Mulberry, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 529.
Population change since 2000: -37.1%
Males: 287  (54.3%)
Females: 242  (45.7%)
Median resident age:

55.5 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29153.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $28,635 (it was $34,432 in 2000)
Mulberry:

$28,635
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,371 (it was $10,527 in 2000)

Mulberry CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,702 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Mulberry:

$125,702
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $131,843; detached houses: $162,486; mobile homes: $52,221

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,168.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mulberry: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 35.5%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Mulberry, SC (2019)
    • 11352.3%Black alone
    • 9845.4%White alone
    • 20.9%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (16.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 269 people per square mile   (very low).

Mulberry, South Carolina map

85 residents are foreign born (10.1% Latin America).

This place:

10.1%
South Carolina:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $851 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (39.0 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (91.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (507.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sumter, SC (1.5 miles ),
East Sumter, SC (1.7 miles ),
South Sumter, SC (2.0 miles ),
Millwood, SC (2.0 miles ),
Oswego, SC (2.2 miles),
Lakewood, SC (2.6 miles ),
Cane Savannah, SC (2.7 miles ),
Cherryvale, SC (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

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

5.0%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Mulberry, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (13.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (22.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (16.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (6.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Mulberry, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (18.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (13.7%)
  • Other financial specialists (12.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (8.9%)
  • Construction laborers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)

Average climate in Mulberry, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mulberry, South Carolina average temperatures Mulberry, South Carolina average precipitation Mulberry, South Carolina humidity Mulberry, South Carolina wind speed Mulberry, South Carolina snowfall Mulberry, South Carolina sunshine Mulberry, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00111. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00111
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Mulberry-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 14.6 miles away from the Mulberry place center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.5 miles away from the place center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mulberry-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 73.4 miles away from Mulberry center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 123.7 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 305.0 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 179.9 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 63.5 miles away from the city 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 46.3 miles away from Mulberry 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).
Mulberry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mulberry:

  • SUMTER EAST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • MARINER HEALTH CARE OF SUMTER - WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • TUOMEY REG MED CTR SUBACUTE SC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • ATKINSON WEST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • ATKINSON EAST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)
  • THOMAS DRIVE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SUMTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mulberry:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 3 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 37 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Benedict College (about 40 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 40 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 40 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Francis Marion University (about 43 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • South Carolina State University (about 44 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sumter County Correctional Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Dubose Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Mulberry in 2000:

  • 250 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Mulberry:

Marital status in Mulberry, SC
  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 22.6%

For population 25 years and over in Mulberry:

  • High school or higher: 57.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
South Carolina average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mulberry, 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
This county:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sumter County:

13.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.1%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.2%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mulberry:

44.3%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.3%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mulberry:

11.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mulberry:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.8%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Mulberry:

55.3%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Mulberry:

85.8%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mulberry, 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 Mulberry:

  • WSSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SUMTER BAPTIST TEMPLE, INC.)
  • WDXY (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQMC (1290 AM; 1 kW; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MORRIS COLLEGE)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WYMB (920 AM; 2 kW; MANNING, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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 Mulberry:

  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W205BO (88.9 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W242AH (96.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLJI (98.3 FM; SUMMERTON, SC; Owner: GLORY 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)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Mulberry:

  • 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)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)

Mulberry fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 2014 05:30 PM, Us-15, Lat: 33.956917, Lon: -80.341164, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.7mTotal length
  • $254,000Total costs
  • 13,750Total average daily traffic
  • 836Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,691Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED3$95,1201$71,3906$78,9320$02$47,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$78,0305$88,2821$12,2700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$127,7000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$91,7000$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$50,4751$61,1301$52,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mulberry, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mulberry, SC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mulberry, SC
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 22.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mulberry, SC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Mulberry compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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