Clemson, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 15,072 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.2%
 
Males: 8,132  (54.0%)
Females: 6,940  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  25.1 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29631, 29670.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,862 (it was $26,892 in 2000)
Clemson:

$37,862
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,177 (it was $19,272 in 2000)

Clemson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $201,270 (it was $129,900 in 2000)
Clemson:

$201,270
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $156,739; Detached houses: $176,063; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,113; In 2-unit structures: $50,661; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,060; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,603; Mobile homes: $65,033

Median gross rent in 2013: $708.

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  • Races in Clemson, SC (2013)

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    • 10,99178.0%White alone
    • 1,1077.9%Asian alone
    • 1,1067.8%Black alone
    • 4723.3%Hispanic
    • 3432.4%Two or more races
    • 380.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clemson: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.0%), English (12.0%), Irish (10.5%), United States (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/01/1946

Elevation: 758 feet

Land area: 7.37 square miles.

Population density: 2,046 people per square mile   (low).

Clemson,SC real estate house value index trend

Clemson, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Clemson:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clemson city:

  • Never married: 56.2%
  • Now married: 32.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

1,879 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia, 2.8% Africa).

This city:

13.3%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,366 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $935 (0.5%)

Clemson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (26.8 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (111.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (559.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pendleton, SC (1.7 miles ), Central, SC (1.8 miles ), Newry, SC (2.5 miles) , Utica, SC (2.5 miles ), Norris, SC (2.6 miles ), Seneca, SC (2.8 miles ), Six Mile, SC (2.8 miles ), Liberty, SC (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $410,700
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2002: 63 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2003: 139 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $254,500
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $271,300
  • 2012: 71 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2013: 224 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $246,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 82.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,904 (+13.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,637 (42.4%)

Area code: 864

Clemson household income distribution Clemson home values distribution

Property values in Clemson, SC


Crime rates in Clemson by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010000100102
per 100,000 0.00.08.30.00.00.00.07.60.00.07.10.013.9
Rapes 1263384031431
per 100,000 8.216.649.724.523.963.830.90.022.87.128.421.27.0
Robberies 9252853763393
per 100,000 73.616.641.416.363.739.923.253.245.721.321.363.720.9
Assaults 818341814173625183034920
per 100,000 65.5149.0281.4147.1111.5135.7278.2190.2137.0213.3241.563.7139.3
Burglaries 667060496191486778778614191
per 100,000 540.0579.3496.6400.4485.8726.1370.9509.6593.9547.4610.8997.5633.8
Thefts 264268221217192225243221327272343303341
per 100,000 2,160.02,218.01,829.01,773.21,529.11,795.41,877.81,681.02,489.71,933.62,436.32,143.52,375.1
Auto thefts 45312937281817512642365065
per 100,000 368.2256.6240.0302.3223.0143.6131.4387.9198.0298.6255.7353.7452.7
Arson 2110002000110
per 100,000 16.48.38.30.00.00.015.50.00.00.07.17.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 174.8177.0225.5158.4155.3200.7178.0181.8193.6173.8225.7208.2217.5

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Crime rate in Clemson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +848 (+7.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Clemson, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clemson-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Clemson city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 tornado 18.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clemson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 59.2 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 100.7 miles away from Clemson 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 160.8 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 251.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 196.9 miles away from Clemson 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 191.8 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 Pickens County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Mark Edward Bradley - General, Charles McGee (painter) - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Clemson:

  • CLEMSON AREA RETIREMENT CENTER (500 DOWNS LOOP)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Clemson:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL SERVICES OF PENDLETON (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PENDLETON, SC)
  • FMC OCONEE DIALYSIS CLINIC INC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • SENECA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • OMH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • OCONEE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • OMH HOSPICE OF THE FOOTHILLS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • MAJESTY HEALTH AND REHAB OF EASLEY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; EASLEY, SC)

Airports and heliports located in Clemson:

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Amtrak station:

CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near Clemson:

  • 9 miles: Oconee 1 and 2 in Seneca, SC.
  • 9 miles: Oconee 3 in Seneca, SC.

