Cottageville, South Carolina

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Cottageville, South Carolina
Location of Cottageville, South Carolina
Location of Cottageville, South Carolina
Coordinates: 32°56′8″N 80°28′52″W / 32.93556°N 80.48111°W / 32.93556; -80.48111Coordinates: 32°56′8″N 80°28′52″W / 32.93556°N 80.48111°W / 32.93556; -80.48111
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Colleton
 • Total 3.2 sq mi (8.2 km2)
 • Land 3.2 sq mi (8.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 46 ft (14 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 707
 • Density 222.2/sq mi (85.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29435
Area code(s) 843
FIPS code 45-16990[1]
GNIS feature ID 1231198[2]

Cottageville is a town in Colleton County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 707 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, Cottageville has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 707 people, 274 households, and 206 families residing in the town. The population density was 222.2 people per square mile (85.8/km²). There were 310 housing units at an average density of 97.4 per square mile (37.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.71% White, 11.88% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 274 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,281, and the median income for a family was $44,583. Males had a median income of $29,886 versus $22,019 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,765. About 14.7% of families and 18.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.3% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.



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