Johnston, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 2,381 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 1,111  (46.7%)
Females: 1,270  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29832.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,326 (it was $25,570 in 2000)
Johnston:

$34,326
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,698 (it was $12,671 in 2000)

Johnston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $131,942 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Johnston:

$131,942
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $182,786; detached houses: $212,500; townhouses or other attached units: $112,064; mobile homes: $67,235; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $8,408

Median gross rent in 2019: $699.

March 2019 cost of living index in Johnston: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.8%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Johnston, SC (2019)
    • 1,31662.5%Black alone
    • 63430.1%White alone
    • 1316.2%Hispanic
    • 120.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Johnston, South Carolina as of January 29, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Johnston is 2,346 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Johnston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.8)
2
(85.8)
2
(85.8)
1
(42.8)
1
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(218.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(128.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(128.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(41.9)
3
(128.3)
3
(128.7)
1
(42.9)
4
(171.4)
2
(83.7)
3
(127.4)
2
(87.5)
2
(86.1)
5
(214.5)
1
(42.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(962.7)
14
(598.5)
17
(729.3)
21
(901.3)
18
(771.2)
14
(585.8)
11
(467.3)
13
(568.7)
16
(688.5)
13
(557.7)
8
(341.2)
4
(170.8)
4
(171.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(1,005)
22
(940.6)
22
(943.8)
35
(1,502)
27
(1,157)
28
(1,172)
17
(722.2)
20
(874.9)
7
(301.2)
25
(1,073)
12
(511.7)
11
(469.7)
5
(214.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(2,177)
63
(2,693)
90
(3,861)
60
(2,575)
33
(1,414)
27
(1,130)
30
(1,274)
44
(1,925)
47
(2,022)
46
(1,973)
25
(1,066)
14
(597.8)
6
(257.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(209.3)
7
(299.3)
13
(557.7)
5
(214.6)
4
(171.4)
4
(167.4)
2
(85.0)
5
(218.7)
6
(258.2)
1
(42.9)
3
(127.9)
5
(213.5)
2
(85.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index463.0389.9518.2573.0391.2316.3240.0558.2286.1436.3169.7210.592.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Johnston, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (22.4%), African (2.6%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 661 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 949 people per square mile   (low).

Johnston, South Carolina map

117 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

5.6%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $941 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $491 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta, GA (28.6 miles , pop. 138,000).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (110.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (563.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ward, SC (2.1 miles),
Trenton, SC (2.6 miles ),
Edgefield, SC (2.8 miles ),
Ridge Spring, SC (2.9 miles ),
Monetta, SC (3.3 miles ),
Saluda, SC (3.5 miles ),
Pleasant Lane, SC (3.7 miles ),
Edisto-Shaws, SC (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 81.80 W

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Johnston, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Johnston, SC in 2019
Johnston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Johnston, SC
Historical housing units in Johnston, SC
Most common industries in Johnston, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (21.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (17.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (26.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Private households (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Johnston, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (20.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)

Average climate in Johnston, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Johnston, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.0. This is better than average.

City:

56.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00183. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00183
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Johnston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Johnston town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 13% 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 39.5 miles away from Johnston center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from Johnston center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from Johnston center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 16.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 355.6 miles away from Johnston 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 111.3 miles away from Johnston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Edgefield County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Johnston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Johnston:

  • DCA EDGEFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; EDGEFIELD, SC)
  • EDGEFIELD COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; EDGEFIELD, SC)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC-SALUDA (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SALUDA, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Johnston:

  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 19 miles; Aiken, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 21 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 28 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 32 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 32 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Lander University (about 33 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 41 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)

Public high schools in Johnston:

Private high school in Johnston:

  • FRANCIS HUGH WARDLAW ACADEMY (Students: 173, Location: 1296 COLUMBIA RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Johnston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Johnston: Rock Ridge Nursery (A), Johnston Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Johnston include: Johnston Methodist Episcopal Church South (A), Johnston Presbyterian Church (B), Mount Zion Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount of Olives Cemetery (1), Mount Nebo Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Johnston Sc Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Johnston: Johnston Historical District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (249 Lee Street).

