Johns Island, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 13,999.
Males: 6,843  (48.9%)
Females: 7,156  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
South Carolina median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 29455

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,467 (it was $40,877 in 2000)
Johns Island:

$65,467
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,322 (it was $24,817 in 2000)

Johns Island CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $323,284 (it was $115,200 in 2000)
Johns Island:

$323,284
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $432,214; detached houses: $462,389; townhouses or other attached units: $274,503; in 2-unit structures: $419,697; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,624; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $482,976; mobile homes: $59,685
March 2019 cost of living index in Johns Island: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Johns Island, SC (2000)
    • 7,85762.2%White alone
    • 3,80130.1%Black alone
    • 7626.0%Hispanic
    • 960.8%Two or more races
    • 480.4%American Indian alone
    • 480.4%Asian alone
    • 160.1%Other race alone
    • 120.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Johns Island, South Carolina as of August 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Johns Island is 3,500 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 95.1 square miles.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (very low).

Johns Island, South Carolina map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Johns Island CCD:

0.7% ($772)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($510)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, SC (7.7 miles , pop. 96,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (178.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (574.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Kiawah Island, SC (2.6 miles ),
Wadmalaw Island, SC (2.7 miles ),
James Island, SC (2.7 miles ),
Charleston, SC (2.8 miles ),
Folly Beach, SC (2.9 miles ),
Bear Swamp, SC (2.9 miles ),
Hollywood, SC (3.0 miles ),
Ravenel, SC (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 32.71 N, Longitude: 80.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Distribution of median household income in Johns Island, SC in 2017
Johns Island satellite photo by USGS

Johns Island tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Johns Island, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Johns Island, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Johns Island, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Johns Island, South Carolina average temperatures Johns Island, South Carolina average precipitation Johns Island, South Carolina humidity Johns Island, South Carolina wind speed Johns Island, South Carolina snowfall Johns Island, South Carolina sunshine Johns Island, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.369
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00361. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00361
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Johns Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Johns Island place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the place center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johns Island-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 14.0 miles away from Johns Island 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 22.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 23.9 miles away from Johns Island center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 161.2 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 16.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 20.9 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Johns Island:

  • SEA ISLAND HOME HEALTH (3627 MAYBANK HWY)
  • HARVEST HEALTH AND REHAB OF JOHNS ISLAND, LLC (3647 MAYBANK HIGHWAY)
  • HERMINA TRAEYE MEM NH ICF (ROUTE 3 BOX 224 MAYBANK HIGHWAY)
  • HERMINA TRAEYE MEMORIAL NSG HOME (3627 MAYBANK HIGHWAY BOX 689)

Amtrak station near Johns Island:

  • 13 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 Johns Island:

  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 10 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,683)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 10 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • College of Charleston (about 10 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)
  • Trident Technical College (about 16 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 20 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • South Carolina State University (about 71 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 73 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

Public high school in Johns Island:

  • ST. JOHNS HIGH (Students: 299, Location: 1518 MAIN ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Johns Island:

  • CHARLESTON COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 211, Location: 2024 ACADEMY RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Johns Island:

See full list of schools located in Johns Island

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Johns Island: Johns Island Community Center (A), Stono Marina (B), Ocean Course Golf Course (C), Seven Oaks (D), Mullet Hall (E), Bohicket Marina (F), Stono River Stable Farm (G), Eden Wind Farm (H), Fenwick Hall (I), Exchange Landing (J), Cottage Plantation (K), Buzzards Roost Marina (L), Big Oaks Hunting Club (M), Saint John's Fire Department Station 7 (N), Johns Island Magistrate Office (O), Saint John's Fire Department Station 6 (P), City of Charleston Fire Department Station 17 (Q), Saint John's Fire Department Station 5 (R), Saint John's Fire Department Station 1 (S), Saint John's Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Angel Oak Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Johns Island include: Saint James Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Saint Matthews Church (C), Blessed Sacrament Church (D), Calvary Church (E), Faith Church (F), Johns Island Church (G), Zion Church (H), Saint Stephens African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Parker Cemetery (1), Chaplin Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Middleton Lake (A), Isinglass Swamp (B), Bloody Dick Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Stono River (A), Privateer Creek (B), Pennys Creek (C), North Edisto River (D), Kiawah River (E), Hut Creek (F), Haulover Creek (G), Cinder Creek (H), Chaplin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Johns Island: Gaud School Playground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Seabrook Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Kiawah Island Inn Company (1 Turtle Point Lane) (1), Kiawah Island- Great Beach Vacations (2 Beachwalker Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Charleston District Magistrate Court For Johns Island-Wadamalaw (1521 Main Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Johns Island and their reported violations in the past:

KIAWAH ISLAND UTILITY (1010008) (Population served: 7,637, 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 Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Johns Island that have no violations reported:

  • ST JOHN'S WATER (1020002) (Population served: 11,097, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • SEABROOK ISLAND TOWN OF (1010009) (Population served: 5,008, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.1%
Whole state:

14.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.5%
127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
25 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Johns Island (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: Savannah Highway Branch at 3628 Savannah Highway, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: John's Island Branch at 3575 Maybank Highway, Unit West, branch established on 1998/10/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Johns Island Branch at 1900 Seabrook Island Road, branch established on 1986/01/20. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • SouthCoast Community Bank: Maybank Highway Branch at 2753 Maybank Highway, branch established on 2002/04/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $425.3 mil, Deposits: $318.7 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Southcoast Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Freshfields Village Branch at 125 Hedge Row Lane, branch established on 2005/05/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Johns Island:

Marital status in Johns Island, SC
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Johns Island:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
South Carolina average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Johns Island, SC (based on Charleston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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
Here:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

11.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
South Carolina:

13.4%

10.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,301 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.03%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Charleston County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Berkeley County, SC  1.34% ($47,379 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, SC  1.15% ($48,749)
from Richland County, SC  0.23% ($96,422)


8.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Charleston County:

0.11%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Berkeley County, SC  1.80% ($48,320 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  1.33% ($39,941)
to Richland County, SC  0.19% ($42,032)
Businesses in Johns Island, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Publix Super Markets1
Burger King1Starbucks2
CVS2The Room Place1
DHL1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul2
FedEx5UPS1
KFC1Vans1
McDonald's1Waffle House1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Johns Island:

  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WTMZ (910 AM; 1 kW; DORCHESTER TERR.-BRE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZJY (1480 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAZS (980 AM; 1 kW; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Johns Island:

  • 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.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220CN (91.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Johns Island:

  • 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)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCHD-LP (Channel 49; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: IZZO LIVING TRUST)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • W26CF (Channel 26; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Johns Island fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Johns Island)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Johns Island, SC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Johns Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Johns Island)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 73. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 173 took place in 2017, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Johns Island, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.8%), and Structure Fires (38.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Johns Island, SC
    • 56948.8%Outside Fires
    • 44538.1%Structure Fires
    • 13511.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 181.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Johns Island, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Johns Island, SC
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Johns Island, SC
  • 66.0%Electricity
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%No fuel used


Johns Island compared to South Carolina state average:

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

Johns Island on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other construction workers and helpers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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