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Williamsburg County, South Carolina
Map of South Carolina highlighting Williamsburg County
Location in the state of South Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location in the U.S.
Seat Kingstree
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

937 sq mi (2,427 km²)

3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.32%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

37,217
39/sq mi (15/km²)
Founded 1871
Website www.williamsburgsc.com

Williamsburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The 2000 census recorded its population to be 37,217. The 2005 census estimate placed the population at 35,395.[1] Its county seat is Kingstree.[2]

Williamsburg County Courthouse

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 937 square miles (2,427 km²), of which, 934 square miles (2,419 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (8 km²) of it (0.32%) is water.

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Adjacent Counties

History

Note: The early history of historical Williamsburg Township includes a much wider area than the current Williamsburg County

Williamsburg County Rootsweb site : http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scwillia/html.htm

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 37,217 people, 13,714 households, and 10,052 families residing in the county. The population density was 40 people per square mile (15/km²). There were 15,552 housing units at an average density of 17 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 32.74% White, 66.26% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,714 households out of which 34.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.30% were married couples living together, 22.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% were non-families. 24.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the county, the population was spread out with 28.60% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $24,214, and the median income for a family was $30,379. Males had a median income of $26,680 versus $18,202 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,794. About 23.70% of families and 27.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.10% of those under age 18 and 25.90% of those age 65 or over.

Towns

Unincorporated communities

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/counties/tables/CO-EST2005-01-45.xls
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

References

  • [1] Simms "Life of Francis Marion" (Project Gutenberg)
  • "History of Williamsburg" by William Willis Boddie, 1923

Coordinates: 33°37′N 79°44′W / 33.62°N 79.73°W / 33.62; -79.73


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Williamsburg County, South Carolina
Map
File:Map of South Carolina highlighting Williamsburg County.png
Location in the state of South Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1871
Seat Kingstree
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.32%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

37217
Website: www.williamsburgsc.com

Williamsburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The 2000 census recorded its population to be 37,217. The 2005 census estimate placed the population at 35,395.[1] Its county seat is Kingstree6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,427 km² (937 sq mi). 2,419 km² (934 sq mi) of it is land and 8 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.32%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

History

Main article: Early history of Williamsburg, South Carolina

Note: The early history of historical Williamsburg Township includes a much wider area than the current Williamsburg County

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 37,217 people, 13,714 households, and 10,052 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (40/sq mi). There were 15,552 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (17/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 32.74% White, 66.26% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,714 households out of which 34.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.30% were married couples living together, 22.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% were non-families. 24.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the county, the population was spread out with 28.60% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $24,214, and the median income for a family was $30,379. Males had a median income of $26,680 versus $18,202 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,794. About 23.70% of families and 27.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.10% of those under age 18 and 25.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Notes

  1. ^ [1]

References

  • [2] Simms "Life of Francis Marion" (Project Gutenberg)
  • "History of Williamsburg" by William Willis Boddie, 1923

Coordinates: 33°37′N 79°44′W / 33.62, -79.73

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