Goose Creek, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 39,823 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.3%
Males: 21,198  (53.2%)
Females: 18,625  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29406, 29410, 29456, 29461, 29483.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,140 (it was $45,919 in 2000)
Goose Creek:

$60,140
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,527 (it was $16,905 in 2000)

Goose Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,708 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Goose Creek:

$170,708
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $188,370; Detached houses: $211,900; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,241; In 2-unit structures: $195,312; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,046; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,878; Mobile homes: $84,711; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $170,672

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,079.

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  • Races in Goose Creek, SC (2013)

    Goose Creek races chart
    • 26,76667.3%White alone
    • 7,38818.6%Black alone
    • 2,2585.7%Hispanic
    • 1,9925.0%Asian alone
    • 1,5463.9%Two or more races
    • 100.03%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Goose Creek: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.4%), Irish (12.4%), United States (11.4%), English (7.6%), Italian (3.6%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 41 feet

Land area: 31.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,257 people per square mile   (low).

Goose Creek,SC real estate house value index trend

Goose Creek, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Goose Creek:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goose Creek city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

2,024 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

5.1%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Goose Creek, South Carolina as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Goose Creek to the number of sex offenders is 521 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $852 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $728 (0.4%)

Goose Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (7.7 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (159.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (555.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ladson, SC (2.1 miles ), Hanahan, SC (2.4 miles ), Sangaree, SC (2.5 miles ), Lincolnville, SC (2.7 miles ), North Charleston, SC (2.8 miles ), Summerville, SC (3.0 miles ), Wando, SC (3.2 miles ), Bear Swamp, SC (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 188 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 1998: 235 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 1999: 303 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2000: 216 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2001: 270 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2002: 323 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2003: 248 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2004: 369 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2005: 508 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2006: 477 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2007: 461 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2008: 432 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2009: 268 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2010: 285 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2011: 199 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2012: 193 buildings, average cost: $137,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.00 N, Longitude: 80.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,121 (-12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,114 (29.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Goose Creek household income distribution Goose Creek home values distribution

Crime rates in Goose Creek by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 112010000021
per 100,000 3.43.36.60.03.10.00.00.00.00.05.32.5
Rapes 33185591487158
per 100,000 10.110.059.116.215.327.33.110.720.619.340.120.3
Robberies 142215151932263036202114
per 100,000 47.373.649.248.558.196.980.980.692.955.056.235.5
Assaults 345260515271587766667962
per 100,000 114.9173.9196.9164.8159.1215.0180.5206.8170.2181.5211.3157.3
Burglaries 14514813997125210150147170122161189
per 100,000 490.2495.0456.1313.4382.4635.9466.7394.9438.5335.6430.6479.4
Thefts 551570547563579621711548654671704724
per 100,000 1,862.81,906.31,795.01,819.11,771.31,880.62,212.31,472.01,686.91,845.61,883.01,836.4
Auto thefts 445044445894566041646249
per 100,000 148.8167.2144.4142.2177.4284.7174.2161.2105.8176.0165.8124.3
Arson 2575775713854
per 100,000 6.816.723.016.221.421.215.618.833.522.013.410.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.1) 182.0206.3242.1175.4189.0249.0208.5182.8194.9189.2232.4190.0

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Crime rate in Goose Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 89 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,184 (+12.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Goose Creek, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goose Creek-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Goose Creek city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goose Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.4 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 6.3 miles away from Goose Creek 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 41.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.1 miles away from Goose Creek center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berkeley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goose Creek topographic map

Birthplace of: Matt Wieters - Baseball player, REO (record producer) - Music producer, Andre Manning - College basketball player (Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs), Donnell Covington - College basketball player (Char. Southern Buccaneers).

Hospitals and medical centers in Goose Creek:

  • CHARLESTON RENAL CARE LLC GOOSE CREEK (109 GREENLAND DRIVE)
  • DCI GOOSE CREEK INC (98 HAMLET CIRCLE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Goose Creek:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CHARLESTON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; N CHARLESTON, SC)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF CHARLESTON (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)
  • HEALTHSOUTH OF CHARLESTON, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; N CHARLESTON, SC)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS N CHARLESTON (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • TRIDENT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • TRIDENT MEDICAL SKILLED NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)

Airports located in Goose Creek:

Amtrak station near Goose Creek:

  • 9 miles: CHARLESTON (N. CHARLESTON, 4565 GAYNOR AVE.) . 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, call for taxi service.

