Wellford, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 2,519 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.1%
Males: 1,218  (48.4%)
Females: 1,301  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29385.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,585 (it was $32,426 in 2000)
Wellford:

$30,585
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,813 (it was $16,593 in 2000)

Wellford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,209 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Wellford:

$73,209
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $86,334; Detached houses: $90,610; Mobile homes: $76,113

Median gross rent in 2013: $656.

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  • Races in Wellford, SC (2010)

    Wellford races chart
    • 1,10546.5%Black alone
    • 1,09746.1%White alone
    • 1014.2%Hispanic
    • 472.0%Two or more races
    • 200.8%Asian alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wellford: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (8.9%), United States (8.1%), Irish (7.8%), German (5.7%), Dutch (1.2%), Polish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,233 people per square mile   (low).

Wellford,SC real estate house value index trend

Wellford, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Wellford:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellford city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

186 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This city:

6.8%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wellford, South Carolina as of June 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Wellford to the number of sex offenders is 2,416 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $488 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $396 (0.6%)

Wellford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (17.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (74.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (516.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Startex, SC (1.2 miles ), Lyman, SC (1.2 miles ), Duncan, SC (1.5 miles ), Fairmont Mills, SC (2.3 miles ), Reidville, SC (2.4 miles ), Arcadia, SC (2.5 miles ), Inman Mills, SC (2.5 miles ), Inman, SC (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 82.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 864

Wellford household income distribution Wellford home values distribution

Property values in Wellford, SC


Crime rates in Wellford by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.043.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 200013120000
per 100,000 96.20.00.00.043.2129.642.980.70.00.00.00.0
Robberies 012153253000
per 100,000 0.048.496.443.4215.8129.685.8201.7114.60.00.00.0
Assaults 1051368753313
per 100,000 481.2241.848.2130.2259.0345.6300.4201.7114.6124.741.3123.6
Burglaries 1291325111214221010188
per 100,000 577.5435.2626.81,084.6474.8518.4600.9887.5382.0415.6742.9329.6
Thefts 241621404067503925312917
per 100,000 1,155.0773.71,012.51,735.41,726.42,894.22,145.91,573.2954.91,288.41,196.9700.5
Auto thefts 267986935185
per 100,000 96.2290.1337.5390.5345.3259.2386.3121.0191.041.6330.2206.0
Arson N/A00021003100
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.086.343.20.00.0114.641.60.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 278.5153.5156.1224.4292.5490.1290.4312.4143.1113.3140.096.1

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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 Wellford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.68
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Wellford, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wellford-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Wellford city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Wellford-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 77.9 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 120.4 miles away from Wellford 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 247.3 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 203.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from Wellford center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 152.7 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 Spartanburg County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wellford:

  • DCI WEST SPARTANBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • CAMP CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - INMAN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • INMAN HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • GOLDEN AGE - INMAN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INMAN, SC)
  • VALLEY FALLS TERRACE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • ALPHA HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREER, SC)

Amtrak stations near Wellford:

  • 10 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 20 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 Wellford:

  • Spartanburg Community College (about 7 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 8 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Bob Jones University (about 16 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • North Greenville University (about 18 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 18 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Furman University (about 20 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Limestone College (about 27 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)

Public elementary/middle school in Wellford:

  • WELLFORD ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Location: 864 SYPHRIT ROAD, Grades: PK-4)

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Notable location: Duncan Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Wellford include: New Trinity Church (A), Moore Memorial Church (B), Immanuel Church (C), Florence Chapel (D), Loree Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cinema Animal Talent (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2325 Hampton Road), Hollywild Animal Park Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2325 Hampton Road).

Spartanburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.63. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.0%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 62.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.7% for other race residents, 40.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
22 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
South Carolina average:

12.0

Wellford travel time to work - commute Wellford mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Wellford city (based on Spartanburg County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant110,676323
Mainline Protestant25,25287
Black Protestant10,18738
Catholic5,3112
Other4,36920
Orthodox2701
None128,242-
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: 49
Spartanburg County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Spartanburg County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 148
Spartanburg County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 209
Here:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

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

11.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wellford:

47.0%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.7%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wellford:

19.9%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.2%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wellford:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Wellford:

53.1%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Wellford:

80.0%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wellford, 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
Other Government Administration 3$6,635$26,5402$399
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,325$28,6501$1,771
Streets and Highways 1$2,352$28,2240$0
Totals for Government 10$23,312$27,9743$2,170

Wellford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($34.93)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $255,000 ($101.23)
    Police Protection: $217,000 ($86.15)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($13.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $67,000 ($26.60)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($13.89)
    Central Staff: $33,000 ($13.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $266,000 ($105.60)

Wellford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $48,000 ($19.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($17.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $84,000 ($33.35)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($20.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $70,000 ($27.79)
    Highways: $5,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - NEC: $135,000 ($53.59)
    Property: $133,000 ($52.80)
    Public Utilities: $62,000 ($24.61)

Wellford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $150,000 ($59.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $150,000 ($59.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($0.40)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $113,000 ($44.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $116,000 ($46.05)

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.16% ($34,365 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.32% ($28,063)
from Laurens County, SC  0.13% ($25,894)


4.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  1.15% ($34,662 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.24% ($26,221)
to Richland County, SC  0.11% ($26,393)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellford:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WPJM (800 AM; 1 kW; GREER, SC; Owner: FULL GOSPEL WPJM 800 AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WASC (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: NEW SOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellford:

  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wellford:

  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
Wellford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Wellford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • 8,081Total average daily traffic
  • 470Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,687Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wellford)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • N.E. Jackson Mill, 125 Fort Prince Road (Lat: 34.965222 Lon: -82.053333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQIT357
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • 1040b North Wellford, 300 Half Moon Rd (Lat: 34.986056 Lon: -82.115694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 79.6 m, Call Sign: WQRJ752
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2013, Expiration Date: 05/30/2023, Certifier: Rick DownsRegistrant: Pta-Fla, Inc., 8550 W. Desert Inn Rd. # 107, Las Vegas, NV 89117, Phone: (310) 798-7110, Fax: (877) 367-6824, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337F (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1158M , Serial Number: 33701358, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Skymaster International LLC, 128 Fort Prince Dr, Wellford, SC 29385

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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$82,5633$98,31012$90,5341$27,9703$36,893
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$105,5201$67,2102$131,7200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$72,0251$41,3608$83,6301$28,9000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$90,4701$102,2203$142,0170$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$118,6800$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0231.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$82,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0231.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Wellford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wellford, SC
Most common first names in Wellford, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5170.2 years
William3473.1 years
John3270.2 years
Mary3070.7 years
Robert2068.7 years
Thomas1669.7 years
George1570.6 years
David1470.1 years
Charles1468.7 years
Dorothy1473.6 years
Most common last names in Wellford, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2471.3 years
Thompson2077.9 years
Johnson1877.4 years
Ballenger1778.3 years
Foster1666.8 years
Moore1677.4 years
Miller1461.8 years
Blackwell1273.5 years
Fowler1274.3 years
Drummond1268.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
Businesses in Wellford, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1

Wellford compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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