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Population in 2012: 2,164 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 

Males: 970  (44.8%)
Females: 1,194  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29692.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,974 (it was $29,531 in 2000)
Ware Shoals:

$21,974
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,025

Ware Shoals town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,113 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Ware Shoals:

$60,113
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,236; Detached houses: $70,851; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,822; In 2-unit structures: $66,383; Mobile homes: $34,752

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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  • White alone - 1,662 (76.6%)
  • Black alone - 453 (20.9%)
  • Hispanic - 30 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ware Shoals: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.3%), United States (15.2%), English (10.3%), German (10.2%), Polish (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 3.87 square miles.

Population density: 559 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ware Shoals:

  • High school or higher: 67.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 18.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ware Shoals town:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

120 residents are foreign born

This town:  5.1%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Ware Shoals, South Carolina as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ware Shoals to the number of sex offenders is 271 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $590 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $336 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (32.0 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (98.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (550.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Donalds, SC (2.5 miles ), Princeton, SC (2.7 miles) , Hodges, SC (2.8 miles) , Cokesbury, SC (2.8 miles ), Honea Path, SC (3.0 miles ), Due West, SC (3.0 miles ), Waterloo, SC (3.3 miles ), Coronaca, SC (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 34.40 N, Longitude: 82.24 W

Area code: 864

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Crime rates in Ware Shoals by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000101022
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.041.40.042.70.091.191.4
Robberies 0130000137
per 100,000 0.041.9126.00.00.00.00.042.2136.7319.8
Assaults 515713111110122121
per 100,000 206.6628.1294.0538.5455.7466.3426.8505.9956.7959.3
Burglaries 9181116132320173454
per 100,000 371.9753.8462.0662.8538.5975.0853.6716.71549.02466.9
Thefts 44409510268808810591109
per 100,000 1818.21675.03989.94225.42816.93391.33755.94426.64145.84979.4
Auto thefts 24117573676
per 100,000 82.6167.5462.0290.0207.1296.7128.0253.0318.9274.1
Arson N/A102200010
per 100,000 N/A41.90.082.982.90.00.00.045.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 152.7282.5338.8360.5303.1334.0353.6376.1629.7785.5

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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 Ware Shoals detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
South Carolina average:

2.48

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -164 (-6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Ware Shoals-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Ware Shoals town center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 tornado 19.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ware Shoals-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 38.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from Ware Shoals center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 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 58.9 miles away from Ware Shoals center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Martha G. Scott - Michigan State Senator, Daniel Leagans - College football player (Furman Paladins), Jerry Butler (American football) - Football player, Lewis R. Vaughn - Politician, William H. O'Dell - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Ware Shoals:

  • MARION P. CARNELL (Hospital, 36 SALUDA AVENUE)
  • WARE SHOALS I COMMUNITY RES. (Hospital, 3 GRIFFIN DR.)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ware Shoals:

  • FMC SERVICES OF BELTON HONEA PATH (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HONEA PATH, SC)
  • FOUNTAIN INN COMMUNITY RESIDEN (Hospital, about 13 miles away; FOUNTAIN INN, SC)
  • LAURENS DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; LAURENS, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Ware Shoals, SC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ware Shoals:

  • Lander University (about 15 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,603)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 15 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,675)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 31 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Bob Jones University (about 33 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 37 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 38 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Clemson University (about 38 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)

Private elementary/middle school in Ware Shoals:

  • STEPPINGSTONES MINISTRIES (Students: 9; Location: 127 FLEMINGST W; Grades: KG - 5)

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Notable locations in Ware Shoals: Ware Shaols Golf Course (A), Ware Shoals Fire Department Station 45 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Southside Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ware Shoals include: Bethel Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Ware Shoals First Baptist Church (C), Ware Shoals Pentecostal Holiness Church (D), Ware Shoals United Methodist Church (E), West Main Church of God (F), Little Blue Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Ware Shoals Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Greenwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.3. This is significantly better than average.
City:

22.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.3
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.06353
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 12.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.9
U.S.:

11.7

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

PINEHURST S/D (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-20-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-18-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and JAN-10-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-1995), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-1996)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
HARLESS-SEYMOUR (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-25-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2005)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and JAN-10-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-1995), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-1996)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JAN-10-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-1994), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-1996)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.6%
(36.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.3% for Black residents, 92.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ware Shoals, SC

