Pendleton, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,197 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 1,654  (51.8%)
Females: 1,543  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29670.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,822 (it was $28,052 in 2000)
Pendleton:

$33,822
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,181 (it was $16,630 in 2000)

Pendleton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,643 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Pendleton:

$123,643
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,664; detached houses: $181,995; mobile homes: $70,493

Median gross rent in 2017: $487.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pendleton: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.3%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 77.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pendleton, SC (2017)
    • 2,04863.6%White alone
    • 54116.8%Black alone
    • 2999.3%Hispanic
    • 1986.2%Two or more races
    • 852.6%Asian alone
    • 361.1%Other race alone
    • 180.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Pendleton, South Carolina as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pendleton is 1,594 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Pendleton by year

Type

2005

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(32.6)
1
(31.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(390.8)
7
(217.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(846.6)
5
(155.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(3,191)
42
(1,307)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(227.9)
3
(93.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)293.1148.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pendleton, SC

Crime rate in Pendleton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
South Carolina average:

2.64
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Ancestries: American (10.5%), European (5.5%), Irish (5.5%), Scottish (5.0%), English (4.9%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 859 feet

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 896 people per square mile   (low).

Pendleton, South Carolina map

192 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This town:

6.0%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,051 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $581 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (26.2 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (111.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (559.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Clemson, SC (1.7 miles ),
Central, SC (2.2 miles ),
Northlake, SC (2.8 miles ),
Norris, SC (2.8 miles ),
Utica, SC (2.9 miles ),
Newry, SC (3.0 miles),
Centerville, SC (3.1 miles ),
Seneca, SC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.65 N, Longitude: 82.78 W

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Pendleton, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pendleton, SC in 2017
Pendleton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $72,500
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Pendleton, SC
Historical housing units in Pendleton, SC
Most common industries in Pendleton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.6%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Health care (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (2.8%)
  • Public administration (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Pendleton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Pendleton, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Pendleton, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Pendleton-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Pendleton town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 19.4 miles away from the town center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pendleton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 56.4 miles away from Pendleton center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.7 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 162.6 miles away from Pendleton 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 254.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 194.0 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 188.9 miles away from Pendleton 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 Anderson County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pendleton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pendleton:

  • DAVITA PENDLETON DIALYSIS (7703 HIGHWAY 76)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL SERVICES OF PENDLETON (908 S MECHANIC STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pendleton:

  • CLEMSON AREA RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CLEMSON, SC)
  • FMC OCONEE DIALYSIS CLINIC INC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • SENECA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • FELLOWSHIP HEALTH AND REHAB OF ANDERSON, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANMED HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON HEALTH CARE CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)

Amtrak station near Pendleton:

  • 5 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near Pendleton:

  • 11 miles: Oconee 1 and 2 in Seneca, SC.
  • 11 miles: Oconee 3 in Seneca, SC.

College/University in Pendleton:

  • Tri-County Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 5,174; Location: 7900 U.S. Hwy 76; Public; Website: www.tctc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pendleton:

  • Clemson University (about 4 miles; Clemson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 20,131)
  • Anderson University (about 13 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Furman University (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Bob Jones University (about 29 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • North Greenville University (about 38 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Piedmont College (about 44 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public high school in Pendleton:

  • PENDLETON HIGH (Students: 845, Location: 7324 HIGHWAY 187, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pendleton:

  • RIVERSIDE MIDDLE (Students: 423, Location: 458 RIVERSIDE STREET, Grades: 7-8)
  • PENDLETON ELEMENTARY (Students: 404, Location: 902 EAST QUEEN STREET, Grades: PK-6)
  • LA FRANCE ELEMENTARY (Location: 550 WILLLIAMS STREET, Grades: PK-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Anderson County Fire Protection Service Pendleton (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Pendleton Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Pendleton: Pendleton Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pendleton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pendleton: Veterans Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Pendleton District Historical Rtnl and TRSM Cmmsso (Historical Places & Services; 125 East Queen Street), High Adventure Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 99 Welpine Road).

Court: Anderson County - Court Coordinator (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Cornelius Stribling - Navy Rear Admiral, Francis Burt (Nebraska) - 1st Governor of Nebraska Territory, Jane Edna Hunter - African- social worker, Thomas Jefferson Rusk - Politician, Carl Sitton - Baseball player, Homer V. M. Miller - Politician, Stephen Adams (politician) - Politician.

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

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

  • PENDLETON TOWN OF (0410006) (Population served: 3,883, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.2%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
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: 0.1% of all households
7 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Pendleton (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Pendleton Branch at 1001 S. Mechanic Street, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • The Palmetto Bank: Pendleton Branch at 901 South Mechanic Street, branch established on 1994/06/27. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp

For population 15 years and over in Pendleton:

Marital status in Pendleton, SC
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Pendleton:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pendleton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pendleton, SC (based on Anderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant97,855240
Mainline Protestant11,77559
Black Protestant7,88430
Catholic2,8512
Other1,1466
Orthodox501
None65,565-
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: 34
Anderson County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Anderson County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
This county:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 122
Anderson County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Anderson County:

11.8%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Anderson County:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pendleton:

58.5%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

60.8%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Pendleton:

27.8
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.7%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pendleton:

32.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Pendleton:

64.9%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Pendleton:

