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Population in 2012: 703 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.3%
Males: 304  (43.3%)
Females: 399  (56.7%)

Median resident age:  57.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28773.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,615 (it was $39,063 in 2000)
Saluda:

$41,615
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,667

Saluda city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $230,036 (it was $115,700 in 2000)
Saluda:

$230,036
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $282,011; Detached houses: $292,328; In 2-unit structures: $293,001; Mobile homes: $186,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $867.

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Saluda races chart
  • White alone - 671 (94.1%)
  • Black alone - 19 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Saluda: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (19.2%), English (13.1%), German (13.1%), Irish (7.5%), Scottish (6.7%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 209 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 451 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Saluda:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saluda city:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

75 residents are foreign born (5.9% Europe).

This city:  11.6%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Saluda, North Carolina as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Saluda to the number of sex offenders is 176 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,810 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,161 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (26.4 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (85.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (513.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Flat Rock, NC (2.3 miles ), Flat Rock, NC (2.5 miles ), Tryon, NC (2.5 miles ), Dana, NC (2.6 miles ), Barker Heights, NC (2.7 miles ), Columbus, NC (2.9 miles ), Hendersonville, NC (2.9 miles ), Valley Hill, NC (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 82.35 W

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Saluda by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010
per 100,000 0.00.0173.90.0
Robberies 0011
per 100,000 0.00.0173.9175.7
Assaults 0131
per 100,000 0.0168.4521.7175.7
Burglaries 41015
per 100,000 683.8168.40.02636.2
Thefts 1861020
per 100,000 3076.91010.11739.13514.9
Auto thefts 1312
per 100,000 170.9505.1173.9351.5
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.1) 181.6124.2372.9433.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.62
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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Average climate in Saluda, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Saluda-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Saluda city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 46.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Saluda-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 94.8 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 98.9 miles away from Saluda center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 22.7 miles away from Saluda center
On 6/16/2006 at 00:57:27, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 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 Polk County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Andrea Duke - Beauty pageant winner, Walter Stephenson - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Saluda:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF SALUDA (Nursing Home, 501 ESSEOLA CIRCLE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Saluda:

  • FOUR SEASONS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FLAT ROCK, NC)
  • PINEBROOK GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Saluda, NC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saluda:

  • Furman University (about 23 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 26 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Bob Jones University (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 28 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 28 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 29 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 29 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)

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Polk 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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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.3. This is about average.
City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00022. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00022
U.S.:

0.06353
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.314. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.401
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.72
U.S.:

2.96
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 8.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.58
U.S.:

11.08

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

MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ORCHARD LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN PAGE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CH (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-23-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-30-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.7%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Saluda, NC

90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Saluda compared to North Carolina state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Saluda (2011 data):

  • Macon Bank, Inc.: Saluda Branch at 108 East Main, branch established on 2007/08/01. Info updated 2011/02/10: Bank assets: $874.5 mil, Deposits: $751.0 mil, headquarters in Franklin, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Macon Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Saluda travel time to work - commute


Saluda mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Saluda city (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.12%
Here63.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents59.7%10.5%6.9%5.5%5.3%
Congregations50.0%2.0%14.0%6.0%6.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of the BrethrenLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.0%2.2%1.2%1.1%2.6%
Congregations2.0%2.0%2.0%2.0%14.0%
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: 5
Polk County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Polk County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

11.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

23.7%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

15.6%

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$3,587$43,0440$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,284$41,1360$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,807$27,2280$0
Water Supply 3$7,729$30,9160$0
Totals for Government 10$28,407$34,0880$0

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $234,000 ($332.86)
    Police Protection: $223,000 ($317.21)
    Central Staff Services: $168,000 ($238.98)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($142.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($71.12)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($61.17)
    Fire Protection: $39,000 ($55.48)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($25.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($9.96)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($7.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($11.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($19.91)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($7.11)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($7.11)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $284,000 ($403.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $291,000 ($413.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($78.24)
    All Other: $8,000 ($11.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $71,000 ($101.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($49.79)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($7.11)
    Rents: $4,000 ($5.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $125,000 ($177.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $38,000 ($54.05)
    Highways: $31,000 ($44.10)
    All Other: $3,000 ($4.27)
  • Tax - Property: $332,000 ($472.26)
    NEC: $9,000 ($12.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $134,000 ($190.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $125,000 ($177.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($12.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $233,000 ($331.44)

7.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henderson County, NC  1.17% ($33,695 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.90% ($42,857)
from Rutherford County, NC  0.57% ($34,750)


6.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

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 Spartanburg County, SC  0.99% ($48,191 average AGI)
to Henderson County, NC  0.96% ($37,152)
to Rutherford County, NC  0.70% ($27,354)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saluda:

  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saluda:

  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Saluda:

  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W31AZ (Channel 31; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24BA (Channel 24; TRYON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W05AC (Channel 5; TRYON, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W27AX (Channel 27; LAKE LURE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Saluda fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 2011 01:03 PM, Greenville St, Lat: 35.22928611, Lon: -82.35695, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 1976 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Saluda Detector, Detector, Rr Mp W 29.9 (Lat: 35.237056 Lon: -82.392333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNNY965, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2004, Expiration Date: 03/29/2014
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • 2 East Main Street (Lat: 35.236250 Lon: -82.348361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQLK561
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.542 MHz, 151.017 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2010, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020, Certifier: Jim Cantrell
    Registrant: Kimball Communications, Inc, 245 Duncan Hill Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, Phone: (828) 697-6232, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SALUDA, 0.2 Mi N Of Us 176 & 2 Mi W Of (Lat: 35.238167 Lon: -82.380944), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEX251, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 6566.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:
  • SALUDA, Howard Gap Road (Lat: 35.255111 Lon: -82.357056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPNC457
    Assigned Frequencies: 10562.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WARRIOR MTN, 1086 Howard Gap Rd (Lat: 35.255000 Lon: -82.356889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQNH769
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/08/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Saluda)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1783M , Serial Number: 18264443, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Albert S Iii Browning, Po Box 1627, Saluda, NC 28773, Other Owners: Charles Thomas Browning
  • Aircraft: FLEMING THORP T-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 252F , Serial Number: 242, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Phillips, Po Box 386, Saluda, NC 28773
  • Aircraft: BUTLER WILLIAM S THATCHER CX4 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 266SB , Serial Number: 40, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/2008
    Registrant (Individual): William S Butler, Po Box 632, Saluda, NC 28773
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 305P , Serial Number: 25-0524, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1981
    Registrant (Individual): John H Sanford, 140 Terry Lane, Saluda, NC 28773
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3222F , Serial Number: 670015, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1967
    Registrant (Individual): John H Sanford, Po Box 1019, Saluda, NC 28773
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6497P , Serial Number: 24-1617, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Terrance N Taylor, Po Box 222, Saluda, NC 28773
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9274M , Serial Number: 1213, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney A Gibson, Po Box 486, Saluda, NC 28773


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Saluda


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Saluda, NC

Most common first names in Saluda, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3083.1 years
John2475.2 years
William2373.5 years
George1369.2 years
Robert1370.5 years
James1374.2 years
Ruth1382.9 years
Ruby1177.9 years
Margaret1079.4 years
Roy1072.4 years
Most common last names in Saluda, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pace5675.4 years
Thompson3479.5 years
Johnson2778.6 years
Jones2373.4 years
Bradley1768.8 years
Rhodes1471.7 years
Morgan1476.9 years
Ward1373.3 years
Staton1282.9 years
Phillips1176.0 years

Businesses in Saluda, NC

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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