Port Royal, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 11,870 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +200.5%
Males: 7,224  (60.9%)
Females: 4,646  (39.1%)
Median resident age:  22.7 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29905.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,227 (it was $36,599 in 2000)
Port Royal:

$45,227
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,900 (it was $18,163 in 2000)

Port Royal town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $190,017 (it was $84,700 in 2000)
Port Royal:

$190,017
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $381,376; Detached houses: $430,639; Townhouses or other attached units: $301,797; In 2-unit structures: $420,594; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $294,098; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,853; Mobile homes: $74,179; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $80,443

Median gross rent in 2013: $933.

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  • Races in Port Royal, SC (2013)

    Port Royal races chart
    • 6,37655.7%White alone
    • 3,19427.9%Black alone
    • 1,24810.9%Hispanic
    • 3342.9%Two or more races
    • 1831.6%Asian alone
    • 600.5%American Indian alone
    • 430.4%Other race alone
    • 360.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Port Royal: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.7%), German (12.1%), English (6.3%), United States (5.4%), Polish (2.0%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 3,057 people per square mile   (average).

Port Royal, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Port Royal:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Royal town:

  • Never married: 57.3%
  • Now married: 28.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

583 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This town:

5.1%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,588 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $967 (0.6%)

Port Royal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (32.9 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (153.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (610.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shell Point, SC (1.5 miles ), Beaufort, SC (1.8 miles ), Burton, SC (1.8 miles ), Parris Island, SC (2.0 miles ), St. Helena, SC (2.6 miles ), Laurel Bay, SC (2.6 miles ), Hilton Head Island, SC (3.8 miles ), Sheldon, SC (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2006: 80 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2007: 228 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2008: 109 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2009: 78 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2013: 108 buildings, average cost: $213,200
  • 2014: 91 buildings, average cost: $237,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.39 N, Longitude: 80.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Port Royal household income distribution Port Royal home values distribution

Crime rates in Port Royal by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 100
per 100,000 24.70.00.0
Rapes 211
per 100,000 49.524.822.3
Robberies 369
per 100,000 74.2149.0201.0
Assaults 121020
per 100,000 296.8248.3446.6
Burglaries 365556
per 100,000 890.41,365.41,250.6
Thefts 121204222
per 100,000 2,992.85,064.54,957.6
Auto thefts 31513
per 100,000 74.2372.4290.3
Arson 111
per 100,000 24.724.822.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 373.3460.2496.0

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Crime rate in Port Royal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Port Royal, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Port Royal-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Port Royal town center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/25/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Royal-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 48.2 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 145.7 miles away from Port Royal 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 44.9 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 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from Port Royal center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 44.2 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 Beaufort County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Royal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Royal:

  • BMA OF BEAUFORT INC LOW COUNTRY DIALYSIS (TWO PROFESSIONAL DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Port Royal:

  • BAYVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BEAUFORT, SC)
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BEAUFORT, SC)
  • BEAUFORT MEM HOSP TCU (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEAUFORT, SC)
  • UNITED HOSPICE BEAUFORT (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BEAUFORT, SC)
  • HILTON HEAD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC)
  • HILTON HEAD HOSP SKILLED NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF HILTON HEAD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Royal:

  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 32 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,964)
  • Savannah State University (about 33 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 35 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 36 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 39 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 52 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 53 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)

Public elementary/middle school in Port Royal:

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Notable locations in Port Royal: Port Royal Landing Marina (A), Ruins (B), Port Royal City Hall (C), Beaufort Fire Department Station 3 (D), Port Royal Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Royal Oaks Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Port Royal include: Porter Chapel (A), Union Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Old Fort Church (D), Port Royal Baptist Church (E), Port Royal United Methodist Church (F), Praise Assembly Church (G), Shell Point Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Port Royal Cemetery (1), Old Fort Cemetery (2), Jericho Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lowcountry Estuarium (Museums; 1402 Paris Avenue).

Hotels: Days Inn Lobby (1660 Ribaut Road), Beaufort Lodge (1630 Ribaut Road), Days Inn Port Royal (1660 Ribaut Road).

Beaufort 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 2007 was 53.5. This is better than average.

City:

53.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00065. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00065
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.7%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 49.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

People in group quarters in Port Royal in 2010:

  • 3,535 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Port Royal in 2000:

  • 123 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Port Royal, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Port Royal (2011 data):

  • CBC NATIONAL BANK: Port Royal Branch at 1700 Ribaut Road, branch established on 2007/03/23. Info updated 2008/09/26: Bank assets: $477.6 mil, Deposits: $356.2 mil, headquarters in Fernandina Beach, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Banking Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
South Carolina average:

12.0

Port Royal travel time to work - commute Port Royal mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Port Royal town (based on Beaufort County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,00276
Catholic16,1175
Mainline Protestant15,10226
Other2,76916
Black Protestant2,73216
Orthodox1401
None101,371-
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: 37
Beaufort County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Beaufort County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Beaufort County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Here:

15.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaufort County:

20.1%
South Carolina:

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

11.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Port Royal:

49.4%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Port Royal:

28.8
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Royal:

11.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Royal:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

58.4%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Port Royal:

82.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Royal, 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
Financial Administration 2$9,197$55,1820$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,381$73,5245$2,411
Judicial and Legal 1$4,355$52,2601$852
Police Protection - Officers 21$90,032$51,4470$0
Police - Other 1$3,844$46,1280$0
Solid Waste Management 6$20,061$40,1222$1,838
Other and Unallocable 3$12,660$50,6400$0
Totals for Government 37$158,530$51,4158$5,101

