Belton, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 4,289 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 2,073  (48.3%)
Females: 2,216  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29627.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,940 (it was $28,191 in 2000)
Belton:

$29,940
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,269 (it was $16,970 in 2000)

Belton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,624 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Belton:

$86,624
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $152,859; Detached houses: $169,235; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,457; In 2-unit structures: $114,024; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,300; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,498; Mobile homes: $62,477; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $55,087

Median gross rent in 2013: $551.

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  • Races in Belton, SC (2010)

    Belton races chart
    • 3,28279.4%White alone
    • 68516.6%Black alone
    • 771.9%Hispanic
    • 691.7%Two or more races
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Belton: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.4%), United States (13.8%), Irish (13.3%), German (6.0%), French (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 885 feet

Land area: 3.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,114 people per square mile   (low).

Belton,SC real estate house value index trend

Belton, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Belton:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belton city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

44 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Belton, South Carolina as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Belton to the number of sex offenders is 4,206 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $829 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $546 (0.8%)

Belton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (22.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (105.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (553.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Williamston, SC (2.5 miles ), Honea Path, SC (2.8 miles ), Pelzer, SC (2.9 miles) , West Pelzer, SC (2.9 miles ), Anderson, SC (3.0 miles ), Ware Place, SC (3.0 miles ), Homeland Park, SC (3.2 miles ), Woodville, SC (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.53 N, Longitude: 82.50 W

Area code: 864

Belton household income distribution Belton home values distribution

Crime rates in Belton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000101000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.021.60.021.60.00.00.00.023.70.0
Rapes 2033301121072
per 100,000 43.80.066.065.264.70.021.621.342.523.90.0165.846.8
Robberies 4241143412034
per 100,000 87.644.188.021.721.686.864.785.321.247.80.071.193.5
Assaults 7821413121996117226
per 100,000 153.3176.344.0304.1280.2260.5409.6191.9127.4263.0166.5521.1140.3
Burglaries 50553543612619242530294641
per 100,000 1,094.81,211.7770.1934.21,314.9564.4409.6511.6530.9717.4689.81,089.5958.8
Thefts 165170178152152137103119117118146152126
per 100,000 3,612.93,745.33,916.43,302.23,276.62,973.72,220.32,536.82,484.62,821.63,472.93,600.22,946.7
Auto thefts 141710181319410129122122
per 100,000 306.5374.5220.0391.0280.2412.486.2213.2254.8215.2285.4497.4514.5
Arson 0210100102110
per 100,000 0.044.122.00.021.60.00.021.30.047.823.823.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 351.4325.9329.1362.5419.4280.6297.7245.0231.9277.3253.3588.7332.8

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Crime rate in Belton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Belton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Belton, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belton-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Belton city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 tornado 36.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 45.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from Belton center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from Belton 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 170.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belton topographic map

Birthplace of: Matthew LeCroy - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Minnesota Twins, born: Dec 13, 1975), Roy Mahaffey - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Hospitals and medical centers near Belton:

  • PATRICK B HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • RICHARD M CAMPBELL VETERANS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF THE UPSTATE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANMED HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON HEALTH CARE CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - ANDERSON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belton:

  • Anderson University (about 9 miles; Anderson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,510)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 19 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 22 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Clemson University (about 22 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Bob Jones University (about 26 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 28 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Lander University (about 30 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Private high school in Belton:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN EDUCATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 2106 BOLT DR, Grades: 3-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Belton:

See full list of schools located in Belton

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Robert Bryson does not own the radio station any more.
  • Marshall Primary School now houses K - 2 students; Belton Elementary houses grades 3 -5. This change began with the 2003-04 school year.
  • Marshall Primary School now houses K - 2 students; Belton Elementary houses grades 3 -5. This change began with the 2003-04 school year.
  • Anderson College in Anderson, SC should meet your criteria for a college listing on this site. It is a four year college located in downtown Anderson, SC. Thanks

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Notable locations in Belton: Belton Branch Anderson County Library (A), Belton City Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belton include: Belton Presbyterian Church (A), Church of God (B), First Baptist Church (C), Latimer Memorial Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Belton Cemetery (1), City of Belton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.63. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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: 0.4% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Belton, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Belton (2011 data):

  • The Commercial Bank: Belton Branch at 710 Anderson Street, branch established on 2006/08/14; Belton Branch at 710 Anderson Street, branch established on 2008/10/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.8 mil, Deposits: $125.9 mil, headquarters in Honea Path, SC, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bank Shares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Belton Main Branch at 723 Anderson Street, branch established on 1959/01/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Belton Main at 318 City Square, branch established on 1935/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Belton Branch 299 at 208 Anderson St., branch established on 1948/04/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Park Sterling Bank: Belton Branch at 717 Anderson Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
South Carolina average:

