Kiawah Island, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,725 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +48.3%
Males: 868  (50.4%)
Females: 857  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  64.5 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29455.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $162,926 (it was $76,114 in 2000)
Kiawah Island:

$162,926
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $122,593 (it was $47,782 in 2000)

Kiawah Island town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $983,059 (it was $785,900 in 2000)
Kiawah Island:

$983,059
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: $1,753.

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  • Races in Kiawah Island, SC (2010)

    Kiawah Island races chart
    • 1,56696.3%White alone
    • 362.2%Black alone
    • 140.9%Hispanic
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kiawah Island: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.1%), German (15.7%), Irish (13.9%), United States (11.1%), Polish (4.1%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

Kiawah Island,SC real estate house value index trend

Kiawah Island, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kiawah Island:

  • High school or higher: 99.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 80.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kiawah Island town:

  • Never married: 8.3%
  • Now married: 86.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

52 residents are foreign born (1.7% North America, 1.2% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

This town:

3.7%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,887 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,436 (0.4%)

Kiawah Island satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, SC (14.0 miles , pop. 96,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (183.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (580.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Seabrook Island, SC (2.1 miles ), Wadmalaw Island, SC (2.3 miles ), Rockville, SC (2.4 miles) , Johns Island, SC (2.6 miles ), Folly Beach, SC (3.2 miles ), Meggett, SC (3.4 miles ), James Island, SC (3.5 miles ), Edisto Island, SC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.61 N, Longitude: 80.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Kiawah Island household income distribution Kiawah Island home values distribution

Kiawah Island tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +437 (+60.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Kiawah Island: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kiawah Island, South Carolina average temperatures Kiawah Island, South Carolina average precipitation Kiawah Island, South Carolina humidity Kiawah Island, South Carolina wind speed Kiawah Island, South Carolina snowfall Kiawah Island, South Carolina sunshine Kiawah Island, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Kiawah Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Kiawah Island town 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 8.2 miles away from the town center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kiawah 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 20.3 miles away from the city 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 17.1 miles away from Kiawah Island 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 30.5 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 163.5 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 23.4 miles away from Kiawah Island center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 15.6 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).
Kiawah Island topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kiawah Island:

  • HARVEST HEALTH AND REHAB OF JOHNS ISLAND, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JOHNS ISLAND, SC)
  • HERMINA TRAEYE MEMORIAL NSG HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JOHNS ISLAND, SC)
  • DCI JAMES ISLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • CAMP ICF/MR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • PHC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE- CHARLESTON (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • ROPER-ST. FRANCIS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)

Amtrak station near Kiawah Island:

  • 20 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 Kiawah Island:

  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 16 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 16 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • College of Charleston (about 16 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)
  • Trident Technical College (about 23 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 26 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 70 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • Savannah State University (about 70 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)

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Notable locations in Kiawah Island: Ocean Course Golf Course (A), Saint John's Fire Department Station 6 (B), Saint John's Fire Department Station 4 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Stono River (A), Kiawah River (B), Cinder Creek (C), Bass Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Kiawah Island Resort (12 Kiawah Beach Dr) (1), Kiawah Island Golf Resort (12 Kiawah Beach Dr) (2). Display/hide their approximate 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 2013 was 41.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.639. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.639
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.04. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.04
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00364. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00364
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.8%
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.2%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.1%
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: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Kiawah Island (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Freshfields At Kiawah at Two Shipwatch Dr, branch established on 2005/06/27. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
South Carolina average:

12.0

Kiawah Island travel time to work - commute Kiawah Island mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kiawah Island town (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kiawah Island:

63.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.6%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Kiawah Island:

26.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.3%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kiawah Island:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Kiawah Island:

56.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Kiawah Island:

82.7%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kiawah Island, SC Residents
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$10,328$61,9680$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,091$64,3641$796
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 35$14,149
Other and Unallocable 4$19,100$57,3000$0
Totals for Government 9$45,519$60,69236$14,945

Kiawah Island government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($22.03)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $550,000 ($318.84)
    Central Staff Services: $468,000 ($271.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000 ($216.81)
    Financial Administration: $306,000 ($177.39)
    General - Other: $264,000 ($153.04)
    General Public Buildings: $164,000 ($95.07)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($64.35)
    Health - Other: $81,000 ($46.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($4.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($16.23)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $389,000 ($225.51)

Kiawah Island government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $320,000 ($185.51)
    All Other: $12,000 ($6.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($5.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $184,000 ($106.67)
    All Other: $17,000 ($9.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $129,000 ($74.78)
    Rents: $60,000 ($34.78)
    General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($14.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $985,000 ($571.01)
    All Other: $99,000 ($57.39)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $784,000 ($454.49)
    Public Utility License: $721,000 ($417.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $262,000 ($151.88)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $235,000 ($136.23)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.58)

Kiawah Island government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,558,000 ($2642.32)

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 Kiawah Island:

  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WQSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • WQNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kiawah 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.)
  • 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)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220CN (91.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)

TV broadcast stations around Kiawah 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)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)

Kiawah Island fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 2014 02:16 AM, Cr-Kiawah Island Pkwy, Lat: 32.59905, Lon: -80.12146, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 7,950Total average daily traffic
  • 426Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,607Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Int Milley Rd & Ocean Dr (Lat: 32.598889 Lon: -80.100278), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 7703533525, Jrobbins@mobilnet.Gte.Com, 245 PERIMETER CTR PKY
  • Int Milley Rd & Ocean Dr (Lat: 32.598889 Lon: -80.100278), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: 7703533517, Jrobbins@mobilnet.Gte.Com, 245 PERIMETER CENTER PARKWAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kiawah Island, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NA KIAWAH, 31 Sora Rail Rd (Lat: 32.598778 Lon: -80.107583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 28 m, Call Sign: WQMZ477
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 11/16/2020, Certifier: Christopher L HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738QK , Serial Number: R18200953, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John R Wilson, 749 Glossy Ibis Ln, Kiawah Island, SC 29455, Other Owners: Daniel A Cherry
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 758CD , Serial Number: 0058, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Island Bird LLC, 39 Ocean Course Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$169,43034$646,626115$458,2573$296,1530$0102$534,3220$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$856,8606$322,3430$00$05$518,7080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$483,86231$462,9612$132,8350$022$512,7151$62,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$755,67318$474,0710$01$14,463,21014$563,8410$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$508,1003$441,8300$00$02$338,7700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$451,1451$724,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Kiawah Island

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kiawah Island, SC

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Businesses in Kiawah Island, SC

  • FedEx: 1

Kiawah Island compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Kiawah Island on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #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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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.