Longs, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 7,123.
Males: 3,484  (48.9%)
Females: 3,639  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29568

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,106 (it was $29,563 in 2000)
Longs:

$34,106
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,854 (it was $14,605 in 2000)

Longs CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,910 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Longs:

$112,910
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,395; Detached houses: $205,808; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,528; In 2-unit structures: $212,605; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,049; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,363; Mobile homes: $65,717
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  • Races in Longs, SC (2000)

    Longs races chart
    • 3,02953.8%White alone
    • 2,21039.3%Black alone
    • 2865.1%Hispanic
    • 380.7%American Indian alone
    • 390.7%Two or more races
    • 180.3%Asian alone
    • 40.07%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Longs: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 37 feet

Land area: 87.5 square miles.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (very low).

Longs, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Longs:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Longs CCD:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Longs CCD:  0.6% ($396)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Longs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (53.5 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (129.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (463.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Loris, SC (3.0 miles ), Little River, SC (3.3 miles ), North Myrtle Beach, SC (3.3 miles ), Atlantic Beach, SC (3.4 miles ), Briarcliffe Acres, SC (3.4 miles ), Carolina Shores, NC (3.6 miles ), Calabash, NC (3.7 miles ), Tabor City, NC (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.96 N, Longitude: 78.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3%)

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

Average climate in Longs, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Longs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Longs place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the place center injured 46 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Longs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 89% 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 107.1 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 98.9 miles away from Longs center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 212.4 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 126.2 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 101.6 miles away from Longs center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.0 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 Horry County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 3, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Longs:

  • DAVITA LONGS DIALYSIS (90 CLOVERLEAF DR SUITE 306)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Longs:

  • LORIS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LORIS, SC)
  • LORIS EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LORIS, SC)
  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LORIS, SC)
  • GRAND STRAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)

Amtrak station near Longs:

  • 18 miles: CONWAY (1101 3RD AVE.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Longs:

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 17 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 18 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Robeson Community College (about 48 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 52 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Francis Marion University (about 53 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 56 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 56 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)

Private high school in Longs:

Private elementary/middle school in Longs:

  • HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 43, Location: 1760 LIVING STONES LANE, Grades: PK-5)
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Notable locations in Longs: Long Bay Club (A), Horry County Fire Department Red Bluff (B), Horry County Fire Department Longs (C), Brooksville Fire Department Station 1B (D), Horry County Fire Department Mount Vernon (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Longs include: Sweet Home Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Pleasant Hill Church (C), Pleasant Grove Church (D), Mount Vernon Church (E), Leon Church (F), Freemont Church (G), Community Church (H), Cedar Branch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Grove Cemetery (1), Bellamy Cemetery (2), Mount Leon Cemetery (3), Grainger Cemetery (4), Hardee Cemetery (5), Marlowe Cemetery (6), Butler Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Flat Lake (A), Live Oak Lake (B), Big Savannah Bluff Lake (C), Thoroughfare Bay (D), Round Swamp (E), Woodward Bay (F), Floyd Bay (G), Burntcane Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Cedar Pond (A), Sheepbridge Branch (B), Mill Branch (C), Little Cedar Branch (D), Todd Swamp (E), Donford Branch (F), Cowpen Swamp (G), Cold Water Branch (H), Buck Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Horry 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 2011 was 61.1. This is better than average.

City:

61.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.9%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

22.6%
Whole state:

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

12.6%
Whole state:

6.5%
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Longs (2011 data):

  • Anderson Brothers Bank: Longs Branch at 71 Cloverleaf Drive, branch established on 2009/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $394.3 mil, headquarters in Mullins, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Anderson Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
South Carolina average:

13.2

Longs travel time to work - commute Longs mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Longs CCD (based on Horry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,718270
Mainline Protestant18,27839
Catholic18,1595
Black Protestant7,89141
Other3,14814
Orthodox7303
None159,367-
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: 56
Horry County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Horry County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 164
Horry County:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 459
Here:

18.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Horry County:

27.1%
South Carolina:

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

15.8%
State:

