Wagener, South Carolina

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Wagener, South Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Wagener Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Wagener Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Wagener Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Wagener, South Carolina

Comparing Wagener 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 5
Female Share of the Population 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 6
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 1 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Working at Home 5 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
People Living Alone 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 1 4
Low Property Crime 1 2

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Wagener Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SW of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Aiken
Metro Area Augusta - Aiken
Standard Zip Codes 29164
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.652
Longitude -81.361

Wagener 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 7 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 24.9 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
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 54 F
Apr Temp 44 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
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Wagener Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 863 100%
Male 404 46.8%
Female 459 53.2%
Under 18 243 28.2%
18+ 620 71.8%
65+ 116 13.4%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.04
White 324 37.5%
African-American 531 61.5%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Wagener Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 872
Growth 9
Growth % 1%

Wagener 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) 65.5%
US/American 26.9%
German 2.5%
Irish 2.3%
Scottish 0.8%
Russian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
English 0.3%
British 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bethcar (29164)
New Holland (29164)
Rocky Springs (29164)
Seivern (29164)

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)
Wagener 863 $29,833
North 813 $30,750
Pelion 553 $47,917
Perry 237 $31,250
Salley 410 $41,250
Springfield 504 $40,833
Windsor 127 $42,083
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Wagener High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 351 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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