Plum Branch, South Carolina

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Plum Branch, South Carolina
Location in McCormick County and the state of South Carolina.
Location in McCormick County and the state of South Carolina.
Coordinates: 33°51′0″N 82°15′34″W / 33.85000°N 82.25944°W / 33.85000; -82.25944Coordinates: 33°51′0″N 82°15′34″W / 33.85000°N 82.25944°W / 33.85000; -82.25944
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyMcCormick
Area
 • Total0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
459 ft (140 m)
Population
 • Total82
 • Density264.5/sq mi (102.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29845
Area code(s)864
FIPS code45-57670[1]
GNIS feature ID1230184[2]

Plum Branch is a town in McCormick County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 82 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Plum Branch is located at 33°51′00″N 82°15′34″W / 33.849875°N 82.259560°W / 33.849875; -82.259560.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910145
192016916.6%
1930127−24.9%
194014211.8%
195015811.3%
1960139−12.0%
1970108−22.3%
198073−32.4%
199010138.4%
200098−3.0%
201082−16.3%
Est. 201678[4]−4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the 2010 Census, the population was 82, 59 (71.95%) were White, 20 (24.39%) were Black or African American, and 3 (3.66%) were two or more races. None were Hispanic or Latino (of any race)[6] As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 98 people, 43 households, and 26 families residing in the town. The population density was 264.5 people per square mile (102.3/km2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 140.4 per square mile (54.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 78.57% White and 21.43% African American.

There were 43 households out of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 37.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $47,917. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,358. There were 10.3% of families and 21.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 26.7% of under eighteens and 35.0% of those over 64.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ http://censusviewer.com/city/SC/plumbranch/2010