Beech Island, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 8,468.
Males: 4,142  (48.9%)
Females: 4,326  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
South Carolina median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 29842

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,770 (it was $38,663 in 2000)
Beech Island:

$56,770
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,392 (it was $17,078 in 2000)

Beech Island CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $133,196 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Beech Island:

$133,196
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $192,830; detached houses: $221,151; townhouses or other attached units: $147,354; in 2-unit structures: $260,896; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,607; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,204; mobile homes: $72,116; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $6,216
March 2019 cost of living index in Beech Island: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Beech Island, SC (2000)
    • 5,00063.3%White alone
    • 2,59632.9%Black alone
    • 1762.2%Hispanic
    • 510.6%Two or more races
    • 370.5%American Indian alone
    • 260.3%Asian alone
    • 50.06%Other race alone
    • 40.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Beech Island detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beech Island, South Carolina as of February 03, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beech Island is 8,468 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 237 feet

Land area: 67.7 square miles.

Population density: 125 people per square mile   (very low).

Beech Island, South Carolina map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Beech Island CCD:

0.6% ($387)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($510)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (8.1 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (136.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (587.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Clearwater, SC (2.4 miles ),
Burnettown, SC (2.4 miles ),
Langley, SC (2.6 miles ),
North Augusta, SC (2.7 miles ),
Gloverville, SC (2.8 miles ),
Belvedere, SC (2.8 miles ),
Augusta-Richmond County, GA (2.8 miles ),
Augusta, GA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 81.88 W

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Beech Island, SC in 2019
Beech Island satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Beech Island, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Utilities (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Paper (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Paper (9.8%)
  • Utilities (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Utilities (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Beech Island, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)

Average climate in Beech Island, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Beech Island, South Carolina average temperatures Beech Island, South Carolina average precipitation Beech Island, South Carolina humidity Beech Island, South Carolina wind speed Beech Island, South Carolina snowfall Beech Island, South Carolina sunshine Beech Island, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.946. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.946
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.62
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Beech Island-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Beech Island place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the place center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beech Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 107.0 miles away from Beech Island center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from Beech Island center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 381.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aiken County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Beech Island:

  • RIVER VIEW KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC)
  • ARA AUGUSTA LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WALTON REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSP TRANS CARE UNI (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - NORTH AUGUSTA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC)
  • AUGUSTA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 7 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beech Island:

  • Georgia Regents University (about 7 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 8 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 10 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 12 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 45 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 56 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Lander University (about 56 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Beech Island: Sand Bar Ferry Landing (A), North Augusta Industrial Park (B), Beech Island Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Beech Island include: Pine Forest Baptist Church (A), Galilee Baptist Church (B), Capers Chapel (C), Carpentersville Baptist Church (D), Pentrcostal Holiness Church (E), Hazel Grove Baptist Church (F), Beech Island Baptist Church (G), All Saints Church (H), The Tabernacle (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glover Cemetery (1), Zubly Cemetery (2), Hammond Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Herndon Pond (A), Horseshoe Lake (B), Island Lake (C), Lake Johnsons (D), Clarkes Lake (E), Burgess Lake (F), Kimberly Clark Waste Water Basin (G), Ebbs Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Badger Branch (A), Pine Creek (B), Neal Creek (C), Musterfield Branch (D), Horse Creek (E), Bear Island Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Beech Island: Redcliffe State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Brantley Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1285 Atomic Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Kozy KORT Motel (4682 Jefferson Davis Highway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Aiken County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beech Island and their reported violations in the past:

BEECH ISLAND W/D (0220004) (Population served: 7,436, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.4%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.1%
Whole state:

14.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.5%

Banks with branches in Beech Island (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Beech Island Branch at 2020 Atomic Rd, branch established on 1962/06/06. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Beech Island:

Marital status in Beech Island, SC
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Beech Island:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
South Carolina average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beech Island, SC (based on Aiken County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant66,138191
Mainline Protestant12,30334
Catholic8,4004
Black Protestant7,11622
Other1,94913
Orthodox1043
None64,089-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Aiken County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Aiken County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Aiken County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Aiken County:

31.2%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

13.4%

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($584 average AGI)
Aiken County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richmond County, GA  0.99% ($42,431 average AGI)
from Edgefield County, SC  0.44% ($35,640)
from Columbia County, GA  0.39% ($56,101)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Aiken County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richmond County, GA  0.70% ($34,836 average AGI)
to Edgefield County, SC  0.41% ($45,429)
to Columbia County, GA  0.35% ($58,401)
Businesses in Beech Island, SC
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Nissan1
Circle K1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Beech Island:

