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Demographics

People

Total Population2,030
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+640
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married38%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.5%
Median Earnings25+$26,429
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,095
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,955

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,375
% Above Poverty Level72.9%
% Below Poverty Level27.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.8%
Median Gross Rent$646
Median House Value$54,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.6%
African13.3%
English6.1%
German5.8%
Irish5.7%
Scottish2.5%
Italian1.3%
Canadian1.3%
Welsh1.1%
Dutch1%
Greek0.9%
French Except Basque0.5%
Swedish0.1%
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Great Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chester County
Standard Zip Codes29055
Phone Area Codes803
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.57
Approximate Longitude-80.9

Great Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKERSHAW 2 SW
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp30 to 53 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches
StationWINNSBORO
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationWINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp33 to 52 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fort Lawn951$40,817
Heath Springs774$39,167
Kershaw2,357$40,274
Lancaster8,971$40,081
Richburg585$45,417
Winnsboro3,376$28,893

Great Falls Public Schools

Great Falls Elementary
301 Dearborn Street
ZIP: 29055
(803) 482-2214
Primary
Total Enrollment 441
Great Falls High
411 Sunset Avenue
ZIP: 29055
(803) 482-2210
Other
Total Enrollment 402
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