83.6%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pendleton, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 8$18,239$27,3590$0
Sewerage 6$18,469$36,9380$0
Water Supply 3$6,347$25,3880$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,781$40,6866$2,722
Financial Administration 2$5,957$35,7420$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,887$22,6440$0
Health 0$0 1$241
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 22$57,680$31,4627$2,963

Pendleton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $569,000 ($177.98)
    Central Staff Services: $522,000 ($163.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $500,000 ($156.40)
    Water Utilities: $493,000 ($154.21)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($36.91)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($13.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $233,000 ($72.88)
    Other - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($62.87)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $24,000 ($7.51)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($2.50)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $229,000 ($71.63)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($11.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($12.82)

Pendleton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $178,000 ($55.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $24,000 ($7.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $366,000 ($114.48)
    Rents: $19,000 ($5.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($2.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,655,000 ($517.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($2.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,208,000 ($377.85)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $420,000 ($131.37)
    Other: $106,000 ($33.16)

Pendleton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,526,000 ($477.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,419,000 ($443.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000 ($33.47)

Pendleton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,235,000 ($1011.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000 ($45.98)

6.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Greenville County, SC  1.48% ($46,222 average AGI)
from Pickens County, SC  0.82% ($45,702)
from Oconee County, SC  0.31% ($43,431)


5.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greenville County, SC  1.29% ($44,626 average AGI)
to Pickens County, SC  0.74% ($48,932)
to Oconee County, SC  0.27% ($42,519)
Businesses in Pendleton, SC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Goodwill1
CVS1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pendleton:

  • 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.)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WAHT (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLEMSON, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pendleton:

  • WSBF-FM (88.1 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: CLEMSON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pendleton:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Pendleton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pendleton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.4mTotal length
  • $2,360,000Total costs
  • 52,506Total average daily traffic
  • 3,414Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,272Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pendleton, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pendleton, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pendleton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Main St On The Square (Lat: 34.652333 Lon: -82.782917), Call Sign: KDA394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.950 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022, Registrant: Anderson County Fire Department, 210 Mcgee Road, Anderson, SC 29625, Phone: (864) 260-4016, Fax: (864) 260-4015, Email:
  • Town Hall Main St (Lat: 34.652889 Lon: -82.783750), Call Sign: KTR696, Licensee ID: L00099102,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/1996, Expiration Date: 02/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Pendleton Rescue Squad Inc, Pendleton, SC 29670, Phone: (803) 646-7431
  • 100 Dalton Dr (Lat: 34.635944 Lon: -82.786250), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPHJ663, Licensee ID: L00012779,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.425 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2005, Expiration Date: 06/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2015, Certifier: Rick Strasser, Registrant: Milliken & Company, Spartanburg, SC 29304, Phone: (864) 503-1541, Fax: (864) 503-1013, Email:
  • 200 Excelsior Mill Road (Lat: 34.657806 Lon: -82.791944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Call Sign: WQDD523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 07/29/2025, Certifier: Wyn Steadman, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0061
  • Lat: 34.633583 Lon: -82.757722, Call Sign: WQWF675,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.750 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Certifier: John Willoghby, Registrant: Communication Service Center, Inc., 4 Sulphur Springs Rd, Greenville, SC 29617, Phone: (864) 246-0914, Fax: (864) 246-2303, Email:
  • Lat: 34.651806 Lon: -82.777278, Call Sign: WQYV287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.300 MHz, 456.850 MHz, 457.300 MHz, 461.050 MHz, 461.562 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 463.537 MHz, 463.975 MHz, 466.050 MHz, 466.562 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 01/31/2017, Expiration Date: 01/31/2027, Certifier: Joanne Avery, Registrant: Broadway Technologies Inc, 8809 Augusta Rd #c, Pelzer, SC 29669, Phone: (864) 243-0254, Fax: (864) 243-0253, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PENDLETON, Various Location (Lat: 34.653694 Lon: -82.785972), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTZ675,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, 956.331 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2010, Expiration Date: 07/26/2020, Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2111 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake, WA 99019, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3727, Email:
  • DENVER SC, 145 Wellpine Ridge Road (Denver - Anderson, Sc Msa) (Lat: 34.584889 Lon: -82.712056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQIT313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pendleton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pendleton)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$111,3384$97,30311$123,8551$54,2602$76,3901$32,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$139,3700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$63,0656$143,8970$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$71,2200$05$156,9460$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$68,4800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$125,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$78,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$87,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pendleton, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pendleton, SC - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 41. The highest number of fire incidents - 82 took place in 2016, and the least - 17 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pendleton, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.8%), and Structure Fires (40.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pendleton, SC
    • 25641.8%Outside Fires
    • 25040.8%Structure Fires
    • 9816.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 81.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pendleton, SC
Most common first names in Pendleton, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7871.9 years
John6076.1 years
William5973.8 years
Mary4779.1 years
Robert3372.6 years
Willie3276.7 years
Charles2469.8 years
Thomas2470.5 years
Annie2178.5 years
Ruth1980.4 years
Most common last names in Pendleton, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown4672.9 years
Smith4476.8 years
Williams4273.7 years
Gambrell2574.4 years
Martin2375.3 years
Johnson2273.5 years
Jones2072.5 years
Swaney2064.8 years
Lee1969.9 years
Webb1879.3 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pendleton, SC
  • 49.5%Electricity
  • 42.0%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pendleton, SC
  • 83.7%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Wood


Pendleton compared to South Carolina state average:

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

Pendleton on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #35 (29670) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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