Edgefield, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 4,718 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 3,214  (68.1%)
Females: 1,504  (31.9%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29824, 29847.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,490 (it was $24,977 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$22,490
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,065 (it was $8,125 in 2000)

Edgefield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,986 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$83,986
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $531.

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  • Races in Edgefield, SC (2013)

    Edgefield races chart
    • 2,25146.5%Black alone
    • 1,85838.4%White alone
    • 62312.9%Hispanic
    • 651.3%Two or more races
    • 300.6%Asian alone
    • 200.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edgefield: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.7%), English (7.2%), Irish (6.0%), Subsaharan African (4.6%), German (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 4.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,160 people per square mile   (low).

Edgefield,SC real estate house value index trend

Edgefield, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Edgefield:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edgefield town:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

489 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America).

This town:

10.3%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $372 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $355 (0.3%)

Edgefield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta, GA (23.2 miles , pop. 138,000).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (116.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (570.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Trenton, SC (2.4 miles ), Johnston, SC (2.8 miles ), Pleasant Lane, SC (3.3 miles ), Ward, SC (3.5 miles) , Stevens Creek, SC (3.6 miles ), Murphys Estates, SC (3.6 miles ), Ridge Spring, SC (4.0 miles ), Clarks Hill, SC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 81.93 W

Area code: 803

Edgefield household income distribution Edgefield home values distribution

Crime rates in Edgefield by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 200020000100
per 100,000 43.70.00.00.044.20.00.00.00.021.00.00.0
Rapes 212202302302
per 100,000 43.721.943.843.60.045.368.00.041.663.00.042.5
Robberies 120012301002
per 100,000 21.943.90.00.022.145.368.00.020.80.00.042.5
Assaults 101688131573413110
per 100,000 218.6351.2175.0174.3287.0340.0158.668.983.2272.9235.50.0
Burglaries 18241214111113127201212
per 100,000 393.4526.8262.5305.0242.9249.3294.5275.4145.7419.9257.0254.9
Thefts 424944513978464838563141
per 100,000 918.01,075.5962.61,111.1861.11,767.91,041.91,101.7790.81,175.7663.8871.0
Auto thefts 455085425041
per 100,000 87.4109.7109.40.0176.6113.390.645.9104.10.085.721.2
Arson 001110000000
per 100,000 0.00.021.921.822.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 253.9197.4141.2141.1226.8223.9183.284.1110.7232.5102.5105.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Edgefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,594 (+55.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Edgefield, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Edgefield-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Edgefield town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edgefield-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from Edgefield 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 116.4 miles away from the city 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 217.4 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 180.9 miles away from Edgefield 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 149.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Edgefield County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Louis Wigfall - Confederate Army general and politician, Strom Thurmond - Governor of South Carolina, Andrew Butler - Senator, Essie Mae Washington-Williams - School teacher and writer, William Stewart Simkins - Confederate Army soldier, Clyde H. Hamilton - Federal judge, Ira Hillary - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Edgefield:

  • EDGEFIELD COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (1305 HILLCREST ST)
  • EDGEFIELD COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 300 RIDGE MEDICAL PLAZA)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF EDGEFIELD (226 WA REEL DRIVE)
  • DCA EDGEFIELD (306 MAIN STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgefield:

  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 18 miles; Aiken, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 19 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 23 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 27 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 32 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Lander University (about 32 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 48 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)

Public elementary/middle school in Edgefield:

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Notable location: Edgefield Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Edgefield include: Rose Hill Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Macedonia Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Frazier Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Slade Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Edgefield: Edgefield Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: S C National Heritage Corridor Discovery Center (Museums; 405 Main Street), Edgefield County Historical Society (108 Courthouse Square).

Hotel: Edgefield Inn LLC (702 Augusta Road).

Courts: Edgefield County Government - Clerk of Court (129 Courthouse Square), Edgefield County Government - Family Court (129 Courthouse Square).

