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People

Total Population 5,339
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,935
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 22.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $20,611
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree $13,545

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,421
% Above Poverty Level 69.3%
% Below Poverty Level 30.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.2%
Median Gross Rent $684
Median House Value $117,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 4.4%

Walterboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles W of North Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Colleton
Standard Zip Codes 29488
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.905
Longitude -80.666

Walterboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WALTERBORO 1 SW
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Station YEMASSEE
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Station HOLLY HILL
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ritter (29488)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cottageville 913 $41,250
Reevesville 242 $48,393
Smoaks 130 $55,357
St. George 2,291 $48,357
Williams 109 $56,875
Yemassee 819 $50,417

Walterboro Public Libraries

Library
Colleton County Memorial Library
600 HAMPTON STREET
Walterboro, South Carolina
(843) 549-5621
Library Web Site

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Walterboro Hospitals

COLLETON MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
501 ROBERTSON BOULEVARD
(843) 549-2000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Walterboro High Schools

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COLLETON COUNTY HIGH
1379 BULLDOG AVENUE
843-538-2904
Serves 1,857 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

THUNDERBOLT CAREER AND TECHNOLGY
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843-538-5538
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