Lyman, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 3,375 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.9%
Males: 1,569  (46.5%)
Females: 1,806  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29365.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,599 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Lyman:

$43,599
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,249 (it was $19,431 in 2000)

Lyman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,702 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Lyman:

$115,702
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $153,222; Detached houses: $168,220; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,884; In 2-unit structures: $109,646; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,756; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,995; Mobile homes: $57,005

Median gross rent in 2013: $642.

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  • Races in Lyman, SC (2010)

    Lyman races chart
    • 2,68882.9%White alone
    • 34410.6%Black alone
    • 1213.7%Hispanic
    • 461.4%Two or more races
    • 250.8%Asian alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 100.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lyman: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.6%), German (10.1%), Polish (8.4%), English (7.5%), United States (7.2%), Dutch (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 4.07 square miles.

Population density: 830 people per square mile   (low).

Lyman,SC real estate house value index trend

Lyman, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lyman:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyman town:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

248 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America).

This town:

7.5%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $914 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $400 (0.4%)

Lyman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (16.7 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (75.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (517.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wellford, SC (1.2 miles ), Duncan, SC (1.3 miles ), Startex, SC (1.5 miles ), Greer, SC (2.4 miles ), Inman Mills, SC (2.5 miles ), Reidville, SC (2.5 miles ), Fairmont Mills, SC (2.6 miles ), Inman, SC (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.96 N, Longitude: 82.12 W

Area code: 864

Lyman household income distribution Lyman home values distribution

Property values in Lyman, SC


Crime rates in Lyman by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001111311010
per 100,000 0.00.035.935.635.635.2103.832.630.50.030.10.0
Robberies 263123110101
per 100,000 74.0221.1107.635.671.1105.634.632.60.030.30.029.8
Assaults 0215781025220
per 100,000 0.073.735.9178.1248.9281.5346.065.3152.460.560.30.0
Burglaries 16162419161221151516175
per 100,000 592.2589.5860.8676.6569.0422.2726.6489.4457.2484.1512.4148.9
Thefts 3616875101737995889912663
per 100,000 111.02,247.62,439.02,670.93,591.72,568.62,733.63,099.52,682.12,995.53,797.51,876.1
Auto thefts 31010278244101
per 100,000 111.0368.5358.771.2248.9281.569.2130.5121.930.30.029.8
Arson 020200000004
per 100,000 0.073.70.071.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0119.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 80.1251.6265.1244.3315.4282.0341.8226.5212.2184.6233.1100.7

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

Crime rate in Lyman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +185 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lyman, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lyman-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Lyman town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Lyman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 77.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 118.9 miles away from Lyman center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 182.0 miles away from Lyman center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 152.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spartanburg County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lyman topographic map

Birthplace of: Chas Dodd - Football quarterback.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lyman:

  • DCI WEST SPARTANBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • CAMP CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - INMAN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • ALPHA HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREER, SC)
  • GREER KIDNEY CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GREER, SC)
  • ALLEN BENNETT MEM HOSP SUBACUTE CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREER, SC)
  • INMAN HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INMAN, SC)

Amtrak stations near Lyman:

  • 11 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . 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 taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyman:

  • Spartanburg Community College (about 8 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 10 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Bob Jones University (about 15 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • North Greenville University (about 16 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 17 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Furman University (about 19 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Limestone College (about 28 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lyman:

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Notable location: Lyman Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lyman include: Wesleyan Church (A), Calvary Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Myrtle Beach Condo Rentals (127 Edwards Store Road), Microtel Inn (1534 East Main Street).

Spartanburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.63. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.7%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.5%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
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: 0.3% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
5 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lyman (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Lyman Branch at 100 Inman Road, branch established on 1933/01/01. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lyman Branch at 250 Spartanburg Road, branch established on 1958/12/01. 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
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Lyman Branch at 104 Edgewood Street, branch established on 1983/11/10. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

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Religion statistics for Lyman town (based on Spartanburg County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant110,676323
Mainline Protestant25,25287
Black Protestant10,18738
Catholic5,3112
Other4,36920
Orthodox2701
None128,242-
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: 49
Spartanburg County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Spartanburg County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 148
Spartanburg County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 209
Here:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lyman:

48.9%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lyman:

45.7%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lyman:

10.4%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lyman:

34.1%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

55.5%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lyman:

77.6%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lyman, 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 1$6,773$81,2760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$5,241
Judicial and Legal 2$5,216$31,2960$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$30,485$45,7281$759
Police - Other 1$3,897$46,7641$1,182
Streets and Highways 6$16,461$32,9220$0
Sewerage 10$35,714$42,8570$0
Totals for Government 28$98,546$42,2349$7,182

