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People

Total Population 9,079
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,000
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 37.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,757
% Above Poverty Level 66.1%
% Below Poverty Level 33.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.8%
Median Gross Rent $643
Median House Value $114,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.3%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 5.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Georgetown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles NE of North Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Georgetown
Standard Zip Codes 29440
P.O. Box Zip Codes 29442
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.376
Longitude -79.294

Georgetown 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 GEORGETOWN 2 E
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.2 inches
Station BROOKGREEN GARDENS
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Station CONWAY
Distance 34.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Maryville (29440)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Andrews 2,842 $38,406
McClellanville 517 $85,750
Pawleys Island 97 $101,250
Surfside Beach 4,090 $51,062

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Georgetown Public Libraries

Library
Georgetown County Library
405 CLELAND STREET
Georgetown, South Carolina
(843) 545-3304

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Georgetown Hospitals

GEORGETOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
606 BLACK RIVER RD DRAWER 1718
(843) 527-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Georgetown High Schools

GEORGETOWN HIGH SCHOOL
2500 NORTH STREET
843-546-8516
Serves 1,084 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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