Edgefield 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 53.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00377. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00377
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.8%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Edgefield in 2010:

  • 2,092 people in federal prisons
  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Edgefield in 2000:

  • 1,764 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Edgefield, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Edgefield (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Edgefield Main at 111 Courthouse Square, branch established on 1933/03/31; Edgefield Drive-Up Branch at Main And Jones Streets, branch established on 1974/12/10. 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
  • Regions Bank: Edgefield Branch at 201 Columbia Road, branch established on 1951/12/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Edgefield town (based on Edgefield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,32529
Catholic1,8302
Mainline Protestant1,4399
Black Protestant8045
Other361
None16,551-
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: 3
Edgefield County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Edgefield County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Edgefield County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Edgefield County:

33.0%
South Carolina:

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

9.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Edgefield:

48.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Edgefield:

43.4%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Edgefield:

29.2
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Edgefield:

11.3%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.6%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Edgefield, 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 2$5,626$33,7560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,224
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$408
Police Protection - Officers 9$26,089$34,7850$0
Firefighters 0$0 30$2,857
Streets and Highways 7$15,385$26,3740$0
Totals for Government 18$47,100$31,40037$4,489

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

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $438,000 ($92.84)
    Police Protection: $308,000 ($65.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000 ($46.63)
    Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($25.43)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($12.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $49,000 ($10.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($4.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $55,000 ($11.66)
    Central Staff: $12,000 ($2.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($1.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $460,000 ($97.50)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $53,000 ($11.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($1.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $438,000 ($92.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $96,000 ($20.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($5.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($0.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $231,000 ($48.96)
  • Tax - Property: $170,000 ($36.03)
    NEC: $167,000 ($35.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000 ($6.57)
    Public Utilities: $26,000 ($5.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,252,000 ($477.32)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Aiken County, SC  2.11% ($34,360 average AGI)
from Richmond County, GA  0.55% ($33,956)
from Saluda County, SC  0.29% ($20,958)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Aiken County, SC  2.90% ($27,339 average AGI)
to Richmond County, GA  0.56% ($28,609)
to Saluda County, SC  0.44% ($23,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edgefield:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WPCH (1380 AM; 4 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edgefield:

  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJES-FM (92.1 FM; SALUDA, SC; Owner: BRECKENRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGOR (93.9 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: WGOR LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WAEG (92.3 FM; EVANS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WACG-FM (90.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAJY (102.7 FM; NEW ELLENTON, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Edgefield:

  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAAU-LP (Channel 18; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THOMAS J. PIPER)
Edgefield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Edgefield fatal accident list:

Oct 26, 2009 06:35 AM, Us-25, 142, Lat: 33.78032, Lon: -81.92071, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 28, 2001 07:00 AM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 2000 07:45 PM, Sr-430, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 17, 1996 01:30 AM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 16, 1994 11:30 PM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1988 09:30 PM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1977 10:28 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $254,000Total costs
  • 24,267Total average daily traffic
  • 1,732Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Edgefield, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Edgefield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • EDGEFIELD, 1128 Jeter St. (Edgefield - Sc Rsa #2) (Lat: 33.791917 Lon: -81.951417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 114.3 m, Call Sign: WMS346
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2015, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • LOG CREEK, Pleasant Lane Rd. (Lat: 33.875083 Lon: -81.995750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQPW538
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • LIMESTONE, 2344 Hwy 25n (Lat: 33.932028 Lon: -82.044472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 116.4 m, Call Sign: WQPW539
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Edgefield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HERLIHY MICHAEL F RANS S-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5168M , Serial Number: 0692241, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 146 Meeting Street Rd, Edgefield, SC 29824
  • Aircraft: ROBERTSON WILLIAM SCOTT BENSEN B8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 983WR , Serial Number: W8271R
    Registrant (Individual): William S Robertson, 527 Red Hill Rd, Edgefield, SC 29824

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

  • EDGEFIELD CO W&SA (1920001) (Population served: 22,680, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Edgefield, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8072.1 years
Mary6876.0 years
John6275.0 years
William4472.9 years
Willie3668.5 years
George3571.8 years
Annie3383.5 years
Robert3069.0 years
Thomas2874.2 years
Carrie2885.9 years
Most common last names in Edgefield, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Timmerman4379.3 years
Smith3876.0 years
Williams3869.9 years
Simpkins3366.9 years
Morgan3377.5 years
Quarles3379.0 years
Johnson3173.1 years
Ouzts2777.8 years
Turner2474.4 years
Holmes2379.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Edgefield, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1

Edgefield compared to South Carolina state average:

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

Edgefield on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
There are 6 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Keith Williams (2)
  • Daniel R. Leduc (1)
  • Judith Robin Prince (1)
  • Carolyn H. Doolittle (1)
  • Daniel Mckie Morgan (1)
  • Keith T. Williams (1)
  • Judith Robin M. Prince (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2016.