Saluda, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 3,607 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.6%
Males: 1,741  (48.3%)
Females: 1,866  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29138.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,649 (it was $26,964 in 2000)
Saluda:

$26,649
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,840 (it was $13,032 in 2000)

Saluda town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,986 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Saluda:

$83,986
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

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  • Races in Saluda, SC (2010)

    Saluda races chart
    • 1,39039.0%Black alone
    • 1,20833.9%Hispanic
    • 89825.2%White alone
    • 431.2%Two or more races
    • 150.4%Asian alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Saluda: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (6.4%), Irish (5.7%), German (5.6%), English (1.8%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 3.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,114 people per square mile   (low).

Saluda,SC real estate house value index trend

Saluda, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Saluda:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saluda town:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

772 residents are foreign born (21.4% Latin America).

This town:

21.4%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $769 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $462 (0.6%)

Saluda satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (35.5 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (99.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (552.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Saluda River, SC (2.7 miles ), Ward, SC (3.2 miles) , Johnston, SC (3.5 miles ), Ridge Spring, SC (3.5 miles ), Monetta, SC (3.8 miles ), Kirksey, SC (3.9 miles ), Pleasant Lane, SC (3.9 miles ), Batesburg-Leesville, SC (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.00 N, Longitude: 81.77 W

Area code: 864

Saluda household income distribution Saluda home values distribution

Crime rates in Saluda by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000010003000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.033.60.00.00.083.20.00.00.0
Rapes 1211400200011
per 100,000 31.965.132.933.2132.70.00.069.10.00.00.028.127.7
Robberies 34359543012321
per 100,000 95.6130.298.6166.1298.5167.8137.0103.70.0332.783.356.127.7
Assaults 12403732265852585751441910
per 100,000 382.41,302.11,215.51,062.8862.41,947.01,780.82,004.11,912.81,413.91,222.2533.0277.1
Burglaries 1013812757121214402010
per 100,000 318.7423.2262.8398.5232.2167.8239.7414.7402.7388.11,111.1561.0277.1
Thefts 3088106113736571586352636345
per 100,000 956.02,864.63,482.33,752.92,421.22,181.92,431.52,004.12,114.11,441.61,750.01,767.21,246.9
Auto thefts 43132146233333
per 100,000 127.597.732.999.666.3470.0205.569.1100.783.283.384.283.1
Arson N/A100110000000
per 100,000 N/A32.60.00.033.233.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 209.6524.2478.0494.3506.5669.8549.3626.5523.9666.6441.2273.3168.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Saluda detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Saluda, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Saluda-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Saluda town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 tornado 33.0 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Saluda-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 121.0 miles away from Saluda center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 175.7 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 116.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.1 miles away from Saluda 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 153.4 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 Saluda County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Saluda topographic map

Birthplace of: Lyndon Amick - Stock car racing driver and soldier, Milledge Luke Bonham - Confederate Army general, James Butler Hare - US Congressman, Jason Mitchell - College basketball player (Cornell Big Red).

Hospitals and medical centers in Saluda:

  • SALUDA NURSING CENTER (581 NEWBERRY HIGHWAY)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC-SALUDA (301 W BUTLER AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Saluda:

  • BATESBURG GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BATESBURG, SC)

airports located in Saluda:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saluda:

  • Piedmont Technical College (about 25 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,831)
  • Lander University (about 27 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 30 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 33 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 38 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 39 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 43 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)

Public high school in Saluda:

  • SALUDA HIGH (Students: 600, Location: 160 IVORY KEY ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Saluda:

See full list of schools located in Saluda

Library in Saluda:

  • SALUDA COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $167,604; Location: 101 S MAIN STREET; 20,571 books; 684 audio materials; 579 video materials; 35 state licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Saluda: Saluda Fire Department Number 400 (A), Saluda County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Saluda include: Rock Hill Church (A), Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church (B), Corner Stone Christian Church (C), Saluda Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Pauls Church (E), Red Bank Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Mine Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Saluda County Historical Society (Museums; 109 Law Range Street).

Courts: Saluda County - Chambers- Family Court- Clerk Of Court- Probate Court (100 East Church), Saluda County - County Council- Clerk Of Court- Economic Development (400 West Highland Avenue), Saluda County - Clerk Of Court- Office (100 East Church), Saluda County - Clerk Of Court- Treasurer's Office (100 East Church).

