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Encyclopedia > Branchville, South Carolina

Branchville is a town located in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,083. Orangeburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Geography

Location of Branchville, South Carolina

Branchville is located at 33°15'7" North, 80°49'4" West (33.252055, -80.817778)1. Adapted from Wikipedias SC county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.5 km² (3.3 mi²). 8.5 km² (3.3 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,083 people, 446 households, and 276 families residing in the town. The population density is 127.9/km² (331.2/mi²). There are 508 housing units at an average density of 60.0/km² (155.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 54.48% White, 43.12% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.11% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 1.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 446 households out of which 27.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% are married couples living together, 16.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% are non-families. 35.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 3.12. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 72.7 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $22,429, and the median income for a family is $34,625. Males have a median income of $26,607 versus $20,917 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,509. 20.7% of the population and 17.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.8% of those under the age of 18 and 18.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

Local Web Sites

Http://www.branchville-sc.com


  Results from FactBites:
 
An Article about Branchville, South Carolina, SC History (599 words)
Branchville is one of the state's older established communities.
The Town of Branchville was incorporated on Dec. 23, 1858, taking in all of the property within a radius of one mile of the railroad station.
Branchville's importance as a rail center continued to grow; at one time, there were 16 trains, passenger and freight, passing through the junction.  Today, only one passenger train passes, coming and going each day.  No passenger trains run to Hamburg or Augusta.
Odds and Ends of Sherman's March Through South Carolina. (11027 words)
South Carolina's low country, and some in the upper parts of the state is dominated by wide, treacherous swamps.
South Carolina, under the leadership of John C. Calhoun was afterall the state that had threatened Nullification of Federal laws.
South Carolina was the first state to secede from the union and the first shots of the war were fired on her soil, by her sons.
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