South Congaree, South Carolina

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South Congaree, South Carolina
Location of South Congaree, South Carolina
Location of South Congaree, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°54′31″N 81°8′7″W / 33.90861°N 81.13528°W / 33.90861; -81.13528Coordinates: 33°54′31″N 81°8′7″W / 33.90861°N 81.13528°W / 33.90861; -81.13528
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyLexington
Incorporated1957
Government
 • TypeCouncil Form of Government
 • MayorDanny Jones
 • Mayor Pro TemMechelle Mabry
 • Council MemberBrian Jackson
 • Council MemberBob Porter
 • Council MemberDwayne Prosser
Area
 • Total3.33 sq mi (8.63 km2)
 • Land3.29 sq mi (8.52 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
190 ft (60 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,306
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
2,484
 • Density755.47/sq mi (291.71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29169
Area code(s)803, 839
FIPS code45-67705[3]
GNIS feature ID1250956[4]
Websitewww.townofsouthcongaree.org

South Congaree is a town in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 2,306 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

South Congaree is located at 33°54′31″N 81°8′7″W / 33.90861°N 81.13528°W / 33.90861; -81.13528 (33.908621, -81.135178).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km²), of which 3.2 square miles (8.3 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.92%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960650
19701,434120.6%
19802,11347.4%
19902,40613.9%
20002,266−5.8%
20102,3061.8%
Est. 20192,484[2]7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,266 people, 890 households, and 652 families residing in the town. The population density was 703.8 people per square mile (271.7/km²). There were 1,002 housing units at an average density of 311.2 per square mile (120.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.35% White, 7.90% African American, 0.84% Native American, 1.46% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.46% of the population.

There were 890 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,995, and the median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income of $30,606 versus $21,866 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,543. About 13.7% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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