4,046, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: 1,2-DIBROMO-3-CHLOROPROPANE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2008 to AUG-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: 1,2-DIBROMO-3-CHLOROPROPANE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in McBee that have no violations reported:

  • MCBEE TOWN OF (1310004) (Population served: 856, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.8%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in McBee:

Marital status in McBee, SC
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in McBee:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - McBee
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for McBee, SC (based on Chesterfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,84677
Mainline Protestant5,24643
Black Protestant3,34720
Other6863
Catholic1522
None23,457-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Chesterfield County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Chesterfield County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.5%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McBee:

42.5%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
McBee:

30.5
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McBee:

15.5%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
McBee:

36.9%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
McBee:

50.6%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of McBee, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,679$32,1480$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$133
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$840
Totals for Government 2$4,716$28,2963$973

McBee government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $244,000 ($285.71)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($83.14)
    General Public Buildings: $68,000 ($79.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($76.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($73.77)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($51.52)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($17.56)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($10.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($4.68)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $98,000 ($114.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($77.28)

McBee government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($76.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($9.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000 ($313.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($53.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($25.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($5.85)
    Rents: $4,000 ($4.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $386,000 ($451.99)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $56,000 ($65.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $43,000 ($50.35)
    Property: $15,000 ($17.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($14.05)

McBee government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,492,000 ($1747.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,466,000 ($1716.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($30.44)

McBee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $917,000 ($1073.77)

4.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Darlington County, SC  0.61% ($41,756 average AGI)
from Union County, NC  0.48% ($31,451)
from Marlboro County, SC  0.41% ($28,033)


4.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, NC  0.50% ($28,562 average AGI)
to Darlington County, SC  0.46% ($29,567)
to Marlboro County, SC  0.42% ($27,000)

Businesses in McBee, SC

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in McBee:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJDJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: BEAVER COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHSC (1450 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McBee:

  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McBee:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)

McBee fatal accident list:

Oct 27, 1999 08:20 AM, Sr-151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1998 10:10 PM, Us-1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 17, 1995 11:25 AM, 151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1994 12:47 AM, 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1994 11:15 AM, 157, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1984 07:05 AM, 220, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.2mTotal length
  • 15,300Total average daily traffic
  • 1,196Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,230Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in McBee)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Mnws - Us Hwy 1 & Hwy 145 (Lat: 34.491389 Lon: -80.245556), Type: Upole, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPJU440,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.250 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2011, Expiration Date: 10/29/2021, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:
  • Us Highway 1 North (Lat: 34.468528 Lon: -80.256194), Call Sign: WPTF542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.287 MHz, 456.387 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 456.587 MHz, 456.687 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2001, Expiration Date: 09/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2011, Certifier: Heath Sealy, Registrant: Psion Teklogix, 1810 Airport Exchange Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018, Phone: (859) 372-4172, Fax: (859) 372-4185, Email:
  • Highway 151 Tank #3, In The Intersection Fork Of Highway 151 & Old Creek Road (Lat: 34.495556 Lon: -80.316111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPWS746,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2003, Expiration Date: 01/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2013, Certifier: Charles H Gray Iii, Registrant: Us Filter Control Systems, Inc., 1239 Willow Lake Blvd., Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:
  • Union School BS, .4km N Of Jct. Union School Rd. & Old Stagecoach R (Lat: 34.381667 Lon: -80.280000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQAQ568,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Certifier: Glenn C Odom, Registrant: Us Filter Control Systems, Inc., 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:
  • Lat: 34.467667 Lon: -80.257861, Call Sign: WQEE627,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, 452.025 MHz, 452.200 MHz, 452.225 MHz, 452.275 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2015, Expiration Date: 01/09/2026, Certifier: Johnny Mc Kenzie, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 34.485889 Lon: -80.246361, Call Sign: WQGK655,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.615 MHz, 159.675 MHz, 159.735 MHz, 159.780 MHz, 159.825 MHz, 159.885 MHz, 159.930 MHz, 160.200 MHz, 160.170 MHz, 160.140 MHz, 160.080 MHz, 160.020 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2017, Expiration Date: 02/15/2027, Certifier: Tim Wallace, Registrant: Pdc Communications, 1937 W Palmetto St., Pmb 134, Florence, SC 29501, Phone: (843) 662-0741, Fax: (843) 407-0499, Email:
  • Hwy 151 (Lat: 34.445056 Lon: -80.198750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQTU896,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.125 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2014, Expiration Date: 04/17/2024, Certifier: Dan Darby, Registrant: Sparrow And Kennedy Tractor Company, 305 E Boyce St, Manning, SC 29102, Phone: (800) 922-1576, Fax: (803) 435-4722, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MCBEE, 1/2 Mile From Us Rt. 1 & Old Us 1 Frontage Rd. (Lat: 34.491361 Lon: -80.242944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPQS264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6690.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2000, Expiration Date: 09/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2005, Certifier: Jeff R Gardner, Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive, B2f02-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • MCBEE, Lat: 34.460000 Lon: -80.250000, Call Sign: WQGI854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 01/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2017, Certifier: Glenn Odom, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • MCBEE, Lat: 34.467889 Lon: -80.257167, Call Sign: WQQW432,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Terri King, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • UNION SCHOOL, 965 Union School Road (Lat: 34.405500 Lon: -80.255056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQSZ297, Licensee ID: L00068542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2013, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Certifier: Kirby Wayne, Registrant: Sandhill Telephone Coop, 122 S Main St, Jefferson, SC 29718, Phone: (843) 658-9003, Fax: (843) 658-7020, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McBee)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McBee, SC
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McBee, SC
  • 66.3%Electricity
  • 20.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.4%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


McBee compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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