Blythewood, South Carolina

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 2,485 (62% urban, 38% rural). Population change since 2000: +1361.8%
Males: 1,221  (49.1%)
Females: 1,264  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29016, 29130.

Blythewood Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $88,794 (it was $35,750 in 2000)
Blythewood:

$88,794
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $38,161 (it was $19,163 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $289,993 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Blythewood:

$289,993
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $181,839; Detached houses: $190,851; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,323; In 2-unit structures: $102,417; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,755; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,448; Mobile homes: $47,439

Median gross rent in 2013: $833.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Blythewood, SC (2010)

    Blythewood races chart
    • 1,38368.0%White alone
    • 54026.5%Black alone
    • 572.8%Hispanic
    • 231.1%Two or more races
    • 201.0%Asian alone
    • 80.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.10%Other race alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blythewood: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Blythewood, SC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (10.4%), Irish (10.1%), English (9.1%), German (9.1%), French (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 3.16 square miles.

Population density: 787 people per square mile   (low).

Blythewood, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Blythewood:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blythewood town:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 69.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

69 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This town:

3.6%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,200 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,000 (0.8%)

Blythewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (13.4 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (69.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (513.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ridgeway, SC (2.5 miles ), Camp Ground, SC (2.5 miles ), Pontiac, SC (3.0 miles ), Dentsville, SC (3.2 miles ), Winnsboro Mills, SC (3.3 miles ), Elgin, SC (3.4 miles ), Woodfield, SC (3.4 miles ), Arcadia Lakes, SC (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $263,700
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $243,700
  • 2014: 117 buildings, average cost: $242,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 80.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Blythewood household income distribution Blythewood home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Average climate in Blythewood, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Blythewood, South Carolina average temperatures Blythewood, South Carolina average precipitation Blythewood, South Carolina humidity Blythewood, South Carolina wind speed Blythewood, South Carolina snowfall Blythewood, South Carolina sunshine Blythewood, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Blythewood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Blythewood town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 29.6 miles away from the town center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blythewood-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from Blythewood 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 95.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.1 miles away from Blythewood center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blythewood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blythewood:

  • NORTH PINES COMMUNITY RES. (313 NORTH PINES ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Blythewood:

  • IDA LANE II (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BENDALE, SC)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSP NE TCU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • ARCHIE DR. COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • FAIRFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RIDGEWAY, SC)
  • EDWARD A RONDEAU GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • MARY E WHITE DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • MIDLANDS CTR INFANT CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)

Amtrak station near Blythewood:

  • 16 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Blythewood:

  • 18 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blythewood:

  • Benedict College (about 15 miles; Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 16 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 21 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 41 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 48 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • York Technical College (about 50 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Winthrop University (about 50 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)

Public high schools in Blythewood:

  • WESTWOOD HIGH (Students: 1,203, Location: 180 TURKEY FARM ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLYTHEWOOD HIGH (Students: 1,098, Location: 10901 WILSON BOULEVARD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blythewood:

  • BLYTHEWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 2,072, Location: 2351 LONGTOWN ROAD EAST, Grades: 6-8)
  • KELLY MILL MIDDLE (Students: 1,137, Location: 1141 KELLY MILL ROAD, Grades: 2-8)
  • LAKE CAROLINA ELEMENTARY (Students: 788, Location: 1151 KELLY MILL ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • ROUND TOP ELEMENTARY (Students: 657, Location: 449 RIMER POND ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • BETHEL-HANBERRY ELEMENTARY (Students: 628, Location: 125 BONEY ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • LANGFORD ELEMENTARY (Students: 431, Location: 480 LANGFORD ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • MULLER ROAD MIDDLE (Location: 1031 MULLER ROAD, Grades: KG-8)
  • LAKE CAROLINA ELEMENTARY UPPER CAMPUS (Location: 1261 KELLY MILL ROAD, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Blythewood

