Allendale County

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Allendale County, South Carolina

PO Box 190
Allendale, SC 29810
Phone: (803) 584-3438
Fax: (803) 584-7042

On southwestern border of SC, south of Augusta, GA; organized Feb 6, 1919 from Barnwell and Hampton counties. Name Origin: For the county seat

Area (sq mi):: 412.58 (land 408.20; water 4.38) Population per square mile: 26.70
Population 2005: 10,917 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 -4.40% Population 2000: 11,211 (White 27.00%; Black or African American 71.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $11,293; median household $20,898; Population below poverty level: 34.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,246-$17,221
Unemployment (2004): 9.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 5.20% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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