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Population in 2012: 11,265 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +185.2%
Males: 6,971  (61.9%)
Females: 4,294  (38.1%)

Median resident age:  22.9 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29905.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,781 (it was $36,599 in 2000)
Port Royal:

$41,781
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,625

Port Royal town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $169,539 (it was $84,700 in 2000)
Port Royal:

$169,539
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $202,826; Detached houses: $240,032; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,786; In 2-unit structures: $127,415; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,079; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $304,290; Mobile homes: $88,102

Median gross rent in 2012: $946.

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  • White alone - 6,258 (57.9%)
  • Black alone - 2,687 (24.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,135 (10.5%)
  • Two or more races - 357 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 285 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 72 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Royal: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (13.2%), German (12.9%), English (6.8%), United States (6.2%), Polish (2.4%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 2,901 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Port Royal:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Royal town:

  • Never married: 59.1%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

594 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America).

This town:  5.5%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Port Royal, South Carolina as of August 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Port Royal to the number of sex offenders is 1,878 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: $1,527 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $665 (0.4%)

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

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 100,000 890.41365.41250.6
Thefts 121204222
per 100,000 2992.85064.54957.6
Auto thefts 31513
per 100,000 74.2372.4290.3
Arson 111
per 100,000 24.724.822.3
City-data.com crime rate (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 2012, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Port Royal, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Port Royal-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 17% 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 above South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 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 Port Royal 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 the city 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 Port Royal center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.1 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).
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Hospital/medical center in Port Royal:

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

Other hospitals/medical centers near Port Royal:

  • BAYVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BEAUFORT, SC)
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; BEAUFORT, SC)
  • BEAUFORT MEM HOSP TCU (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEAUFORT, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Port Royal, SC

Local government website: www.portroyal.org/govment.htm

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

  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 32 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 8,605)
  • Savannah State University (about 33 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,255)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 35 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • South University-Savannah (about 36 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,933)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 39 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 52 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 53 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,287)

Public elementary/middle schools 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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Port Royal, SC

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 compared to South Carolina state average:

Port Royal, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Royal, South Carolina:

  • Days Inn, 1809 S Ribaut Rd, Port Royal, SC 29935 , Phone: (803) 524-1551
  • Super8 Motel, 1360 Ribaut Rd, Port Royal, SC 29935 , Phone: (843) 524-9333, Fax: (843) 524-9333
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Royal, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Port Royal travel time to work - commute


Port Royal mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.79%
Here32.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents26.6%24.6%12.5%9.1%9.0%
Congregations17.3%5.3%8.0%5.3%10.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents3.1%2.8%1.9%1.5%9.1%
Congregations4.0%4.0%5.3%4.0%36.0%
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: 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,208$38,4960$0
Other Government Administration 6$26,435$52,8705$2,411
Judicial and Legal 1$2,699$32,3881$461
Police Protection - Officers 19$67,562$42,6710$0
Police - Other 1$2,579$30,9480$0
Streets and Highways 9$20,431$27,2411$664
Totals for Government 37$122,914$39,8647$3,536

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $304,000 ($26.99)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,658,000 ($147.18)
    Police Protection: $986,000 ($87.53)
    Central Staff Services: $469,000 ($41.63)
    Fire Protection: $360,000 ($31.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000 ($17.93)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($13.23)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($4.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($3.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($3.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $347,000 ($30.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $307,000 ($27.25)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($6.13)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($3.55)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($2.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,869,000 ($165.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($1.95)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($16.96)
    All Other: $154,000 ($13.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($3.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $114,000 ($10.12)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,828,000 ($162.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $182,000 ($16.16)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Tax - Property: $1,084,000 ($96.23)
    NEC: $397,000 ($35.24)
    Public Utilities: $291,000 ($25.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $115,000 ($10.21)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $452,000 ($40.12)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,000 ($1.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,150,000 ($190.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,150,000 ($190.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($36.84)
    Other, NEC: $5,000 ($0.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($3.28)
    Other, NEC: $11,000 ($0.98)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $950,000 ($84.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,846,000 ($163.87)

12.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($68,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.54%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,182 average AGI)
Beaufort County:

0.47%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jasper County, SC  0.31% ($28,710 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.27% ($33,937)
from Chatham County, GA  0.26% ($76,296)


10.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.41% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,392 average AGI)
Beaufort County:

0.41%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jasper County, SC  0.41% ($32,623 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.32% ($35,340)
to Charleston County, SC  0.31% ($51,325)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Port Royal, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Port Royal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,355
Total average daily truck traffic: 141
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 3,580

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2005, Expiration Date: 08/05/2015, Certifier: Brian Reynolds
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2004, Expiration Date: 08/11/2014
    Registrant: Scdnr Law Enforcement, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29202, Phone: (803) 955-4000, Fax: (803) 955-3010, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KE4IHC, Licensee ID: L00301815
    Grant Date: 12/30/2003, Expiration Date: 12/30/2013
    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: KG6IXD, Licensee ID: L00422856
    Grant Date: 09/20/2011, Expiration Date: 11/21/2021, Certifier: Justin K Birkhofer
    Registrant: Justin K Birkhofer, 700 Preserve Ave E Apt 7211, 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310K (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: 77SP , Serial Number: 310K0170, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Sp Owners LLC, 1845 N Paris Ave, 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
Businesses in Port Royal, SC
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Super 81
Hardee's1YMCA1
Jimmy Jazz1

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