Isle of Palms, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 4,294 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 2,195  (51.1%)
Females: 2,099  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29451.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,987 (it was $76,170 in 2000)
Isle of Palms:

$81,987
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $55,817 (it was $44,221 in 2000)

Isle of Palms city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $778,779 (it was $420,900 in 2000)
Isle of Palms:

$778,779
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $365,282; Detached houses: $394,385; Townhouses or other attached units: $318,704; In 2-unit structures: $349,442; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $559,007; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $293,916; Mobile homes: $54,971

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,566.

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  • Races in Isle of Palms, SC (2010)

    Isle of Palms races chart
    • 3,99696.7%White alone
    • 441.1%Hispanic
    • 300.7%Asian alone
    • 280.7%Two or more races
    • 230.6%Black alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Isle of Palms: 104.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.3%), English (17.6%), Irish (17.0%), United States (9.9%), French (5.5%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 4.47 square miles.

Population density: 961 people per square mile   (low).

Isle of Palms,SC real estate house value index trend

Isle of Palms, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Isle of Palms:

  • High school or higher: 101.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Isle of Palms city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

147 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.4%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,020 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,072 (0.4%)

Isle of Palms satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, SC (12.9 miles , pop. 96,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (177.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (560.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sullivan's Island, SC (2.2 miles ), Mount Pleasant, SC (2.2 miles ), James Island, SC (3.4 miles ), Wando, SC (3.5 miles ), Charleston, SC (3.6 miles ), Folly Beach, SC (3.7 miles ), Awendaw, SC (3.9 miles ), Hanahan, SC (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $274,800
  • 1998: 97 buildings, average cost: $340,200
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $354,000
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $525,800
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $413,500
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $430,200
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $468,100
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $535,500
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $570,800
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $670,800
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $722,000
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $745,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,067,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $1,005,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $837,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $573,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.80 N, Longitude: 79.77 W

Area code: 843

Isle of Palms household income distribution Isle of Palms home values distribution

Crime rates in Isle of Palms by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1020002012100
per 100,000 21.50.043.90.00.00.043.00.021.342.223.90.00.0
Robberies 0000000110110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.021.321.30.023.923.40.0
Assaults 7013522744472
per 100,000 150.80.022.065.9107.243.043.0149.485.384.595.7164.146.7
Burglaries 199262391822714950393228
per 100,000 409.4191.9571.1505.4192.9387.1472.81,515.21,044.81,055.7932.8750.3653.7
Thefts 191115168144131116179111148105138124107
per 100,000 4,115.52,451.53,689.93,164.12,808.12,494.63,847.02,368.83,155.72,217.13,300.62,907.42,498.2
Auto thefts 5126871091544465
per 100,000 107.7255.8131.8175.8150.1215.1193.4320.185.384.595.7140.7116.7
Arson 0010000000010
per 100,000 0.00.022.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 241.9128.1230.6183.6154.6148.2238.2254.9239.4213.5243.0213.4159.5

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

Crime rate in Isle of Palms detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.44
South Carolina average:

2.44

Isle of Palms tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +882 (+23.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Isle of Palms: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Isle of Palms, South Carolina average temperatures Isle of Palms, South Carolina average precipitation Isle of Palms, South Carolina humidity Isle of Palms, South Carolina wind speed Isle of Palms, South Carolina snowfall Isle of Palms, South Carolina sunshine Isle of Palms, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Isle of Palms-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Isle of Palms city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Isle of Palms-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 23.2 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 26.9 miles away from Isle of Palms 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 28.9 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 174.0 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 20.5 miles away from Isle of Palms center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 28.0 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 Charleston County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Ashley Taylor - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Isle of Palms:

  • FRANKE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • EAST COOPER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHARLESTON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MT PLEASANT, SC)
  • DCI EAST COOPER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MT PLEASANT, SC)
  • SANDPIPER REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • GRACE HALL - REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MT PLEASANT, SC)

Amtrak station near Isle of Palms:

  • 15 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Isle of Palms:

  • College of Charleston (about 11 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 10,974)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 11 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 12 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Trident Technical College (about 18 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 22 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • South Carolina State University (about 80 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 81 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

