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Encyclopedia > Wade Hampton, South Carolina

Wade Hampton is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 20,458.


Location of Wade Hampton, South Carolina

Wade Hampton is located at 3452'59" North, 8219'60" West (34.883084, -82.333227)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 22.8 km (8.8 mi). 22.7 km (8.8 mi) of it is land and 0.1 km (0.1 mi) of it is water. The total area is 0.57% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 20,458 people, 9,210 households, and 5,645 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 900.7/km (2,331.4/mi). There are 9,793 housing units at an average density of 431.1/km (1,116.0/mi). The racial makeup of the CDP is 84.85% White, 8.08% African American, 0.18% Native American, 3.34% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.39% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 6.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9,210 households out of which 22.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% are married couples living together, 9.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% are non-families. 32.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.21 and the average family size is 2.81.

In the CDP the population is spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP is $40,487, and the median income for a family is $54,106. Males have a median income of $40,528 versus $27,613 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $26,376. 9.0% of the population and 6.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.9% of those under the age of 18 and 5.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=34.883084&longitude=-82.333227&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=34.883084&lon=-82.333227&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-82.333227&lat=34.883084&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Wade Hampton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1415 words)
Wade Hampton III (March 28, 1818 – April 11, 1902) was a Confederate cavalry leader during the American Civil War and afterwards a politician from South Carolina, representing it as governor and U.S. Senator.
Hampton was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the eldest son of Wade Hampton II (1791–1858), known as "Colonel Wade Hampton", one of the wealthiest planters in the South, an officer of dragoons in the War of 1812, and an aide to General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans.
Hampton's father died in 1858 and the son inherited a vast fortune, the plantations, and one of the largest collections of slaves in the South.
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