12.0

Belton travel time to work - commute Belton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belton city (based on Anderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant97,855240
Mainline Protestant11,77559
Black Protestant7,88430
Catholic2,8512
Other1,1466
Orthodox501
None65,565-
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: 34
Anderson County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Anderson County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
Anderson County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 122
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

27.7%
South Carolina:

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

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.5%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Belton:

28.5
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Belton:

19.7%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Belton:

10.4%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belton:

34.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Belton:

78.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belton, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,937$35,7480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$4,325
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,435
Police Protection - Officers 13$36,117$33,3391$1,248
Firefighters 4$11,541$34,6232$1,240
Streets and Highways 4$7,530$22,5901$1,028
Sewerage 3$7,835$31,3400$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,010$30,0601$956
Water Supply 3$9,602$38,4080$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,219$26,6280$0
Totals for Government 33$88,791$32,28814$10,232

Belton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,550,000 ($361.39)
    Police Protection: $791,000 ($184.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $586,000 ($136.63)
    Fire Protection: $491,000 ($114.48)
    Central Staff Services: $365,000 ($85.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $112,000 ($26.11)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($17.95)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($13.06)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($11.89)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($9.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($5.83)
    Health Services - Other: $22,000 ($5.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($26.81)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($10.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($2.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.70)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,124,000 ($495.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Belton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($52.93)
    All Other: $190,000 ($44.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($6.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($0.93)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $130,000 ($30.31)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.56)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,117,000 ($493.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $321,000 ($74.84)
    All Other: $152,000 ($35.44)
  • Tax - Property: $684,000 ($159.48)
    NEC: $670,000 ($156.21)
    Public Utilities: $174,000 ($40.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.23)

Belton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,098,000 ($256.00)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.09% ($34,651 average AGI)
from Pickens County, SC  0.68% ($31,168)
from Oconee County, SC  0.30% ($33,061)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  1.15% ($34,910 average AGI)
to Pickens County, SC  0.61% ($34,084)
to Oconee County, SC  0.24% ($31,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belton:

  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WHPB (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, SC; Owner: ROBERT BRYSON)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WAIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belton:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belton:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Belton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Belton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • 11,950Total average daily traffic
  • 717Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,513Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Belton, SC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Belton, SC, Lat: 34.520000 Lon: -82.540000, Call Sign: WQBK658
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.806 MHz, 952.806 MHzGrant Date: 10/26/2004, Expiration Date: 10/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2014, Certifier: Chuck CortezRegistrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N Sullivan Rd, Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:
  • BELTON, Lat: 34.522194 Lon: -82.495833, Call Sign: WQJP237
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 11/13/2018, Certifier: Scott HanksRegistrant: Sensus Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • LEE STEAM PLANT MW, Lee Steam Plant Mw Bldg, 201 Lee Steam Plant Rd (Lat: 34.596139 Lon: -82.438417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.9 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQWA612
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2015, Expiration Date: 07/01/2025, Certifier: Stan ColemanRegistrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (980) 373-1561, Email:
  • LEE STEAM MW, 201 Lee Steam Plant Rd (Lat: 34.595278 Lon: -82.438056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82 m, Call Sign: KIM64
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/21/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2016, Certifier: Richard A DonaldsonRegistrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1916 Camelot Forest (Lat: 34.554000 Lon: -82.487083), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WQD59
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.925 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 10/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2010Registrant: Colonial Pipeline Company, 1185 Sanctuary Parkway, Suite 100, Alpharetta, GA 30004-4738, Phone: (678) 762-2221, Fax: (678) 762-2626, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$108,0152$102,5109$116,9291$58,0701$130,8601$44,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$71,4851$87,2405$106,4480$01$61,7801$31,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$150,4900$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$96,6000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$99,1401$112,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$84,3500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

BIG CREEK W/S DISTRICT (0420009) (Population served: 10,428, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
BELTON CITY OF (0410004) (Population served: 5,213, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUNSET POINTE S/D (3050013) (Address: RATLIFF ENTERPRISES PROPERTY RENTALS , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belton that have no violations reported:

  • HAMMOND W/D (0420007) (Population served: 14,058, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 177
  • Hazardous Condition: 90
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Belton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belton, SC
Most common first names in Belton, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25770.2 years
John14270.2 years
William13672.7 years
Mary9177.0 years
Robert7568.8 years
George6071.3 years
Charles5969.5 years
Willie4673.7 years
Annie4378.4 years
Ruth4082.6 years
Most common last names in Belton, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9173.1 years
Kay5876.6 years
Cox5376.2 years
King5273.7 years
Campbell5276.6 years
Thompson5175.7 years
Chapman4878.2 years
Williams4770.0 years
Jones4771.4 years
Davis4574.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Belton, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Belton compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 23 other airmen in this city.
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