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Population in 2012: 1,946 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 

Males: 799  (41.1%)
Females: 1,147  (58.9%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29055.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,841 (it was $24,758 in 2000)
Great Falls:

$21,841
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,992

Great Falls town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,729 (it was $32,100 in 2000)
Great Falls:

$40,729
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $41,643; Detached houses: $41,561; Townhouses or other attached units: $71,624; Mobile homes: $39,838

Median gross rent in 2012: $448.

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Great Falls races chart
  • White alone - 1,195 (68.2%)
  • Black alone - 435 (24.8%)
  • Two or more races - 92 (5.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Great Falls: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (17.9%), English (14.0%), Irish (7.5%), Subsaharan African (4.9%), Scottish (3.8%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 467 feet

Land area: 4.25 square miles.

Population density: 458 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Great Falls:

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 19.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Great Falls town:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Great Falls, South Carolina as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Great Falls to the number of sex offenders is 216 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $327 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $296 (0.8%)

Great Falls satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (38.8 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (44.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (490.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fort Lawn, SC (3.0 miles ), Irwin, SC (3.1 miles ), Lancaster Mill, SC (3.4 miles ), Landsford, SC (3.4 miles) , Richburg, SC (3.5 miles ), Lancaster, SC (3.6 miles ), Heath Springs, SC (3.6 miles ), Westville, SC (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 80.90 W

Area code: 803

Great Falls household income distribution Great Falls home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Great Falls by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01202112020
per 100,000 0.046.093.10.094.048.749.498.70.099.90.0
Robberies 114225105101
per 100,000 44.546.0186.293.094.0243.7494.3246.750.00.050.4
Assaults 4120271222272935191412
per 100,000 1825.5919.11257.0558.11033.81315.81433.51726.7949.5699.3604.8
Burglaries 2938461325304138334223
per 100,000 1291.21746.32141.5604.71174.81462.02026.71874.71649.22097.91159.3
Thefts 76111112967411012357765860
per 100,000 3383.85101.15214.24465.13477.45360.66080.12812.03798.12897.13024.2
Auto thefts 812336567741
per 100,000 356.2551.5139.7139.5282.0243.7296.6345.3349.8199.850.4
Arson N/A3213122110
per 100,000 N/A137.993.146.5141.048.798.998.750.050.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 658.5629.5782.1386.8576.7740.6919.5801.1520.7518.9356.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Great Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.7%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -197 (-8.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Great Falls-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Great Falls town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 15.7 miles away from the town center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Great Falls-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 24.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Great Falls center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from Great Falls center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Great Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: Cal Cooper - Baseball player, Antwon Coleman - College basketball player (Charlotte 49ers), Edmund Barry Gaither - Curator.


Hospitals/medical centers near Great Falls:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE FORT LAWN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; FORT LAWN, SC)
  • LANCASTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • NANCY MCCONNELL COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Great Falls, SC

Local government website: www.freehomepages.com/greatfalls

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Great Falls:

  • York Technical College (about 27 miles; Rock Hill, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Winthrop University (about 27 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 4,937)
  • Benedict College (about 40 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 2,942)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 41 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 45 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 45 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 46 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,428)

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Notable locations in Great Falls: Republic Golf Course (A), Republic Mills (B), Great Falls Fire Department (C), Great Falls and Dearborn Power Plants (D), Great Falls Branch Chester County Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Great Falls: Mount Zion Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Dearborn-Great Falls (A), Great Falls Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Chester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 4.31. This is significantly better than average.
City:

4.31
U.S.:

31.96
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.380. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.380
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 21.7. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

25.0


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.0%
(30.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Great Falls, SC

Great Falls compared to South Carolina state average:

Great Falls, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Great Falls (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Great Falls Branch at 105 Dearborn Street, branch established on 1972/01/12. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Spratt Savings and Loan Association: Great Falls Branch at 800 Dearborn St., branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $99.8 mil, Deposits: $72.7 mil, headquarters in Chester, SC, positive income, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Great Falls travel time to work - commute


Great Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Great Falls town (based on Chester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.21%
Here44.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Association Reformed Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents52.2%17.2%7.7%6.1%5.7%
Congregations24.4%21.8%19.2%6.4%6.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneBaha'iPresbyterian Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%1.8%1.5%1.2%3.8%
Congregations2.6%-2.6%1.3%15.4%
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: 7
Chester County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Chester County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Chester County:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

