Hollywood, South Carolina

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Hollywood, South Carolina

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 10% Hollywood Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
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Top 15% Hollywood Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Hollywood, South Carolina

Comparing Hollywood 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
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Age of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 3 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
Median Family Income 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
People Above Poverty 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Working at Home 5 8
Short Commute Times 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


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

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Hollywood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SW of North Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Charleston
Metro Area Charleston - North Charleston
Standard Zip Codes 29449
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.734
Longitude -80.241

Hollywood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Distance 22.9 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
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Hollywood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,946 100%
Male 1,829 46.4%
Female 2,117 53.6%
Under 18 1,165 29.5%
18+ 2,781 70.5%
65+ 407 10.3%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.3
White 1,175 29.8%
African-American 2,714 68.8%
Asian 4 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 31 0.8%
Mixed Race 15 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 68 1.7%

Estimated Hollywood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,307
Growth 361
Growth % 9.1%

Hollywood 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) 74.7%
US/American 5.1%
English 4.5%
Irish 3.8%
German 3%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
Italian 0.8%
African 0.7%
European 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
British 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rantowels (29449)
Yonges Island (29449)

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)
Hollywood 3,946 $35,406
Kiawah Island 1,163 $83,829
Lincolnville 904 $31,932
Meggett 1,230 $51,667
North Charleston 79,641 $32,868
Ravenel 2,214 $36,477
Seabrook Island 1,250 $84,392
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