  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WPCH (1380 AM; 4 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WINZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WKIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FREDDIE LEE HANDY)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZK (1600 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: GOSPEL RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beech Island:

  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WACG-FM (90.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WGOR (93.9 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: WGOR LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAJY (102.7 FM; NEW ELLENTON, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTHB-FM (100.9 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WLJK (89.1 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFA (107.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Beech Island:

  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAAU-LP (Channel 18; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THOMAS J. PIPER)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBEK-CA (Channel 16; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AVN, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Beech Island)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.416944 Lon: -81.834722, Call Sign: WQNL530,
    Assigned Frequencies: 494.000 MHz, 653.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: Donna Barrett, Registrant: Brooks, Pierce Et Al., 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1700, Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 33.434583 Lon: -81.908722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WNIJ374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 03/17/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2001, Certifier: Ronald R Grawert, Registrant: Mobile Media Communications Inc Dip, 2101 Wilson Blvd Ste 935, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 251 Pine Log Rd (Lat: 33.410139 Lon: -81.843444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WPOX726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5620.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2004, Expiration Date: 08/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2008, Certifier: Robert A Beizer, Registrant: Wrdw Licensee Corporation, 1301 Georgia Ave, North Augusta, SC 29841, Fax: (803) 279-8316
  • Sc Hwy 5 (Lat: 33.408750 Lon: -81.892889), Call Sign: KJT904,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.140 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 176 West Logan Street, Ste. 227, Noblesville, IN 46060, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 900-7940, Email:
  • Sc Hwy 5 (Lat: 33.408750 Lon: -81.892889), Call Sign: KNGU226,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.300 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/1998, Expiration Date: 08/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2003, Registrant: Kimberly Clark Corp, 401 N Lake St, Neenah, WI 54956
  • Gum Swap Rd (Lat: 33.400278 Lon: -81.896250), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WRAB471,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2017, Expiration Date: 09/29/2027, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 624 W Mahammud Ali Blvd (Lat: 33.416806 Lon: -81.834833), Overall height: 352 m, Call Sign: WPNG242,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2003, Expiration Date: 04/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2013, Certifier: Rebecca S Bryan, Registrant: Covington & Burling LLP, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 662-5345, Fax: (202) 778-5345, Email:
  • Beech Island, 200 Pine Log Road (Lat: 33.405278 Lon: -81.837222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 367 m, Overall height: 393.8 m, Call Sign: WPQQ819, Licensee ID: L00122354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7012.50 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2011, Certifier: George L Mahoney, Registrant: Media General Communications Holdings, LLC
  • Beech Island, 200 Pine Log Road (Lat: 33.405750 Lon: -81.833333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 435.8 m, Overall height: 475.6 m, Call Sign: WPQR549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7112.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: George L Mahoney Esq, Registrant: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., 545 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700, Irving, TX 75062, Phone: (972) 373-8800, Fax: (972) 373-8888, Email:
  • Beech Island, 200 Pine Log Road (Lat: 33.405750 Lon: -81.833472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 468.3 m, Overall height: 475.6 m, Call Sign: WPQR551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7062.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: George L Mahoney Esq, Registrant: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., 545 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700, Irving, TX 75062, Phone: (972) 373-8800, Fax: (972) 373-8888, Email:
  • 326.5 T 2 Mi From (Lat: 33.434833 Lon: -81.908444), Overall height: 98.5 m, Call Sign: KNW33,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/1998, Expiration Date: 11/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2000, Phone: (202) 756-8281

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beech Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: RANS S-14 AIRAILE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HKS 700E (60 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 214SR, N214SR, N-214SR, Serial Number: 0393061, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher A Johnson, 277 Lanier Rd, Beech Island, SC 29842
  • Aircraft: MAHER JAMES P DYKE DELTA (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11XD, N11XD, N-11XD, Serial Number: 1406, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2002
    Registrant (Individual): James P Maher, 21 Huckabee St, Beech Island, SC 29842

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 37. The highest number of fire incidents - 90 took place in 2010, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Beech Island, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.9%), and Outside Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Beech Island, SC
    • 31048.9%Structure Fires
    • 24037.9%Outside Fires
    • 7411.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 101.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beech Island, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beech Island, SC
  • 66.6%Electricity
  • 18.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beech Island, SC
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood


Beech Island compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Beech Island on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other production occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 (29842) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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