Gadsden, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,632.
Males: 570  (35.0%)
Females: 1,062  (65.0%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29052.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,293
Gadsden:

$52,293
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,232

Gadsden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,200
Gadsden:

$176,200
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $69,447; detached houses: $59,540; mobile homes: $85,514

Median gross rent in 2019: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gadsden: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.3%

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  • Races in Gadsden, SC (2019)
    • 1,67898.1%Black alone
    • 110.6%White alone
    • 40.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Gadsden, South Carolina as of February 02, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gadsden is 331 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (24.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 150 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $350 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $614 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (18.4 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (94.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (526.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Eastover, SC (2.2 miles ),
Hopkins, SC (2.2 miles ),
Horrell Hill, SC (2.9 miles ),
St. Matthews, SC (3.5 miles ),
Sandy Run-Staley, SC (3.6 miles ),
Fort Motte-Lone Star, SC (3.7 miles ),
Wedgewood, SC (3.9 miles ),
Stateburg, SC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 80.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Distribution of median household income in Gadsden, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gadsden, SC in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.8. This is better than average.

City:

57.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.128
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00137. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00137
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Gadsden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Gadsden place center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 tornado 17.3 miles away from the place center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Gadsden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 32% 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 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Gadsden 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 182.8 miles away from Gadsden center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 322.7 miles away from the city 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 66.6 miles away from Gadsden center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 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 Richland County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Gadsden:

  • COUNTRYWOOD NURSING CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOPKINS, SC)
  • HORRELL HILL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HOPKINS, SC)
  • WYLIE BRUNSON COMMUNITY RESIDE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SAINT MATTHEWS, SC)
  • FLORENCE GRESSETTE COMM RES (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SAINT MATTHEWS, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LOWER RICHLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • COLUMBIA SC VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 15 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • WOODLAWN AVE. GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)

Amtrak station near Gadsden:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gadsden:

  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 19 miles; Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 19 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 22 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 22 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 24 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • South Carolina State University (about 25 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 43 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

Public elementary/middle school in Gadsden:

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Points of interest:

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

Churches in Gadsden include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Congaree Church (B), Saint Pauls Church (C), Saint Marks Church (D), Red Hill Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Drafts Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ray Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: National Park Service (Recreation Areas; 1850 South Cedar Creek Road).

Birthplace of: Richard Seymour - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Oct 6, 1979).

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

2.7 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.5%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Gadsden:

Marital status in Gadsden, SC
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Gadsden:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
South Carolina average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gadsden, SC (based on Richland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant93,739263
Mainline Protestant47,81398
Black Protestant28,50256
Catholic16,3008
Other10,13632
Orthodox7001
None187,314-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Richland County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Richland County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

30.0%
State:

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

9.3%
South Carolina:

13.4%

8.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($941 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.15%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lexington County, SC  1.86% ($41,856 average AGI)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.24% ($39,415)
from Charleston County, SC  0.20% ($42,032)


8.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($984 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.14%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lexington County, SC  2.22% ($50,474 average AGI)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.32% ($52,708)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.31% ($45,124)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gadsden:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WQKI (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gadsden:

  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Gadsden:

  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Gadsden, South Carolina
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • South Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count7091
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10518
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2775
  • Fatalities7722
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16172
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1194
See more detailed statistics of Gadsden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.6mTotal length
  • $924,000Total costs
  • 8,060Total average daily traffic
  • 440Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,239Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Nichole Davis, 234 Wolfe Road (Lat: 33.853861 Lon: -80.779750), Type: 85.3, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: Nextel South Corp, Resto-n, Phone: (703) 433-4000
  • Jeffrey S Haskins, 234 Wolfe Road (Lat: 33.853861 Lon: -80.779750), Type: 85.3, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: Nextel South Corp, Resto-n, Phone: (703) 433-4000
  • Kyle B Entz, 234 Wolfe Road (Lat: 33.853861 Lon: -80.779750), Type: 85.3, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: Nextel South Corp., Resto-n, Phone: (866) 400-6040
  • Richard J Byrne, 234 Wolfe Road (Lat: 33.853861 Lon: -80.779750), Type: 85.3, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Edward G Roach, 234 Wolfe Road (Lat: 33.853861 Lon: -80.779750), Type: 85.3, Structure height: 45079 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CR72XC220, 234 Wolfe Road (Lat: 33.853861 Lon: -80.779750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQVD359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2015, Expiration Date: 01/07/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KQ4XZ, Previous Call Sign: WA2WFF, Licensee ID: L00640425, Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 06/29/2023, Certifier: Elwood J Mc Collum, Registrant: Elwood J Mc Collum, Gadsden, SC 29052
  • Call Sign: KJ4BDB, Licensee ID: L01350828, Grant Date: 12/14/2007, Expiration Date: 12/14/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2019, Certifier: Johana S Watson-Harris, Registrant: Johana S Watson-Harris, 2345 S Cedar Creek Rd, Gadsden, SC 29052
  • Call Sign: KJ4SNC, Licensee ID: L01550047, Grant Date: 02/25/2010, Expiration Date: 02/25/2020, Certifier: Henry R Jarman, Registrant: Henry R Jarman, 2576 Congaree Rd, Gadsden, SC 29052

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 43 took place in 2010, and the least - 10 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gadsden, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.3%), and Structure Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gadsden, SC
    • 16661.3%Outside Fires
    • 6724.7%Structure Fires
    • 3312.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gadsden, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gadsden, SC
  • 86.1%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gadsden, SC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Gadsden compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Henry R. Jarman (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2023.