Westminster, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 2,464 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 1,222  (49.6%)
Females: 1,242  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29693.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,861 (it was $30,802 in 2000)
Westminster:

$30,861
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,843 (it was $17,121 in 2000)

Westminster city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,202 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Westminster:

$106,202
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $548.

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  • Races in Westminster, SC (2010)

    Westminster races chart
    • 1,96481.2%White alone
    • 25610.6%Black alone
    • 1516.2%Hispanic
    • 381.6%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Westminster: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.6%), United States (14.5%), English (10.0%), German (9.6%), French Canadian (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 935 feet

Land area: 3.44 square miles.

Population density: 716 people per square mile   (low).

Westminster,SC real estate house value index trend

Westminster, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Westminster:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westminster city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

73 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

2.9%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Westminster, South Carolina as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Westminster to the number of sex offenders is 97 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $882 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $678 (0.6%)

Westminster satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (42.2 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (97.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (555.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Union, SC (2.7 miles ), Walhalla, SC (2.7 miles ), Oakway, SC (2.8 miles ), Seneca, SC (2.8 miles ), Rock Creek, GA (3.0 miles ), Utica, SC (3.1 miles ), Long Creek, SC (3.1 miles ), Newry, SC (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $70,000

Latitude: 34.67 N, Longitude: 83.10 W

Area code: 864

Westminster household income distribution Westminster home values distribution

Crime rates in Westminster by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 002000000000
per 100,000 0.00.071.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000004101
per 100,000 0.035.70.00.00.00.00.00.0150.940.90.041.1
Robberies 012029123411
per 100,000 0.035.771.60.073.8336.437.675.4113.2163.540.941.1
Assaults 282110118182616993310
per 100,000 997.2748.7358.0401.9295.1672.9978.2602.9339.5367.91,349.7411.0
Burglaries 41301413825321216242317
per 100,000 1,460.11,069.5501.3475.0295.1934.61,203.9452.1603.5981.2940.7698.7
Thefts 12010073573966837888739081
per 100,000 4,273.53,565.12,613.72,082.61,438.62,467.33,122.62,939.03,319.52,984.53,681.03,329.2
Auto thefts 668313243725
per 100,000 213.7213.9286.4109.636.9112.175.2150.7113.2286.281.8205.5
Arson 010121000001
per 100,000 0.035.70.036.573.837.40.00.00.00.00.041.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 509.7440.8415.2214.1168.9425.3439.4316.9423.3381.3522.4339.3

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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 Westminster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.52
South Carolina average:

2.44

Westminster tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -507 (-15.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Westminster, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Westminster, South Carolina average temperatures Westminster, South Carolina average precipitation Westminster, South Carolina humidity Westminster, South Carolina wind speed Westminster, South Carolina snowfall Westminster, South Carolina sunshine Westminster, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Westminster-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Westminster city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westminster-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 65.0 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 92.4 miles away from Westminster 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 144.8 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 249.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 209.0 miles away from Westminster center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 253.9 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 Oconee County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: J. Gresham Barrett - Politician, Jared Burton - Baseball player, Jackie Wilson (boxer) - Boxer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Westminster:

  • OMH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • OCONEE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • OMH HOSPICE OF THE FOOTHILLS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • SENECA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • FMC OCONEE DIALYSIS CLINIC INC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SENECA, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TOCCOA (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; TOCCOA, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF TOCCOA (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TOCCOA, GA)

Amtrak stations near Westminster:

  • 15 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near Westminster:

  • 9 miles: Oconee 1 and 2 in Seneca, SC.
  • 9 miles: Oconee 3 in Seneca, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westminster:

  • Clemson University (about 15 miles; Clemson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 20,131)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 18 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Piedmont College (about 27 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Anderson University (about 28 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Furman University (about 42 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 43 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Western Carolina University (about 43 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)

Public high school in Westminster:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westminster:

Private elementary/middle schools in Westminster:

  • CHEROKEE CREEK BOYS SCHOOL, INC. (Students: 35; Location: 198 COOPER RD; Grades: UG - UG; Boys only)
  • POPLAR SPRINGS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 4279A S HWY 11; Grades: 3 - 7)
See full list of schools located in Westminster

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • WestOak Senior High School has 998 students enrolled. The address is 130 Warrior Lane

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Notable locations in Westminster: Westminster City Hall (A), Westminster Branch Library (B), Westminster Fire Department (C), Oconee County Rural Fire Department Westminster (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westminster include: Westminster Wesleyan Church (A), Westminster United Methodist Church (B), Westminster Presbyterian Church (C), Westminster Baptist Church (D), Cheohee Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oconee 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 2012 was 58.2. This is better than average.

