Simpsonville, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 20,125 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.2%
Males: 10,221  (50.8%)
Females: 9,904  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29681.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,922 (it was $47,223 in 2000)
Simpsonville:

$50,922
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,959 (it was $21,139 in 2000)

Simpsonville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,658 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
Simpsonville:

$139,658
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $198,764; Detached houses: $209,813; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,090; In 2-unit structures: $302,493; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,411; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,544; Mobile homes: $78,631; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,964

Median gross rent in 2013: $864.

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  • Races in Simpsonville, SC (2013)

    Simpsonville races chart
    • 13,24968.3%White alone
    • 3,22316.6%Black alone
    • 2,41312.4%Hispanic
    • 2961.5%Asian alone
    • 1210.6%Two or more races
    • 990.5%American Indian alone
    • 530.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Simpsonville: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.4%), Irish (10.7%), German (9.2%), English (9.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 865 feet

Land area: 6.22 square miles.

Population density: 3,234 people per square mile   (average).

Simpsonville,SC real estate house value index trend

Simpsonville, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Simpsonville:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Simpsonville city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1,705 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America, 1.2% Africa).

This city:

8.8%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,035 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $826 (0.7%)

Simpsonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (10.5 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (87.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (534.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mauldin, SC (2.0 miles ), Fountain Inn, SC (2.1 miles ), Wedgefield, SC (2.3 miles ), Five Forks, SC (2.3 miles ), Gantt, SC (2.9 miles ), Glendale, SC (3.1 miles ), Golden Grove, SC (3.2 miles ), Ware Place, SC (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 1999: 96 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2001: 70 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2003: 141 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2004: 108 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2005: 180 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2006: 261 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2007: 135 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2012: 116 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2013: 161 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2014: 201 buildings, average cost: $160,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 82.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,598 (-8.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,878 (19.2%)

Area code: 864

Simpsonville household income distribution Simpsonville home values distribution

Property values in Simpsonville, SC


Crime rates in Simpsonville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 011200011200
per 100,000 0.06.76.713.20.00.00.05.75.510.80.00.0
Rapes 43286945551110
per 100,000 27.220.213.452.939.055.523.528.727.627.158.450.2
Robberies 11230117171312101576
per 100,000 74.913.5200.572.745.5104.976.368.855.281.337.230.1
Assaults 7757637581151946566323942
per 100,000 524.1384.0421.1495.8527.0931.5551.9372.9364.3173.4207.1210.9
Burglaries 799186122126941341241331208295
per 100,000 537.7613.1574.8806.5819.8579.9786.7711.3734.0650.4435.5477.0
Thefts 484572711589541675618512512532533693
per 100,000 3,294.33,853.74,752.03,893.73,519.84,163.83,628.32,937.02,825.82,883.52,830.73,479.3
Auto thefts 292036444049422123293237
per 100,000 197.4134.7240.6290.9260.2302.3246.6120.5126.9157.2170.0185.8
Arson 221443532310
per 100,000 13.613.56.726.426.018.529.417.211.016.35.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.1) 354.0337.2442.7450.3391.1522.7394.0324.7314.7292.2271.8295.3

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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 Simpsonville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 50 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2,491 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Simpsonville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Simpsonville-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Simpsonville city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Simpsonville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 61.0 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 121.1 miles away from Simpsonville 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 192.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from Simpsonville 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 169.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenville 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).
Simpsonville topographic map

Birthplace of: Shane Hall - Stock car racing driver, Stephen Thompson (fighter) - Kickboxer, Greg Taylor - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers), Red Barbary - Baseball player.

