Williamston, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,183 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 2,028  (48.5%)
Females: 2,155  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
South Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 29697.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,740 (it was $31,458 in 2000)
Williamston:

$41,740
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,079 (it was $14,085 in 2000)

Williamston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,344 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Williamston:

$99,344
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $125,029; detached houses: $134,477; mobile homes: $39,731

Median gross rent in 2016: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williamston: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.2%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 35.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Williamston, SC (2010)
    • 3,25182.6%White alone
    • 51513.1%Black alone
    • 1122.8%Hispanic
    • 471.2%Two or more races
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Williamston, South Carolina as of October 16, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williamston is 323 to 1.


Crime rates in Williamston by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(25.9)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
1
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
1
(25.1)
2
(50.0)
2
(49.9)
1
(24.6)
4
(97.4)
1
(24.0)
2
(47.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
3
(76.8)
3
(76.2)
12
(306.6)
12
(304.9)
3
(75.3)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
9
(224.9)
1
(25.0)
2
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(284.7)
7
(181.2)
13
(332.8)
16
(406.3)
11
(281.0)
21
(533.5)
18
(451.9)
11
(274.0)
19
(477.4)
23
(574.7)
20
(499.0)
15
(369.3)
10
(243.5)
17
(408.6)
24
(567.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(336.4)
19
(491.7)
17
(435.2)
13
(330.1)
23
(587.6)
25
(635.2)
18
(451.9)
24
(597.8)
40
(1,005)
28
(699.7)
31
(773.5)
20
(492.4)
58
(1,413)
34
(817.1)
17
(402.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
65
(1,682)
78
(2,019)
110
(2,816)
89
(2,260)
109
(2,785)
86
(2,185)
98
(2,460)
112
(2,790)
134
(3,367)
151
(3,773)
140
(3,493)
119
(2,930)
122
(2,971)
95
(2,283)
102
(2,412)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(155.3)
9
(232.9)
15
(384.0)
9
(228.5)
9
(229.9)
10
(254.1)
8
(200.9)
12
(298.9)
10
(251.3)
6
(149.9)
10
(249.5)
11
(270.8)
11
(267.9)
15
(360.5)
7
(165.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.2)
2
(50.8)
5
(127.7)
1
(25.4)
1
(25.1)
3
(74.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(96.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)242.2177.8304.4235.9339.6370.7259.1259.5340.7434.3361.0281.6365.8285.5289.2

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City-data.com crime index in Williamston, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.85
South Carolina average:

2.64
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Ancestries: American (24.9%), English (14.6%), Scottish (7.7%), Irish (7.4%), German (5.8%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 826 feet

Land area: 3.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,165 people per square mile   (low).

Williamston,SC real estate house value index trend

Williamston, South Carolina map

19 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,244 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $602 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (16.6 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (102.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (548.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Pelzer, SC (1.4 miles ),
Pelzer, SC (1.4 miles),
Ware Place, SC (2.3 miles ),
Piedmont, SC (2.5 miles ),
Belton, SC (2.5 miles ),
Woodville, SC (2.8 miles ),
Golden Grove, SC (2.9 miles ),
Brushy Creek, SC (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.62 N, Longitude: 82.48 W

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Williamston, SC in 2016
Distribution of house value in Williamston, SC in 2016
Williamston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Williamston, SC
Historical housing units in Williamston, SC
Most common industries in Williamston, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.6%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.5%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Williamston, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Williamston, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Williamston, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
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 15.9 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 12.6 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 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
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 12.6 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 14.2 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 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Williamston-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Williamston town center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamston-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 51.6 miles away from Williamston center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 117.0 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 179.6 miles away from Williamston 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 261.1 miles away from Williamston center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 179.2 miles away from Williamston 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 173.8 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 Anderson 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, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Williamston:

  • SALUDA VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (WILLIAMS STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Williamston:

  • HOSANNA HEALTH AND REHAB OF PIEDMONT LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PIEDMONT, SC)
  • ANDERSON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANMED HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF THE UPSTATE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • PATRICK B HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON HEALTH CARE CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - ANDERSON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)

Airports located in Williamston:

Amtrak station near Williamston:

  • 17 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 Williamston:

  • Anderson University (about 12 miles; Anderson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,510)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 16 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 18 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Bob Jones University (about 19 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Clemson University (about 21 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Furman University (about 22 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • North Greenville University (about 32 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public high schools in Williamston:

  • PALMETTO HIGH (Students: 912, Location: 804 NORTH HAMILTON STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER OF ANDERSON 1 & 2 (Location: 702 BELTON HIGHWAY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Williamston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Williamston: AnMed Wellspring Treatment Center (A), Williamston Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Williamston Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Big Creek Watershed Two Reservoir (A), Big Creek Watershed One Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Camp Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sonco Amusement (1001 South Academy Street Extension).

