Blythewood, South Carolina

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Population in 2022: 5,839 (62% urban, 38% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3334.7%
Males: 2,601  (44.6%)
Females: 3,238  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
South Carolina median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 29016, 29130.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $101,590 (it was $35,750 in 2000)
Blythewood:

$101,590
SC:

$64,115

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $50,421 (it was $19,163 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $393,387 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Blythewood:

$393,387
SC:

$254,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $469,846; detached houses: $396,178; mobile homes: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,118.

March 2022 cost of living index in Blythewood: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 4.2%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.1% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Blythewood, SC (2022)
    • 2,27946.0%White alone
    • 2,07341.9%Black alone
    • 3497.0%Hispanic
    • 1923.9%Asian alone
    • 350.7%Two or more races



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Blythewood, South Carolina as of June 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blythewood is 78 to 1.


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Ancestries: Senegalese (9.2%), American (7.6%), German (4.8%), European (4.4%), Irish (3.4%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 3.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,850 people per square mile   (low).

Blythewood, South Carolina map

432 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia, 1.8% Africa, 1.7% Europe, 1.7% Latin America).

This town:

8.7%
South Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,991 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,739 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (13.4 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (69.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (513.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ridgeway, SC (2.5 miles ),
Camp Ground, SC (2.5 miles ),
Pontiac, SC (3.0 miles ),
Dentsville, SC (3.2 miles ),
Winnsboro Mills, SC (3.3 miles ),
Elgin, SC (3.4 miles ),
Woodfield, SC (3.4 miles ),
Arcadia Lakes, SC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 80.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Distribution of median household income in Blythewood, SC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Blythewood, SC in 2022

Blythewood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 184 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2021: 213 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2020: 186 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2019: 161 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2018: 158 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2017: 151 buildings, average cost: $234,000
  • 2016: 137 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2015: 129 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2014: 117 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $243,700
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $263,700
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $45,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Blythewood, SC residents
Average permit cost in Blythewood, SC
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.1%
South Carolina:

3.1%
Most common industries in Blythewood, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (27.7%)
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Warehousing & storage (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (24.5%)
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Warehousing & storage (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (33.3%)
  • Public administration (20.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (6.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Blythewood, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (16.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (8.4%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (20.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (11.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Food processing workers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (23.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Computer specialists (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)

Average climate in Blythewood, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Blythewood, South Carolina average temperatures Blythewood, South Carolina average precipitation Blythewood, South Carolina humidity Blythewood, South Carolina wind speed Blythewood, South Carolina snowfall Blythewood, South Carolina sunshine Blythewood, 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 2023 was 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 2.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.97
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00137. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00137
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Blythewood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Blythewood town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 29.6 miles away from the town center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blythewood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 25% 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 89.4 miles away from Blythewood center
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 156.3 miles away from Blythewood center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 307.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from the city 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 95.0 miles away from Blythewood center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blythewood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blythewood:

  • NORTH PINES COMMUNITY RES. (313 NORTH PINES ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Blythewood:

  • IDA LANE II (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BENDALE, SC)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSP NE TCU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • ARCHIE DR. COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 9 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • FAIRFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RIDGEWAY, SC)
  • EDWARD A RONDEAU GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • MARY E WHITE DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • MIDLANDS CTR INFANT CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)

Amtrak station near Blythewood:

  • 16 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI 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 car rental service, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Blythewood:

  • 18 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blythewood:

  • Benedict College (about 15 miles; Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 16 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 21 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 41 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 48 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • York Technical College (about 50 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Winthrop University (about 50 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)

Public high schools in Blythewood:

  • WESTWOOD HIGH (Students: 1,203, Location: 180 TURKEY FARM ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLYTHEWOOD HIGH (Students: 1,098, Location: 10901 WILSON BOULEVARD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blythewood:

  • BLYTHEWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 2,072, Location: 2351 LONGTOWN ROAD EAST, Grades: 6-8)
  • KELLY MILL MIDDLE (Students: 1,137, Location: 1141 KELLY MILL ROAD, Grades: 2-8)
  • LAKE CAROLINA ELEMENTARY (Students: 788, Location: 1151 KELLY MILL ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • ROUND TOP ELEMENTARY (Students: 657, Location: 449 RIMER POND ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • BETHEL-HANBERRY ELEMENTARY (Students: 628, Location: 125 BONEY ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • LANGFORD ELEMENTARY (Students: 431, Location: 480 LANGFORD ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • MULLER ROAD MIDDLE (Location: 1031 MULLER ROAD, Grades: KG-8)
  • LAKE CAROLINA ELEMENTARY UPPER CAMPUS (Location: 1261 KELLY MILL ROAD, Grades: 3-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Columbia - Richland Fire Station Blythewood (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blythewood include: Saint Marks Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Sand Level Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (120 Creech Road), Comfort Inn Blythewood (436 McNulty Road), Comfort Inn & Suites (436 McNulty Street), Day's Inn (114 Blythewood Rd).

