Snelling, South Carolina facts for kids
|Snelling, South Carolina|
Location of Snelling, South Carolina
|• Total||4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2)|
|• Land||4.1 sq mi (10.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||230 ft (70 m)|
|• Density||68/sq mi (26.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1226722|
Snelling is located near the center of Barnwell County at Barnwell, the county seat, and west 1 mile (2 km) to the east entrance of the Savannah River Site, a nuclear reservation.(33.241284, -81.453184). South Carolina Highway 64 passes through the center of town, leading east 5 miles (8 km) to
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.6 km2), of which 4.1 square miles (10.5 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.20%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 246 people, 87 households, and 70 families residing in the town. The population density was 79.8 people per square mile (30.8/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 34.1 per square mile (13.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 78.05% White, 19.92% African American, 0.81% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.85% of the population.
As of the census there were 87 households out of which 46.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the town, the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 108.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $35,313, and the median income for a family was $40,139. Males had a median income of $34,286 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,420. About 6.0% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.3% of those sixty five or over.
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