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Encyclopedia > Goose Creek, South Carolina

Goose Creek is a city located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. As of the 2003 census estimates, the city had a total population of 30,574. It has a ZIP Code of 29445. Berkeley County is a county in the state of South Carolina. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Official languages English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Senators Lindsey Graham (R) Jim DeMint (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 6 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012,012 51. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Geography

Location of Goose Creek, South Carolina

Goose Creek is located at 32°59'44" North, 80°1'44" West (32.995522, -80.028915)GR1. Image File history File links SCMap-doton-GooseCreek. ... 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 city has a total area of 84.1 km² (32.5 mi²). 82.1 km² (31.7 mi²) of it is land and 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.37% 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. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2005, there are 31,208 people, 8,947 households, and 7,443 families residing in the city. The population density is 355.9/km² (921.6/mi²). There are 9,482 housing units at an average density of 115.5/km² (299.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 78.50% White, 14.22% African American, 0.59% Native American, 2.66% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.56% from other races, and 2.36% from two or more races. 4.05% 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). ... 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. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common 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 8,947 households out of which 49.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% are married couples living together, 10.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 16.8% are non-families. 12.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.94 and the average family size is 3.22. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 18.2% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 26 years. For every 100 females there are 115.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 120.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $45,919, and the median income for a family is $47,937. Males have a median income of $31,965 versus $23,754 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,905. 6.8% of the population and 5.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.0% of those under the age of 18 and 7.3% 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 total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Military presence

Naval nuclear field 'A' school and Nuclear Power School are located in Goose Creek on the Naval Weapons Station.


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Goose Creek, South Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (423 words)
Goose Creek is a city located in Berkeley County, South Carolina.
Goose Creek is located at 32°59'44" North, 80°1'44" West (32.995522, -80.028915)
Naval nuclear field 'A' school and Nuclear Power School are located in Goose Creek on the Naval Weapons Station.
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