Turbeville, South Carolina

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Turbeville, South Carolina

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Turbeville Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Turbeville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Turbeville, South Carolina

Comparing Turbeville 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 9 7
Female Share of the Population 9 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Male Share of the Population 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 2 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 4 7
Short Commute Times 4 4


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 7
Low Violent Crime 1 3

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Turbeville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Clarendon
Standard Zip Codes 29162
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.89
Longitude -80.018

Turbeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LAKE CITY 2 SE
Distance 16.6 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
Station SUMTER
Distance 19.3 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 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Turbeville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 602 100%
Male 278 46.2%
Female 324 53.8%
Under 18 152 25.2%
18+ 450 74.8%
65+ 84 14%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 3.02
White 381 63.3%
African-American 210 34.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 1%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.5%

Estimated Turbeville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 724
Growth 122
Growth % 20.3%

Turbeville 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) 36.6%
US/American 27.7%
English 20.4%
Scotch-Irish 5.9%
Irish 3.8%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
German 0.8%
Scottish 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Turbeville 602 $38,750
Coward 650 $30,208
Lake City 6,478 $32,111
Lynchburg 588 $33,750
Mayesville 1,001 $27,321
Olanta 613 $27,813
Scranton 942 $27,292
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Turbeville High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

1171 POPE ST.
Serves 715 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

A Non-traditional School
Serves 325 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 37.4

Turbeville Colleges

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