13.4%

7.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Georgetown County, SC  0.37% ($28,467 average AGI)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.16% ($27,790)
from Florence County, SC  0.13% ($31,272)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Georgetown County, SC  0.34% ($28,960 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.20% ($37,626)
to Richland County, SC  0.14% ($27,817)

Strongest AM radio stations in Longs:

  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WLSC (1240 AM; 1 kW; LORIS, SC; Owner: J.A.R.C. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNMB (900 AM; 1 kW; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Longs:

  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Longs:

  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Longs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 301 Charter Drive (Lat: 33.894889 Lon: -78.685139), Call Sign: WPWH955
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.337 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 464.512 MHz, 461.512 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2002, Expiration Date: 11/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2007, Certifier: Robert YurichRegistrant: Prolink Solutions, 410 S. Benson Lane, Chandler, AZ 85224, Phone: (480) 961-8800, Fax: (480) 961-2009, Email:
  • 1000 Handy Drive (Lat: 33.888389 Lon: -78.709556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPZS616
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.362 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2024, Certifier: Keffrey K HerronRegistrant: Sc Budget & Control Bd. (Cio), 4430 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC 29210, Phone: (803) 896-0443, Email:
  • 2225 Hwy 9 West (Lat: 33.993722 Lon: -78.753111), Call Sign: WQJG418
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.187 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 456.737 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.862 MHz, 461.412 MHz, 461.587 MHz... (+3 more)Grant Date: 08/28/2008, Expiration Date: 08/28/2018, Certifier: David M SaslowRegistrant: Gps Industries, LLC, 1074 North Orange Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236, Phone: (941) 306-3890, Fax: (941) 952-1859, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • HC911 DISPATCH, 1000 Handy Drive (Lat: 33.832194 Lon: -79.047528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPQY603
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.62 MHz, 6675.62 MHz, 6685.62 MHz, 6545.62 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Toni BessentRegistrant: Horry County Government, 2560 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526, Phone: (843) 915-5409, Fax: (843) 915-6402, Email:
  • MBCTC-NORTH, 1000 Handy Drive (Lat: 33.888389 Lon: -78.709556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQBV907
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.62 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2014, Expiration Date: 12/27/2024, Certifier: Toni BessentRegistrant: Horry County Government, 2560 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526, Phone: (843) 915-5409, Fax: (843) 915-6402, Email:
  • Longs, 1000 Handy Drive (Lat: 33.888389 Lon: -78.709556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQKY745
    Assigned Frequencies: 2037.50 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Keith BlandRegistrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 1200 Seventeenth Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 663-8525, Fax: (202) 663-8007, Email:
  • SC0045, Lot 121 Water Tower Rd Long Bay / 028401) (Lat: 33.820194 Lon: -78.776194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.1 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQMG962
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2010, Expiration Date: 08/05/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan MieszalaRegistrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • SC0051, 6870 Water Tower Road (Lat: 33.880250 Lon: -78.613833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQMI628
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2010, Expiration Date: 08/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan MieszalaRegistrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Longs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWER CHUTES DESTINY 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 15704 , Serial Number: 1C0252, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Angelo M Chirico, 335 Marino Trl, Longs, SC 29568
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15804 , Serial Number: 28-7305150, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Riedy, 855 Bear Lake Dr, Longs, SC 29568
  • Aircraft: HELDEBERG DESIGNS LLC BLUE HERON XC-70 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 56020 , Serial Number: HD 980036L70, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Angelo M Chirico, 335 Marino Trl, Longs, SC 29568
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 759CC , Serial Number: 18265878, Year manufactured: 1977
    Registrant (Individual): Helen V Armour, 3880 Water Tower Rd, Longs, SC 29568
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8433Y , Serial Number: 32R-8129101, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Rigoberto Orozco Jr Lomeli, 2508 Dogwood Rd, Longs, SC 29568
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8684N , Serial Number: 32-7240029, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Strand Cherokee Partners LLC, 108 Mumford Ct, Longs, SC 29568

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Longs

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
Businesses in Longs, SC
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul2
Goodwill5Wendy's1
Quiznos1

Longs compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Longs on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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