South Carolina Information

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South Carolina rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of South Carolina. Common rental types found in South Carolina are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Regions and cities if South Carolina where housing rentals are found are August Aiken Region, Charleston - Beaches, Charlotte Rock Hill Region, Florence Region, Hilton Head - Resorts, Myrtle Beach, All Cities, Columbia Sumter Region, Greenville Spartanburg Region. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of South Carolina.

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South Carolina State Information

South Carolina is located on southeastern side of United States. South Carolina is size wise 40th rank among the 50 states of US. South Carolina total area is 32,020.1 sq mi. South Carolina?s nickname is The Palmetto. South Carolina State capital city is Columbia. South Carolina is bordered on the north by North Carolina, west by Georgia and south by Atlantic Ocean. South Carolina?s total boundary length is 824 mi. The South Carolina state total forest land is 5,057,000 hectares. The South Carolina state has two national forests. South Carolina State official language is English. South Carolina State has humid subtropical climate. Snowfall in South Carolina is not common. In summer the South Carolina state will be very hot and humid. Winter temperatures are much less uniform in South Carolina. The South Carolina state total population is 4,561,242 in 2009 estimation. In population wise the South Carolina state rank is 24th among the United States. South Carolina?s agriculture is integral part of the South Carolina state economy. Tobacco is the leading crop by agriculture value. South Carolina State?s major agriculture products are tobacco, poultry, cattle, dairy products, soybeans and hogs. South Carolina has 46 counties.

South Carolina Recreation, Culture and Attractions

South Carolina is a very beautiful state. It has many relocating and attractive locations. Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Myrtle Beach and Charleston are some of South Carolina's most popular relocation destinations. South Carolina was protecting the most of the important Native American sites in the South Carolina state. All most the South Carolina state parks contain the lives and culture of the native peoples. Cowpens National Battlefield and the Ft. Sumter and Kings Mountain national military sites are popular tourist attractions in South Carolina. South Carolina has no major league professional sports teams. Particularly collage sports are very big in South Carolina. NASCAR races are born in South Carolina. It has the past history of hosting some very important NASCAR races. The South Carolina state is a destination for popular golf. The South Carolina state has many golf courses. Water sports are the popular activity in South Carolina. There are two major stock car races held at Darlington each and every year.

South Carolina State Demographics

South Carolina total population - 4,012,012
South Carolina male population - 1,948,929
South Carolina female population - 2,063,083
South Carolina white population - 2,695,560
South Carolina black population - 1,185,216
South Carolina American Indian and Alaska Native - 13,718
South Carolina Asian population - 36,014
South Carolina Hispanic or Latino population - 95,076

South Carolina School Information

The South Carolina is home for higher education from large state-funded research universities to small colleges that cultivate liberal arts, religion and military tradition. The College of Charleston is the oldest institution of higher learning in South Carolina. It is founded in 1770. The graduate school of the Collage of Charleston is conducted on number of degree programs and coordinates support for its nationally recognized faculty research efforts. It celebrates nationally for its focus on undergraduate education with strengths in Marine Biology, Classics, Art History and Historic Preservation. The University of South Carolina maintains over 27,000 students on the Columbia campus. South Carolina has three major universities. University of South Carolina is located on Columbia, Clemson University is located on Clemson and Medical University of South Carolina is located on Charleston. The South Carolina state has many schools and collages. These are mostly church-affiliated. The Princeton Review is the nation?s best institution of the undergraduate education of South Carolina.

South Carolina State Symbols

South Carolina state flag
South Carolina state Slogan
South Carolina state Slogan
Smiling Faces. Beautiful Places
South Carolina state Song
South Carolina state Song
South Carolina On My Mind
South Carolina state Motto
South Carolina state Motto
While I breathe, I hope
South Carolina state  Mammal
South Carolina state Mammal
White-tailed deer
South Carolina state Tree
South Carolina state Tree
Sabal palmetto
South Carolina state Fish
South Carolina state Fish
striped bass
South Carolina state Flower
South Carolina state Flower
Yellow Jessamine
South Carolina state  Insect
South Carolina state Insect
Carolina Mantis
South Carolina state  Soil
South Carolina state Soil
South Carolina state Bird
South Carolina state Bird
Carolina wren
South Carolina state Reptile
South Carolina state Reptile
Loggerhead sea turtle
South Carolina state Dance
South Carolina state Dance
South Carolina state Fruit
South Carolina state Fruit
South Carolina state Vegetable
South Carolina state Vegetable
Collard Greens
South Carolina state  Shell
South Carolina state Shell
Lettered Olive