College/University in Clemson:

  • Clemson University (Full-time enrollment: 20,131; Location: 201 Sikes Hall; Public; Website: www.clemson.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Clemson:

  • Tri-County Technical College (about 4 miles; Pendleton, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,174)
  • Anderson University (about 16 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Furman University (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 29 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • North Greenville University (about 37 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Piedmont College (about 43 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public elementary/middle school in Clemson:

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Notable location: Gentry Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Centers: Clemson Shopping Center (1), University Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clemson include: University Lutheran Church (A), Saint Andrews Catholic Church (B), Mount Tabor Baptist Church (C), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (D), Fort Hill Presbyterian Church (E), First Baptist Church of Clemson (F), Clemson United Methodist Church (G), Abel Baptist Church (H), Old Stone Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Stone Cemetery (1), Mount Tabor Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Twelvemile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Clemson Suites (Highway 123 North), Clemson Motel (835 Old Greenville Highway), Comfort Inn Clemson (1305 Tiger Boulevard), Comfort Inn (1305 Tiger Boulevard), Lake Hartwell Inn Clemson SC (894 Tiger Boulevard), Days Inn of Clemson (1387 Tiger Boulevard), Hampton Inn Clemson (851 Tiger Boulevard), James F Martin Inn (120 Madrin Center Drive), Ramada Inn (Highway 123 & US 76).

Pickens 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 57.7. This is better than average.

City:

57.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.3%
(36.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.6% for Black residents, 35.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.5% for American Indian residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Clemson in 2010:

  • 45 people in college/university student housing
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
157 people in nursing homes in 2000
122 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Clemson, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Memorial Stadium. Capacity: 77,381. Clemson Tigers.
  • Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson University.

Banks with branches in Clemson (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: College Avenue, Clemson Main, Clemson University Branch. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Clemson Main Branch at 389 College Avenue, branch established on 1916/01/01; Tiger Boulevard Branch at 1070 Tiger Boulevard, branch established on 1933/01/01. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Hwy 123(Lakeview Plaza) Branch 774 at 1051 Tiger Blvd, branch established on 1921/01/01; Clemson Bi-Lo Branch at 501 Old Greenville Highway, branch established on 2002/07/30. 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.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Clemson Branch at 304 Old Greenville Highway, branch established on 1982/11/01. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Clemson Branch at 521 College Avenue, branch established on 1977/09/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Park Sterling Bank: Clemson Bank @ Trust Branch at 528 Old Greenville Highway, branch established on 1995/06/22. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Clemson University Branch at 106 Hendrix Student Ctr, branch established on 2002/05/06. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

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Religion statistics for Clemson city (based on Pickens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant46,242147
Mainline Protestant9,64032
Catholic2,8683
Other9637
Black Protestant4755
None59,036-
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: 17
Pickens County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Pickens County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Pickens County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Pickens County:

27.3%
South Carolina:

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

12.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.8%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.1
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.4%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.8%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Clemson:

65.6%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Clemson:

83.6%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clemson, 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 3$14,987$59,9480$0
Other Government Administration 17$69,670$49,1791$677
Judicial and Legal 5$14,978$35,9471$2,035
Police Protection - Officers 35$113,297$38,8450$0
Police - Other 1$2,914$34,9680$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,550$34,9200$0
Solid Waste Management 15$48,307$38,6460$0
Sewerage 10$38,470$46,1640$0
Parks and Recreation 11$37,102$40,47534$15,998
Water Supply 7$18,852$32,3180$0
Transit 21$109,084$62,33439$45,903
Other and Unallocable 11$46,886$51,1486$21,626
Totals for Government 141$529,097$45,03081$86,239

