North, South Carolina

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North, South Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% North Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% North Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% North Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% North Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of North, South Carolina

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 2
Portion of People Married 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 9
Low Violent Crime 3 8

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North Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles S of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Orangeburg
Standard Zip Codes 29112
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.615
Longitude -81.102

North Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PELION 4 NW
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
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North Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 813 100%
Male 363 44.6%
Female 450 55.4%
Under 18 191 23.5%
18+ 622 76.5%
65+ 149 18.3%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.94
White 428 52.6%
African-American 377 46.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.9%

Estimated North Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 788
Growth -25
Growth % -3.1%

North 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) 58.7%
US/American 17.7%
German 11%
Irish 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 3%
English 2.5%
Portuguese 1.5%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
African 0.7%
Hungarian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North 813 $30,750
Livingston 148 $39,167
Neeses 413 $24,125
Norway 389 $34,000
Pelion 553 $47,917
Salley 410 $41,250
Swansea 533 $39,306
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Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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