32.9%
South Carolina:

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

14.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$4,676
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$608
Police Protection - Officers 6$12,248$24,4960$0
Firefighters 3$6,201$24,8040$0
Solid Waste Management 5$6,950$16,6800$0
Sewerage 4$7,847$23,5410$0
Totals for Government 18$33,246$22,16411$5,284

Great Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $311,000 ($159.82)
    Water Utilities: $231,000 ($118.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000 ($69.89)
    Fire Protection: $110,000 ($56.53)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($30.32)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($11.31)
    Corrections - Other: $14,000 ($7.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($5.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $478,000 ($245.63)

Great Falls government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($62.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $152,000 ($78.11)
    All Other: $5,000 ($2.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($17.99)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($148.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $107,000 ($54.98)
  • Tax - Property: $193,000 ($99.18)
    NEC: $12,000 ($6.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($2.06)

Great Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $299,000 ($153.65)

5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from York County, SC  1.85% ($31,493 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, SC  0.58% ($24,691)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.31% ($46,162)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to York County, SC  2.30% ($28,891 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.84% ($24,950)
to Fairfield County, SC  0.24% ($25,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Great Falls:

  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZK (980 AM; 3 kW; YORK, SC; Owner: CAROLINA METRO RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Great Falls:

  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Great Falls:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Great Falls, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Great Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Great Falls)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 400 Dearborn St (Lat: 34.571806 Lon: -80.902583), Call Sign: KSO938
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 10/02/2015
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Near Great Falls Hydro Plant Dead End Of Leeway Ave (Lat: 34.562361 Lon: -80.896194), Call Sign: KEL760
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.140 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2001, Expiration Date: 03/04/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011
    Registrant: Duke Energy Corp., 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (704) 382-3207, Fax: (704) 382-4800, Email:
  • Lat: 34.559250 Lon: -80.891694, Call Sign: WQNU778
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.650 MHz, 452.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2011, Expiration Date: 06/02/2021, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • N Hwy 99 (Lat: 34.593472 Lon: -80.922278), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPJF600
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/1996, Expiration Date: 07/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (803) 581-1110
  • Great Falls, Lat: 34.567222 Lon: -80.899306, Call Sign: WQBW994, Licensee ID: L00950559
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2004, Expiration Date: 12/30/2014, Certifier: William Good
    Registrant: Mitford Rural Water Dist
  • Great Falls, Dead End Of Leeway Ave (Lat: 34.562778 Lon: -80.895833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQKQ218
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2009, Expiration Date: 08/07/2019, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • CR20XC602, 3727b Great Falls Highway (Lat: 34.612222 Lon: -81.015833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQQU817
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 03/07/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, Dead End Of Leeway Ave (Lat: 34.562361 Lon: -80.896167), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KMY55
    Assigned Frequencies: 2135.60 MHz, 2132.40 MHz, 2142.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/1999, Expiration Date: 08/11/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2008
    Registrant: Duke Energy Corp, 401 S. College St, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (980) 373-5313, Fax: (704) 382-4800, Email:
  • STATION, Fishing Creek Hydro Plant (Lat: 34.599861 Lon: -80.893667), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WHI946
    Assigned Frequencies: 2185.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (704) 331-4201
  • STATION, Rocky Creek Hydro Plant (Lat: 34.540139 Lon: -80.880056), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WHI947
    Assigned Frequencies: 2182.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (704) 331-4201

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Great Falls)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Great Falls


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Most common first names in Great Falls, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8971.7 years
John6972.3 years
Mary6472.7 years
William5370.7 years
George3072.3 years
Willie2972.3 years
Robert2867.4 years
Thomas2370.4 years
Charles1973.6 years
Joseph1767.9 years
Most common last names in Great Falls, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Baker3869.1 years
Gladden2974.6 years
Roberts2672.8 years
Williams2275.8 years
Jones2072.3 years
Caldwell1965.0 years
Brown1967.8 years
Wilson1975.2 years
Smith1872.5 years
Gibson1775.1 years

Businesses in Great Falls, SC

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