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Population in 2010: 1,592. Population change since 2000: -13.6%
Males: 750  (47.2%)
Females: 842  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29368.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,907 (it was $41,563 in 2000)
Mayo:

$29,907
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,779

Mayo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,451 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Mayo:

$94,451
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,202; Detached houses: $121,062; Mobile homes: $57,155

Median gross rent in 2012: $612.

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  • White alone - 1,483 (93.2%)
  • Black alone - 50 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mayo: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (30.8%), German (12.8%), Irish (7.0%), Dutch (4.4%), English (4.0%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 510 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mayo:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mayo CDP:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

8 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.4%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mayo, South Carolina as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mayo to the number of sex offenders is 1,592 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $722 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $293 (0.5%)

Mayo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (34.7 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (58.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (500.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Macedonia, SC (1.9 miles) , Chesnee, SC (2.1 miles ), Cowpens, SC (2.4 miles ), Converse, SC (2.6 miles ), Boiling Springs, SC (2.8 miles ), Clifton, SC (2.8 miles ), Valley Falls, SC (3.0 miles ), Southern Shops, SC (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.09 N, Longitude: 81.85 W

Mayo household income distribution Mayo home values distribution

Property values in Mayo, SC

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (49%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Average climate in Mayo, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Mayo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Mayo place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mayo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from Mayo center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from Mayo center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mayo topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Mayo:

  • SUMMIT HILLS SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • DCI EAST SPARTANBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • SPARTANBURG DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Mayo, SC

Amtrak station near Mayo:

  • 11 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mayo:

  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 10 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,162)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 12 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • Limestone College (about 12 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 15 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 35 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Furman University (about 35 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Bob Jones University (about 35 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)

Public elementary/middle school in Mayo:

  • COWPENS MIDDLE (Students: 514; Location: 150 Foster Street; Grades: 6-8)

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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
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00004. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00004
U.S.:

0.06353
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mayo, SC


4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Mayo compared to South Carolina state average:

Mayo, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mayo travel time to work - commute


Mayo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mayo CDP (based on Spartanburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.90%
Here58.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents64.4%12.6%4.3%2.6%2.5%
Congregations41.5%18.3%4.1%0.5%5.2%
NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal Church The Wesleyan ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.2%1.0%6.9%
Congregations0.5%1.6%4.1%0.8%23.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Greenville County, SC  1.21% ($39,731 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.32% ($33,704)
from Union County, SC  0.16% ($28,958)


4.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Greenville County, SC  1.17% ($35,933 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.30% ($24,848)
to Richland County, SC  0.14% ($33,485)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mayo:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFGN (1180 AM; daytime; 3 kW; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: HOPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKDY (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASSOCIATED BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mayo:

  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGWG (88.3 FM; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Owner: GARDNER-WEBB JUNIOR COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mayo:

  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, 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.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)

Mayo fatal accident list:

Mar 24, 1989 02:45 PM, 221, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI4WVE, Licensee ID: L01300705
    Grant Date: 07/02/2007, Expiration Date: 07/02/2017, Certifier: Bruce W Cook
    Registrant: Bruce W Cook, Mayo, SC 29368



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 ORIGINATED2$124,6602$104,5556$128,1901$30,9001$45,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$108,0800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$87,3401$66,4605$109,5781$33,8600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$93,6900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$85,7900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0223.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0223.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Mayo


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