Saint Matthews, SC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,107. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,025 (-3.9% change)
Males: 888 (42.1%), Females: 1,219 (57.9%)

Calhoun County

Zip code: 29135

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $24,969 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,100 (year 2000)

Races in St. Matthews:

  • Black (61.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (7.4%), German (6.9%), United States (5.5%), Irish (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Subsaharan African (1.3%).

Elevation: 287 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in St. Matthews

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Matthews town

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -294 (-12.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near St. Matthews:

  • TRMC OF ORANGEBURG & CALHOUN (about 14 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 27 miles; BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 27 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to St. Matthews:

  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 18 miles; EASTOVER, SC; ID: MMT)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 30 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CAE)
  • SHAW AFB (about 30 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to St. Matthews:

  • ORANGEBURG MUNI (about 16 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; ID: OGB)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 23 miles; GASTON, SC; ID: 7J1)
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 26 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CUB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Matthews:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 29 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 30 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 65 miles; AIKEN, SC; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,191)

Schools

Public high school in St. Matthews:

  • CALHOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 150 SAINTS AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Libraries

Library in St. Matthews:

  • CALHOUN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $173,721; Location: 208 HARRY C. RAYSOR DRIVE N; 27,471 books; 88 audio materials; 63 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)