Saluda 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 2013 was 44.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 20.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00468. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00468
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.0%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Black residents, 36.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.4% for other race residents, 13.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Saluda in 2000:

  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Saluda, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Saluda (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Saluda I 751 at 300 North Main Street, branch established on 2000/06/17; Saluda 2 Main Branch 753 at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1965/07/12. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Park Sterling Bank: Saluda Office Branch at 437 North Main Street, branch established on 1999/11/01; Saluda Branch at 200 North Main Street, branch established on 1987/12/18. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Saluda Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1965/08/15. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.5
South Carolina average:

12.0

Saluda travel time to work - commute Saluda mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Saluda (Saluda, South Carolina Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Saluda town (based on Saluda County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,57526
Mainline Protestant2,31117
Black Protestant9767
Catholic3001
Other36-
None12,677-
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: 2
Saluda County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Saluda County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Saluda County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Saluda County:

28.2%
South Carolina:

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

10.2%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Saluda:

46.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Saluda:

20.8%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Saluda:

11.7%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Saluda:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Saluda:

32.5%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Saluda:

53.1%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Saluda, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,173$50,0760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,320
Judicial and Legal 1$2,325$27,9002$1,770
Police Protection - Officers 10$29,154$34,9850$0
Firefighters 0$0 18$2,810
Solid Waste Management 6$11,681$23,3620$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,780$21,3602$1,550
Totals for Government 19$49,113$31,01928$10,450

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($33.27)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $486,000 ($134.74)
    Police Protection: $406,000 ($112.56)
    Regular Highways: $158,000 ($43.80)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($8.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $46,000 ($12.75)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($7.49)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($6.38)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($4.44)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $681,000 ($188.80)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $57,000 ($15.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $97,000 ($26.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($4.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $216,000 ($59.88)
    General Support: $208,000 ($57.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $165,000 ($45.74)
    Interest Earnings: $73,000 ($20.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $122,000 ($33.82)
    All Other: $97,000 ($26.89)
  • Tax - Property: $280,000 ($77.63)
    NEC: $196,000 ($54.34)
    Public Utilities: $113,000 ($31.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,406,000 ($389.80)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lexington County, SC  1.30% ($28,495 average AGI)
from Edgefield County, SC  0.52% ($23,333)
from Aiken County, SC  0.46% ($39,438)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lexington County, SC  1.50% ($32,829 average AGI)
to Aiken County, SC  0.43% ($31,000)
to Greenwood County, SC  0.40% ($26,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saluda:

  • WJES (1190 AM; 1 kW; SALUDA, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCZZ (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saluda:

  • WJES-FM (92.1 FM; SALUDA, SC; Owner: BRECKENRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W274AE (102.7 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Saluda:

  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Saluda fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Saluda fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $807,000Total costs
  • 9,300Total average daily traffic
  • 558Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,787Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Saluda, SC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BARRY E FITCH ZENITH 601 HDS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 195BW , Serial Number: 3398, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Barry Fitch, 2936 Old Chappells Ferry Rd, Saluda, SC 29138
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3980J , Serial Number: 15065280, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip J Hodgens, 340 Palmetto Forge Rd, Saluda, SC 29138
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3983V , Serial Number: 18302, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Robert E Wright, 124 Murray Blvd, Saluda, SC 29138
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 501SN , Serial Number: 680566
    Registrant (Government): Saluda County Sheriffs Office, 100 Law Enforcement Dr, Saluda, SC 29138
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 65902 , Serial Number: 13942
    Registrant (Individual): James M Ashley, 2766 Hollywood Rd, Saluda, SC 29138
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7017A , Serial Number: 29117, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip J Hodgens, 340 Palmetto Forge Rd, Saluda, SC 29138
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269A-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 65 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8947F , Serial Number: 25-0034, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Southeast Helicopters Inc, Po Box 636, Saluda, SC 29138

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

SALUDA CPW (4110001) (Population served: 3,200, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
RICHARD DEASON MHP (4160011) (Population served: 24, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • SALUDA CO W&S AUTHORITY (4120001) (Population served: 2,439, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • SALUDA WATERS S/D (4150010) (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Saluda

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Most common first names in Saluda, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11072.4 years
John8571.7 years
Mary7677.5 years
Willie6373.2 years
George5772.6 years
William5673.5 years
Annie5279.9 years
Robert4669.4 years
Henry3376.0 years
Joe2872.1 years
Most common last names in Saluda, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Coleman7777.8 years
Smith5372.9 years
Berry4572.6 years
Long4372.6 years
Edwards4274.8 years
Jones4272.0 years
Crouch4176.2 years
Rowe3567.8 years
Butler3476.2 years
Cockrell3077.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
Businesses in Saluda, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1

Saluda compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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