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A Taste of Sumter, South Carolina

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT SUMTER?
  1. Sumter is the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population was 39,643 at the 2000 census. The 2010 census puts the city at 40,524.

  2. Today, the city retains its status as a major hub, both for industry and infrastructure. In modern times, the city has taken on additional dimension as a center for business culture and finance, as its rich historic homes, military support, and progressive educational institutions, and high crime rate come together to form a destination for the east central portion of South Carolina.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $39,264, and the median income for a family was $55,328. Males had a median income of $37,078 versus $32,002 for females. The per capita income for the city was $36,949. About 13.0% of families and 26.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.8% of those under age 18 and 15.3% of those age 65 or over.

Radio Stations


W205BO (WXHL) 88.9 FM Sumter, SC Christian Contemporary
WLJI 98.3 FM Summerton, SC Gospel Music
WWKT 99.3 FM Kingstree, SC Hip Hop
WWDM 101.3 FM Sumter, SC Urban Contemporary
WHXT 103.9 FM Orangeburg, SC Hip Hop
WNOK 104.7 FM Columbia, SC Top-40
WPDT 105.1 FM Coward, SC Gospel Music
WNKT 107.5 FM Eastover, SC Sports
WDXY 1240 AM Sumter, SC News/Talk

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Demographics of Sumter, South Carolina

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

44.74%

49.88%

1.24%

1.62%

1.98%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Sumter, South Carolina

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Businesses in Sumter, South Carolina


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Beauty for Ashes -  Category: Black Hair Care -   21 B Barnette Street Sumter, SC (803) 934-9758

  2. Blessed Hands -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   3681 Broad Street Ext. Sumter, SC (803) 494-7390

  3. Divas Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   167 Brentwood Dr Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 316-4945

  4. Ebony & Ivory Styling Ctr -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   307 Broad St Sumter, SC (803) 775-4099

  5. JC Penney Salon -  Category: Black Hair Care -   Sumter Mall 1057 Broad St Sumter, SC 29150

  6. Mama Leen -  Category: Hair Salons -   7 Myrtle St Sumter, SC (803) 773-6709

  7. M B African Braids & Weave -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   717 Broad St Sumter, SC (803) 774-7666

  8. Settles Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   324 Manning Ave Sumter, SC 20150 (803) 778-0999

  9. Shadae’s Hair Care -  Category: Black Hair Care -   1275 A Peach Orchard Rd Sumter, SC (803) 494-9812

  10. Universal Hair -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   503 South Wise Drive Sumter, SC 29150-3242 (803) 469-7755

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Cross Training Martial Arts -  Category: Martial Arts -   Cross Training Martial Arts was established to provide quality Martial Arts at affordable prices in a Christian, safe, fun, and clean environment. We teach traditional Karate, Taekwondo, Zumba Fitness, Afterschool Program and more!!!!!   493 N. Guignard Dr. Sumter, SC (803) 436-7473  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Bar-B-Q Pit Stop -  Category: BBQ -  1019 Manning Rd. Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 773-8455

  2. Country Fix-Ins Bar-B-Que -  Category: BBQ -  4335 Hwy 15 S Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 506-2544

  3. Hannas Grill -  Category: Soul Food -  541 E Liberty St Sumter, SC 29153 (803) 773-9480

  4. Leo's Wings -  Category: Soul Food -  1961 McCrays Mill Rd Ste B Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 775-6538

  5. Serendipity Catering and Cafe -  Category: Event Planning - Soul Food Caterers -   20 W Liberty St. Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 774-4007   - (visit website)

  6. S & J Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   26 Rast Street Sumter, SC 29150-2679 (803) 773-5139   - (visit website)

  7. Soul Vybe Cafe -  Category: Soul Food -  516 South Lafayette Drive, Sumter, SC 29150-6602 (803) 883-5136

  8. Sugar Shack Grill -  Category: Barbecue, Southern/Soul/ Hot Dogs -  1017 Manning Road Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 938-5573

  9. Ward's Bar-B-Que -  Category: Barbecue -  2860 Hwy 15 S Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 506-2385

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


DELTA SIGMA THETA PROBATE (MORRIS COLLEGE)...SPRING 2011...SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA!!!

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Jobs from Indeed


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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel AME Church -  218 East Calhoun Street, Sumter, SC 29150-4326 (803) 773-3083

  2. Beulah AME Church -  Sumter Northeast, South Carolina (803) 495-3999

  3. Canty Memorial Church of God In Christ -  873 Woodcrest Street, Sumter, S.C. 29154 (803) 773-6226  - (visit website)

  4. Church Reid Chapel AME -  1008 Dibert Street, Sumter, SC 29153-2013 (803) 775-7453

  5. Grace Cathedral Church of God In Christ -  60 Oswego Road, , Sumter, S.C. 29150 (803) 773-6497  - (visit website)

  6. Mt Pisgah Ame Church -  217 West Bartlette Street, Sumter, SC 29150-5103 (803) 775-3844

  7. New Birth Church of God In Christ -  307 W Oakland Ave. Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 418-5466

  8. Revelation Sanctuary COGIC -  3925 Hwy 15 South, Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 481-4050  - (visit website)

  9. St James Ame Church -  180 Meehan Street, Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 452-6074

  10. St Paul Ame Church -  835 Plowden Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29153-9170 (803) 495-3588

  11. Union Station AME Church -  945 South Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150-6871 (803) 775-8200

  12. Wayman Chapel AME Church -  160 N Kings Hwy Sumter, SC 29154 (803) 494-3686

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GOSPEL CHOIRS

  1. University of South Carolina Sumter    (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Sabastian's -  Category: NightClub -   3289 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 494-4007

  2. 118 S MAIN -  Category: NightClub -   118 S Main St, Sumter, SC 29150

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Sumter County Fair
    (September)   Location: Sumter County Fair Grounds - S. Artillery Drive, Sumter SC

    Fun for all! (803) 775-5200


  2. Sumter Shaw Street Fest
    (September)   Sumter’s largest FREE street party ever. (803) 436-2640   - (visit website)

    A salute to the men and women stationed at Shaw Air Force Base!


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