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Plum Branch, South Carolina
Location in McCormick County and the state of South Carolina.
Location in McCormick County and the state of South Carolina.
Country United States
State South Carolina
County McCormick
Area
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
459 ft (140 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 82
 • Estimate 
(2019)
74
 • Density 204.42/sq mi (78.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29845
Area code(s) 864
FIPS code 45-57670
GNIS feature ID 1230184

Plum Branch is a town in McCormick County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 82 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Plum Branch is located at 33°51′00″N 82°15′34″W / 33.849875°N 82.259560°W / 33.849875; -82.259560.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 145
1920 169 16.6%
1930 127 −24.9%
1940 142 11.8%
1950 158 11.3%
1960 139 −12.0%
1970 108 −22.3%
1980 73 −32.4%
1990 101 38.4%
2000 98 −3.0%
2010 82 −16.3%
2019 (est.) 74 −9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2010 Census, the population was 82, 59 (71.95%) were White, 20 (24.39%) were Black or African American, and 3 (3.66%) were two or more races. None were Hispanic or Latino (of any race) At the 2000 census there were 98 people, 43 households, and 26 families living in the town. The population density was 264.5 people per square mile (102.3/km2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 140.4 per square mile (54.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 78.57% White and 21.43% African American. Of the 43 households 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 37.2% of households were one person and 16.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 3.08.

The age distribution was 22.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% 65 or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.7 males.

The median household income was $24,583 and the median family income was $47,917. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,358. There were 10.3% of families and 21.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 26.7% of under eighteens and 35.0% of those over 64.

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