Elloree, South Carolina

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Elloree, South Carolina
Town
Motto: "A Small Slice of Southern Living"
Location of Elloree, South Carolina
Location of Elloree, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°32′N 80°34′W / 33.533°N 80.567°W / 33.533; -80.567Coordinates: 33°32′N 80°34′W / 33.533°N 80.567°W / 33.533; -80.567
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Orangeburg
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 15.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 164 ft (50 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 742
 • Density 772.3/sq mi (298.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29047
Area code(s) 803
FIPS code 45-23470[1]
GNIS feature ID 1247661[2]
Website www.elloreesouthcarolina.com

Elloree is a town in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 742 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Trinity Lutheran Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[3]

Geography[edit]

Elloree is located at 33°32′N 80°34′W / 33.533°N 80.567°W / 33.533; -80.567 (33.5321, -80.5718).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 742 people, 340 households, and 199 families residing in the town. The population density was 772.3 people per square mile (298.4/km²). There were 381 housing units at an average density of 396.5 per square mile (153.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 55.66% White, 43.94% African American, 0.13% Native American, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 340 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.6% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 77.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,574, and the median income for a family was $35,380. Males had a median income of $26,838 versus $21,641 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,711. About 12.3% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.3% of those under age 18 and 14.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  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 Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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