Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,195 people, 400 households, and 312 families residing in the town. The population density was 144.3 people per square mile. There were 443 housing units at an average density of 53.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 64.60% African American, 34.39% White, 0.08% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 400 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 19.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,250, and the median income for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $31,696 versus $21,422 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,781. About 13.5% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 18.1% of those age 65 or over.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awendaw,_South_Carolina

Town Calendar

may

mon1may6:30 pm- 1:00 amBZA Meeting6:30 pm 6971 Doar, Awendaw, SC 29429Awendaw Town Hall
thu4may7:30 pm- 7:30 pmTown Council Meeting7:30 pm - 7:30 pm 7900 Doar Road, Awendaw 29429Awendaw Park
mon15may6:00 pm- 8:00 pmPlanning Commission Meeting6:00 pm 6971 Doar, Awendaw, SC 29429Awendaw Town Hall
sat20may8:00 am- 6:00 pmBulls Bay Nature Festival8:00 am - 6:00 pm 5821 Hwy 17 N. Awendaw, SC 29429SeeWee Visitor Center

june

thu1jun7:00 pm- 7:00 pmAwendaw Public Hearing7:00 pm - 7:00 pm 6971 Doar, Awendaw, SC 29429Awendaw Town Hall
thu1jun7:30 pm- 7:30 pmTown Council Meeting7:30 pm - 7:30 pm 6971 Doar, Awendaw, SC 29429Awendaw Town Hall
mon5jun6:30 pm- 1:00 amBZA Meeting6:30 pm 6971 Doar, Awendaw, SC 29429Awendaw Town Hall
mon19jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pmPlanning Commission Meeting6:00 pm 6971 Doar, Awendaw, SC 29429Awendaw Town Hall

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