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People

Total Population 6,212
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 2,284
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 36%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.3%
Median Earnings25+ $23,563
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,542
Median Earnings With High School Degree $14,959

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,871
% Above Poverty Level 71.4%
% Below Poverty Level 28.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $612
Median House Value $99,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 5.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Darlington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles E of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Darlington
Standard Zip Codes 29532, 29540
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.299
Longitude -79.876

Darlington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DARLINGTON
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station FLORENCE RGNL AP
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 75 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station CHERAW
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Florence 38,000 $54,997
Hartsville 7,851 $48,094
Lamar 913 $50,250
Quinby 1,253 $78,618
Society Hill 560 $43,304
Timmonsville 2,283 $32,788

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Darlington Public Libraries

Library
Darlington County Library
204 N. MAIN STREET
Darlington, South Carolina
(843) 398-4940

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Darlington Hospitals

MCLEOD MEDICAL CENTER - DARLINGTON
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
701 CASHUA FERRY ROAD
(843) 395-1100
Emergency Service: No

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Darlington High Schools

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DARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
525 SPRING STREET
843-398-5140
Serves 1,164 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

MAYO HIGH
405 CHESTNUT STREET
843-398-5050
A Magnet School.
Serves 335 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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