Nichols, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 359 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 157  (44.0%)
Females: 202  (56.0%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29581.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,231 (it was $41,597 in 2000)
Nichols:

$31,231
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,394 (it was $18,092 in 2000)

Nichols town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,444 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Nichols:

$88,444
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $99,407; Detached houses: $109,402; Mobile homes: $26,102

Median gross rent in 2013: $575.

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  • Races in Nichols, SC (2010)

    Nichols races chart
    • 21759.0%White alone
    • 14940.5%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nichols: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.0%), Irish (8.4%), United States (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), Scottish (3.6%), West Indian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 61 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 258 people per square mile   (very low).

Nichols,SC real estate house value index trend

Nichols, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Nichols:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nichols town:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $599 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $374 (0.4%)

Nichols satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (59.2 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (113.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (455.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Floyds, SC (2.3 miles ), Mullins, SC (2.5 miles ), Lake View, SC (2.7 miles ), Fair Bluff, NC (2.9 miles ), Marietta, NC (3.1 miles) , Cerro Gordo, NC (3.7 miles ), Marion, SC (3.8 miles ), Hamer, SC (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $121,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $121,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.23 N, Longitude: 79.15 W

Area code: 843

Nichols household income distribution Nichols home values distribution

Crime rates in Nichols by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2007 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 310152410
per 100,000 755.7248.80.0247.51,295.3537.61,084.0276.20.0
Burglaries 102351100815
per 100,000 2,518.9497.5733.51,237.6259.12,688.20.02,209.94,225.4
Thefts 11465108596
per 100,000 2,770.8995.01,467.01,237.62,590.72,150.51,355.02,486.21,690.1
Auto thefts 101101000
per 100,000 251.90.0244.5247.50.0268.80.00.00.0
Arson 100000000
per 100,000 251.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.0) 477.2129.5134.9213.8396.4419.7282.1322.0378.2

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Crime rate in Nichols detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.29
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -115 (-22.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Nichols, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Nichols-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Nichols town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 31.1 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nichols-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 108.6 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 193.0 miles away from Nichols 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 99.0 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 134.4 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 79.6 miles away from Nichols center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 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 Marion County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nichols topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Nichols:

  • SHEPHERD CARE HOSPICE (210 SOUTH NICHOLS STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Nichols:

  • TLC HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MULLINS, SC)
  • SUNNY ACRES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FORK, SC)
  • MULLINS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MULLINS, SC)
  • MULLINS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MULLINS, SC)
  • RIVERSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; FAIR BLUFF, NC)
  • ENGLISH PARK MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MARION, SC)
  • JENKINS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MARION, SC)

Amtrak station near Nichols:

  • 19 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nichols:

  • Robeson Community College (about 29 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • Francis Marion University (about 30 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 32 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 32 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 32 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 39 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Richmond Community College (about 57 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)

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Notable locations in Nichols: Nichols Library (A), Nichols Volunteer Fire Department (B), Nichols Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nichols include: Williams Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Nichols United Methodist Church (B), First Friendship Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries - Branches- Green Sea (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5331 Highway 9), Horry County - Libraries- Branches- Green Sea (5265 Highway 9).

Marion 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 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Nichols (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Nichols Branch at 104 South Nichols Street, branch established on 1969/07/01. 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:

7.9
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nichols town (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,16038
Black Protestant5,34423
Mainline Protestant2,32516
Other2,1662
Catholic1501
None14,917-
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: 11
Marion County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Marion County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

35.2%
South Carolina:

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

15.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nichols:

52.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.8%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nichols:

17.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nichols:

12.0%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nichols:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Nichols:

58.1%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Nichols:

80.6%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nichols, 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
Other Government Administration 1$2,991$35,8922$2,412
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,349$33,3960$0
Streets and Highways 2$2,761$16,5660$0
Totals for Government 6$14,101$28,2022$2,412

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Horry County, SC  0.98% ($22,282 average AGI)
from Dillon County, SC  0.67% ($20,880)
from Florence County, SC  0.60% ($23,750)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Florence County, SC  1.07% ($25,884 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.91% ($27,204)
to Dillon County, SC  0.61% ($27,652)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nichols:

