Hollywood, South Carolina

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Hollywood, South Carolina
Town
Location of Hollywood inSouth Carolina
Location of Hollywood in
South Carolina
Coordinates: 32°44′3″N 80°14′30″W / 32.73417°N 80.24167°W / 32.73417; -80.24167Coordinates: 32°44′3″N 80°14′30″W / 32.73417°N 80.24167°W / 32.73417; -80.24167
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Charleston
Government
 • Mayor Jacquelyn S. Heyward
Area
 • Total 24.5 sq mi (63.5 km2)
 • Land 23.1 sq mi (59.9 km2)
 • Water 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,714
 • Density 204/sq mi (78.7/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29449
Area code(s) 843
FIPS code 45-34495[1]
GNIS feature ID 1231398[2]
Website www.townofhollywood.org

Hollywood is a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 4,714 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 3,946 at the 2000 census. Hollywood is part of the Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston Urbanized Area.

Geography[edit]

Hollywood is located in western Charleston County at 32°44′48″N 80°13′34″W / 32.7467°N 80.2260°W / 32.7467; -80.2260 (32.7467, -80.2260).[4] It is bordered by Ravenel to the north and Meggett to the south. Charleston is 21 miles (34 km) to the east.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Hollywood has a total area of 24.5 square miles (63.5 km2), of which 23.1 square miles (59.9 km2) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), or 5.64%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 246
1960 334 35.8%
1970 339 1.5%
1980 729 115.0%
1990 2,094 187.2%
2000 3,946 88.4%
2010 4,714 19.5%
Est. 2015 4,962 [5] 5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,946 people, 1,392 households, and 1,056 families residing in the town. The population density was 196.8 people per square mile (76.0/km2). There were 1,516 housing units at an average density of 75.6 per square mile (29.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 68.78% African American, 29.78% White, 0.15% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population.

There were 1,392 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 23.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the town, the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,297, and the median income for a family was $35,406. Males had a median income of $29,306 versus $20,115 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,521. About 18.7% of families and 22.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.3% of those under age 18 and 32.0% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

The city is run by an elected mayor-council government system.

Council members[edit]

Annette Sausser, Ezell Middleton, Kenny Smalls, Arnold Collins, Ned Mitchell.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hollywood, South Carolina (Airport), 1981–2010 normals
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 59.0
(15)
62.8
(17.1)
69.6
(20.9)
76.5
(24.7)
83.2
(28.4)
88.4
(31.3)
91.1
(32.8)
89.6
(32)
84.9
(29.4)
77.1
(25.1)
69.8
(21)
61.6
(16.4)
76.1
(24.5)
Average low °F (°C) 38.1
(3.4)
41.2
(5.1)
47.2
(8.4)
53.8
(12.1)
62.4
(16.9)
70.2
(21.2)
73.6
(23.1)
72.9
(22.7)
67.8
(19.9)
57.3
(14.1)
48.1
(8.9)
40.6
(4.8)
56.1
(13.4)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 3.70
(94)
2.96
(75.2)
3.71
(94.2)
2.91
(73.9)
3.02
(76.7)
5.64
(143.3)
6.52
(165.6)
7.15
(181.6)
6.10
(154.9)
3.75
(95.3)
2.43
(61.7)
3.11
(79)
50.99
(1,295.1)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 0.1
(0.3)
0.2
(0.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.8)
0.6
(1.5)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 9.5 8.6 7.9 7.7 7.8 11.9 13.0 13.2 10.0 7.3 7.0 8.7 112.6
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 0.1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0.4
Mean monthly sunshine hours 179.8 189.3 244.9 276.0 294.5 279.0 288.3 257.3 219.0 223.2 189.0 170.5 2,810.8
Source: NOAA,[7] HKO (sun only, 1961–1990)[8]

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