Estill, South Carolina

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Estill, South Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Estill Public Transportation Use
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Estill Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Estill Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Estill Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Estill Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Estill, South Carolina

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 2 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 10
Low Violent Crime 1 5

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Estill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles N of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Hampton
Standard Zip Codes 29918
P.O. Box Zip Codes 29939
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.754
Longitude -81.242

Estill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 58 F
Apr Temp 48 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
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Estill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,425 100%
Male 1,112 45.9%
Female 1,313 54.1%
Under 18 818 33.7%
18+ 1,607 66.3%
65+ 274 11.3%
Median Age 31.2
Average Family Size 3.3
White 438 18.1%
African-American 1,926 79.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 46 1.9%
Mixed Race 12 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 79 3.3%

Estimated Estill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,394
Growth -31
Growth % -1.3%

Estill 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) 84.5%
African 4.4%
US/American 3.4%
English 2.9%
German 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Irish 0.7%
European 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Estill, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Nixville (29918)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Estill 2,425 $23,452
Allendale 4,052 $21,167
Furman 286 $27,750
Gifford 370 $23,750
Hampton 2,837 $40,688
Scotia 227 $33,250
Varnville 2,074 $38,750
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Estill High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 515 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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