Wellford, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 2,718 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.9%
Males: 1,330  (49.0%)
Females: 1,388  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29385.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,247 (it was $32,426 in 2000)
Wellford:

$48,247
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,131 (it was $16,593 in 2000)

Wellford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,268 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Wellford:

$119,268
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $144,148; detached houses: $139,772; mobile homes: $178,883

Median gross rent in 2019: $830.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wellford: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.3%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 2.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Wellford, SC (2019)
    • 1,07540.5%White alone
    • 1,01838.3%Black alone
    • 2037.6%Hispanic
    • 1816.8%Two or more races
    • 1405.3%Asian alone
    • 481.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Wellford, South Carolina as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wellford is 511 to 1.


Crime rates in Wellford by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(43.2)
3
(129.6)
1
(42.9)
2
(80.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.4)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(215.8)
3
(129.6)
2
(85.8)
5
(201.7)
3
(114.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.5)
1
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(259.0)
8
(345.6)
7
(300.4)
5
(201.7)
3
(114.6)
3
(124.7)
1
(41.3)
3
(123.6)
10
(394.0)
1
(39.2)
9
(347.8)
1
(38.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(474.8)
12
(518.4)
14
(600.9)
22
(887.5)
10
(382.0)
10
(415.6)
18
(742.9)
8
(329.6)
21
(827.4)
14
(549.2)
7
(270.5)
4
(152.1)
4
(148.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(1,726)
67
(2,894)
50
(2,146)
39
(1,573)
25
(954.9)
31
(1,288)
29
(1,197)
17
(700.5)
30
(1,182)
36
(1,412)
17
(656.9)
20
(760.7)
25
(927.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(345.3)
6
(259.2)
9
(386.3)
3
(121.0)
5
(191.0)
1
(41.6)
8
(330.2)
5
(206.0)
4
(157.6)
3
(117.7)
2
(77.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(86.3)
1
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(114.6)
1
(41.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index281.0470.8279.0300.1137.5108.9134.592.3228.1167.1132.548.786.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wellford, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (11.7%), Irish (2.5%), Scottish (1.9%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,331 people per square mile   (low).

Wellford, South Carolina map

82 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.0%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,146 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $531 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Wellford, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wellford, SC in 2019

Property values in Wellford, SC

Wellford satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Wellford, SC
Historical housing units in Wellford, SC
Most common industries in Wellford, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (15.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Wellford, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)

Average climate in Wellford, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wellford, South Carolina average temperatures Wellford, South Carolina average precipitation Wellford, South Carolina humidity Wellford, South Carolina wind speed Wellford, South Carolina snowfall Wellford, South Carolina sunshine Wellford, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

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 significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from the city center
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 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 309.0 miles away from Wellford 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) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from Wellford center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from Wellford 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 (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Wellford:

Marital status in Wellford, SC
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Wellford:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wellford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wellford, SC (based on Spartanburg County data)

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

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Spartanburg County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This 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.
South Carolina:

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

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Spartanburg County:

10.3%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

30.3%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wellford:

47.9%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.0%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wellford:

20.6%
South Carolina:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wellford:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Wellford:

54.3%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Wellford:

80.9%
South Carolina:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wellford, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$18,700$32,0570$0
Financial Administration 3$12,345$49,3800$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,239$31,4340$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,707$20,4840$0
Totals for Government 13$37,991$35,0690$0

Wellford government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $270,000 ($99.34)
    Central Staff Services: $180,000 ($66.23)
    General - Other: $107,000 ($39.37)
    Electric Utilities: $43,000 ($15.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($2.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $482,000 ($177.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($2.21)

Wellford government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $516,000 ($189.85)
  • Tax - Property: $287,000 ($105.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $122,000 ($44.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $69,000 ($25.39)

Wellford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $280,000 ($103.02)

6.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Greenville County, SC  1.66% ($45,807 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.36% ($33,956)
from Union County, SC  0.13% ($41,733)


4.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greenville County, SC  1.32% ($48,235 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.30% ($34,990)
to Union County, SC  0.13% ($30,237)
Businesses in Wellford, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Wellford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 335ft / 102mTotal length
  • $3,891,000Total costs
  • 674,269Total average daily traffic
  • 100,666Total average daily truck traffic
  • 749,686Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wellford, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wellford, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2013, Expiration Date: 05/30/2023, Certifier: Rick Downs, Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 336 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3845U, N3845U, N-3845U, Serial Number: 336-0145, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/16/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Skymaster International LLC, 128 Fort Prince Dr, Wellford, SC 29385
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T337E (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78SC, N78SC, N-78SC, Serial Number: 33701235, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Skymaster International LLC, 128 Fort Prince Dr, Wellford, SC 29385
  • 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, N1158M, N-1158M, Serial Number: 33701358, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Skymaster International LLC, 128 Fort Prince Dr, Wellford, SC 29385
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/30/2019

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 in Wellford, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wellford, SC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of reported fires - 103 took place in 2016, and the least - 14 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wellford, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.2%), and Outside Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wellford, SC
    • 35344.2%Structure Fires
    • 27234.0%Outside Fires
    • 13416.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 405.0%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wellford, SC
  • 56.9%Electricity
  • 23.4%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wellford, SC
  • 83.0%Electricity
  • 6.2%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Wellford compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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