City:

58.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.204. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 8.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.60
U.S.:

9.14

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

CHICKASAW POINT (3750010) (Population served: 490, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-04-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-04-2009), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Westminster that have no violations reported:

  • PIONEER RURAL WATER DIST (3720001) (Address: 5510 WEST OAK HIGHWAY , Population served: 16,236, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CHEROKEE CREEK BOYS SCHOOL (3770002) (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.1% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.9%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Westminster, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Westminster compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Westminster (2011 data):

  • Community First Bank, Inc.: Westminster Branch at 306 East Windsor Street, branch established on 2003/05/12; Bank Of Westminster-West Branch at 306 East Windsor Street, branch established on 1935/05/23. Info updated 2011/12/15: Bank assets: $519.2 mil, Deposits: $466.3 mil, headquarters in Walhalla, SC, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancorporation
  • Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association: 111 West Windsor Street Branch at 111 West Windsor Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $375.7 mil, Deposits: $299.2 mil, headquarters in Seneca, SC, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Westminster Branch at 200 West Windsor Street, branch established on 1978/08/18. 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:

10.7
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westminster city (based on Oconee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,998142
Mainline Protestant3,99622
Catholic2,4912
Other8184
Black Protestant3584
None31,612-
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: 13
Oconee County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Oconee County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Oconee County:

28.6%
South Carolina:

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

16.7%
State:

13.4%
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$2,261$27,1320$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,322$33,2880$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,335$40,0202$2,427
Police Protection - Officers 10$30,275$36,3300$0
Firefighters 5$16,915$40,5960$0
Solid Waste Management 6$13,204$26,4080$0
Sewerage 2$5,153$30,9180$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,092$36,55210$1,724
Water Supply 7$21,667$37,1430$0
Electric Power 3$12,683$50,7320$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,340$26,0400$0
Totals for Government 42$124,247$35,49912$4,151

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,306,000 ($935.88)
    Water Utilities: $1,356,000 ($550.32)
    Central Staff Services: $596,000 ($241.88)
    Police Protection: $401,000 ($162.74)
    Fire Protection: $234,000 ($94.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $211,000 ($85.63)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($83.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $118,000 ($47.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($24.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $38,000 ($15.42)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($1.62)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $19,000 ($7.71)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($7.31)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($4.06)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($3.65)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,662,000 ($674.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($15.02)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($95.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $126,000 ($51.14)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($30.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($20.70)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,328,000 ($944.81)
    Water Utilities: $1,763,000 ($715.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $126,000 ($51.14)
  • Tax - Property: $441,000 ($178.98)
    NEC: $268,000 ($108.77)
    Public Utilities: $26,000 ($10.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($1.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $731,000 ($296.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $672,000 ($272.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $59,000 ($23.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $101,000 ($40.99)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $672,000 ($272.73)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Pickens County, SC  0.71% ($34,286 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.60% ($31,581)
from Greenville County, SC  0.38% ($62,062)


5.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Pickens County, SC  0.79% ($36,337 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.77% ($33,061)
to Greenville County, SC  0.41% ($38,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westminster:

  • 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.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westminster:

