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Population in 2012: 4,750 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 

Males: 2,084  (43.9%)
Females: 2,666  (56.1%)

Median resident age:  34.4 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29690.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,939 (it was $34,917 in 2000)
Travelers Rest:

$39,939
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,259

Travelers Rest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $145,844 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Travelers Rest:

$145,844
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,004; Detached houses: $137,615; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,129; Mobile homes: $34,348

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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  • White alone - 3,540 (77.4%)
  • Black alone - 697 (15.2%)
  • Hispanic - 206 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 51 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Travelers Rest: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.0%), Irish (11.5%), Scotch-Irish (10.3%), United States (9.9%), German (8.0%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 4.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,079 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Travelers Rest:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Travelers Rest city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

160 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This city:  3.5%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Travelers Rest, South Carolina as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Travelers Rest to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,166 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $752 (0.6%)

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:

  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 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

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: +801 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 373 (18.5%)

Area code: 864

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Property values in Travelers Rest, SC


 

Crime rates in Travelers Rest by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.022.10.00.021.60.0
Rapes 001001000000
per 100,000 0.00.024.90.00.023.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 323615834242
per 100,000 72.347.774.6150.223.7116.2182.066.387.542.786.442.3
Assaults 410891410415656
per 100,000 96.4238.3199.0225.223.793.0227.588.4327.9128.1108.0127.0
Burglaries 22312616191022242773229
per 100,000 530.0738.8646.6400.4450.7232.4500.5530.6590.3149.4691.3613.8
Thefts 122106138136130166188195185246177306
per 100,000 2939.12526.23432.03403.43083.53857.84276.64311.34044.65250.83823.76476.2
Auto thefts 14176171918911841611
per 100,000 337.3405.1149.2425.4450.7418.3204.7243.2174.985.4345.6232.8
Arson 231001120000
per 100,000 48.271.524.90.00.023.222.744.20.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 224.7249.5279.2291.1204.8278.7325.7313.9311.9268.3322.8362.2

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +862 (+26.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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 slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 48% greater 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 near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Travelers Rest center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from Travelers Rest center
On 6/16/2006 at 00:57:27, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Travelers Rest:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Travelers Rest, SC

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: 2,673)
  • Bob Jones University (about 9 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 11 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 26 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 27 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Clemson University (about 30 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)

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
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AQI  PM10 Ozone  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

22.1
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.5
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00025. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00025
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.245. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.598
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6

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

CLIFFS COMMUNITY INC (3950011) (Population served: 234, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-21-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2002 to DEC-31-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2002)
BAY RIDGE S/D (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JUL-2002 and JAN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-16-2003 to JAN-16-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2003)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-01-2002 and MAY-15-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2006)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and JUL-10-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.7%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.1% for Black residents, 46.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 20.4% 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:  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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Travelers Rest, SC

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 compared to South Carolina state average:

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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Travelers Rest, South Carolina:

  • Sleep Inn, 110 Hawkins Rd, Travelers Rest, SC 29690 , Phone: (864) 834-7040
  • Hampton Inn, 593 Roe Ct, Travelers Rest, SC 29690 , Phone: (864) 834-5550, Fax: (864) 660-0015
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Travelers Rest travel time to work - commute


Travelers Rest mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Travelers Rest city (based on Greenville County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.34%
Here57.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents49.7%11.4%8.1%6.1%4.3%
Congregations37.4%14.3%1.6%4.5%6.9%
NameEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.0%2.7%2.3%1.6%10.8%
Congregations2.0%1.3%3.6%1.3%27.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,153$42,9180$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,289$63,4689$1,900
Judicial and Legal 1$3,148$37,7760$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$42,241$36,2070$0
Police - Other 6$14,382$28,7640$0
Firefighters 12$39,139$39,1390$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,797$45,5640$0
Totals for Government 37$115,149$37,3469$1,900


7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.09%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.74% ($35,933 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.50% ($34,473)
from Pickens County, SC  0.49% ($35,834)


5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($617 average AGI)
Greenville County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.78% ($39,731 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.54% ($39,806)
to Pickens County, SC  0.51% ($33,694)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Travelers Rest, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 40
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 63
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 43
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 109
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Travelers Rest fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Tigerville Rd (Lat: 34.982056 Lon: -82.401500), Call Sign: KTN228
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2011, Expiration Date: 11/18/2021
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2005, Expiration Date: 05/23/2015
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/1998, Expiration Date: 04/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2003
    Registrant: Greenville Water System, Greenville, SC 29602
  • Lat: 34.858333 Lon: -82.852417, Call Sign: WQHB766
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.662 MHz, 466.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/21/2007, Expiration Date: 06/21/2017, Certifier: Mike Harbin
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.948444 Lon: -82.443444, Call Sign: KSL809
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.750 MHz, 455.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2001
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/17/2018
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2010, Expiration Date: 05/26/2020, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Barney Drake
    Registrant: Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 734 West Main St., Pickens, SC 29671, Phone: (864) 878-6326, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Travelers Rest)


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

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
Businesses in Travelers Rest, SC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Sleep Inn1
Burger King1Subway2
CVS1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Rite Aid1YMCA1
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