Port Royal government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $304,000 ($25.61)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,658,000 ($139.68)
    Police Protection: $986,000 ($83.07)
    Central Staff Services: $469,000 ($39.51)
    Fire Protection: $360,000 ($30.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000 ($17.02)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($12.55)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($4.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($3.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($3.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $347,000 ($29.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $307,000 ($25.86)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($5.81)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($3.37)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($2.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,869,000 ($157.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($1.85)

Port Royal government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($16.09)
    All Other: $154,000 ($12.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($2.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $114,000 ($9.60)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,828,000 ($154.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $182,000 ($15.33)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Tax - Property: $1,084,000 ($91.32)
    NEC: $397,000 ($33.45)
    Public Utilities: $291,000 ($24.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $115,000 ($9.69)

Port Royal government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $452,000 ($38.08)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,000 ($1.35)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,150,000 ($181.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,150,000 ($181.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($34.96)
    Other, NEC: $5,000 ($0.42)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($3.12)
    Other, NEC: $11,000 ($0.93)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $950,000 ($80.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,846,000 ($155.52)

8.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,054 average AGI)
Beaufort County:

0.25%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jasper County, SC  0.46% ($30,768 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.26% ($39,738)
from Chatham County, GA  0.24% ($32,432)


8.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.31% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,588 average AGI)
Beaufort County:

0.31%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jasper County, SC  0.50% ($31,894 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.32% ($44,011)
to Chatham County, GA  0.25% ($39,068)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Royal:

  • WVGB (1490 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: VIVIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFXH (1130 AM; 1 kW; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNFO (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RIDGELAND, SC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Royal:

  • WAGP (88.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF BEAUFORT, INC)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGZO (103.1 FM; PARRIS ISLAND, SC; Owner: ZIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWVV (104.9 FM; RIDGELAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSIS (103.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W218BX (91.5 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218CB (91.5 FM; FROGMORE, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Royal:

  • W19CH (Channel 19; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32BJ (Channel 32; BEAUFORT, ETC., SC; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)
Port Royal fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Port Royal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 118m387ftTotal length
  • 55,399Total average daily traffic
  • 3,323Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78,310Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Port Royal, Lat: 32.382056 Lon: -80.688083, Call Sign: WQDE461
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2005, Expiration Date: 08/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2015, Certifier: Brian ReynoldsRegistrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JERICHO ISLAND SC, 1851 Ribaut Road (Lat: 32.382083 Lon: -80.700778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.4 m, Overall height: 40.8 m, Call Sign: WQIT722
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1015 9th St (Lat: 32.367694 Lon: -80.684000), Type: Tower, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WXZ336
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.850 MHz, 156.975 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2004, Expiration Date: 08/11/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2014Registrant: Scdnr Law Enforcement, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29202, Phone: (803) 955-4000, Fax: (803) 955-3010, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC4FUA, Licensee ID: L01073543, Grant Date: 07/24/2008, Expiration Date: 07/24/2018, Certifier: Branko C Resanowitch, Registrant: Branko C Resanowitch, 2813 Smilax Ave, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Call Sign: KE4IHC, Licensee ID: L00301815, Grant Date: 12/30/2003, Expiration Date: 12/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2015, Registrant: John H Dowdney, 1016 9th Street, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Call Sign: N4TUD, Previous Call Sign: KC4FOJ, Grant Date: 09/21/1993, Expiration Date: 09/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2005, Registrant: Marion S Anderson, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Call Sign: N4TUE, Previous Call Sign: KC4FOK, Grant Date: 09/21/1993, Expiration Date: 09/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2005, Registrant: Fleming M Anderson, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Call Sign: WB4BOP, Licensee ID: L00184326, Grant Date: 08/31/1993, Expiration Date: 08/31/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2005, Registrant: Charles D Bringle, 49 Shipwright Cr, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Call Sign: KJ4ADM, Licensee ID: L01330919, Grant Date: 10/26/2007, Expiration Date: 10/26/2017, Certifier: Carroll E Clark Jr, Registrant: Carroll E Clark Jr, 1 Landing Dr -23, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Call Sign: KM4TAO, Licensee ID: L02016386, Grant Date: 04/06/2016, Expiration Date: 04/06/2026, Certifier: Thomas W Curl Ii, Registrant: Thomas W Curl Ii, 1805 Battery Park Dr, Port Royal, SC 29935

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 327DT , Serial Number: 0972, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Cirrus G2 LLC, 1699 11th St, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Aircraft: TRIMMIER GENE GENE2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91688 , Serial Number: H2-99-10-4-425, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Gene Trimmier, 503 Island Dr, Port Royal, SC 29935

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
Most common first names in Port Royal, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2469.5 years
Mary1874.1 years
John1778.5 years
William1666.4 years
Robert1469.1 years
Dorothy1279.1 years
Charles1265.3 years
George879.5 years
Joseph879.2 years
Frank774.9 years
Most common last names in Port Royal, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2773.1 years
Green1169.8 years
Jones972.2 years
Brown873.4 years
Johnson875.1 years
Parker760.3 years
Washington769.7 years
Singleton671.7 years
Jenkins664.8 years
Williams675.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Port Royal, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jimmy Jazz1
CVS1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Super 81
Hardee's1YMCA1

Port Royal compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Port Royal on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 1,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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