  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WGOG (96.3 FM; WALHALLA, SC; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Westminster:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
Westminster fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Westminster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 14,283Total average daily traffic
  • 1,064Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • "westminster" 1753 Coffee Road (Lat: 34.688417 Lon: -83.120167), Call Sign: KNKN405
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Douglas J Minster
    Registrant: Allied Wireless Communications Corporation, 1001 Technology Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223, Phone: (501) 448-1249, Fax: (501) 448-1580, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Diana Joseph, 11767 Long Creek Hwy. (Lat: 34.743889 Lon: -83.240472), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 77.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 11767 Long Creek Hwy. (Lat: 34.743889 Lon: -83.240472), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 77.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 11767 Long Creek Hwy. (Lat: 34.743889 Lon: -83.240472), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 11767 Long Creek Hwy. (Lat: 34.743889 Lon: -83.240472), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Sr 11 & 168 (Lat: 34.560111 Lon: -83.062083), Call Sign: KIU857
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2012, Expiration Date: 06/08/2022
    Registrant: Oconee County Sheriff\'s Office, 415 South Pine Street, Walhalla, SC 29691, Phone: (864) 718-1010, Fax: (864) 638-4434, Email:
  • Hwy 76 (Lat: 34.665667 Lon: -83.098500), Call Sign: KLP776
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2012, Expiration Date: 06/08/2022
    Registrant: Oconee County Sheriff\'s Office, 415 South Pine Street, Walhalla, SC 29691, Phone: (864) 718-1010, Fax: (864) 638-4434, Email:
  • 1/4 Mi W Of Jct Hwy 90 & Us 76 On Hwy 90 (Lat: 34.719528 Lon: -83.219333), Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPEV984
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/1999, Expiration Date: 05/04/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2004
    Registrant: Westminster, Town Of, 100 Windsor St, Westminster, SC 29693, Phone: (864) 647-3217
  • Lat: 34.665639 Lon: -83.099306, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPVZ678
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz, 173.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 09/20/2022, Certifier: Sam Stribling
    Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:
  • Water Tank On Hwy 76 & Sr 183 (Lat: 34.668444 Lon: -83.099333), Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQPG601
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: David Smith
    Registrant: City Os Westminster, Westminster, SC 29693, Phone: (864) 647-3200
  • Lat: 34.662667 Lon: -83.038778, Call Sign: WQQP311
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.062 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 456.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/06/2023, Certifier: Lisa Mccurry
    Registrant: Continental Wireless, Inc., 10455 Vista Park Road, Dallas, TX 75238-1645, Phone: (972) 926-7443, Fax: (972) 926-0624, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Westminster, On Us Hwy 76 Bypass 2.7 Mi E Of (Lat: 34.663417 Lon: -83.039861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WNEH652
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2010, Expiration Date: 10/12/2020
    Registrant: Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 734 West Main St., Pickens, SC 29671, Phone: (864) 898-2003, Email:
  • Central offices, 5500 West Oak Highway (Lat: 34.596889 Lon: -83.027917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.8 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPQS625
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.218 MHz, 952.218 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2010, Expiration Date: 09/20/2020, Certifier: Gwen Mccall
    Registrant: Westminster, SC 29693, Phone: (864) 972-8567, Fax: (864) 972-3351
  • Westminster, Lat: 34.642806 Lon: -83.088306, Call Sign: WQBK669, Licensee ID: L00080006
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2004, Expiration Date: 10/26/2014, Certifier: Gwen Mccall
    Registrant: Pioneer Rural Water
  • Westminster, 1753 Coffee Road (Westminster - Sc Rsa #1) (Lat: 34.688278 Lon: -83.120250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: WQLX746
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/2010, Expiration Date: 05/20/2020, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • BRASSTOWN, 11767 Long Creek Hwy. (Lat: 34.743889 Lon: -83.240472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQPR212
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Oakway Sub, 6095 W. Oak Hwy (Lat: 34.600944 Lon: -83.015306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQRB975
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Barney Drake
    Registrant: Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 734 W. Main St., Pickens, SC 29671, Phone: (864) 898-2003, Email:
  • Oconee, 2328 Sandifer Blvd. (Lat: 34.667556 Lon: -83.042667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQRB976
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Barney Drake
    Registrant: Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 734 W Main St, Pickens, SC 29671, Phone: (864) 898-2003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westminster)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Westminster)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 131
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 26

Incident types - Westminster

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westminster, SC
Most common first names in Westminster, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12570.7 years
William10472.6 years
John8573.2 years
Mary7978.9 years
Robert5971.1 years
Charles4070.3 years
George3476.0 years
Willie3376.2 years
Annie3278.7 years
Thomas3070.8 years
Most common last names in Westminster, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12671.8 years
Moore5573.6 years
Jones4675.4 years
Cobb3975.2 years
Pitts3778.2 years
Blackwell3671.9 years
Lee3470.8 years
Carter3377.3 years
Holbrooks3269.4 years
Owens3174.4 years
Businesses in Westminster, SC
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
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