Main business address for: KEMET CORP (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Simpsonville:

  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES - GREENVILLE (421 SE MAIN STREET)
  • HILLCREST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 729 SOUTH EAST MAIN STREET)
  • DAYSPRING HEALTH AND REHAB OF SIMPSONVILLE, LLC (721 WEST CURTIS STREET)
  • DIAMOND HEALTH AND REHAB OF SIMPSONVILLE, LLC (807 SOUTH EAST MAIN STREET)
  • PALMETTO CONVALESCENT CENTER (721 W CURTIS ST)
  • DSI POWDERHORN DIALYSIS (16 POWDERHORN ROAD)

airports located in Simpsonville:

Amtrak station near Simpsonville:

  • 13 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Simpsonville:

  • Greenville Technical College (about 9 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 12 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 17 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 23 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • North Greenville University (about 25 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 25 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Anderson University (about 27 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)

Public high schools in Simpsonville:

Private high schools in Simpsonville:

  • SOUTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 1,060, Location: 2211 WOODRUFF RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • GREENVILLE CLASSICAL ACADEMY (Students: 61, Location: 2519 WOODRUFF RD, Grades: KG-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Simpsonville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Simpsonville:

  • FIVE OAKS ACADEMY (Students: 164, Location: 1101 JONESVILLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BETHLEHEM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 77, Location: 4 HARRISON BRIDGE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • HOPE ACADEMY (Students: 64, Location: 2258 WOODRUFF RD, Grades: UG-5)
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Notable locations in Simpsonville: Simpsonville Fire Department Headquarters (A), Simpsonville Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Simpsonville Plaza Shopping Center (1), Simpsonville Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Simpsonville Municipal Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Jameson Inn Simpsonville (Sj) (45 Ray East Talley Court), Hampton Inn Greenville-Simpsonville (3934 Grandview Drive), Palmetto Inn of Simpsonville (3445 North Industrial Drive).

Court: Simpsonville City - Clerk Of Court (405 East Curtis Street).

Greenville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.63. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.3%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.2% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
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
172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
35 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Simpsonville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Simpsonville (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Simpsonville Bi-Lo Branch at 699 Fairview Road, branch established on 2003/11/19; Simpsonville Branch 762 at 124 Ne Main St, branch established on 1921/01/01. 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.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Five Forks Branch at 2708 Woodruff Road, branch established on 2005/12/12; Simpsonville Branch at 636 Fairview Road, branch established on 1999/06/07. 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.
  • The Palmetto Bank: Simpsonville Branch at Maple And College Streets, branch established on 1976/03/22. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp
  • SCBT National Association: Simpsonville Branch at #1 Five Forks Plaza Court, branch established on 2000/05/07. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Simpsonville Branch at 667 Fairview Road, branch established on 2004/02/06. 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
  • Provident Community Bank, National Association: Simpsonville Banking Branch at 116 Northeast Main Street, branch established on 2006/03/01. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $376.6 mil, Deposits: $283.8 mil, headquarters in Rock Hill, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Simpsonville Branch at 3950 Grandview Drive, branch established on 2008/03/15. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Regions Bank: Simpsonville Branch at 2565 Woodruff Road, branch established on 2006/11/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Simpsonville Branch at 713 Se Main St, branch established on 1980/12/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

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Religion statistics for Simpsonville city (based on Greenville County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant186,955473
Mainline Protestant44,20096
Catholic25,4178
Black Protestant7,75324
Other5,65625
Orthodox1,9303
None179,314-
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: 86
Greenville County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Greenville County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 198
Greenville County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 383
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenville County:

24.4%
South Carolina:

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

13.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Simpsonville:

46.5%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Simpsonville:

42.5%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Simpsonville:

29.1
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Simpsonville:

22.0%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Simpsonville:

34.1%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Simpsonville:

54.3%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Simpsonville, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,995$47,9800$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,370$51,2887$3,967
Judicial and Legal 4$14,577$43,7310$0
Police Protection - Officers 35$112,199$38,4680$0
Police - Other 8$24,075$36,1130$0
Firefighters 50$155,664$37,3590$0
Fire - Other 4$16,160$48,4800$0
Health 1$2,438$29,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 7$18,352$31,4610$0
Sewerage 5$19,767$47,4410$0
Parks and Recreation 22$46,273$25,24014$5,701
Other and Unallocable 4$13,722$41,1660$0
Totals for Government 148$456,592$37,02121$9,668

