Tigerville, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 7,542.
Males: 3,838  (50.9%)
Females: 3,704  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29690

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,646 (it was $39,744 in 2000)
Tigerville:

$47,646
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,732 (it was $17,129 in 2000)

Tigerville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,528 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Tigerville:

$124,528
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
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  • Races in Tigerville, SC (2000)

    Tigerville races chart
    • 6,07491.1%White alone
    • 4266.4%Black alone
    • 791.2%Hispanic
    • 420.6%Two or more races
    • 300.5%American Indian alone
    • 100.2%Asian alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tigerville: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1025 feet

Land area: 86.5 square miles.

Population density: 87 people per square mile   (very low).

Tigerville, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Tigerville:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tigerville CCD:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tigerville CCD:  0.5% ($436)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Tigerville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (17.6 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (90.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (523.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Slater-Marietta, SC (2.5 miles ), Slater, SC (2.7 miles ), Highland, SC (2.9 miles ), Travelers Rest, SC (3.0 miles ), Saluda, NC (3.3 miles ), Flat Rock, NC (3.4 miles ), East Flat Rock, NC (3.6 miles ), Tryon, NC (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.10 N, Longitude: 82.42 W

Tigerville household income distribution Tigerville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Tigerville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tigerville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the Tigerville place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tigerville-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 84.8 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 99.3 miles away from Tigerville 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 230.9 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 186.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from Tigerville center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 144.7 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Tigerville:

  • HOPE HEALTH AND REHAB OF MARIETTA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARIETTA, SC)
  • STROUD MEM (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARIETTA, SC)
  • NORTH GREENVILLE HOSPITAL LONG TERM ACUTE CARE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; TRAVELERS REST, SC)
  • N GREENVILLE HOSP SAC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TRAVELERS REST, SC)
  • TRAVELERS REST COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 10 miles away; TRAVELERS REST, SC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF SALUDA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SALUDA, NC)
  • PINEBROOK GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)

Amtrak station near Tigerville:

  • 17 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.

College/University in Tigerville:

  • North Greenville University (Full-time enrollment: 2,341; Location: 7801 N. Tigerville Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ngu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Tigerville:

  • Furman University (about 13 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • Bob Jones University (about 16 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 20 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 26 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 27 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 34 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)

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Notable location: Tigerville Fire Department Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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 2012 was 66.5. This is about average.

City:

66.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.211. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.211
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.96
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.2%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
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: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.7%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.0%
Whole state:

6.5%
1,429 people in college/university student housing in 2010
699 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Tigerville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
South Carolina average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tigerville CCD (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%

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 Tigerville:

  • 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.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tigerville:

  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tigerville:

  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W31AZ (Channel 31; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W68DM (Channel 68; BREVARD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 660 Trammell Road (Lat: 35.086083 Lon: -82.419972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: KNKA360
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Lisa M Minney, 660 Trammell Road (Lat: 35.086111 Lon: -82.420000), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, 660 Trammell Road (Lat: 35.086111 Lon: -82.420000), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, 660 Trammell Road (Lat: 35.086083 Lon: -82.419972), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, 660 Trammell Road (Lat: 35.086083 Lon: -82.419972), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tigerville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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