Wedgefield News

Census Bureau: 76.23% of people in Wedgefield were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 1,927 citizens living in Wedgefield in 2017, 1,469 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Census Bureau: More men than women in Wedgefield in 2017

Of the 1,927 people living in Wedgefield in 2017, 49.4 percent (951) were women and 50.6 percent (976) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

Median business size in Sumter County in 2016: between 5 and 9 employees

Median-sized businesses in Sumter County zip codes in 2016 have between five and nine employees, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Total OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in South Carolina ZIP 29168 decrease in 2018

There were 55 total OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29168 in 2018, a 15.4 percent decrease from 2017, which had 65 total widow and parent beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Census Bureau: 1.5% of people in Wedgefield identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 1,927 citizens living in Wedgefield in 2017, 98.5% said they were only one race while 1.5% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

14.5 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Wedgefield, South Carolina

14.5 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Wedgefield, South Carolina in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total OASDI beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29168 decrease in 2018

There were 770 total OASDI beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29168 in 2018, a 1.3 percent decrease from 2017, which had only 780 total beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29168 remains the same in 2018

There were 175 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29168 in 2018, which is unchanged from 2017, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Wedgefield ranked 236th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Wedgefield ranked 236th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

36.3% unemployed in Wedgefield in 2017

36.3 percent of Wedgefield residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Two businesses in 29168 had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016

There were two businesses in South Carolina zip code 29168 that had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Five businesses in 29168 had fewer than five employees in 2016

There were five businesses in South Carolina zip code 29168 that had fewer than five employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

One business in 29168 had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There was one business in South Carolina zip code 29168 that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

One business in 29168 had between five and nine employees in 2016

There was one business in South Carolina zip code 29168 that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29168 increases in 2018

There were 455 total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29168 in 2018, a 2.2 percent increase over 2017, which had only 445 total retired beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

27.5% of households in Wedgefield received food stamps in 2017

Wedgefield ranked 95th in South Carolina for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Census Bureau reports Wedgefield population was 1,927 in 2017

Wedgefield had a population of 1,927 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

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