Furman, South Carolina

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Furman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles N of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Hampton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 29921
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.681
Longitude -81.188

Furman Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.5 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 19 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 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
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Furman Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 286 100%
Male 136 47.6%
Female 150 52.4%
Under 18 85 29.7%
18+ 201 70.3%
65+ 42 14.7%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.11
White 79 27.6%
African-American 207 72.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Furman Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 283
Growth -3
Growth % -1%

Furman 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) 55.2%
African 20.7%
English 9.1%
Irish 6.5%
US/American 6.5%
German 2.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Furman 286 $27,750
Estill 2,425 $23,452
Gifford 370 $23,750
Hampton 2,837 $40,688
Ridgeland 2,518 $37,647
Scotia 227 $33,250
Varnville 2,074 $38,750
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