Travelers Rest, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 4,916 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.9%
 
Males: 2,310  (47.0%)
Females: 2,606  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  31.7 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29690.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,087 (it was $34,917 in 2000)
Travelers Rest:

$51,087
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,954 (it was $15,704 in 2000)

Travelers Rest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,013 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Travelers Rest:

$158,013
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: $695.

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  • Races in Travelers Rest, SC (2010)

    Travelers Rest races chart
    • 3,54077.4%White alone
    • 69715.2%Black alone
    • 2064.5%Hispanic
    • 621.4%Two or more races
    • 511.1%Asian alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Travelers Rest: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.3%), Scotch-Irish (9.8%), United States (9.5%), Irish (9.0%), German (8.6%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 4.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,116 people per square mile   (low).

Travelers Rest,SC real estate house value index trend

Travelers Rest, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Travelers Rest:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Travelers Rest city:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

124 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.9% North America, 0.7% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,220 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $831 (0.7%)

Travelers Rest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (9.2 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (92.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (529.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Slater-Marietta, SC (2.3 miles ), Sans Souci, SC (2.4 miles ), Berea, SC (2.5 miles ), City View, SC (2.7 miles ), Parker, SC (2.8 miles ), Taylors, SC (2.9 miles ), Wade Hampton, SC (2.9 miles ), Tigerville, SC (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $90,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.97 N, Longitude: 82.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,103 (+22.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 324 (14.8%)

Area code: 864

Travelers Rest household income distribution Travelers Rest home values distribution

Property values in Travelers Rest, SC


Crime rates in Travelers Rest by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000001001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.022.10.00.021.60.00.00.0
Rapes 0100100000000
per 100,000 0.024.90.00.023.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 2361583424211
per 100,000 47.774.6150.223.7116.2182.066.387.542.786.442.320.820.4
Assaults 1089141041565681
per 100,000 238.3199.0225.223.793.0227.588.4327.9128.1108.0127.0166.620.4
Burglaries 3126161910222427732291917
per 100,000 738.8646.6400.4450.7232.4500.5530.6590.3149.4691.3613.8395.6346.9
Thefts 106138136130166188195185246177306280285
per 100,000 2,526.23,432.03,403.43,083.53,857.84,276.64,311.34,044.65,250.83,823.76,476.25,829.75,815.1
Auto thefts 176171918911841611106
per 100,000 405.1149.2425.4450.7418.3204.7243.2174.985.4345.6232.8208.2122.4
Arson 3100112000011
per 100,000 71.524.90.00.023.222.744.20.00.00.00.020.820.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 249.8279.5291.4205.0279.0326.0314.2312.2268.6323.1362.6320.5279.8

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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 Travelers Rest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +862 (+26.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Travelers Rest, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Travelers Rest-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Travelers Rest city 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 13.8 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Travelers Rest-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 76.0 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 103.3 miles away from Travelers Rest 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 238.8 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 184.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from Travelers Rest center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 153.5 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).
Travelers Rest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Travelers Rest:

  • NORTH GREENVILLE HOSPITAL LONG TERM ACUTE CARE (807 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • SPRINGBROOK BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (ONE HAVENWOOD LANE PO BOX 1005)
  • TRAVELERS REST COMM. RES. (270 LITTLE TEXAS ROAD)
  • N GREENVILLE HOSP SAC (807 N MAIN)
  • OAKMONT NORTH NURSING CENTER (PO BOX 946)

Amtrak station near Travelers Rest:

  • 8 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 Travelers Rest:

  • Furman University (about 4 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • Bob Jones University (about 8 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • North Greenville University (about 8 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 11 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)
  • Clemson University (about 31 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)

Public high school in Travelers Rest:

Private high school in Travelers Rest:

  • EBENEZER ACADEMY (Students: 12, Location: 28 EBENEZER CHURCH RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Travelers Rest:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Travelers Rest website is www.travelersrestsc.com

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

Churches in Travelers Rest include: Travelers Rest Methodist Church (A), Travelers Rest First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Travelers Rest Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Travelers Rest: Travelers Rest City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Blue Ridge Tours (Tours & Charters; 34 Thunderbird Drive).

Hotel: Hampton Inn Greenville/Travelers Rest (593 Roe Center Court).

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 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 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 7.0 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 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.2% for Black residents, 73.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
50 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Travelers Rest in 2000:

  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

Travelers Rest, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Travelers Rest (2011 data):

  • Bank of Travelers Rest: Bank Of Travelers Rest at 42 Plaza Drive, branch established on 1946/03/10; Roe Road Branch at 15 Roe Road, branch established on 1970/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $481.2 mil, Deposits: $419.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Travelers Rest Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Travelers Rest Branch at 5 Hawkins Rd, branch established on 1973/09/14. 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
  • The Palmetto Bank: Travelers Rest Branch at 570 Roe Center Court, branch established on 2002/01/14. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Travelers Rest Branch 714 at 6708 State Park Road, branch established on 1994/05/16. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Travelers Rest Branch at 6514b State Park Road, branch established on 1958/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
South Carolina average:

12.0

Travelers Rest travel time to work - commute Travelers Rest mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Travelers Rest 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:
Here:

50.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Travelers Rest:

48.1%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Travelers Rest:

8.9%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.8%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Travelers Rest:

57.2%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Travelers Rest, 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 2$7,819$46,9140$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,649
Police Protection - Officers 12$39,577$39,5770$0
Police - Other 5$13,101$31,4420$0
Firefighters 10$35,652$42,7820$0
Totals for Government 29$96,149$39,7867$1,649