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable location: Columbia - Richland Fire Station Blythewood (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blythewood include: Saint Marks Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Sand Level Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (120 Creech Road), Comfort Inn Blythewood (436 McNulty Road), Comfort Inn & Suites (436 McNulty Street), Day's Inn (114 Blythewood Rd).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.152. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.152
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.14
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.339. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.339
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00187
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.3%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  84.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Blythewood (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Blythewood Branch at 201 Blythewood Road, branch established on 2001/01/08. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Blythewood:

(Blythewood, South Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Blythewood town (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant93,739263
Mainline Protestant47,81398
Black Protestant28,50256
Catholic16,3008
Other10,13632
Orthodox7001
None187,314-
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: 53
Richland County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Richland County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
Richland County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

30.0%
South Carolina:

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

9.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blythewood:

53.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.6%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blythewood:

18.7%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.2%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blythewood:

34.7%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Blythewood:

60.9%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Blythewood:

81.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blythewood, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,432$29,1840$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,030$44,1201$2,159
Totals for Government 4$13,462$40,3861$2,159

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($19.72)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($55.53)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($14.89)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($4.02)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($4.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($2.41)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($2.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($1.61)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($6.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Judicial and Legal: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $9,000 ($3.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $164,000 ($66.00)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($10.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($3.62)
    Rents: $7,000 ($2.82)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($2.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $49,000 ($19.72)
    All Other: $7,000 ($2.82)
  • Tax - NEC: $187,000 ($75.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($33.40)
    Public Utilities: $45,000 ($18.11)
    Property: $31,000 ($12.47)

Blythewood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $223,000 ($89.74)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $224,000 ($90.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $208,000 ($83.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $239,000 ($96.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $447,000 ($179.88)

8.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($970 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.18%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lexington County, SC  1.66% ($33,189 average AGI)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.26% ($32,331)
from Sumter County, SC  0.24% ($28,245)


8.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($934 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.19%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lexington County, SC  1.81% ($38,948 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.29% ($41,580)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.27% ($36,220)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blythewood:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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.)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blythewood:

  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WPUB-FM (102.7 FM; CAMDEN, SC; Owner: KERSHAW RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W220CV (91.9 FM; WINNSBORO, SC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blythewood:

  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 57,800Total average daily traffic
  • 9,026Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blythewood, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HOED HILL SC, 502 Rimer Pond Road (Lat: 34.194083 Lon: -80.930417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQIS701
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • FRICK ROAD, 8689 Winnsboro Road (Lat: 34.223528 Lon: -81.068778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQUF451
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2014, Expiration Date: 06/23/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road #b3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • Blythewood, 1705 Blythewood Road (Lat: 34.185417 Lon: -81.037028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WAN225
    Assigned Frequencies: 6790.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021Registrant: South Carolina Public Service Authority, One Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-6101, Phone: (843) 761-8000, Fax: (843) 761-4115, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blythewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 692CS , Serial Number: P76DCH22A27229
    Registrant (Government): South Carolina Dept Of Public Safetyhwy Patrol, Po Box 1993, Blythewood, SC 29016

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$211,4107$208,48424$225,4281$237,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$98,6102$251,4050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$176,3550$07$176,4030$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$227,1401$234,5904$242,5150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$176,0401$182,7100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$295,5801$299,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,5200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • WRIGHT WAY STORE 9 (2870209) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
Businesses in Blythewood, SC
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Subway2
Decora Cabinetry2U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1

Blythewood compared to South Carolina state average:

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

Blythewood on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #50 (29130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
There are 34 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronald D. Finlayson (14)
  • Arash Kheradvar (5)
  • Gary A. Martek (4)
  • Francis G. Spinale (4)
  • Charles Porter (4)
  • Rolf Reitz De Swardt (3)
  • Steven C. Craig (3)
  • Debra Krotish (3)
  • Michael Dean Branham (3)
  • Jeanne Carole Edwards (2)

Total of 69 patent applications in 2008-2016.