South Carolina State History

South Carolina?s first settlers are English Settlers. They are mostly from Barbados. These are sent by the Lords Proprietors in 1670. The English settlers are one of the first colonies to grant liberty of religious practice in order to attract settlers. For the period of 1670 to 1717 the English Settlers and British Traders spurred the economy in South Carolina by conducting a booming trade on Indian slaves. On March 15th 1776 the South Carolina gained their independence from Great Britain. In this time the South Carolina state has setup its own government. In February 5th 1778 South Carolina became the first state to ratify the document which created the "United States of America". On May 23rd 1788 the South Carolina became the 8th state to ratify it. In South Carolina most of the people are supporters of French Revolution during 1789?1795 periods. The South Carolina passed the Ordinance of Nullification. It declared the Federal tariff laws in 1828. On December 20th 1860 the South Carolina is became the 1st state which declared the secession from the Union. After the Civil War the South Carolina state was restored to the United States during Reconstruction. On 1890s the South Carolina state has became a hotbed of racial and economic tensions. On the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution the South Carolina state government has given women the right to vote. It is ratified nationally in 1920. Beginning of the 20th century the South Carolina state developed the thriving textile industry. South Carolina today has many large textiles. The South Carolina state also has improved agricultural products. South Carolina has 3rd rank in peach production. The South Carolina state?s most important crop is tobacco. State farmers also raise a variety of vegetables, fruits and nuts.

South Carolina State Tourist Information

Tourism industry has ranked first in the South Carolina. Tourism is the largest industry for employers. On the 20th century the South Carolina state has created the tourism industry. Cowpens National Battlefield and the Ft. Sumter and Kings Mountain national military sites are popular tourist attractions in South Carolina. South Carolina is very beautiful State among the United States. It has many relocating and attractive locations. Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Myrtle Beach and Charleston are some of South Carolina's most popular relocation destinations. South Carolina has 46 parks.

South Carolina State Transportation

South Carolina has major interstate highways passing throughout the South Carolina state. South Carolina has I-20, I-26, I-77, I-85, I-385 and I-95 highways. The highway I-26 runs northwest?southeast from the upcountry to the Atlantic. In South Carolina, Amtrak operates the four passenger routs. Amtrak passenger trains pass north?south through the South Carolina state. South Carolina has seven significant airports. Charleston International Airport is the busiest airport. The South Carolina state has three deepwater seaports. The South Carolina state?s most common carriers are CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railways.

South Carolina Taxes

South Carolina State Tax Rate Range Low 0.0% High 7.0%
South Carolina State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate 2,670 - Highest flat rate 13,350
South Carolina State Personal Exemptions Single 3,500 (d) - Married 7,000 (d) ? Dependents ? 3,500 (d)
South Carolina State Sales Tax Rate on Food 6%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
South Carolina State Total Tax on Gasoline 16.0%, on Diesel Fuel 16.0%
South Carolina State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 35(¢ per pack)
South Carolina State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.53($ per gallon)
South Carolina State Wine Excise Tax Rate $0.90($ per gallon)

South Carolina Universities

Duke University - 13,373 Students
Davidson College - 1,667 Students
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill- 27,717 Students
Wake Forest University - 6,739 Students
North Carolina State University at Raleigh - 31,130 Students
Elon University - 5,230 Students
Appalachian State University - 15,117 Students
University of North Carolina at Asheville - 3,639 Students
University of North Carolina-Wilmington - 12,098 Students
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences - 334 Students

South Carolina Religions

Christian - 92%
Protestant - 84%
Southern Baptist - 45%
Methodist - 15%
Presbyterian - 5%
Other Protestant - 19%
Roman Catholic - 7%
Other Christian - 1%
Other Religions - 1%
Non-Religious - 7%