College/University in Goose Creek:

  • Lacy Cosmetology School-Goose Creek (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 98 Davenport St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lacyschools.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goose Creek:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 3 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 5 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 15 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 16 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • College of Charleston (about 16 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)
  • South Carolina State University (about 59 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 60 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

Public high schools in Goose Creek:

  • STRATFORD HIGH (Students: 1864; Location: 951 Crowfield Blvd.; Grades: 9-12)
  • GOOSE CREEK HIGH (Students: 1645; Location: 1137 Redbank Road; Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Goose Creek:

Private elementary/middle schools in Goose Creek:

  • CROWFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 49; Location: 240 WESTVIEW DR; Grades: KG - 2)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: 402 LIBERTY HALL RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • LONDONDERRY SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 174 LONDONDERRY RD; Grades: KG - KG)
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Notable locations in Goose Creek: Crowfield Golf and Country Club (A), Redbank Plantation Golf Course (B), Lower Berkeley Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Marrington Plantation (D), Berkeley County Library Goose Creek Branch (E), Goose Creek Community Center (F), Casey Community Center (G), Pinewood House (H), Goose Creek City Fire Department (I), Goose Creek Rural Fire Department Station 3 (J), Goose Creek Police Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Berkeley Square Shopping Center (1), Goose Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Goose Creek include: Chapel of Our Savior (A), Casey Church (B), Mount Carmel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs and swamps: Brown Pond (A), Dutes Pond (B), Georgie Pond (C), Logan Pond (D), New Tenant Pond (E), Old Tenant Pond (F), Wilson Pond (G), Huckhole Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Old Goose Creek (A), Lindley Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Castle King LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 222 Redbank Road) (1), Deleon Amusements Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 222 Redbank Road) (2), Goosecreek Travel (332 Pandora Drive) (3), CAPT Bo Gator's Boat Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 132 Redbank Road Apt A) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Goose Creek (401 Goose Creek Blvd N) (1), Econo Lodge (401 Goose Creek Blvd N) (2), Quality Inn Goose Creek (103 Red Bank Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Goose Creek City - Municipal Court- Daily Jury Trail Update Line (519 North Goose Creek Boulevard Gos) (1), Goose Creek City - Municapal Court- Clerk of Court (519 North Goose Creek Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Berkeley 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 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0779. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0779
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.754. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.754
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00364. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00364
U.S.:

0.01468

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

  • GOOSE CREEK CITY OF (0810004) (Population served: 25,772, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.3% for American Indian residents, 31.9% for other race residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.4%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
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: 0.3% of all households
2,322 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

People in group quarters in Goose Creek in 2000:

  • 2,738 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 69 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 58 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 28 people in nursing homes

Goose Creek, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Goose Creek compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Goose Creek (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Goose Creek Branch at 539 Saint James Ave, branch established on 2007/04/30; Goose Creek Bi-Lo Branch at 142 E. Saint James Avenue, branch established on 2006/04/28. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: St James Boulevard Branch at 218 St. James Blvd., branch established on 1934/07/01; Wal-Mart Goose Creek Branch at 605 Saint James Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/15. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • Synovus Bank: Goose Creek Branch at 305 Goose Creek Boulevard North, branch established on 1976/05/13. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • SouthCoast Community Bank: Goose Creek Branch at 597 Old Mt. Holly Road, branch established on 2004/12/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $425.3 mil, Deposits: $318.7 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Southcoast Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Goose Creek Branch at 144 St James Avenue, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First National Bank of South Carolina: Goose Creek Branch at 106 Thomason Boulevard, branch established on 1999/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.6 mil, Deposits: $129.2 mil, headquarters in Holly Hill, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Berkeley Square at 101 Berkeley Square Lane, branch established on 1969/06/02. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Goose Creek Branch at 212 St. James Avenue, branch established on 1982/10/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Goose Creek, South Carolina:

  • Quality Inn, 103 Redbank Rd, Goose Creek, SC 29445 , Phone: (843) 572-9500, Fax: (803) 553-2827
  • Econo Lodge, 401 Goose Creek Blvd, Goose Creek, SC 29445 , Phone: (843) 797-8200, Fax: (843) 797-6639
  • Days Inn, 1430 Redbank Rd, Goose Creek, SC 29445 , Phone: (843) 797-6000, Fax: (843) 797-6000
  • Coventry Green, 104 Gainsborough Dr, Goose Creek, SC 29445 , Phone: (843) 797-3005, Fax: (843) 797-3228
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Goose Creek, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
South Carolina average:

12.0

Goose Creek travel time to work - commute Goose Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Utility gas (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Goose Creek city (based on Berkeley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,148126
Mainline Protestant10,34651
Catholic7,2444
Black Protestant6,38837
Other2,2157
None123,502-
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: 17
Berkeley County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Berkeley County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Berkeley County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkeley County:

33.5%
South Carolina:

