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|Sumter County, South Carolina|
Sumter County Courthouse, Sumter
Location in the state of South Carolina
South Carolina's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Thomas Sumter|
682 sq mi (1,766 km²)
665 sq mi (1,722 km²)
17 sq mi (44 km²), 2.5%
162/sq mi (63/km²)
|Congressional districts||5th, 6th|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
Sumter County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,456; in a 2013 census estimate, the population was at 108,123. Its county seat is Sumter. The county was created in 1800.
Sumter County comprises the Sumter, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 682 square miles (1,770 km2), of which 665 square miles (1,720 km2) is land and 17 square miles (44 km2) (2.5%) is water. It is drained by the Black River and its tributaries. Its western border is formed by the Wateree River.
Adjacent counties Edit
- Lee County - north
- Florence County - northeast
- Clarendon County - south
- Calhoun County - southwest
- Richland County - west
- Kershaw County - northwest
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 107,456 people, 40,398 households, and 28,311 families residing in the county. The population density was 161.6 inhabitants per square mile (62.4 /km2). There were 46,011 housing units at an average density of 69.2 per square mile (26.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 48.2% white, 46.9% black or African American, 1.1% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 1.4% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 3.3% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 7.2% were Subsaharan African, 6.9% were American, 6.1% were English, 5.9% were German, and 5.7% were Irish.
Of the 40,398 households, 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 20.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.9% were non-families, and 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.11. The median age was 35.4 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $39,137 and the median income for a family was $45,460. Males had a median income of $36,101 versus $28,421 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,944. About 15.5% of families and 19.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.1% of those under age 18 and 14.7% of those age 65 or over.
- Ray Allen, professional NBA basketball player is from Dalzell.
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- Lake Marion
- University of South Carolina Sumter
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Sumter County, South Carolina
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- Sumter County official website
- Central Carolina Technical College
- Sumter County SC Community
- Sumter Economic Development
|Kershaw County||Lee County||Florence County|
Sumter County, South Carolina
|Calhoun County||Clarendon County|
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