Millwood, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 881.
Males: 432  (49.0%)
Females: 449  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
South Carolina median age:

35.4 years

Zip codes: 29154.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $78,581 (it was $51,250 in 2000)
Millwood:

$78,581
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,865 (it was $21,426 in 2000)

Millwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $148,210 (it was $77,700 in 2000)
Millwood:

$148,210
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $169,949; detached houses: $181,838; townhouses or other attached units: $159,869; in 2-unit structures: $212,608; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,420; mobile homes: $90,996
March 2019 cost of living index in Millwood: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Millwood, SC (2000)
    • 66875.5%White alone
    • 18921.4%Black alone
    • 80.9%Two or more races
    • 70.8%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Asian alone
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: United States (33.2%), English (12.7%), German (11.8%), Italian (9.0%), Subsaharan African (7.9%), Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 1,107 people per square mile   (low).

Millwood, South Carolina map

9 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
South Carolina:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Millwood CDP:

0.5% ($389)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($510)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (36.5 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (93.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (510.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sumter, SC (1.3 miles ),
Cane Savannah, SC (1.8 miles ),
South Sumter, SC (1.8 miles ),
Mulberry, SC (2.0 miles ),
Lakewood, SC (2.2 miles ),
Cherryvale, SC (2.3 miles ),
East Sumter, SC (2.3 miles ),
Privateer, SC (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 33.91 N, Longitude: 80.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

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

5.0%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Millwood, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.8%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Millwood, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.9%)
  • Cashiers (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)

Average climate in Millwood, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Millwood, South Carolina average temperatures Millwood, South Carolina average precipitation Millwood, South Carolina humidity Millwood, South Carolina wind speed Millwood, South Carolina snowfall Millwood, South Carolina sunshine Millwood, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 38.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.142. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.142
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00108
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Millwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Millwood place center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.9 miles away from the place center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Millwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 38% 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 71.4 miles away from Millwood center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from the city center
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 308.7 miles away from Millwood center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 181.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from Millwood 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 48.5 miles away from Millwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sumter County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Millwood:

  • TUOMEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • ATKINSON WEST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • THOMAS DRIVE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - SUMTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY REG MED CTR SUBACUTE SC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SUMTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Millwood:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 2 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 36 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Benedict College (about 38 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 38 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • South Carolina State University (about 40 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 41 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 42 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)

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Sumter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

83.3%
Whole state:

70.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.6%


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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.0%
Whole state:

14.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.0%
Whole state:

6.5%
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Millwood:

Marital status in Millwood, SC
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 8.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

For population 25 years and over in Millwood:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
South Carolina average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Millwood, SC (based on Sumter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,023108
Black Protestant13,90546
Mainline Protestant10,96047
Other2,32312
Catholic1,9422
None47,303-
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: 16
Sumter County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Sumter County:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

34.1%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sumter County:

11.2%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Millwood:

30.1
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.4%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.6%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.0%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Millwood, SC Residents

7.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.61% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,654 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.61%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  0.54% ($32,591 average AGI)
from Clarendon County, SC  0.50% ($29,764)
from Lee County, SC  0.23% ($26,144)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.46% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,417 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.46%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  0.69% ($33,639 average AGI)
to Clarendon County, SC  0.39% ($33,105)
to Lexington County, SC  0.26% ($39,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Millwood:

  • WDXY (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WSSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SUMTER BAPTIST TEMPLE, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQMC (1290 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MORRIS COLLEGE)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Millwood:

  • W205BO (88.9 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W242AH (96.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLJI (98.3 FM; SUMMERTON, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC .)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Millwood:

  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)

Millwood fatal accident list:

Apr 2, 2009 11:23 AM, Sr-763, 507, Lat: 33.910031, Lon: -80.408936, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$162,8343$198,55324$174,0771$33,0701$129,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$252,1000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$127,6809$170,6370$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$178,7970$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$178,3450$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$129,3601$107,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Millwood, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Millwood, SC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Millwood, SC
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 9.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Millwood, SC
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Electricity
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Millwood compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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