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

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $718,000 ($35.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,940,000 ($96.40)
    Fire Protection: $1,523,000 ($75.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,081,000 ($53.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $579,000 ($28.77)
    Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($15.65)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($10.68)
    Water Utilities: $214,000 ($10.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000 ($9.04)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($4.82)
    Health Services - Other: $25,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $430,000 ($21.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $419,000 ($20.82)
    Water Utilities: $301,000 ($14.96)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($6.96)
    Fire Protection: $84,000 ($4.17)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($1.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,558,000 ($226.48)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,009,000 ($50.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000 ($4.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,177,000 ($108.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $570,000 ($28.32)
    Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($3.58)
    Property Sale Other: $26,000 ($1.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($10.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $651,000 ($32.35)
    All Other: $105,000 ($5.22)
  • Tax - Property: $1,731,000 ($86.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $638,000 ($31.70)
    Public Utilities: $518,000 ($25.74)
    NEC: $399,000 ($19.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,950,000 ($345.34)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $525,000 ($26.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,605,000 ($129.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,418,000 ($219.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $452,000 ($22.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,733,000 ($135.80)

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($655 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.70% ($34,662 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.46% ($34,910)
from Pickens County, SC  0.44% ($32,441)


5.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.71% ($34,365 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.44% ($34,651)
to Pickens County, SC  0.43% ($31,396)

Strongest AM radio stations in Simpsonville:

  • 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.)
  • WFIS (1600 AM; 1 kW; FOUNTAIN INN, SC; Owner: GOLDEN STRIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Simpsonville:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Simpsonville:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Simpsonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 59m194ftTotal length
  • $532,000Total costs
  • 188,138Total average daily traffic
  • 20,289Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Simpsonville, SC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED71$141,64838$163,052191$153,2655$100,92014$166,3791$16,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$155,7523$153,68311$171,8340$01$72,2900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$151,0557$136,00163$153,2193$72,3604$66,0330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$161,2386$124,43349$153,8011$123,6402$128,9350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$126,5802$106,39016$146,9841$62,7400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.04 , 0030.05, 0030.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$164,11115$168,673
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$173,9825$163,984
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$168,7201$290,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$116,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$96,4751$105,140

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.04 , 0030.05, 0030.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

EDGEWATER ACRES (2350024) (Address: ATTN: ROGER DAUGHERTY , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Simpsonville

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Simpsonville, South Carolina:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 3821 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 962-8500, Fax: (864) 962-8501
  • Hampton Inn Simpsonville, 3934 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 963-9292, Fax: (864) 962-9494
  • Quality Inn, 3755 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 963-2777, Fax: (864) 963-2777
  • Value Place Simpsonville, 3025 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 962-9500, Fax: (864) 588-8999
  • Comfort Suites Simpsonville, 3971 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville, South Carolina 29680 , Phone: (864) 757-1552, Fax: (864) 757-1553
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Simpsonville, South Carolina
Most common first names in Simpsonville, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19170.3 years
John14371.4 years
William13572.7 years
Mary11575.4 years
Robert8771.5 years
Charles7371.7 years
Margaret5976.3 years
George5473.6 years
Thomas5268.9 years
Willie4875.8 years
Most common last names in Simpsonville, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8272.3 years
Jones5277.1 years
Brown4275.3 years
Fowler4276.4 years
Johnson3873.0 years
Sullivan3772.2 years
Henderson3476.1 years
Williams3174.9 years
Thompson3076.5 years
Garrett3072.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Simpsonville, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts2Motel 61
Applebee's1Nike1
Arby's2Panera Bread1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Penske2
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS4Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets2
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks2
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1T-Mobile3
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Target1
Holiday Inn1Tire Kingdom1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box2UPS8
Just Tires1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Waffle House1
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1

Simpsonville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Simpsonville on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Egypt (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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