Edgefield 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 Johnston and their reported violations in the past:

GLOVER MHP (1960002) (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.8%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


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

Banks with branches in Johnston (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Johnston Branch at 430 Calhoun Street, branch established on 1969/06/02. 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.
  • Regions Bank: Johnston Branch at 400 Lee Street, branch established on 1951/12/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Johnston:

Marital status in Johnston, SC
  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Johnston:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Johnston
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Johnston, SC (based on Edgefield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,32529
Catholic1,8302
Mainline Protestant1,4399
Black Protestant8045
Other361
None16,551-
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: 3
Edgefield County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Edgefield County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Edgefield County:

10.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Edgefield County:

33.0%
State:

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

9.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Johnston:

46.9%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.1%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Johnston:

29.6
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Johnston:

20.4%
South Carolina:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Johnston:

14.2%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Johnston:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Johnston:

35.0%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Johnston:

50.7%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
South Carolina:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Johnston, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,272$38,5440$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,510$25,2241$1,234
Other Government Administration 1$4,432$53,1846$625
Financial Administration 1$2,476$29,7121$1,166
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$225
Totals for Government 13$36,689$33,8679$3,250

Johnston government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $345,000 ($144.90)
    General - Other: $338,000 ($141.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000 ($83.16)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($35.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($13.44)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($5.88)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($4.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,000 ($52.92)

Johnston government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($23.94)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($2.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $31,000 ($13.02)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.26)
  • Tax - Property: $576,000 ($241.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $195,000 ($81.90)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $192,000 ($80.64)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $70,000 ($29.40)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.42)

Johnston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $521,000 ($218.82)

6.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Aiken County, SC  3.14% ($35,640 average AGI)
to Richmond County, GA  0.64% ($23,574)
to Saluda County, SC  0.33% ($31,179)
Businesses in Johnston, SC
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Strongest AM radio stations in Johnston:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WJES (1190 AM; 1 kW; SALUDA, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Johnston:

  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJES-FM (92.1 FM; SALUDA, SC; Owner: BRECKENRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WAJY (102.7 FM; NEW ELLENTON, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Johnston:

  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Johnston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Johnston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.0mTotal length
  • $1,037,000Total costs
  • 2,905Total average daily traffic
  • 163Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,995Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Johnston, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Johnston, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Johnston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Johnston, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • JOHNSTON, .85 Mi E Of Jct Sr 23 & Long Cane Rd (Lat: 33.845944 Lon: -81.772583), Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WMJ543, Licensee ID: L00000722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2001, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 180 Washington Valley Rd, Bedminster, NJ 07921
  • Studio, 1 Lee Street (Lat: 33.834583 Lon: -81.806222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WPVB465, Licensee ID: L00035587,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2002, Expiration Date: 12/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2011, Certifier: Michael C Casey, Registrant: Carolina Broadcast Partners LLC
  • JOHNSTON SC2, Highway 23 & Lone Cone Road (Lat: 33.845917 Lon: -81.772194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 144.8 m, Overall height: 151.8 m, Call Sign: WRDH509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2019, Expiration Date: 04/30/2029, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • JOHNSTON 32, Highway 23 & Lone Cone Road (Lat: 33.845917 Lon: -81.772194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 144.8 m, Overall height: 151.8 m, Call Sign: WRDZ719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2019, Expiration Date: 08/29/2029, Certifier: Tom Smith, Registrant: Motorola Solutions Inc., 1455 Pennsylvania Ave., #900, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (847) 877-7179, Email:
  • Lee St At Secondary Hwy 43 (Lat: 33.834556 Lon: -81.806194), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WLG894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.375 MHz, 944.625 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/1985, Expiration Date: 12/01/2027, Registrant: The Power Foundation, 106 Assembly Drive, Peidmont, SC 29673

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Johnston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13890, N13890, N-13890, Serial Number: 17263031, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 05/29/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Brammer Flying LLC, 555 Lee St, Johnston, SC 29832

Most common first names in Johnston, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6769.1 years
John5172.7 years
Mary3876.3 years
Willie3567.9 years
George3571.3 years
William2168.0 years
Thomas2168.7 years
Robert2073.5 years
Annie1671.4 years
Frances1575.4 years
Most common last names in Johnston, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4675.8 years
Williams3671.1 years
Yonce3080.0 years
Clark2881.4 years
Bledsoe2781.0 years
Holmes2575.8 years
Jones2465.0 years
Edwards2474.8 years
Padgett2370.6 years
Johnson2272.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Johnston, SC
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 45.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Johnston, SC
  • 80.7%Electricity
  • 19.3%Utility gas


Johnston compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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