73 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
49 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Ware Shoals compared to South Carolina state average:

Ware Shoals, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Ware Shoals (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Ware Shoals Branch at 808 N. Greenwood Avenue, branch established on 1948/04/19. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ware Shoals travel time to work - commute


Ware Shoals mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ware Shoals town (based on Greenwood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.96%
Here58.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents53.6%17.7%5.4%5.2%4.2%
Congregations31.0%19.8%6.0%8.6%9.5%
NameCatholic ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.2%1.5%1.3%1.2%6.5%
Congregations0.9%3.4%0.9%0.9%19.0%
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: 15
Greenwood County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Greenwood County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Greenwood County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Here:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

30.5%
South Carolina:

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

8.3%
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 3$5,610$22,4400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,530
Judicial and Legal 1$2,210$26,5200$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$27,285$46,7740$0
Police - Other 1$1,190$14,2801$595
Firefighters 1$2,720$32,6400$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,125$25,5001$680
Sewerage 3$6,460$25,8400$0
Water Supply 4$16,235$48,7050$0
Totals for Government 21$63,835$36,4779$2,805

Ware Shoals government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,255,000 ($579.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $730,000 ($337.34)
    Police Protection: $361,000 ($166.82)
    Fire Protection: $131,000 ($60.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($48.06)
    Central Staff Services: $88,000 ($40.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $434,000 ($200.55)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($6.93)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($2.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $988,000 ($456.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($8.78)

Ware Shoals government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($58.69)
    All Other: $26,000 ($12.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $734,000 ($339.19)
    All Other: $124,000 ($57.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $122,000 ($56.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $33,000 ($15.25)
    Rents: $6,000 ($2.77)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,428,000 ($659.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $107,000 ($49.45)
    All Other: $41,000 ($18.95)
  • Tax - Property: $380,000 ($175.60)
    NEC: $105,000 ($48.52)
    Public Utilities: $90,000 ($41.59)

Ware Shoals government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $311,000 ($143.72)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $34,000 ($15.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $247,000 ($114.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($29.57)
    Other, NEC: $34,000 ($15.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,228,000 ($1491.68)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Abbeville County, SC  0.61% ($29,127 average AGI)
from Laurens County, SC  0.54% ($28,192)
from Greenville County, SC  0.26% ($42,950)


5.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Greenville County, SC  0.55% ($36,422 average AGI)
to Laurens County, SC  0.46% ($26,963)
to Abbeville County, SC  0.45% ($28,144)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ware Shoals:

  • 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.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WCZZ (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLBG (860 AM; 1 kW; LAURENS, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN B/CAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ware Shoals:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W274AE (102.7 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZSN (103.5 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WZLA-FM (92.9 FM; ABBEVILLE, SC; Owner: RONALD SHELLEY REID)

TV broadcast stations around Ware Shoals:

  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Ware Shoals, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Ware Shoals fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,430
Total average daily truck traffic: 212
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 4,624

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ware Shoals)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WARE SHOALS, 507 Old Shoals (Lat: 34.379444 Lon: -82.279444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 111.9 m, Call Sign: WMR855
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Douglas J Minster
    Registrant: Allied Wireless Communications Corporation, 1001 Technology Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223, Phone: (501) 448-1249, Fax: (501) 448-1580, Email:
  • WARE SHOALS, 4.5 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 34.412611 Lon: -82.164278), Overall height: 100.9 m, Call Sign: WLC727
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2003
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn Ll007, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ware Shoals)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ware Shoals)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Ware Shoals


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

Most common first names in Ware Shoals, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10770.1 years
William7771.9 years
John7272.1 years
Mary4582.0 years
Robert3868.5 years
Annie2580.0 years
Willie2271.8 years
George2178.2 years
Joseph2169.0 years
Ruby1978.6 years
Most common last names in Ware Shoals, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis4571.5 years
Smith4173.2 years
Culbertson2674.6 years
Martin2679.0 years
Odell2074.9 years
Wood2078.8 years
Butler1873.3 years
Crawford1871.8 years
Wells1870.9 years
Brown1775.3 years

Businesses in Ware Shoals, SC

  • Burger King: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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