Quinby, South Carolina

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Quinby, South Carolina
Town
Location of Quinby in South Carolina
Location of Quinby in South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°13′42″N 79°43′57″W / 34.22833°N 79.73250°W / 34.22833; -79.73250Coordinates: 34°13′42″N 79°43′57″W / 34.22833°N 79.73250°W / 34.22833; -79.73250
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Florence
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 932
 • Density 691/sq mi (266.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29506
Area code(s) 843
FIPS code 45-58795[1]
GNIS feature ID 1253496[2]

Quinby is a town in Florence County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 932 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 842 in 2000. It is part of the Florence Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Quinby is located in northern Florence County at 34°13′42″N 79°43′57″W / 34.22833°N 79.73250°W / 34.22833; -79.73250 (34.228445, -79.732460).[4] It is bordered on the south and west by the city of Florence, the county seat. The town limits extend north to Black Creek, a tributary of the Pee Dee River. Interstate 95 passes north and west of the town, with the closest access from Exit 169, 3 miles (5 km) to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970788
198095220.8%
1990865−9.1%
2000842−2.7%
201093210.7%
Est. 2016942[5]1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 842 people, 331 households, and 254 families residing in the town. The population density was 755.6 people per square mile (292.9/km²). There were 351 housing units at an average density of 315.0 per square mile (122.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 42.87% White, 56.18% African American, 0.12% Native American, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 331 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $52,639, and the median income for a family was $55,556. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,804. About 8.1% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Quinby town, South Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 16, 2016. 
  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 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.