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Johns Island, South Carolina
Demographics and Values
Johns Island has a population density of 46 people per square mile.
An overview of South Carolina
Overall, South Carolina ranks 42nd in quality of life and 36th in healthcare compared to other US states. The state of South Carolina has a cost of living index of 98.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 101.9 and a housing index rating of 85.1. The natural beauty of South Carolina is ranked 34th in the nation. There are 71 hospitals and 189 health centers that service a population of 5,147,823. The three highest ranked hospitals in South Carolina are Gus Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 47% of South Carolina's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 8,051 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges. In South Carolina, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In the most recent presidential election, 55% of South Carolina residents voted Republican and 41% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, South Carolina ranks 24th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 59F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 26F during the month of January. On average, South Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 35.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 42.6 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 7.64 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.10 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for South Carolina is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 72%. While residents of South Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Carolina can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.
Wildlife to be found in South Carolina
The state of South Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of butterfly weed, shadblow serviceberry, common yarrow, and blue wild indigo. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the southern fox squirrel, the wild hog, or the manatee. The state animal of South Carolina is the white-tailed deer.