Gaston, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 1,647 (69% urban, 31% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.3%
Males: 796  (48.3%)
Females: 851  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29053, 29160.

Gaston Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,661 (it was $31,411 in 2000)
Gaston:

$34,661
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,981 (it was $13,546 in 2000)

Gaston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,084 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
Gaston:

$76,084
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $746.

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  • Races in Gaston, SC (2010)

    Gaston races chart
    • 1,34982.0%White alone
    • 1478.9%Black alone
    • 905.5%Hispanic
    • 432.6%Two or more races
    • 60.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gaston: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.7%), Irish (13.5%), English (10.2%), United States (8.5%), Subsaharan African (6.3%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 499 feet

Land area: 3.43 square miles.

Population density: 481 people per square mile   (low).

Gaston,SC real estate house value index trend

Gaston, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Gaston:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gaston town:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

69 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This town:

4.5%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 68 registered sex offenders living in Gaston, South Carolina as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gaston to the number of sex offenders is 24 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $332 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $265 (0.5%)

Gaston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (14.8 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (97.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (539.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Swansea, SC (2.3 miles ), Pine Ridge, SC (2.6 miles ), South Congaree, SC (2.6 miles ), Pelion, SC (3.0 miles ), Sandy Run-Staley, SC (3.2 miles ), Springdale, SC (3.2 miles ), Woodford, SC (3.2 miles) , Cayce, SC (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $5,800
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $5,800
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $5,800
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $5,800
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $5,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $73,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.82 N, Longitude: 81.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Gaston household income distribution Gaston home values distribution

Crime rates in Gaston by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.060.2
Robberies 01200122
per 100,000 0.071.4142.10.00.060.1118.3120.3
Assaults 21160442
per 100,000 149.871.471.1425.80.0240.4236.7120.3
Burglaries 13111212141013
per 100,000 973.8785.7852.971.0142.3841.3591.7782.2
Thefts 3311823303355767
per 100,000 2,471.98,428.61,634.72,129.2213.52,103.43,372.84,031.3
Auto thefts 25840119
per 100,000 149.8357.1568.6283.90.060.159.2541.5
Arson N/A0000100
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.00.060.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.2) 217.5475.1236.7206.119.3222.7274.7382.7

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Crime rate in Gaston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +293 (+29.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Gaston, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 11/2/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the Gaston town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 tornado 10.8 miles away from the town center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gaston-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Gaston 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 77.7 miles away from the city 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 118.7 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 212.6 miles away from Gaston center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Gaston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gaston:

  • STILL HOPES EPISCOPAL RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LOWER RICHLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • AGAPE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • AGAPE COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • DYNAMIC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • RELIANT HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LEXINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)

Airports located in Gaston:

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Amtrak station near Gaston:

  • 13 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 Gaston:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 10 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 14 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 15 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 25 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 27 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 35 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 42 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gaston:

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Churches in Gaston include: Hillcrest Church (A), Sandy Run Church (B), Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lexington 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 2012 was 62.4. This is about average.

City:

62.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00322. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00322
U.S.:

0.01468

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

GASTON RURAL WATER DIST (3220002) (Population served: 7,186, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
AAA - RAPHA RESIDENTIAL CARE (3270011) (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.3%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Gaston, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Gaston compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gaston town (based on Lexington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,801183
Mainline Protestant43,90978
Catholic5,7393
Black Protestant4,70626
Other4,43314
Orthodox2303
None135,573-
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: 42
Lexington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Lexington County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Lexington County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Here:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lexington County:

26.9%
South Carolina:

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

15.8%
State:

13.4%
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
Other Government Administration 2$5,350$32,1000$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$318
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,223$37,3382$212
Totals for Government 4$11,573$34,7193$530

Strongest AM radio stations in Gaston:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WOIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gaston:

  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WYFV (88.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Gaston:

  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., 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.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • Gaston, South Carolina
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • South Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents144
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons33
  • Fatalities104
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents247
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents15
See more detailed statistics of Gaston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gaston)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • .9 Miles West Of (Lat: 33.813611 Lon: -81.115278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 62.5 m, Overall height: 68.5 m, Call Sign: KXG895
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 03/04/2022
    Registrant: County Of Lexington, 212 South Lake Dr Suite B02, Lexington, SC 29072, Phone: (803) 785-6164, Fax: (803) 785-8200, Email:
  • Int Of Main St & Fiddlers Ln (Lat: 33.808500 Lon: -81.101194), Type: Building, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: KII918
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 151.220 MHz, 151.235 MHz, 151.385 MHz, 159.270 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.420 MHz, 159.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022, Certifier: Ted Roberts
    Registrant: South Carolina Foresty Commission, Columbia, SC 29221, Phone: (803) 896-8800, Fax: (803) 798-8097, Email:
  • Sr 1137 1 Mi S (Lat: 33.789056 Lon: -81.112861), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WNNG975, Licensee ID: L00033141
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2011
    Registrant: Gaston Copper Recycling Corp, Gaston, SC 29053, Phone: (803) 796-4720
  • Lat: 33.881583 Lon: -81.095000, Call Sign: WPYJ961
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.325 MHz, 467.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2003, Expiration Date: 08/25/2013, Certifier: Julie Dees
    Registrant: Continental Wireless, 2355 Merritt Dr #200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (972) 926-7443, Fax: (972) 926-0624
  • Lat: 33.796694 Lon: -81.004194, Call Sign: WQJN765
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.800 MHz, 461.050 MHz, 463.800 MHz, 464.275 MHz, 464.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/2008, Expiration Date: 11/12/2018, Certifier: George C Rogers
    Registrant: Kelley Communications, 487 Broughton St., Orangeburg, SC 29115, Phone: (803) 516-0005, Fax: (803) 516-0803, Email:
  • Lat: 33.837417 Lon: -81.091528, Call Sign: WQPX789
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.812 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 452.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/12/2022, Certifier: Alan Osborn
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gaston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gaston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 140
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Gaston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gaston, SC
Most common first names in Gaston, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5466.6 years
James5269.5 years
John4371.0 years
Mary3371.4 years
Robert2764.4 years
Charles2466.1 years
George2372.6 years
David1962.0 years
Henry1669.1 years
Thomas1665.7 years
Most common last names in Gaston, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3773.4 years
Sharpe3771.1 years
Williams2671.8 years
Jeffcoat2273.3 years
Jones2171.2 years
Lucas1871.2 years
Spires1773.5 years
Hutto1774.6 years
Taylor1772.9 years
Dowd1679.3 years
Businesses in Gaston, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Domino's Pizza1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Decora Cabinetry2Wendy's1
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2015.