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Walterboro is a city in Colleton County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Walterboro is 32.905N. The longitude is -80.666W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,356.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$32,200
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Walterboro demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 77. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 14.9 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2003 movie, "Radio"
Local festivals include:
  • Rice Festival - April 27-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Walterboro web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Old Jail Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Walterboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Colleton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29488 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Walterboro residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Walterboro ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Walterboro was $17,150, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Walterboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Walterboro festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Walterboro include Walterboro Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Walterboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.


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Libraries

Libraries in Walterboro include Colleton County Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Walterboro include Walterboro Community Times-Dispatch

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Politics

Colleton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Walterboro political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Walterboro workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Walterboro include Best Value Inn Walterboro, Best Western of Walterboro, Comfort Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Walterboro, Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson Walterboro, Ramada Inn Walterboro, Sleep Inn.

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