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SOUTH CAROLINA Power Point Data

Population: July 2007 est.  =  4,407,709

Population growth 2006-2007 = 1.8%

Population density:  146.5 per sq mi

ethnic distribution

68.6%  white

28.7% black

1.2% asian

0.4% Native American

0.06% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1.0% Two or more ethnicities

3.8% Hispanic

 

Geography

total area = 32,020 sq mi

Land mass = 30,109 sq mi

forested acres = 12.7 mil

 

Location

South Atlantic state, bordered by North Carolina on the E and N; Georgia on the SW & W; and the Atlantic 0ocean on the E.

 

Climate

humid subtropical

 

Topography

Blue Ridge province in NW has highest peaks; piedmont lies between mountains and the fall line; coastal plains covers two-thirds of the state.

 

Economy

Chief Industries

tourism, agriculture, manufacturing

 

Chief Manufactured Goods

chemicals & synthetics, motor vehicles & parts, plastics, paper & paper products, turbines, rubber, textiles

 

Chief crops

greenhouse & nursery, tobacco, soybeans, cotton, corn, peaches, wheat, tomatoes, peanuts

 

Livestock (2007)

400,000 cattle/calves

6.8 mil chickens (excl broilers)

227.1 mil broilers

295,000 hogs/pigs

 

Gross State Product (2007)

$152.8 bil

Lottery (2006)

Total Sales = $1.1 bil

Profits = 319.4 mil

 

Sales Tax (2008) = 6.0%

 

Employment Distribution (2007)

17.6% govt

19.1% trade/trans/util

12.5% mfg

10.4% ed/health

11.6% prof/bus svc

11.9% leisure/hosp

5.5% finance

5.8% construction

3.9% other svc

1.4% info

 

Unemployment (2007)

5.9%

 

Mean earner's income (2003)

$31,013

 

Commercial Banks (2007)  80

deposits = $58.2 bil

Savings Institutions (2007)  27

deposits = $5.9 bil

 

Federal Government

Federal employees (2007)

19,189

Avg Salary = $59,864

 

Energy

Electricity Production (2007 kWh)

coal = 41.6 bil

gas = 4.6 bil

hydroelectric = 1.2 bil

nuclear = 53.2 bil

petroleum = 175.0 mil

 

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