- Santee, South Carolina
official_name = Santee, South Carolina
motto = An Oasis of Recreation
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location in Orangeburg County,
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Orangeburg
area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 5.3
area_land_km2 = 5.2
area_water_km2 = 0.1
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 740
population_density_km2 = 142.1
timezone = EST
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_ft = 138
latd = 33 |latm = 28 |lats = 42 |latNS = N
longd = 80 |longm = 29 |longs = 4 |longEW = W
area_total_sq_mi = 2.0
area_land_sq_mi = 2.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
elevation_m = 41.14
postal_code = 29142
area_code = 803
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 45-63790GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1231775GR|3
Santee is a town in Orangeburg County,
South Carolina, United States. It is a resort townprimarily for its proximity to Lake Marion. The population was 740 at the 2000 census. The town is currently experiencing economic growth.
Santee is located at coor dms|33|28|42|N|80|29|4|W|city (33.478405, -80.484581)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²) of it is land and 0.49% is water.Santee has many adult entertainment clubs, along with other amenities.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 740 people, 310 households, and 221 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 367.4 people per square mile (142.1/km²). There were 394 housing units at an average density of 195.6/sq mi (75.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 28.11% White, 70.68% African American, 0.14% Asian, 0.54% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population.
There were 310 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% were married couples living together, 26.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 25.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 73.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 66.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $22,292, and the median income for a family was $28,393. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $16,650 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $15,353. About 27.5% of families and 32.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.1% of those under age 18 and 17.8% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.townofsanteesc.org Town of Santee]
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