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Notable locations in Isle of Palms: Isle of Palms Marina (A), Island Palm Marina (B), Citadel Beach Club (C), Isle of Palms Fire Department Station 3 (D), Isle of Palms Fire Department Station 2 (E), Isle of Palms Fire Department Station 1 (F), Isle of Palms Police Department (G), Isle of Palms City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Isle of Palms include: Isle of Palms Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Morgan Creek (A), Dewees Creek (B), Cedar Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Charleston 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 11.8 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 4.8 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 4.8 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 11.8 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 11.6 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 11.3 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 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00364
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Isle of Palms and their reported violations in the past:

ISLE OF PALMS W/S COMM (1010004) (Population served: 8,404, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-13-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-27-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-02-2006, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-13-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-27-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2010)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.8%
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

Isle of Palms, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Isle of Palms compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Isle of Palms, South Carolina:

  • Ocean Inn Apartments, 1100 Pavilion Blvd, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451 , Phone: (843) 886-4687
  • The Boardwalk Inn At Wild Dun, 200 Grand Pavilion Blvd, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451 , Phone: (843) 886-2190, Fax: (843) 886-2916
  • Seaside Inn, 1004 Ocean Blvd, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451 , Phone: (843) 886-7000
  • Sea Cabin Condominiums, 1300 Ocean Blvd, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451 , Phone: (843) 886-8144, Fax: (843) 886-5131
  • The Palsm Hotel, 1126 Ocean Blvd, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451 , Phone: (843) 886-3003, Fax: (843) 886-8073
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
South Carolina average:

12.0

Isle of Palms travel time to work - commute Isle of Palms mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Isle of Palms city (based on Charleston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant77,602223
Mainline Protestant47,209106
Black Protestant37,531103
Catholic26,00319
Other8,68824
Orthodox8502
None152,326-
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: 88
Charleston County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Charleston County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 140
Charleston County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 393
Here:

11.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Charleston County:

25.5%
South Carolina:

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

13.7%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,306$49,8360$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,055$72,2209$722
Judicial and Legal 1$4,499$53,9881$1,277
Police Protection - Officers 18$71,099$47,3990$0
Police - Other 12$33,766$33,7660$0
Firefighters 28$102,778$44,0480$0
Fire - Other 0$0 4$4,191
Solid Waste Management 10$35,907$43,0880$0
Parks and Recreation 7$23,567$40,40118$13,833
Other and Unallocable 4$15,828$47,4840$0
Totals for Government 85$313,805$44,30232$20,023

Isle of Palms government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $128,000 ($29.81)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $1,428,000 ($332.56)
    Police Protection: $1,276,000 ($297.16)
    Central Staff Services: $887,000 ($206.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $815,000 ($189.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $730,000 ($170.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $98,000 ($22.82)
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000 ($11.41)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($5.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $227,000 ($52.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $173,000 ($40.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $156,000 ($36.33)
    Police Protection: $134,000 ($31.21)
    Fire Protection: $56,000 ($13.04)
    Central Staff: $37,000 ($8.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,469,000 ($574.99)

Isle of Palms government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $478,000 ($111.32)
    Parking Facilities: $281,000 ($65.44)
    All Other: $76,000 ($17.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $134,000 ($31.21)
    All Other: $80,000 ($18.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $389,000 ($90.59)
    All Other: $32,000 ($7.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $133,000 ($30.97)
    Interest Earnings: $108,000 ($25.15)
    Property Sale Other: $19,000 ($4.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $941,000 ($219.14)
    All Other: $6,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $2,436,000 ($567.30)
    NEC: $1,453,000 ($338.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $599,000 ($139.50)
    Public Utilities: $288,000 ($67.07)

Isle of Palms government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,860,000 ($1131.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,535,000 ($1056.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $325,000 ($75.69)

Isle of Palms government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,634,000 ($1312.06)

9.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
Charleston County:

0.09%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Berkeley County, SC  1.54% ($33,722 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, SC  0.99% ($32,712)
from Richland County, SC  0.30% ($41,580)


8.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($692 average AGI)
Charleston County:

0.11%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Berkeley County, SC  1.72% ($36,861 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  1.29% ($30,599)
to Richland County, SC  0.21% ($31,730)

Strongest AM radio stations in Isle of Palms:

  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZJY (1480 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • WQNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WTMZ (910 AM; 1 kW; DORCHESTER TERR.-BRE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Isle of Palms:

  • 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.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFCH (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W220CN (91.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBB (98.1 FM; FOLLY BEACH, SC; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCOO (105.5 FM; KIAWAH ISLAND, SC; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS II OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)

TV broadcast stations around Isle of Palms:

  • 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)
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • WCHD-LP (Channel 49; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: IZZO LIVING TRUST)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
Isle of Palms fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Isle of Palms fatal accident list:

