Burnettown, South Carolina

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Burnettown, South Carolina
Town
Burnettown Town Hall
Burnettown Town Hall
Location of Burnettown, South Carolina
Location of Burnettown, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°30′44″N 81°52′14″W / 33.51222°N 81.87056°W / 33.51222; -81.87056Coordinates: 33°30′44″N 81°52′14″W / 33.51222°N 81.87056°W / 33.51222; -81.87056
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Aiken
Area
 • Total 6.0 sq mi (15.6 km2)
 • Land 5.5 sq mi (14.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation 180 ft (55 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,673
 • Density 488/sq mi (188.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29851
Area code(s) 803
FIPS code 45-102701
GNIS feature ID 12311082
Website www.burnettown.com

Burnettown is a town in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 2,673 at the 2010 census.3 It is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area. Burnettown is located in historic Horse Creek Valley.

Geography

Burnettown is located at 33°30′44″N 81°52′14″W / 33.51222°N 81.87056°W / 33.51222; -81.87056 (33.512272, -81.870520)4 in western Aiken County. It lies along U.S. Route 1 and 78, 7 miles (11 km) east of downtown Augusta, Georgia, and 10 miles (16 km) west of Aiken, South Carolina. It is bordered by the census-designated place (CDP) of Clearwater to the west, by an outer portion of the city of North Augusta to the northwest, by the CDPs of Gloverville and Langley to the east, and by the unincorporated community of Bath to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.0 square miles (15.6 km2), of which 5.5 square miles (14.2 km2) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2), or 9.17%, is water,3 consisting primarily of Langley Pond, a reservoir on Horse Creek.

Demographics

As of the census1 of 2000, there were 2,720 people, 1,066 households, and 770 families residing in the town. The population density was 563.5 people per square mile (217.4/km²). There were 1,183 housing units at an average density of 245.1 per square mile (94.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.40% White, 11.88% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 1,066 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,140, and the median income for a family was $38,017. Males had a median income of $29,063 versus $22,364 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,887. About 5.0% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, the total population was 2,673, of whom 0.64% were American Indian or Alaska native, 0.75% were Asian, 14.22% were African American, 78.34% were white, 4.00% were some other race, and 2.06% were two or more races. 6.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The population was 50.17% male and 49.83% female.

The age distribution of the population was 6.17% under 5 years of age, 16.91% age 5 to 17, 60.68% age 18 to 64, and 16.24% age 65 and over.5

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