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

11.8%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$52,766$48,7070$0
Other Government Administration 17$68,251$48,1770$0
Judicial and Legal 7$17,767$30,4580$0
Police Protection - Officers 62$242,575$46,9500$0
Police - Other 22$75,164$40,9990$0
Firefighters 43$171,129$47,7570$0
Fire - Other 1$3,647$43,7640$0
Streets and Highways 11$30,632$33,4170$0
Health 2$6,357$38,1420$0
Solid Waste Management 15$43,194$34,5550$0
Parks and Recreation 31$100,232$38,79912$7,328
Water Supply 11$44,828$48,9030$0
Other and Unallocable 10$38,761$46,5130$0
Totals for Government 245$895,303$43,85212$7,328

Goose Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,561,000 ($64.31)
    Water Utilities: $2,203,000 ($55.32)
    Central Staff Services: $967,000 ($24.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $675,000 ($16.95)
    Health Services - Other: $582,000 ($14.61)
    Fire Protection: $575,000 ($14.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $573,000 ($14.39)
    Regular Highways: $477,000 ($11.98)
    General - Other: $445,000 ($11.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $200,000 ($5.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $147,000 ($3.69)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($1.46)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $354,000 ($8.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $271,000 ($6.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($4.92)
    Fire Protection: $135,000 ($3.39)
    General - Other: $123,000 ($3.09)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,325,000 ($108.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($0.95)

Goose Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $634,000 ($15.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $509,000 ($12.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $240,000 ($6.03)
    Housing & Community Development: $148,000 ($3.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,375,000 ($34.53)
    All Other: $351,000 ($8.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $591,000 ($14.84)
    Rents: $34,000 ($0.85)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($0.85)
    Property Sale Other: $14,000 ($0.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,191,000 ($55.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $847,000 ($21.27)
    Highways: $78,000 ($1.96)
    All Other: $20,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,664,000 ($66.90)
    Public Utilities: $832,000 ($20.89)
    Property: $739,000 ($18.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($0.90)

Goose Creek government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $807,000 ($20.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,906,000 ($148.31)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $240,000 ($6.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $222,000 ($5.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,385,000 ($135.22)
    Water Utilities: $786,000 ($19.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $538,000 ($13.51)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($0.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,054,000 ($51.58)

11.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.87%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($839 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.12%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charleston County, SC  3.41% ($36,861 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, SC  1.63% ($33,147)
from Richland County, SC  0.13% ($28,301)


10.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.59%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($827 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.22%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charleston County, SC  3.14% ($33,722 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  1.45% ($31,271)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.39% ($31,186)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goose Creek:

  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WAZS (980 AM; 1 kW; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTMZ (910 AM; 1 kW; DORCHESTER TERR.-BRE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WQSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • WQNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZJY (1480 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goose Creek:

  • WKCL (91.5 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: CHAPEL HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH & BIBLE CO)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W220CN (91.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYBB (98.1 FM; FOLLY BEACH, SC; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Goose Creek:

  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • W26CF (Channel 26; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCHD-LP (Channel 49; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: IZZO LIVING TRUST)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Goose Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $165,000Total costs
  • 53,325Total average daily traffic
  • 1,968Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,049Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED158$165,13669$152,933501$167,65445$35,39230$121,9164$31,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$182,3906$91,48738$153,7950$02$94,4053$36,880
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$155,3909$86,583176$168,04021$50,6078$125,0436$66,225
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$153,12510$125,243145$169,1303$113,3339$119,9602$84,995
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$167,3832$92,27527$166,5830$01$206,8801$29,350

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.03 , 0207.05, 0207.06, 0208.02, 0208.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$160,73735$182,5336$125,227
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$209,79511$171,4973$163,933
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$135,6433$173,3171$137,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$155,0603$250,2131$124,190
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$97,7300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.03 , 0207.05, 0207.06, 0208.02, 0208.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Goose Creek, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10268.2 years
John8869.0 years
Robert8365.1 years
William7370.3 years
Mary6970.9 years
Charles4570.1 years
Dorothy3374.4 years
George3270.0 years
Joseph3169.9 years
Elizabeth2874.2 years
Most common last names in Goose Creek, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3468.9 years
Brown2969.5 years
Johnson2967.1 years
Williams2873.3 years
Wilson2266.2 years
Davis2168.4 years
Jones1868.8 years
Robinson1866.9 years
Morris1565.7 years
Martin1471.0 years
Businesses in Goose Creek, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kincaid1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza2
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Blockbuster2McDonald's4
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS3Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets1
Circle K2Quality1
Cricket Wireless3RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Subway4
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile3
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx6U-Haul2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1UPS3
GameStop1Waffle House1
H&R Block4Walgreens2
Hardee's2Walmart1
KFC2
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