Gramling, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 6,304.
Males: 3,160  (50.1%)
Females: 3,144  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29322

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,877 (it was $41,840 in 2000)
Gramling:

$46,877
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,966 (it was $18,134 in 2000)

Gramling CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $121,551 (it was $82,600 in 2000)
Gramling:

$121,551
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $153,222; Detached houses: $168,220; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,884; In 2-unit structures: $109,646; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,756; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,995; Mobile homes: $57,005
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  • Races in Gramling, SC (2000)

    Gramling races chart
    • 5,42093.5%White alone
    • 2013.5%Black alone
    • 1041.8%Hispanic
    • 290.5%Two or more races
    • 240.4%Asian alone
    • 110.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gramling: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 989 feet

Land area: 29.1 square miles.

Population density: 217 people per square mile   (very low).

Gramling, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Gramling:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gramling CCD:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

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

Gramling CCD:  0.7% ($609)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Gramling satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (20.3 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (75.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (513.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Campobello, SC (1.8 miles ), Inman Mills, SC (2.0 miles ), Inman, SC (2.0 miles ), Highland, SC (2.6 miles ), Landrum, SC (2.7 miles ), Lyman, SC (2.8 miles ), Fingerville, SC (2.9 miles ), Wellford, SC (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 82.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 864

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

5.7%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Gramling, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gramling-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Gramling place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Gramling-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 85.0 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 113.5 miles away from Gramling 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 238.4 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 201.1 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 Gramling center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 144.7 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 Gramling:

  • GOLDEN AGE - INMAN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • INMAN HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - INMAN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • CAMP CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • LANDRUM II COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LANDRUM, SC)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC LANDRUM (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LANDRUM, SC)
  • ALPHA HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GREER, SC)

Amtrak station near Gramling:

  • 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 Gramling:

  • Spartanburg Community College (about 12 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 12 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • North Greenville University (about 12 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Bob Jones University (about 18 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 20 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 22 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 24 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)

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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 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.211. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.211
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

10.5%
Whole state:

14.1%

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

6.0%
Whole state:

6.5%
39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
12 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Gramling compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
South Carolina average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant110,676323
Mainline Protestant25,25287
Black Protestant10,18738
Catholic5,3112
Other4,36920
Orthodox2701
None128,242-
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: 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 Gramling:

  • 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.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WPJM (800 AM; 1 kW; GREER, SC; Owner: FULL GOSPEL WPJM 800 AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gramling:

  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gramling:

  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W24BA (Channel 24; TRYON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC4CTW, Licensee ID: L01433048
    Grant Date: 09/23/2008, Expiration Date: 09/23/2018
    Registrant: Edgar R Woodfin, 175 Inn View Dr, Gramling, SC 29348
  • Call Sign: N4YBZ, Licensee ID: L00173026
    Grant Date: 11/18/1999, Expiration Date: 02/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2012
    Registrant: Washington W Belangia V, 14571 Asheville Hwy, Gramling, SC 29348-0058

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