Meggett is a town located in Charleston County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,230.
Meggett is located at 32°42'20" North, 80°15'47" West (32.705515, -80.263106)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.4 km² (14.8 mi²). 37.7 km² (14.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.82% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,230 people, 484 households, and 377 families residing in the town. The population density is 32.6/km² (84.4/mi²). There are 540 housing units at an average density of 14.3/km² (37.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 78.78% White, 20.24% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.57% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 484 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% are married couples living together, 6.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% are non-families. 18.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 2.90.
In the town the population is spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 33.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 103.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $45,809, and the median income for a family is $51,667. Males have a median income of $36,563 versus $26,375 for females. The per capita income for the town is $22,906. 9.3% of the population and 6.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.8% of those under the age of 18 and 10.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=32.705515&longitude=-80.263106&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=32.705515&lon=-80.263106&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-80.263106&lat=32.705515&w=750&h=500)