Cross Hill, South Carolina

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Cross Hill, South Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Cross Hill Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Cross Hill, South Carolina

Comparing Cross Hill 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 7
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 10
Portion of People Married 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
Median Family Income 2 3
People Above Poverty 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 3 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Cross Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles SE of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Laurens
Standard Zip Codes 29332
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.304
Longitude -81.983

Cross Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station SALUDA
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
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Cross Hill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 601 100%
Male 303 50.4%
Female 298 49.6%
Under 18 174 29%
18+ 427 71%
65+ 62 10.3%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 3.16
White 256 42.6%
African-American 334 55.6%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Cross Hill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 594
Growth -7
Growth % -1.2%

Cross Hill 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) 63.9%
US/American 19.1%
German 4.9%
Irish 2.8%
English 2.4%
African 2.2%
Dutch 1.7%
Scottish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cross Hill 601 $32,500
Clinton 8,091 $31,842
Greenwood 22,071 $32,573
Hodges 158 $46,875
Laurens 9,916 $36,656
Ninety Six 1,936 $39,550
Waterloo 203 $36,875
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