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Dorchester County, South Carolina

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 96,413
  • Males: 47,000
  • Females: 49,413

Ethnicity:

  • White: 67,658
  • Black/African American: 24,004
  • Hispanic: 1,704
  • Native American/Eskimo: 578
  • Asian: 1,254
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 52
  • 2 or more: 1,163

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (85,455)
  2. Spanish (2,050)
  3. French (635)
  4. German (425)
  5. Tagalog (400)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 2,690

  1. Philippines (451)
  2. United Kingdom (351)
  3. Canada (241)
  4. Germany (213)
  5. Mexico (203)
  6. Korea (96)
  7. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (65)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (13,471)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (12,260)
  3. Catholic Church (4,938)
  4. Independent, Charismatic Churches (3,000)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (1,462)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 31,602
    • Sensory: 3,713
    • Physical: 7,612
    • Mental: 4,822
    • Self-care: 2,457
    • Go outside home: 5,687
    • Employment: 7,790

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,145

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 34,709
    • Utility gas: 5,804
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,244
    • Electricity: 25,773
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 460
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 283
    • Solar Energy: 17
    • Other fuel: 51
    • No fuel used: 77

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 60,719
    • No vehicle: 3,326
    • 1 or more vehicle: 57,393

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 630
    • No High School: 3,109
    • Some High School: 7,190
    • High School: 18,206
    • Some College: 14,184
    • Associate's Degree: 4,882
    • College Degree: 8,664
    • Master's Degree: 3,416
    • Professional Degree: 718
    • Doctoral Degree: 335

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 34,709
    • Owners with phone: 25,524
    • Owners without phone: 503
    • Renters with phone: 8,205
    • Renters without phone: 477

    10 closest counties:

    1. Berkeley County, South Carolina
    2. Colleton County, South Carolina
    3. Charleston County, South Carolina
    4. Orangeburg County, South Carolina
    5. Clarendon County, South Carolina
    6. Bamberg County, South Carolina
    7. Calhoun County, South Carolina
    8. Beaufort County, South Carolina
    9. Williamsburg County, South Carolina
    10. Hampton County, South Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    29420, 29437, 29447, 29448, 29471, 29472, 29477, 29483, 29484, 29485

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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