Lyman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,359,000 ($402.67)
    Police Protection: $300,000 ($88.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($65.78)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($26.96)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($19.26)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($14.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($3.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($23.41)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($8.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $705,000 ($208.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Lyman government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $109,000 ($32.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $84,000 ($24.89)
    Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($15.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($2.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,864,000 ($552.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $150,000 ($44.44)
    General Support: $88,000 ($26.07)
  • Tax - Property: $280,000 ($82.96)
    NEC: $195,000 ($57.78)
    Public Utilities: $120,000 ($35.56)

Lyman government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $200,000 ($59.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $200,000 ($59.26)

Lyman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,324,000 ($392.30)

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.16% ($34,365 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.32% ($28,063)
from Laurens County, SC  0.13% ($25,894)


4.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  1.15% ($34,662 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.24% ($26,221)
to Richland County, SC  0.11% ($26,393)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyman:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WPJM (800 AM; 1 kW; GREER, SC; Owner: FULL GOSPEL WPJM 800 AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCKI (1300 AM; 1 kW; GREER, SC; Owner: SIRA-PACK RADIO, INC.)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyman:

  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lyman:

  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
Lyman fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lyman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 43m141ftTotal length
  • $2,733,000Total costs
  • 55,888Total average daily traffic
  • 3,187Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lyman, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Nathan Byrd, 111 Woodruff Drive (Lat: 34.961611 Lon: -82.194139), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 2769631821, Nbyrd@pegasustower.Com
  • Nathan Byrd, 111 Woodruff Drive (Lat: 34.961611 Lon: -82.194139), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 2769631821, Nbyrd@pegasustower.Com
  • Jonathan Simmons, 111 Woodruff Drive (Lat: 34.961611 Lon: -82.194139), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 45083 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 4405280329, Jmilius@peppertreecapital.Com, 86 WEST ST
  • Craig B Royal, 111 Woodruff Drive (Lat: 34.961611 Lon: -82.194139), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 45083 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 9017949494, Billy@towerventures.Com, 4091 VISCOUNT AVENUE

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Catv Twr 1.6 Mi Sse (Lat: 34.925111 Lon: -82.124833), Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WNWC244
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/1997, Expiration Date: 08/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2007, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:
  • Lyman Aei Near Rr Mp 467.80 (Lat: 34.935639 Lon: -82.168806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNWU523
    Assigned Frequencies: 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/11/2021Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Groce Block (Lat: 34.948722 Lon: -82.126500), Call Sign: WBP575
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.300 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022Registrant: Spartanburg Communications / 9-1-1, Spartanburg, SC 29304, Phone: (864) 596-2050, Fax: (864) 596-2382, Email:
  • Lyman Printing & Finishing Plant (Lat: 34.945389 Lon: -82.125667), Call Sign: WZE846
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.095 MHzGrant Date: 02/16/1999, Expiration Date: 03/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004Registrant: Lyman Printing, Lyman, SC 29365
  • 1221 Holly Springs Rd (Lat: 34.978056 Lon: -82.164722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.7 m, Call Sign: WQVT323
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3600 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2015, Expiration Date: 05/05/2025, Certifier: Bobby LindseyRegistrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lyman)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738WZ , Serial Number: 17270306, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Steven M Pitman, 221 Fisher Lake Rd, Lyman, SC 29365
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7988L , Serial Number: MA-159, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1966
    Registrant (Individual): John William Ii Davis, 271 Shadow Lane, Lyman, SC 29365

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$88,2843$87,60010$96,8061$24,9202$49,315
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$94,0201$59,8902$117,3700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$64,1801$36,8507$85,1661$25,7600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$80,6201$91,0903$126,5470$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$105,7500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0231.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$73,710
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0231.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

INMAN MILLS WATER DIST (4220001) (Population served: 770, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • SJWD WATER DISTRICT (4220006) (Population served: 51,026, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Lyman

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lyman, SC
Most common first names in Lyman, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7170.5 years
William4872.9 years
John4274.0 years
Mary3476.3 years
Robert2771.6 years
Charles2772.9 years
David2172.8 years
Annie2080.7 years
Thomas1876.6 years
Frances1775.5 years
Most common last names in Lyman, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Duncan2879.5 years
Smith2773.6 years
Jones2574.3 years
Edwards1876.1 years
Fowler1874.3 years
Miller1782.3 years
Taylor1476.1 years
Moore1473.8 years
Johnson1477.2 years
Wilson1374.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Lyman, SC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Lyman compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 23 other airmen in this city.
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  • Angel Cox (4)
  • Carl W. Wilson (3)
  • Michael Jay Burkett (3)
  • David J. Glova (2)
  • Thomas Bradley (2)
  • Lawrence Keith Seitz, Jr. (1)
  • Jeffrey M. Plumblee, Ii (1)
  • Dean Marszal (1)
  • Blake Coates (1)
  • Harold M. Brown (1)

Total of 27 patent applications in 2008-2016.