Snelling, South Carolina

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Snelling, South Carolina
Location of Snelling, South Carolina
Location of Snelling, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°14′29″N 81°27′11″W / 33.24139°N 81.45306°W / 33.24139; -81.45306Coordinates: 33°14′29″N 81°27′11″W / 33.24139°N 81.45306°W / 33.24139; -81.45306
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyBarnwell
Area
 • Total4.08 sq mi (10.58 km2)
 • Land4.04 sq mi (10.45 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total274
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
258
 • Density63.92/sq mi (24.68/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29812
Area code(s)803 and 839
FIPS code45-67255[3]
GNIS feature ID1226722[4]

Snelling is a town in Barnwell County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 274 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

Snelling is located near the center of Barnwell County at 33°14′29″N 81°27′11″W / 33.24139°N 81.45306°W / 33.24139; -81.45306 (33.241284, -81.453184).[6] South Carolina Highway 64 passes through the center of town, leading east 5 miles (8 km) to Barnwell, the county seat, and west 1 mile (2 km) to the east entrance of the Savannah River Site, a nuclear reservation.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.6 km2), of which 4.1 square miles (10.5 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.20%, is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910338
1920137−59.5%
1930126−8.0%
19401281.6%
195034−73.4%
1960100194.1%
197015050.0%
1980111−26.0%
199012512.6%
200024696.8%
201027411.4%
2019 (est.)258[2]−5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

At the 2000 census there were 246 people, 87 households, and 70 families living in the town. The population density was 79.8 people per square mile (30.8/km2). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 34.1 per square mile (13.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 78.05% White, 19.92% African American, 0.81% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.85%.[3]

Of the 87 households 46.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 16.1% of households were one person and 3.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.13.

The age distribution was 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.9 males.

The median household income was $35,313 and the median family income was $40,139. Males had a median income of $34,286 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,420. About 6.0% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.3% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Snelling town, South Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved April 3, 2014.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.