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Wilkinson Heights, South Carolina

Wilkinson Heights
CDP
Wilkinson Heights is located in South Carolina
Wilkinson Heights
Location in Orangeburg County, South Carolina
Coordinates:
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Orangeburg
Area
 • Total 3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2)
 • Land 3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 223 ft (68 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,068
 • Density 1,023/sq mi (394.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 45-77672[1]
GNIS feature ID 1242895[2]

Wilkinson Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 3,068 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Wilkinson Heights is located at (33.491014, -80.833865).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,068 people, 1,169 households, and 783 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,022.6 people per square mile (394.9/km²). There were 1,332 housing units at an average density of 444.0/sq mi (171.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.66% Black or African American, 3.42% White, 0.33% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

There were 1,169 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29.3% were married couples living together, 30.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 12.5% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,065, and the median income for a family was $25,110. Males had a median income of $23,705 versus $20,194 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,360. About 24.4% of families and 28.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.2% of those under age 18 and 21.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
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