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Spartanburg County

Population in July 2007: 6,304.
Males: 3,160  (50.1%)
Females: 3,144  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $44,721 (it was $41,840 in 2000)
Gramling:

$44,721
South Carolina:

$42,367
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,912

Gramling CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $121,160 (it was $82,600 in 2000)
Gramling:

$121,160
South Carolina:

$136,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $151,697; Detached houses: $188,015; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,217; Mobile homes: $66,068

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Gramling races chart
  • White alone - 5,420 (93.5%)
  • Black alone - 201 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 104 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 24 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gramling: 142.6 (very high, 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).




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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%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
South Carolina:  4.5%

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 July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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

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Tornado activity:

Gramling-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 47% greater 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 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 85.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Gramling center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 29.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from Gramling center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Gramling:

  • VILLAGE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; GREER, SC)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; COLUMBUS, NC)
  • SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Gramling, 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: 3,076)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 12 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Furman University (about 19 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Bob Jones University (about 21 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 21 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Limestone College (about 29 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 30 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)

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Notable location: Holly Springs Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gramling include: Holly Springs Church (A), Faith Tabernacle Church (B), Faith Missionary Church (C), Fellowship Church (D), Holston Creek Church (E), Motlow Creek Church (F), Mount Zion Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Professional Pond (A), T Ragan Pond Dam (B), Gramling Number One Pond (C), J B Johnson Pond (D), E Lee Incorporated Pond (E), E Woodfin Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Holston Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
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
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AQI  PM10 Ozone  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.7. This is about average.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

22.1
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.3
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00025. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00025
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.245. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.598
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6


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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gramling, SC

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 below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



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

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Gramling (based on Spartanburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.90%
Here58.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Spartanburg County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.5%
State:

13.4%

5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Greenville County, SC  1.21% ($39,731 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.32% ($33,704)
from Union County, SC  0.16% ($28,958)


4.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Greenville County, SC  1.17% ($35,933 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.30% ($24,848)
to Richland County, SC  0.14% ($33,485)

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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