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $572,000 ($37.95)
    Parking Facilities: $305,000 ($20.24)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($9.89)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($7.43)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,602,000 ($172.64)
    Police Protection: $1,544,000 ($102.44)
    Central Staff Services: $1,315,000 ($87.25)
    Transit Utilities: $923,000 ($61.24)
    Regular Highways: $698,000 ($46.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $678,000 ($44.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $601,000 ($39.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $199,000 ($13.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $196,000 ($13.00)
    General - Other: $163,000 ($10.81)
    Fire Protection: $163,000 ($10.81)
    General Public Buildings: $163,000 ($10.81)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($8.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($6.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $988,000 ($65.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($10.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $1,179,000 ($78.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000 ($18.11)
    Police Protection: $118,000 ($7.83)
    Water Utilities: $103,000 ($6.83)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($6.30)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($3.45)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($2.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($1.39)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,082,000 ($337.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($7.30)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $416,000 ($27.60)
    All Other: $193,000 ($12.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($4.64)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($1.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,100,000 ($72.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $101,000 ($6.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $808,000 ($53.61)
    All Other: $590,000 ($39.15)
    Highways: $32,000 ($2.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,069,000 ($137.27)
    Interest Earnings: $274,000 ($18.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,272,000 ($217.09)
    Transit Utilities: $112,000 ($7.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $998,000 ($66.22)
    General Support: $604,000 ($40.07)
    Highways: $334,000 ($22.16)
  • Tax - Property: $2,319,000 ($153.86)
    NEC: $794,000 ($52.68)
    Public Utilities: $449,000 ($29.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $326,000 ($21.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,830,000 ($121.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,490,000 ($98.86)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,702,000 ($378.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,077,000 ($469.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,660,000 ($110.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $170,000 ($11.28)
    Other, NEC: $115,000 ($7.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,101,000 ($802.88)

6.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.79% ($31,396 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  1.03% ($34,084)
from Oconee County, SC  0.53% ($36,337)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($83 average AGI)
Pickens 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  1.85% ($32,441 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  1.16% ($31,168)
to Oconee County, SC  0.47% ($34,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clemson:

  • WAHT (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLEMSON, SC)
  • 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.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clemson:

  • WSBF-FM (88.1 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: CLEMSON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Clemson:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Clemson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 93m305ftTotal length
  • $1,875,000Total costs
  • 194,888Total average daily traffic
  • 8,528Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Clemson, SC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clemson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Clemson, SC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clemson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clemson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$148,59548$159,049133$186,5821$49,1900$021$117,598
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$105,9153$96,58012$216,5983$64,4471$6,264,9304$62,318
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$171,2374$125,67834$196,9691$94,7800$06$138,725
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$108,70032$187,3331$117,3600$04$117,518
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$122,7302$210,5255$180,3840$00$02$125,490

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.01 , 0112.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$203,6732$273,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$129,4531$98,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$268,6351$98,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.01 , 0112.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (3910006) (Population served: 6,783, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008)

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

  • CLEMSON TOWN OF (3910004) (Address: ATTN: BENJIE MCGILL , Population served: 14,433, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 53
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Clemson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clemson, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clemson, South Carolina:

  • Sleep Inn, 1303 Tiger Blvd, Clemson, South Carolina 29631 , Phone: (864) 653-6000, Fax: (864) 653-3790
  • Hampton Inn, 851 Tiger Blvd, Clemson, South Carolina 29631 , Phone: (864) 653-7744, Fax: (864) 653-8437
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1381 Tiger Blvd, Clemson, South Carolina 29631 , Phone: (864) 654-9410, Fax: (864) 654-9411
  • Courtyard Clemson, 201 Canoy Ln, Clemson, South Carolina 29631 , Phone: (864) 645-8833, Fax: (864) 645-8834
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clemson, South Carolina
Most common first names in Clemson, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6883.1 years
John6775.6 years
James6675.4 years
William5477.2 years
Robert5275.0 years
Margaret3683.1 years
Elizabeth3480.6 years
Ruth2680.8 years
Charles2480.3 years
Thomas2380.0 years
Most common last names in Clemson, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3875.2 years
Martin2576.4 years
Brown2280.2 years
Jones2182.0 years
Smith1880.4 years
Cannon1668.9 years
Walker1678.8 years
Davis1581.9 years
Miller1480.3 years
Anderson1384.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Clemson, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A2Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway3
FedEx5Taco Bell1
GameStop1UPS9
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1

Clemson compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Clemson on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #35 (29670) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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