Coronaca, South Carolina

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Coronaca, South Carolina
Location of Coronaca, South Carolina
Location of Coronaca, South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°15′46″N 82°5′33″W / 34.26278°N 82.09250°W / 34.26278; -82.09250Coordinates: 34°15′46″N 82°5′33″W / 34.26278°N 82.09250°W / 34.26278; -82.09250
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Greenwood
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 170
 • Density 101.1/sq mi (39.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 45-16945[1]
GNIS feature ID 1247396[2]

Coronaca is a census-designated place (CDP) in Greenwood County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 170 at the 2000 census.


The Oaks was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[3]


Coronaca is located at 34°15′46″N 82°5′33″W / 34.26278°N 82.09250°W / 34.26278; -82.09250 (34.262908, -82.092447).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which, 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it is land and 0.59% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 170 people, 76 households, and 50 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 101.1 people per square mile (39.1/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 54.1/sq mi (20.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.29% White, 23.53% African American, 1.18% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.76% of the population.

There were 76 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,500, and the median income for a family was $50,114. Males had a median income of $42,000 versus $18,882 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,219. None of the families and 8.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.

In the mid 70's a tornado struck Coronaca, SC damaging the church, and a couple of houses.

Today Coronaca has a Volunteer Fire Department (equipped with a siren), a Piggly Wiggly, and a couple of churches; in short, your typical Southern town.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/13/10 through 12/17/10. National Park Service. 2010-12-23. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.