Edgefield, South Carolina

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Population in 2022: 2,418 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: -45.7%
 
Males: 1,189  (49.2%)
Females: 1,229  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
South Carolina median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 29824, 29847.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $32,449 (it was $24,977 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$32,449
SC:

$64,115

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $26,510 (it was $8,125 in 2000)

Edgefield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $114,111 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$114,111
SC:

$254,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $201,605; detached houses: $210,119; mobile homes: $16,666

Median gross rent in 2022: $704.

March 2022 cost of living index in Edgefield: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 29.7%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 56.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.2% for other race residents, 57.2% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Edgefield, SC (2022)
    • 1,34952.4%Black alone
    • 94636.8%White alone
    • 1907.4%Hispanic
    • 582.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Edgefield, South Carolina as of April 12, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Edgefield is 607 to 1.


Crime rates in Edgefield by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.6)
3
(63.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.5)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(158.6)
3
(63.2)
4
(83.2)
13
(272.9)
11
(235.5)
0
(0.0)
10
(212.3)
4
(84.0)
4
(84.2)
8
(168.2)
2
(41.9)
1
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(294.5)
11
(231.6)
7
(145.7)
20
(419.9)
12
(257.0)
13
(276.2)
21
(445.9)
12
(252.0)
11
(231.5)
25
(525.7)
7
(146.7)
9
(186.9)
1
(20.7)
5
(207.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(1,042)
49
(1,032)
39
(811.7)
56
(1,176)
31
(663.8)
41
(871.0)
44
(934.2)
25
(525.0)
35
(736.5)
29
(609.8)
11
(230.6)
16
(332.2)
14
(289.8)
11
(455.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(90.6)
2
(42.1)
5
(104.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(85.7)
1
(21.2)
5
(106.2)
3
(63.0)
4
(84.2)
6
(126.2)
5
(104.8)
7
(145.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(82.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
1
(41.4)
City-Data.com crime index176.073.5107.2223.498.5102.6136.573.169.2138.636.348.429.6130.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Edgefield, SC

Crime rate in Edgefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 9 (9 officers - 9 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
South Carolina average:

2.21
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Ancestries: American (16.5%), English (3.0%), German (2.8%), French Canadian (1.9%), African (1.7%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 4.07 square miles.

Population density: 595 people per square mile   (low).

Edgefield, South Carolina map

130 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This town:

5.1%
South Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $742 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $626 (0.5%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Edgefield, SC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Edgefield, SC in 2022

Edgefield satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
South Carolina:

3.1%
Historical population in Edgefield, SC
Historical housing units in Edgefield, SC

Population change in the 1990s: +1,594 (+55.8%).
Most common industries in Edgefield, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.7%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.1%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Edgefield, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Edgefield, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Edgefield, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.101. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.101
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.00931

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 significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 11% 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 Edgefield center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.9 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 the city center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 9.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 362.4 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Edgefield County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Edgefield topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Edgefield:

Marital status in Edgefield, SC
  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 29.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Edgefield:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
South Carolina average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Edgefield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Edgefield, SC (based on Edgefield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
South Carolina:

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

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

10.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.0%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Edgefield County:

9.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Edgefield:

48.3%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Edgefield:

43.6%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Edgefield:

29.1
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.7%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Edgefield:

11.2%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.5%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.0%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Edgefield, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$17,320$51,9600$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,849$47,3960$0
Financial Administration 2$7,216$43,2960$0
Firefighters 0$0 16$2,554
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$608
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$1,094
Totals for Government 9$36,385$48,51321$4,255

Edgefield government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,174,000 ($485.53)
    Financial Administration: $312,000 ($129.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $299,000 ($123.66)
    Central Staff Services: $153,000 ($63.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000 ($47.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($19.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.14)

Edgefield government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $281,000 ($116.21)
    Other: $112,000 ($46.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $202,000 ($83.54)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $421,000 ($174.11)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $481,000 ($198.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $351,000 ($145.16)
    Public Utilities Sales: $274,000 ($113.32)
    Other: $49,000 ($20.26)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.83)

Edgefield government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $239,000 ($98.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $239,000 ($98.84)

Edgefield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,187,000 ($904.47)
Businesses in Edgefield, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1

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 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Edgefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.0mTotal length
  • $1,393,000Total costs
  • 23,800Total average daily traffic
  • 2,949Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,662Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Edgefield, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2015, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2017, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2017, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 7469N, N7469N, N-7469N, Serial Number: BE281525586340, Certificate Issue Date: 10/14/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): National Wild Turkey Federation, Po Box 530, Edgefield, SC 29824
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8804G, N8804G, N-8804G, Serial Number: 15062904, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2018
    Registrant (Individual): James J Wegener, 307 Addison St, Edgefield, SC 29824

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 44 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Edgefield, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.3%), and Structure Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Edgefield, SC
    • 13447.3%Outside Fires
    • 9633.9%Structure Fires
    • 5218.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Edgefield, SC
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Edgefield, SC
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 39.3%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Edgefield, SC
  • 97.3%Electricity
  • 2.7%Utility gas


Edgefield compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above 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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  • James William Sloan, Ii (4)
  • Keith Williams (2)
  • Daniel R. Leduc (1)
  • Judith Robin Prince (1)
  • Keith T. Williams (1)
  • Judith Robin M. Prince (1)
  • Carolyn H. Doolittle (1)
  • Daniel Mckie Morgan (1)
  • Vincent Smith (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2024.