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Encyclopedia > Sumter County, South Carolina
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Sumter County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 104,646. Its county seat is Sumter6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,766 km˛ (682 mi˛). 1,723 km˛ (665 mi˛) of it is land and 43 km˛ (17 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 2.44% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 104,646 people, 37,728 households, and 27,616 families residing in the county. The population density is 61/km˛ (157/mi˛). There are 41,751 housing units at an average density of 24/km˛ (63/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 50.13% White, 46.68% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.90% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.80% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 1.83% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 37,728 households out of which 36.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.20% are married couples living together, 18.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% are non-families. 23.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.68 and the average family size is 3.17.


In the county, the population is spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 10.50% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 93.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $33,278, and the median income for a family is $38,970. Males have a median income of $28,083 versus $21,162 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,657. 16.20% of the population and 13.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.60% of those under the age of 18 and 17.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Cane Savannah
  • Cherryvale
  • Dalzell
  • East Sumter
  • Lakewood
  • Mayesville
  • Millwood
  • Mulberry
  • Oakland
  • Oswego
  • Pinewood
  • Privateer
  • Rembert
  • Shiloh
  • South Sumter
  • Stateburg
  • Sumter
  • Wedgewood

External links

  • Sumter County official website (http://www.sumtercountysc.org/)
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Sumter County, South Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (364 words)
Sumter County is a county located in the state of South Carolina.
In the county, the population is spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 10.50% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $33,278, and the median income for a family is $38,970.
Sumter, South Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (567 words)
Sumter is a city located in Sumter County, South Carolina.
Sumter is home to Shaw Air Force Base, headquarters of the 9th Air Force and the 20th Fighter Wing.
Sumter is home to one of the largest schools in the state (Sumter High School), which is operated by the smallest school district in the state (Sumter District 17).
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