Ware Shoals, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,155 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 1,083  (50.3%)
Females: 1,072  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29692.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,729 (it was $29,531 in 2000)
Ware Shoals:

$34,729
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,280 (it was $14,813 in 2000)

Ware Shoals town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,081 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Ware Shoals:

$59,081
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,043; detached houses: $178,635; townhouses or other attached units: $121,469; in 2-unit structures: $164,885; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $572,627; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,651; mobile homes: $41,543

Median gross rent in 2017: $685.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ware Shoals: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.1%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.8% for Black residents, 67.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 69.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ware Shoals, SC (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ware Shoals, South Carolina as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ware Shoals is 2,707 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ware Shoals by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(91.1)
2
(91.4)
7
(323.8)
3
(138.2)
4
(185.0)
1
(46.0)
2
(91.6)
2
(92.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.2)
3
(136.7)
7
(319.8)
6
(277.5)
3
(138.2)
4
(185.0)
2
(92.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(278.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(538.5)
11
(455.7)
11
(466.3)
10
(426.8)
12
(505.9)
21
(956.7)
21
(959.3)
12
(555.0)
20
(921.2)
12
(555.0)
16
(735.6)
22
(1,007)
27
(1,254)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(662.8)
13
(538.5)
23
(975.0)
20
(853.6)
17
(716.7)
34
(1,549)
54
(2,467)
42
(1,943)
26
(1,198)
23
(1,064)
22
(1,011)
20
(915.8)
19
(882.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
102
(4,225)
68
(2,817)
80
(3,391)
88
(3,756)
105
(4,427)
91
(4,146)
109
(4,979)
108
(4,995)
102
(4,698)
64
(2,960)
81
(3,724)
92
(4,212)
79
(3,669)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(290.0)
5
(207.1)
7
(296.7)
3
(128.0)
6
(253.0)
7
(318.9)
6
(274.1)
10
(462.5)
11
(506.7)
1
(46.3)
3
(137.9)
5
(228.9)
7
(325.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(82.9)
2
(82.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)346.3291.2320.9339.7361.3605.0754.7826.1648.5603.6442.3525.6643.3

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City-data.com crime index in Ware Shoals, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.66
South Carolina average:

1.80
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Ancestries: American (28.6%), Irish (8.0%), English (4.3%), European (1.5%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 3.87 square miles.

Population density: 556 people per square mile   (low).

Ware Shoals, South Carolina map

30 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $525 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $358 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Ware Shoals, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ware Shoals, SC in 2017
Ware Shoals satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Ware Shoals, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.5%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.5%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Ware Shoals, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Ware Shoals, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ware Shoals, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 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 193.1 miles away from Ware Shoals center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 159.2 miles away from Ware Shoals 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ware Shoals topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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

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.

Greenwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Ware Shoals:

Marital status in Ware Shoals, SC
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ware Shoals:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ware Shoals
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Ware Shoals:

(Ware Shoals, South Carolina Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
South Carolina:

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

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

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%
South Carolina:

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

Ware Shoals government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $636,000 ($295.13)
    Police Protection: $528,000 ($245.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000 ($161.48)
    Water Utilities: $339,000 ($157.31)
    Financial Administration: $119,000 ($55.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($22.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($14.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($27.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $496,000 ($230.16)

Ware Shoals government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,027,000 ($476.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($60.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($15.31)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($1.86)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $592,000 ($274.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $103,000 ($47.80)
    Highways: $35,000 ($16.24)
  • Tax - Property: $404,000 ($187.47)

Ware Shoals government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,483,000 ($688.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,433,000 ($664.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($23.20)

Ware Shoals government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,000 ($36.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,073,000 ($1425.99)

4.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Abbeville County, SC  0.57% ($38,146 average AGI)
from Laurens County, SC  0.47% ($33,482)
from Greenville County, SC  0.45% ($33,046)


5.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greenville County, SC  0.68% ($35,933 average AGI)
to Abbeville County, SC  0.51% ($37,566)
to Laurens County, SC  0.46% ($33,342)

Businesses in Ware Shoals, SC

  • Burger King: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ware Shoals fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 915ft / 279mTotal length
  • $3,277,000Total costs
  • 147,233Total average daily traffic
  • 8,893Total average daily truck traffic
  • 202,238Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ware Shoals, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41900-1909
  • 81920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ware Shoals, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Registrant: Gray Miller Persh LLP, 1200 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2571, Fax: (202) 776-2222, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/1994
    Registrant (Individual): John D Parkman, 65 Bonds Dr, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2015
    Registrant (Individual): James C Ii Holcomb, 1423 Indian Mound Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Robert R Burdette, 1932 Dairy Rd, Ware Shoals, SC 29692
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/07/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of reported fires - 75 took place in 2016, and the least - 11 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ware Shoals, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.6%), and Structure Fires (41.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ware Shoals, SC
    • 27342.6%Outside Fires
    • 26341.0%Structure Fires
    • 558.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 507.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ware Shoals, SC
  • 58.5%Electricity
  • 39.8%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ware Shoals, SC
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 25.7%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ware Shoals compared to South Carolina 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below 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+)"
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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