Anderson 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 town:

2.4 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.4%
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: 0.1% of all households
4 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
3 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Williamston (2011 data):

  • Community First Bank, Inc.: Williamston Branch at 208 East Main Street, branch established on 2000/08/28. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Williamston Branch at 1 Greenville Drive, branch established on 1973/10/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Williamston Branch at 113 East Main Street, branch established on 1968/07/01. 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.
  • SunTrust Bank: Williamston Branch 776 at 1 N. Hamilton Ave, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Williamston:

Marital status in Williamston, SC
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 16.8%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Williamston:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
South Carolina average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Williamston
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Williamston, SC (based on Anderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant97,855240
Mainline Protestant11,77559
Black Protestant7,88430
Catholic2,8512
Other1,1466
Orthodox501
None65,565-
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: 34
This county:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
This county:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 122
Anderson County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

11.8%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Williamston:

48.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Williamston:

42.3%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Williamston:

29.4
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Williamston:

14.5%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Williamston:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Williamston:

35.9%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Williamston:

76.4%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamston, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$47,112$25,6970$0
Other Government Administration 6$15,870$31,7400$0
Water Supply 5$14,032$33,6770$0
Solid Waste Management 4$9,436$28,3080$0
Sewerage 2$6,281$37,6860$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,435$32,6100$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,303$27,6360$0
Financial Administration 1$3,445$41,3400$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 44$106,394$29,0170$0

Williamston government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $329,000 ($78.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($7.17)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,106,000 ($264.40)
    Sewerage: $903,000 ($215.87)
    Water Utilities: $822,000 ($196.51)
    Financial Administration: $633,000 ($151.33)
    Regular Highways: $405,000 ($96.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $238,000 ($56.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($17.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($26.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $61,000 ($14.58)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($5.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,432,000 ($342.34)

Williamston government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,113,000 ($266.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($45.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($8.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($17.45)
    Education: $52,000 ($12.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $116,000 ($27.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000 ($10.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($4.78)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,012,000 ($241.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $134,000 ($32.03)
  • Tax - Property: $1,276,000 ($305.04)
    Public Utility License: $321,000 ($76.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $309,000 ($73.87)

Williamston government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,128,000 ($986.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,816,000 ($912.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $312,000 ($74.59)

Williamston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,459,000 ($587.86)

6.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Greenville County, SC  1.48% ($46,222 average AGI)
from Pickens County, SC  0.82% ($45,702)
from Oconee County, SC  0.31% ($43,431)


5.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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  1.29% ($44,626 average AGI)
to Pickens County, SC  0.74% ($48,932)
to Oconee County, SC  0.27% ($42,519)
Businesses in Williamston, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's1
FedEx1RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamston:

  • 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.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WHPB (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, SC; Owner: ROBERT BRYSON)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamston:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Williamston:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Williamston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Williamston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 74.1mTotal length
  • $4,989,000Total costs
  • 74,569Total average daily traffic
  • 4,395Total average daily truck traffic
  • 79,688Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Williamston, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 81950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Williamston, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Williamston)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Williamston, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WILLIAMSTON SC, 4066 Six And Twenty Road (092140 / Williamston) (Lat: 34.661528 Lon: -82.613694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68.6 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WQIT296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 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:
  • SLABTOWN, 1324 Firetower Rd (Lat: 34.688861 Lon: -82.604417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.4 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQOV769,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • WAREPLACE, 9680 Augusta Road (Lat: 34.609806 Lon: -82.379667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WRCF537, Licensee ID: L01412020,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2018, Expiration Date: 09/18/2028, Certifier: Tom Smith, Registrant: Motorola Solutions Inc., Palmetto 800, 6 Harbison Way, Columbia, SC 29212, Phone: (800) 353-0101, Email:
  • WILLIAMSTON, 7.5 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 34.661500 Lon: -82.613167), Overall height: 71 m, Call Sign: WLB590,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2005, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr., Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc., 2400 North Glenville, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 19861 , Serial Number: 17260813, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 03/08/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel Bright, 196 Sandy Ln, Williamston, SC 29697
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4214Y , Serial Number: 1199-77, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Melanie Patterson, 2647 Anderson Hwy, Williamston, SC 29697
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-fan
    N-Number: 51EF , Serial Number: 5600487, Certificate Issue Date: 09/03/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Baron Aviation LLC Red, 101 Cromer Rd, Williamston, SC 29697, Other Owners: Air LLC Xavier
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 714BN , Serial Number: 15079051, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Melanie Patterson, 113 H I Taylor Rd, Williamston, SC 29697
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7875P , Serial Number: 24-3101, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2017
    Registrant (LLC): 3 Commanches Aviation LLC, 105 Chickasaw Run, Williamston, SC 29697
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84690 , Serial Number: 7AC-3402, Airworthiness Date: 04/15/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 04/10/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Melanie Patterson, 113 H I Taylor Rd, Williamston, SC 29697
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3244S , Serial Number: 18255744, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Craig Patterson, 113 H I Taylor Rd, Williamston, SC 29697
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/03/2018

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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$89,7457$124,64132$126,4613$18,8533$53,8530$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$109,0600$04$102,2230$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$73,2001$107,9509$94,3972$27,1751$51,3901$70,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$129,3901$135,68010$132,3901$45,8401$58,0400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$176,3500$01$49,1700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$159,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$153,0600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.01

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 73
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Good Intent Call: 8
Fire incident types in Williamston, SC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamston, SC
Most common first names in Williamston, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11170.8 years
William8771.9 years
John7973.4 years
Mary5676.3 years
Robert4069.3 years
Charles3669.5 years
George3072.9 years
Ruth2977.5 years
Willie2575.4 years
Thomas2570.6 years
Most common last names in Williamston, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5870.9 years
Ellison4375.7 years
Williams3475.2 years
Davis3471.4 years
Rogers3176.1 years
Martin2972.5 years
Campbell2979.4 years
Wilson2874.1 years
Owens2671.2 years
Davenport2175.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williamston, SC
  • 55.3%Electricity
  • 38.3%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williamston, SC
  • 85.8%Electricity
  • 12.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Williamston compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 17 pilots and 25 other airmen in this city.
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