Patrick, South Carolina

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Patrick, South Carolina
Town
Historic Train Station in Patrick, 2009
Historic Train Station in Patrick, 2009
Location of Patrick, South Carolina
Location of Patrick, South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°34′32″N 80°2′35″W / 34.57556°N 80.04306°W / 34.57556; -80.04306Coordinates: 34°34′32″N 80°2′35″W / 34.57556°N 80.04306°W / 34.57556; -80.04306
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Chesterfield
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 220 ft (67 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 354
 • Density 360.8/sq mi (139.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29584
Area code(s) 843
FIPS code 45-54925[1]
GNIS feature ID 1250033[2]
Website townofpatrick.com

Patrick is a town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 354 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot in Patrick was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[3]

Geography[edit]

Patrick is located at 34°34′32″N 80°2′35″W / 34.57556°N 80.04306°W / 34.57556; -80.04306 (34.575450, -80.042944).[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]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 354
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census,[1] there were 354 people, 153 households and 97 families residing in the town. The population density was 360.8 per square mile (139.5/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 165.1 per square mile (63.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 75.71% White, 23.73% African American, 0.28% Native American, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.26% of the population.

There were 153 households of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.01.

23.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median household income was $26,56, and the median family income was $32,000. Males had a median income of $24,583 versus $31,429 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,487. About 15.7% of families and 18.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.1% of those under age 18 and 19.6% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

Patrick has a mayor-council system in which the mayor and 4 council members are elected to 2-year terms by direct vote.

Events[edit]

Two major events that take place in Patrick each year are:

  • Sandblast Rally, a car race sanctioned by NASA Rally Sport
  • Patrick Pine Straw Festival

See also[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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