Ware Shoals, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 2,164 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 955  (44.1%)
Females: 1,209  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29692.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,391 (it was $29,531 in 2000)
Ware Shoals:

$21,391
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,116 (it was $14,813 in 2000)

Ware Shoals town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,199 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Ware Shoals:

$58,199
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $630.

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  • Races in Ware Shoals, SC (2010)

    Ware Shoals races chart
    • 1,66276.6%White alone
    • 45320.9%Black alone
    • 301.4%Hispanic
    • 190.9%Two or more races
    • 20.09%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ware Shoals: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.7%), United States (12.9%), English (11.7%), German (9.2%), Polish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 3.87 square miles.

Population density: 559 people per square mile   (low).

Ware Shoals,SC real estate house value index trend

Ware Shoals, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Ware Shoals:

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ware Shoals town:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

158 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America).

This town:

7.3%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $497 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $353 (0.6%)

Ware Shoals satellite photo by USGS

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

Ware Shoals household income distribution Ware Shoals home values distribution

Crime rates in Ware Shoals by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010102273
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.041.40.042.70.091.191.4323.8138.2
Robberies 013000013763
per 100,000 0.041.9126.00.00.00.00.042.2136.7319.8277.5138.2
Assaults 5157131111101221211220
per 100,000 206.6628.1294.0538.5455.7466.3426.8505.9956.7959.3555.0921.2
Burglaries 91811161323201734544226
per 100,000 371.9753.8462.0662.8538.5975.0853.6716.71,549.02,466.91,942.61,197.6
Thefts 44409510268808810591109108102
per 100,000 1,818.21,675.03,989.94,225.42,816.93,391.33,755.94,426.64,145.84,979.44,995.44,698.3
Auto thefts 241175736761011
per 100,000 82.6167.5462.0290.0207.1296.7128.0253.0318.9274.1462.5506.7
Arson N/A10220001010
per 100,000 N/A41.90.082.982.90.00.00.045.60.046.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.2) 152.7282.5338.8360.5303.1334.0353.6376.1629.7785.5859.9675.1

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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 Ware Shoals detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -164 (-6.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Ware Shoals, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ware Shoals-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 20% 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 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 38.9 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 137.3 miles away from Ware Shoals 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 193.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 159.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 279.9 miles away from Ware Shoals center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 153.9 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 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).
Ware Shoals topographic map

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 and medical centers in Ware Shoals:

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

Other hospitals and 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, about 14 miles away; LAURENS, SC)
  • SOUTH HARPER COMMUNITY RESIDEN (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LAURENS, SC)
  • SULLIVAN STREET COMM RES (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LAURENS, SC)
  • NHC HOMECARE GREENWOOD (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; GREENWOOD, SC)
  • MILL STREET COMMUNITY RESIDENC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LAURENS, SC)

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

  • Lander University (about 15 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 15 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Anderson University (about 24 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 31 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 34 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 36 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Furman University (about 38 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)

Public high school in Ware Shoals:

  • WARE SHOALS HIGH (Students: 476, Location: 56 SOUTH GREENWOOD AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ware Shoals:

  • WARE SHOALS PRIMARY (Students: 313, Location: 15269 INDIAN MOUND ROAD, Grades: PK-4)
  • WARE SHOALS ELEMENTARY MIDDLE (Location: 45 WEST MAIN STREET, Grades: 5-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Ware Shoals:

  • STEPPINGSTONES MINISTRIES (Students: 35, Location: 27 FLEMING ST W, Grades: PK-3)
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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00468. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00468
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 43.5%
(35.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 26.8% 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
73 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
49 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Ware Shoals, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
South Carolina average:

12.0

Ware Shoals travel time to work - commute Ware Shoals mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Ware Shoals:

(Ware Shoals, South Carolina Neighborhood Map)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,59789
Mainline Protestant9,00732
Black Protestant4,92431
Catholic2,0101
Other7763
None26,347-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.2%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ware Shoals:

46.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ware Shoals:

34.5%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Ware Shoals:

77.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ware Shoals, 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 1$2,999$35,9880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,626
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$636
Police Protection - Officers 6$11,499$22,9980$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,748$32,9762$1,955
Sewerage 2$4,141$24,8460$0
Water Supply 2$2,899$17,3941$1,018
Totals for Government 12$24,286$24,28612$5,235

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)

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Abbeville County, SC  0.53% ($32,578 average AGI)
from Laurens County, SC  0.43% ($25,981)
from Greenville County, SC  0.33% ($22,200)


5.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  0.53% ($32,477 average AGI)
to Abbeville County, SC  0.44% ($29,813)
to Laurens County, SC  0.41% ($27,960)

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)
Ware Shoals fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Ware Shoals fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 214m702ftTotal length
  • $3,231,000Total costs
  • 86,385Total average daily traffic
  • 4,741Total average daily truck traffic
  • 121,562Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41900-1909
  • 71920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ware Shoals, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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: 6197.24 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • Waterloo, SC, 146 Tv Tower Road, Ware Shoals, Sc 29692. (Lat: 34.372306 Lon: -82.167778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 191.1 m, Overall height: 209.1 m, Call Sign: WHY321
    Assigned Frequencies: 6925.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/29/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020Registrant: Kessler And Gehman Associates, Inc., 507 Nw 60th Street, Suite C, Gainesville, FL 32607, Phone: (352) 332-3157, 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: 06/04/2003Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: STEWART MICHAEL W THORP T-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 181MS , Serial Number: 072, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy A Hill, 284 Burl Hill Rd, Ware Shoals, SC 29692
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2403U , Serial Number: 17250003, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1962
    Registrant (Individual): John D Parkman, 65 Bonds Dr, Ware Shoals, SC 29692
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3022J , Serial Number: 15061122, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Robert R Burdette, 1932 Dairy Rd, Ware Shoals, SC 29692
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4889K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1889, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1955
    Registrant (Individual): James C Ii Holcomb, 1423 Indian Mound Rd, Ware Shoals, SC 29692

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

PINEHURST S/D (0150003) (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
HARLESS-SEYMOUR (2450016) (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-01-2006 and JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-02-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

Incident types - Ware Shoals

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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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Ware Shoals, SC

  • Burger King: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Ware Shoals compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

Ware Shoals on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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