  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZFB (1480 AM; 1 kW; FAIR BLUFF, NC; Owner: SOLOMON RADIO PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDSC (800 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nichols:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Nichols:

  • 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.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)

Nichols fatal accident list:

Aug 11, 1989 05:45 PM, 76, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1987 02:30 AM, 88, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 9, 1980 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 28, 1980 09:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 18, 1978 06:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 3,300Total average daily traffic
  • 264Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,742Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.4 Km S Of Hwy 76 & St Rd 534 (Lat: 34.189056 Lon: -79.182806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 465 m, Call Sign: WPRS444
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.540 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2001, Expiration Date: 01/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2011, Certifier: T Jackson BaileyRegistrant: Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky And Popeo, Pc, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 434-7483, Fax: (202) 434-7400, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Police Dept Nichols St (Lat: 34.229889 Lon: -79.150028), Call Sign: KNFY942, Licensee ID: L00082060
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3600 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/1997, Expiration Date: 09/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003Registrant: Nichols, Town Of, Nichols, SC 29581, Phone: (803) 526-2193
  • Nichols Fire Tower Kemper St 2.4 Mi N Int With Sc Hwy 9 (Lat: 34.269611 Lon: -79.165028), Call Sign: KIG795, Licensee ID: L00135262
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.450 MHzGrant Date: 10/24/2001, Expiration Date: 01/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2011Registrant: State Of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29221, Phone: (803) 737-8800
  • Sc Hwy 9 2.5 Mi E (Lat: 34.220444 Lon: -79.116139), Call Sign: KIJ995, Licensee ID: L00082810
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2004, Expiration Date: 03/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2014Registrant: Battle Oil Co, 9250 Hyw. 9, Nichols, SC 29581, Phone: (843) 392-3121, Fax: (843) 392-3122, Email:
  • N Main St (Lat: 34.233778 Lon: -79.148083), Call Sign: KUW600, Licensee ID: L00107044
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHzGrant Date: 04/26/2003, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2013Registrant: Battle L P Gas Co, Nichols, SC 29581
  • L1 Mobiles, Lat: 34.233194 Lon: -79.149333, Call Sign: WQXM441
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.845 MHz, 161.235 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2016, Expiration Date: 04/14/2026, Certifier: Douglass E McbrideRegistrant: R J Corman Railroad Group, LLC, 101 R J Corman Dr, Nicholasville, KY 40356, Phone: (859) 881-6667, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NE MARION, 530 In & 2.95 Mi Int Rt 9 (Lat: 34.207917 Lon: -79.189750), Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WMG821
    Assigned Frequencies: 10622.5 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KV4AV, Previous Call Sign: KC4GWD, Licensee ID: L01479426, Grant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 06/28/2019, Certifier: Charles K Fogle, Registrant: Charles K Fogle, 3600 Old Stage Road, Nichols, SC 29581
  • Call Sign: KI4DSR, Licensee ID: L00801435, Grant Date: 01/21/2004, Expiration Date: 01/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2016, Certifier: James V Johnson, Registrant: James V Johnson, 6791 Jarrott Dr, Nichols, SC 29581

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310J (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3183L , Serial Number: 310J0183, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Irvan L Jr Anderson, 6920 Highway 76, Nichols, SC 29581
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 9070T , Serial Number: F7-470, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Andy J Hammond, 3921 Pinckney Rd, Nichols, SC 29581

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Nichols

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nichols, SC
Most common first names in Nichols, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4670.9 years
William3972.6 years
John3873.3 years
Mary2574.1 years
Robert2363.2 years
Willie1773.6 years
George1473.5 years
Minnie1481.4 years
Charlie1471.8 years
Louise1477.8 years
Most common last names in Nichols, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Elliott6070.4 years
Strickland5372.9 years
Floyd5270.0 years
Stroud4771.6 years
Ford4075.4 years
Page3268.9 years
Hammond2979.1 years
Hayes2976.1 years
Grainger2876.1 years
Shelley2676.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Nichols compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Stanley M. Clary (1)
  • William V. Stroud (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.