Pinewood, South Carolina

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Pinewood is a town located on South Carolina Highway 261 at the southern entrance to the High Hills of Santee in Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 459 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Sumter, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Pinewood is located at 33°44′22″N 80°27′48″W / 33.73944°N 80.46333°W / 33.73944; -80.46333 (33.739475, -80.463326)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 459 people, 190 households, and 130 families residing in the town. The population density was 429.7 people per square mile (165.6/km²). There were 237 housing units at an average density of 221.9/sq mi (85.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 43.14% White, 56.43% African American, 0.22% Asian, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 190 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.6% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,583, and the median income for a family was $29,688. Males had a median income of $31,750 versus $16,902 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,853. About 15.8% of families and 19.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 31.1% of those age 65 or over.

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