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Population in 2012: 135 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 

Males: 75  (55.6%)
Females: 60  (44.4%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 29676

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,611 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Salem:

$34,611
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,518

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $139,975 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Salem:

$139,975
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,106; Detached houses: $141,686; Mobile homes: $58,746

Median gross rent in 2012: $400.

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  • White alone - 134 (99.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salem: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (22.4%), Irish (20.4%), German (17.3%), United States (8.2%), Welsh (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 56.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem town:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

4 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia).

This town:  3.2%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Salem, South Carolina as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 68 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $617 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Salem satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (33.6 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (112.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (544.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mountain Rest, SC (2.8 miles) , West Union, SC (3.1 miles ), Walhalla, SC (3.1 miles ), Six Mile, SC (3.3 miles ), Newry, SC (3.4 miles) , Seneca, SC (3.8 miles ), Utica, SC (3.8 miles ), Pickens, SC (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.89 N, Longitude: 82.97 W

Area code: 864

Salem household income distribution Salem home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Salem by Year
Type 2004 2005 2007 2008 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 20000
per 100,000 1538.50.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 01000
per 100,000 0.0763.40.00.00.0
Burglaries 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 02040
per 100,000 0.01526.70.03030.30.0
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 1266.4219.90.0124.70.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.35
South Carolina average:

2.36
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -156 (-55.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (60%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Life and physical scientists (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Special education teachers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Food processing workers (10%)


Average climate in Salem, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Salem town center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 30.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 89% 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 75.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from Salem center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Salem center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oconee County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Salem:

  • OMH HOSPICE OF THE FOOTHILLS (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • OMH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • OCONEE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 14 miles away; SENECA, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Salem, SC

Amtrak station near Salem:

  • 16 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 Salem:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 17 miles; Central, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,354)
  • Clemson University (about 18 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 20 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Furman University (about 31 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Western Carolina University (about 32 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • Bob Jones University (about 34 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 35 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)

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Notable location: Oconee County Rural Fire Department Salem (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Myrtle's Stitch N Sew Etc (10 Park Avenue), Park AV Guest House (10 Park Avenue).

 
Oconee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.7. This is about average.
City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.72. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.450
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salem and their reported violations in the past:

SALEM TOWN OF (Population served: 2278, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-2000 and OCT-20-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2000)
ISAQUEENA POINT UTIL SYS (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2004)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-10-2000 and OCT-12-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • KEOWEE KEY UTILITY SYSTEM INC (Population served: 3545, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.6%

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Salem, SC

Salem compared to South Carolina state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Salem (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lake Keowee Branch at 8233 Rochester Highway, branch established on 1990/07/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Salem travel time to work - commute


Salem mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Salem town (based on Oconee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.36%
Here59.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents68.2%7.1%6.4%4.7%3.1%
Congregations49.6%9.4%12.2%1.4%4.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.1%1.6%1.3%0.9%4.5%
Congregations4.3%0.7%1.4%5.8%10.8%
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: 13
Oconee County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Oconee County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Oconee County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Oconee County:

28.6%
South Carolina:

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

16.7%
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$2,253$27,0360$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,326
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,465$29,5800$0
Water Supply 2$4,243$25,4580$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,557$30,2280$0
Totals for Government 7$16,518$28,3175$1,326

Salem government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $624,000 ($4622.22)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $238,000 ($1762.96)
    Police Protection: $86,000 ($637.04)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($207.41)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($155.56)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($66.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.41)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($7.41)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($7.41)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($74.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $220,000 ($1629.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($237.04)

Salem government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $46,000 ($340.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($22.22)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($14.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($2037.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $628,000 ($4651.85)
    Highways: $119,000 ($881.48)
    General Support: $5,000 ($37.04)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $69,000 ($511.11)
    Property: $12,000 ($88.89)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($44.44)

Salem government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($2962.96)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $16,000 ($118.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $12,000 ($88.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $368,000 ($2725.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($237.04)
    Other, NEC: $4,000 ($29.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $104,000 ($770.37)

6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Oconee County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pickens County, SC  0.80% ($41,223 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.58% ($28,214)
from Greenville County, SC  0.33% ($69,341)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pickens County, SC  0.87% ($34,645 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.81% ($33,254)
to Greenville County, SC  0.43% ($47,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • 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.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • WGOG (96.3 FM; WALHALLA, SC; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • 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)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Salem fatal accident list:

Dec 1, 1998 05:35 PM, 130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 275
Total average daily truck traffic: 16
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 352

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Salem, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BAD CRK, Bad Creek Hydro Plant 9.25 Mi Nnw Of (Lat: 35.018139 Lon: -83.009861), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNEI465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/1999, Expiration Date: 02/23/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (704) 382-6666
  • Salem, 15715 N Hwy 11 (Lat: 34.914889 Lon: -82.921694), Type: Upole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQJX487
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2009, Expiration Date: 02/03/2019, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Stamp Creek, 104 Nimmons Bridge Rd (Lat: 34.844167 Lon: -82.924167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQJX489
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2009, Expiration Date: 02/03/2019, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Suite 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • W Side Of Sr 55, 1.6 Km North (Lat: 33.976528 Lon: -79.808111), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: KNLR338
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005
    Registrant: O\'Connor And Hannan, L.L.P., 1919 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20006-3483, Phone: (202) 887-1431

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salem)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16554 , Serial Number: 28R-7335162, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne P Hobin, 3 Horizon Pointe Ln, Salem, SC 29676
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32408 , Serial Number: 28-7515149, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas C Dalton, 311 Little River Crossing Rd, Salem, SC 29676


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Salem


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salem, SC

Businesses in Salem, SC

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Subway: 1

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