South Carolina Counties

Abbeville County, South Carolina - Population 26,167
Aiken County, South Carolina - Population 142,552
Allendale County, South Carolina - Population 11,211
Anderson County, South Carolina - Population 165,740
Bamberg County, South Carolina - Population 16,658
Barnwell County, South Carolina - Population 23,478
Beaufort County, South Carolina - Population 120,937
Berkeley County, South Carolina - Population 142,651
Calhoun County, South Carolina - Population 15,185
Charleston County, South Carolina - Population 309,969
Cherokee County, South Carolina - Population 52,327
Chester County, South Carolina - Population 34,068
Chesterfield County, South Carolina - Population 42,768
Clarendon County, South Carolina - Population 32,502
Colleton County, South Carolina - Population 38,264
Darlington County, South Carolina - Population 67,394
Dillon County, South Carolina - Population 30,722
Dorchester County, South Carolina - Population 96,413
Edgefield County, South Carolina - Population 24,595
Fairfield County, South Carolina - Population 23,454
Florence County, South Carolina - Population 125,761
Georgetown County, South Carolina - Population 55,797
Greenville County, South Carolina - Population 395,357
Greenwood County, South Carolina - Population 66,271
Hampton County, South Carolina - Population 21,386
Horry County, South Carolina - Population 217,608
Jasper County, South Carolina - Population 20,678
Kershaw County, South Carolina - Population 52,647
Lancaster County, South Carolina - Population 61,351
Laurens County, South Carolina - Population 69,567
Lee County, South Carolina - Population 20,119
Lexington County, South Carolina - Population 216,014
Marion County, South Carolina - Population 35,466
Marlboro County, South Carolina - Population 28,818
McCormick County, South Carolina - Population 9,958
Newberry County, South Carolina - Population 36,108
Oconee County, South Carolina - Population 66,215
Orangeburg County, South Carolina - Population 91,582
Pickens County, South Carolina - Population 110,757
Richland County, South Carolina - Population 320,677
Saluda County, South Carolina - Population 19,181
Spartanburg County, South Carolina - Population 253,791
Sumter County, South Carolina - Population 104,646
Union County, South Carolina - Population 29,881
Williamsburg County, South Carolina - Population 37,217
York County, South Carolina - Population 164,614

South Carolina State Government

South Carolina State government has Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches. It has the historically weak executive branch, but it has strong legislature branch. South Carolina has seven constitutions dating from 1776, 1778, 1790, 1861, 1865, 1868 and 1895. The General Assembly will be appointed by the Governor and 46 members of senate. They are elected for four-year terms. The governor is limited to serve two consecutive terms. He is elected in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. The South Carolina state highest court is Supreme Court. Supreme Court Chief Justice and four Associate Justices are elected to staggering ten year terms.

South Carolina State Economy

The South Carolina is the one of the prosperous state in the nation. South Carolina economy is mainly based on the agriculture. In 1999 time the economy of South Carolina is based on manufacturing. Mining is play tiny role on South Carolina economy. The other economy sources of South Carolina are fishing, nuclear amenities for military and tourism. South Carolina agricultural live stocks are broilers, cattle, turkeys, eggs, hogs and honey and the agricultural crops are tobacco, cotton, corn, peaches and soybeans. The manufactured out sources of South Carolina are raw products, chemicals, textile, wood, pulp, synthetic, plastic and pharmaceuticals. The mined items of South Carolina are granite, limestone, gold, kaolin and mica. The South Carolina economy is also based on service sectors they are health, personal and educational, financial, trading, insurance and government services.

South Carolina State Parks

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site - Mt. Pleasant, SC: There is no entrance fee. This is open daily at 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Congaree National Park - Hopkins, SC: There are no entrance fees. The Visitor Center is open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day except December 25th. Cowpens National Battlefield - Chesnee, SC: It is open around the year. Opening hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Sumter National Monument - Charleston Harbor, SC: There is no entrance fee. It is open year round except for New Years, Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor - FL, GA, NC and SC: There are no entrance fees. Kings Mountain National Military Park - Blacksburg, SC: There is no entrance fee for visiting. Open Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ninety Six National Historic Site - Ninety Six, SC: There is no fee for visiting. Visitor Center & restrooms are open daily 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail - NC, SC, TN and VA: There are no entrance or use fees. It is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but it is closed on major holidays. South Carolina National Heritage Corridor - Edgefield, SC: open Tuesday- Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. closes at noon on Christmas Eve. The South Carolina National Heritage Corridor will be closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and July 4th