Mar 1, 2010 06:10 PM, Sr-0089, Lat: 32.78641, Lon: -79.78666, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 14, 2006 10:12 AM, Sr-703, Sr-1540, Lat: 32.78988, Lon: -79.78480, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1987 06:31 PM, 703, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 15, 1979 08:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1977 01:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 12, 1975 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 40-A 41st. Street (Lat: 32.803611 Lon: -79.759389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: KNKA327
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Michael P Samsock
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Lisa M Minney, 40 A 41 St Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 56.4 m
    Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, 40 A 41 St Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 56.4 m
    Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 5881 Palmetto Drive (Lat: 32.814056 Lon: -79.723139), Call Sign: WPZQ520
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 461.812 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 456.787 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 456.912 MHz, 457.037 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.487 MHz... (+3 more)
    Grant Date: 02/20/2004, Expiration Date: 02/20/2014, Certifier: David M Saslow
    Registrant: Gps Industries, LLC, 1074 North Orange Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236, Phone: (941) 306-3890, Fax: (941) 952-1859, Email:
  • #44-41st. Ave (Lat: 32.803889 Lon: -79.760278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQIY281
    Assigned Frequencies: 868.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2010, Certifier: Anne M Graham
    Registrant: Isle Of Palms Fire Dept., Isle Of Palms, SC 29451, Phone: (843) 244-9269, Fax: (842) 886-0097, Email:
  • 4600 Palm Boulevard (Lat: 32.805528 Lon: -79.734361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQKB991
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019, Certifier: David Kynoski
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • IOP, 40 A 41 St Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQOJ560
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.350 MHz, 853.537 MHz, 852.900 MHz, 852.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: David Grudzien
    Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • IOP, 40 A 41 Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQOS676
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.487 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 856.937 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.487 MHz, 857.737 MHz, 857.937 MHz, 858.237 MHz, 858.487 MHz, 858.737 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 01/18/2022, Certifier: Bill Tunick
    Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • 5 Dune Ridge Lane (Lat: 32.803722 Lon: -79.751194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQOT885
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2012, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Certifier: Scott Ferguson
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 32.802889 Lon: -79.740472, Call Sign: WQPE647
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022, Certifier: Scott Ferguson
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ISLE PALM WT, 1300 Palm Blvd (Lat: 32.787500 Lon: -79.787500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.7 m, Call Sign: WQNH433
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • BOARDWLK INN, 200 Grand Pavilion Blvd (Lat: 32.803611 Lon: -79.738306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 20.3 m, Call Sign: WQNH457
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • NA WILD DUNE, 40-A 41st Ave (Lat: 32.803611 Lon: -79.759389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 35.8 m, Call Sign: WQNH491
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 5709 Palm Blvd (Lat: 32.805722 Lon: -79.751472), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KUZ527
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1993, Expiration Date: 10/07/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Destination Wild Dunes, 5757 Palmetto Dr, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • 80 41st Ave (Lat: 32.806278 Lon: -79.767861), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQZ493
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.575 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/1994, Expiration Date: 02/08/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Kenneth M Owens Sr, 80 41st Ave, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • 41 St Ave (Lat: 32.805444 Lon: -79.750639), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRD603, Licensee ID: L00005308
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.575 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2003, Expiration Date: 03/25/2013
    Registrant: Wild Dunes Yacht Harbor Inc, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Isle of Palms)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Isle of Palms)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$095$565,913316$430,1443$205,673219$510,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$529,1159$356,0600$010$482,971
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$337,87016$586,04898$636,4300$065$677,915
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$018$522,09378$434,2900$047$405,851
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$1,131,79013$443,7821$116,4407$711,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0049.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$1,679,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0049.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 15

Incident types - Isle of Palms

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Isle of Palms, SC
Most common first names in Isle of Palms, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2674.5 years
Robert2369.5 years
William2274.3 years
James1669.5 years
Mary1281.3 years
Dorothy1280.3 years
Margaret1178.4 years
Charles1170.0 years
Helen1072.0 years
Catherine1084.1 years
Most common last names in Isle of Palms, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith876.5 years
Turner778.0 years
Cannon580.6 years
Clarke573.8 years
Johnson472.7 years
Hill455.8 years
Harvey473.7 years
Dangerfield484.5 years
Lesesne474.0 years
Morris467.3 years

Businesses in Isle of Palms, SC

  • Ben & Jerry's: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 2
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