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 Travelers Rest:

  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WPCI (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: PAPER CUTTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Travelers Rest:

  • 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.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, 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)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLS-FM (96.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: FURMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Travelers Rest:

  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W10AJ (Channel 10; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Travelers Rest fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Travelers Rest fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 438Total average daily traffic
  • 26Total average daily truck traffic
  • 561Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Travelers Rest)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Tigerville Rd (Lat: 34.982056 Lon: -82.401500), Call Sign: KTN228
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2011, Expiration Date: 11/18/2021Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • City Hall Us 25 160 State Park Rd (Lat: 34.969000 Lon: -82.436778), Call Sign: WQA710
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.250 MHz, 465.125 MHz, 465.250 MHz, 465.500 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2005, Expiration Date: 05/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2015Registrant: City Of Travelers Rest Police Department, 6711 State Park Road, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, Phone: (864) 834-9029, Fax: (864) 834-4123, Email:
  • On Us 25 2 Mi S (Lat: 34.941778 Lon: -82.435944), Call Sign: KNGB687, Licensee ID: L00008332
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.0600 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/1998, Expiration Date: 04/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2003Registrant: Greenville Water System, Greenville, SC 29602
  • Lat: 34.858333 Lon: -82.852417, Call Sign: WQHB766
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.662 MHz, 466.662 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2007, Expiration Date: 06/21/2017, Certifier: Mike HarbinRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 35.144472 Lon: -82.463556, Call Sign: WQRX476
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.987 MHz, 466.987 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 08/08/2023, Certifier: Matthew StevensRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 34.966083 Lon: -82.455778, Call Sign: WQSU237
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 456.737 MHz, 451.687 MHzGrant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 11/15/2023, Certifier: Billy ChapelRegistrant: Broadway Technologies Inc, 8809 Augusta Rd #c, Pelzer, SC 29669, Phone: (864) 243-0254, Fax: (864) 243-0253, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.948444 Lon: -82.443444, Call Sign: KSL809
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.750 MHz, 455.950 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2001Registrant: Bloomberg Communications Inc, 499 Park Ave 15th Floor, New York, NY 10022

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Various Locations (Lat: 34.970389 Lon: -82.445944), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNI564
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022, Certifier: Richard A DonaldsonRegistrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 34.962611 Lon: -82.474833), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL733
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHzGrant Date: 04/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/17/2018Registrant: Phone: (864) 878-6326
  • LIMA (GV), 83 Old Hwy 25 (Lima - Greenville, Sc Msa) (Lat: 35.104778 Lon: -82.446250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 110.9 m, Call Sign: WQIT352
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • TIGERVILLE, 1173 Hwy. 25 N. (Lat: 35.011694 Lon: -82.414250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQIT542
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • McKinney, 2501 Hwy 11 (Lat: 35.106472 Lon: -82.387889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.4 m, Overall height: 68.3 m, Call Sign: WQLY499
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2010, Expiration Date: 05/26/2020, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Paris Mtn, Tower Road, Paris Mtn (Lat: 34.942472 Lon: -82.411889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQRD542
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Barney DrakeRegistrant: Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 734 West Main St., Pickens, SC 29671, Phone: (864) 878-6326, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Travelers Rest)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2927Y , Serial Number: 18253927, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1962
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Darrell G Jr Payne, 2017 N Highway 25, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, Other Owners: Robert M Jr Mcginn, Robert W Jr Cummins
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 8B-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 438R , Serial Number: F8B-601
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth Anthony Seeger, 250 Clearview Cir, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 469D , Serial Number: 32R-7880030, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Crk Aviation LLC, 280 Rabbit Rd, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5867G , Serial Number: 15071367, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1969
    Registrant (Individual): John Papalia, 6 Deer Valley Ct, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6736N , Serial Number: E-1695, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Precision Aircraft LLC, 140 Ballew Rd, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7405U , Serial Number: F7-364, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth A Seeger, 250 Clearview Cir, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS US O-77 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 75167 , Serial Number: 5815, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth A Seeger, 250 Clearview Cir, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED9$119,9747$173,82119$165,8382$109,7652$62,3451$43,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$124,4002$177,3750$01$33,3700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$105,6631$46,25011$157,1261$73,1700$01$8,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$110,7851$324,6007$137,3191$67,0301$101,8600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$85,7600$01$254,6501$33,9500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0039.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$150,1601$166,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$221,2801$91,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0039.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

KEOWEE BAY S/D (3750026) (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2004), St Show-cause Hearing (SEP-27-2004), St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2004), St Show-cause Hearing (SEP-27-2004), St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (SEP-27-2004), St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2009)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2006)
BAY RIDGE S/D (3750027) (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2006)

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

  • RIVER BLUFF S/D (3950005) (Population served: 190, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 98
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Travelers Rest

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Travelers Rest, SC
Most common first names in Travelers Rest, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14468.8 years
William11071.1 years
John8273.4 years
Mary7278.3 years
Robert6468.1 years
Charles5467.3 years
Annie3779.9 years
Thomas3770.6 years
Ruth3477.9 years
George3175.4 years
Most common last names in Travelers Rest, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5971.4 years
Batson5276.0 years
Brown5075.5 years
Cox4175.1 years
Smith4174.1 years
Johnson3875.8 years
Edwards3671.5 years
Jones3274.2 years
Hawkins3180.8 years
Duncan3176.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Travelers Rest, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Arby's1Sleep Inn1
Burger King1Subway2
CVS1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Travelers Rest compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 26 pilots and 29 other airmen in this city.
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