Mayesville, South Carolina

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Mayesville, South Carolina

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 5% trophy Mayesville Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Mayesville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mayesville, South Carolina

Comparing Mayesville 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
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Racial Diversity 8 2
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 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 6 4
Short Commute Times 3 3
Working at Home 1 2


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

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Mayesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles E of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Sumter
Metro Area Sumter
Standard Zip Codes 29104
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.987
Longitude -80.208

Mayesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SUMTER
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Station LAKE CITY 2 SE
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
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Mayesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,001 100%
Male 456 45.6%
Female 545 54.4%
Under 18 306 30.6%
18+ 695 69.4%
65+ 118 11.8%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 3.6
White 132 13.2%
African-American 861 86%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Mayesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,042
Growth 41
Growth % 4.1%

Mayesville 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) 85.3%
US/American 6.2%
English 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
African 1.8%
Irish 1%
Scottish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Saint Charles (29104)
Scottsville (29104)

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)
Mayesville 1,001 $27,321
Bishopville 3,670 $37,660
Lamar 1,015 $35,789
Lynchburg 588 $33,750
Olanta 613 $27,813
Sumter 39,643 $38,668
Turbeville 602 $38,750
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