Fingerville, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 5,891.
Males: 2,953  (50.1%)
Females: 2,938  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29349

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,062 (it was $35,909 in 2000)
Fingerville:

$39,062
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,946 (it was $17,740 in 2000)

Fingerville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,311 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Fingerville:

$110,311
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $137,738; Detached houses: $158,442; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,247; Mobile homes: $99,715
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Fingerville races chart
  • White alone - 4,668 (86.2%)
  • Black alone - 621 (11.5%)
  • Hispanic - 77 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fingerville: 144.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 35.7 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile   (very low).

Fingerville, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Fingerville:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fingerville CCD:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Fingerville CCD:  0.7% ($565)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Fingerville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (28.7 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (68.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (505.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Campobello, SC (2.6 miles ), Inman, SC (2.7 miles ), Boiling Springs, SC (2.8 miles ), Inman Mills, SC (2.8 miles ), Gramling, SC (2.9 miles ), Landrum, SC (3.0 miles ), Chesnee, SC (3.1 miles ), Valley Falls, SC (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.14 N, Longitude: 82.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 864

Fingerville household income distribution Fingerville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Fingerville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fingerville-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Fingerville place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 34.2 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fingerville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.7 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 117.5 miles away from Fingerville 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 236.6 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 208.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 189.4 miles away from Fingerville center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 139.2 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 Spartanburg County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fingerville:

  • GOLDEN AGE - INMAN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • INMAN HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - INMAN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • CAMP CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC LANDRUM (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LANDRUM, SC)
  • LANDRUM II COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LANDRUM, SC)
  • VALLEY FALLS TERRACE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)

Amtrak station near Fingerville:

  • 15 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fingerville:

  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 11 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,994)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 13 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 16 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • North Greenville University (about 20 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 23 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • Limestone College (about 23 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • Bob Jones University (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)

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Spartanburg 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 2012 was 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 8.58. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.76
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

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

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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.9%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.5%
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Fingerville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fingerville CCD (based on Spartanburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.90%
Here: 58.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents64.4%12.6%4.3%2.6%2.5%
Congregations41.5%18.3%4.1%0.5%5.2%
NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal Church The Wesleyan ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.2%1.0%6.9%
Congregations0.5%1.6%4.1%0.8%23.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Spartanburg County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Spartanburg County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 148
Spartanburg County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 209
Here:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.5%
State:

13.4%

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.16% ($34,365 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.32% ($28,063)
from Laurens County, SC  0.13% ($25,894)


4.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  1.15% ($34,662 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.24% ($26,221)
to Richland County, SC  0.11% ($26,393)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fingerville:

  • 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.)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fingerville:

  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fingerville:

  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W24BA (Channel 24; TRYON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, 3408 Highway 11 West (Lat: 35.154167 Lon: -81.964722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 3408 Highway 11 West (Lat: 35.154111 Lon: -81.964750), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 3408 Highway 11 West (Lat: 35.154111 Lon: -81.964750), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 3408 Highway 11 West (Lat: 35.154111 Lon: -81.964750), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 45083 m, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • 3408 Highway 11 West (Lat: 35.154167 Lon: -81.964722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7037G , Serial Number: 17258737, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Water Conditioning Inc, Po Box 241, Fingerville, SC 29338

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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