Awendaw, South Carolina

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Awendaw, South Carolina

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High Points

Awendaw strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Awendaw Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Awendaw Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Awendaw Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Awendaw, South Carolina

Comparing Awendaw to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 5
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Age of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Senior Citizens 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 6 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 5 8
College Educated Adults 5 4
People Above Poverty 5 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Affordability of Rents 3 2
People Living Alone 3 1

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Awendaw Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NE of North Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 167 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Charleston
Metro Area Charleston - North Charleston
Standard Zip Codes 29429
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.037
Longitude -79.613

Awendaw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 72 F
Jul Temp 74 to 89 F
Oct Temp 58 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.2 inches
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Awendaw Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,195 100%
Male 570 47.7%
Female 625 52.3%
Under 18 352 29.5%
18+ 843 70.5%
65+ 136 11.4%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.47
White 411 34.4%
African-American 772 64.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 0.6%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.9%

Estimated Awendaw Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,187
Growth -8
Growth % -0.7%

Awendaw Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.5%
US/American 8.1%
English 5%
Scottish 2.7%
Italian 2.2%
Irish 1.3%
Greek 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
German 1%
African 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Awendaw 1,195 $42,917
Goose Creek 29,208 $47,937
Hanahan 12,937 $45,246
Isle of Palms 4,583 $88,874
McClellanville 459 $50,000
Mount Pleasant 47,609 $71,165
North Charleston 79,641 $32,868
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