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Moncks Corner is a town in Berkeley County, in the Charleston metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Thomas Monck, plantation owner

The latitude of Moncks Corner is 33.195N. The longitude is -80.013W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,019.


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Median household income
Local
$31,711
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Moncks Corner demographic reports
The town grew with construction of the Santee Canal in 1800.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 59. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 9.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Shuckin' in the Park Festival - March 10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Moncks Corner web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cypress Gardens
Historic sites and museums: Berkeley 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.)
Quotes:
What I remember most about Monck's Corner, South Carolina, is leaving it?
-- Southern Fried Plus Six
William Price Fox

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Moncks Corner demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Berkeley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charleston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29461 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Moncks Corner residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moncks Corner ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moncks Corner was $15,202, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Moncks Corner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Moncks Corner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $794.


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Libraries in Moncks Corner include Berkeley County Library: Monks Corner ... View libraries

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Berkeley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moncks Corner political report.

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The average commute time for Moncks Corner workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ What I remember most about Monck's Corner, South Carolina, is leaving it? ”
~ Southern Fried Plus Six
William Price Fox

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