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Population in 2012: 121 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 

Males: 36  (30.1%)
Females: 85  (69.9%)

Median resident age:  30.5 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 29856

Estimated median household income in 2012: $17,567 (it was $35,833 in 2000)
Windsor:

$17,567
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,223

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,576 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Windsor:

$60,576
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,933; Detached houses: $93,125; Mobile homes: $52,000
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  • White alone - 90 (74.4%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (14.0%)
  • Black alone - 9 (7.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Windsor: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (87.3%), English (4.0%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 391 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Windsor:

  • High school or higher: 52.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 59.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Windsor town:

  • Never married: 50.0%
  • Now married: 36.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
South Carolina:  4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

Windsor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (29.6 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (125.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (572.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Williston, SC (2.8 miles ), Elko, SC (3.2 miles ), New Ellenton, SC (3.2 miles ), Aiken, SC (3.6 miles ), Salley, SC (3.7 miles ), Springfield, SC (3.7 miles ), Edisto-Shaws, SC (3.8 miles) , Wagener, SC (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.48 N, Longitude: 81.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Windsor household income distribution Windsor home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-32.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Utilities (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Legal support workers (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Windsor-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Windsor town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 tornado 22.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Windsor-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 62.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from Windsor 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 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Windsor center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aiken County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Windsor:

  • BLACK'S DRIVE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WILLISTON, SC)
  • HARLEY RD. COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WILLISTON, SC)
  • ACADEMY ST. COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WILLISTON, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Windsor, SC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Windsor:

  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 16 miles; Aiken, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,476)
  • Medical College of Georgia (about 28 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Augusta State University (about 30 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,766)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 32 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • South Carolina State University (about 39 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 40 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 46 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)

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

Church in Windsor: First Baptist Church of Windsor (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Days Inn-Downtown (1204 West Richland Avenue).

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

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.05378
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.76. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.76
U.S.:

11.08
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 20.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

25.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.972. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.972
U.S.:

2.963
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 13.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.3
U.S.:

12.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.8%
(39.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Windsor, SC

Windsor compared to South Carolina state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Windsor travel time to work - commute


Windsor mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Windsor town (based on Aiken County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.36%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents59.4%10.7%7.9%3.8%3.4%
Congregations44.0%10.3%2.2%1.6%7.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.4%2.1%1.3%6.4%
Congregations2.2%3.3%5.4%1.1%22.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Aiken County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Aiken County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Aiken County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Aiken County:

31.2%
South Carolina:

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

19.9%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 1$50


6.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Aiken County:

0.10%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Richmond County, GA  0.91% ($30,446 average AGI)
from Edgefield County, SC  0.47% ($31,866)
from Columbia County, GA  0.29% ($39,569)


5.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($316 average AGI)
Aiken County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richmond County, GA  0.85% ($29,020 average AGI)
to Edgefield County, SC  0.41% ($35,304)
to Lexington County, SC  0.35% ($37,033)

Strongest AM radio stations in Windsor:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WPCH (1380 AM; 4 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Windsor:

  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJY (102.7 FM; NEW ELLENTON, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WACG-FM (90.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIIZ (97.9 FM; BLACKVILLE, SC; Owner: NICWILD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Windsor:

  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Windsor)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE4MHN, Licensee ID: L00166414
    Grant Date: 03/11/2004, Expiration Date: 05/31/2014
    Registrant: Terry D Herring, 294 Boggy Gut Road, Windsor, SC 29856
  • Call Sign: KE4SON, Licensee ID: L00915151
    Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 11/04/2014
    Registrant: Linda G Sparks, 210 Wren Rd., Windsor, SC 29856-2325
  • Call Sign: KJ4LTJ, Licensee ID: L01487992
    Grant Date: 05/01/2009, Expiration Date: 05/01/2019, Certifier: Ralph J Martinez
    Registrant: Ralph J Martinez, Windsor, SC 29856

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: DAY TODD R MADD-MAX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MAZDA 13B (146 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 156TA , Serial Number: TA5456, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Todd R Day, 1556 Oak Ridge Club Rd, Windsor, SC 29856
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TB-20 TRINIDAD (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 188GT , Serial Number: 2048, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lewis Meredith, 793 Colbert Bridge Rd, Windsor, SC 29856, Other Owners: Kimberly Meredith



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$79,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Windsor, SC
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