Pinewood, South Carolina

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Pinewood, South Carolina
Town
Location of Pinewood, South Carolina
Location of Pinewood, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°44′22″N 80°27′48″W / 33.73944°N 80.46333°W / 33.73944; -80.46333Coordinates: 33°44′22″N 80°27′48″W / 33.73944°N 80.46333°W / 33.73944; -80.46333
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Sumter
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 190 ft (58 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 459
 • Density 429.7/sq mi (165.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29125
Area code(s) 803
FIPS code 45-57085[1]
GNIS feature ID 1231662[2]

Pinewood is a town located on South Carolina Highway 261 at the southern entrance to the High Hills of Santee in Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 459 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Sumter, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Millford Plantation, Pinewood Depot, and St. Mark's Episcopal Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pinewood is located at 33°44′22″N 80°27′48″W / 33.73944°N 80.46333°W / 33.73944; -80.46333 (33.739475, -80.463326).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 97
1910 424 337.1%
1920 338 −20.3%
1930 400 18.3%
1940 456 14.0%
1950 578 26.8%
1960 570 −1.4%
1970 687 20.5%
1980 689 0.3%
1990 600 −12.9%
2000 459 −23.5%
2010 538 17.2%
Est. 2016 538 [5] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 459 people, 190 households, and 130 families residing in the town. The population density was 429.7 people per square mile (165.6/km²). There were 237 housing units at an average density of 221.9 per square mile (85.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 43.14% White, 56.43% African American, 0.22% Asian, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 190 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.6% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,583, and the median income for a family was $29,688. Males had a median income of $31,750 versus $16,902 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,853. About 15.8% of families and 19.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 31.1% of those age 65 or over.

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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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.