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

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

  • WRIGHT WAY STORE 9 (2870209) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

84.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Blythewood (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Blythewood Branch at 201 Blythewood Road, branch established on 2001/01/08. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Blythewood:

Marital status in Blythewood, SC
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Blythewood:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
South Carolina average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Blythewood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Blythewood:

(Blythewood, South Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Blythewood, SC (based on Richland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant93,739263
Mainline Protestant47,81398
Black Protestant28,50256
Catholic16,3008
Other10,13632
Orthodox7001
None187,314-
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: 53
Richland County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Richland County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Richland County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
This county:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Richland County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

10.1%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
State:

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

9.3%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blythewood:

57.3%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

59.7%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blythewood:

17.7%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blythewood:

36.6%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Blythewood:

63.7%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Blythewood:

84.7%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blythewood, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$40,464$60,6960$0
Parks and Recreation 5$20,420$49,0087$5,983
Financial Administration 1$5,553$66,6360$0
Totals for Government 14$66,437$56,9467$5,983

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

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $498,000 ($85.29)
    Regular Highways: $461,000 ($78.95)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($3.94)
  • Current Operations - Transit Utilities: $806,000 ($138.04)
    Police Protection: $655,000 ($112.18)
    Sewerage: $584,000 ($100.02)
    Water Utilities: $535,000 ($91.63)
    Central Staff Services: $364,000 ($62.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $315,000 ($53.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $218,000 ($37.34)
    General - Other: $192,000 ($32.88)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($25.18)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($14.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000 ($11.65)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($9.76)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($2.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($1.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $170,000 ($29.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $138,000 ($23.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($14.04)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($12.84)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($6.17)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($3.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($3.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($2.23)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($1.71)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($0.51)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.51)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,578,000 ($270.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($15.41)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $967,000 ($165.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $179,000 ($30.66)
    Other: $30,000 ($5.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($4.80)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($4.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $165,000 ($28.26)
    Transit Utilities: $30,000 ($5.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $482,000 ($82.55)
    Gas Utilities: $30,000 ($5.14)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $82,000 ($14.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000 ($9.42)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($8.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $665,000 ($113.89)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($1.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $275,000 ($47.10)
    General Local Government Support: $65,000 ($11.13)
    Other: $51,000 ($8.73)
    Highways: $15,000 ($2.57)
  • Tax - Property: $1,073,000 ($183.76)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $654,000 ($112.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $369,000 ($63.20)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $346,000 ($59.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.71)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.20)

Blythewood government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,259,000 ($386.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,887,000 ($323.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $372,000 ($63.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,239,000 ($725.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,000 ($7.36)

9.04% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($52,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.04%
South Carolina average:

8.89%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($735 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.11%
South Carolina average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Lexington County, SC  1.87% ($48,080 average AGI)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.29% ($45,213)
from Sumter County, SC  0.24% ($40,357)


9.17% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($60,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
South Carolina average:

7.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($494 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Lexington County, SC  2.37% ($65,777 average AGI)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.44% ($54,505)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.30% ($47,416)
Businesses in Blythewood, SC
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Subway2
Decora Cabinetry2U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blythewood:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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.)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blythewood:

  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WPUB-FM (102.7 FM; CAMDEN, SC; Owner: KERSHAW RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W220CV (91.9 FM; WINNSBORO, SC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blythewood:

  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Blythewood fatal accident list:

Jun 20, 2018 05:00 AM, I-77, Lat: 34.213819, Lon: -80.983781, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 16, 2017 09:20 PM, I-77, Lat: 34.223081, Lon: -80.987550, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 10, 2015 06:08 PM, Us-21, Lat: 34.207467, Lon: -80.974208, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 24, 2011 09:55 PM, I-77, Lat: 34.212653, Lon: -80.984689, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 407ft / 124mTotal length
  • $1,081,000Total costs
  • 421,600Total average daily traffic
  • 47,534Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Blythewood, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 171970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blythewood, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blythewood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HOED HILL SC, 502 Rimer Pond Road (Lat: 34.194083 Lon: -80.930417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQIS701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

  • FRICK ROAD, 8689 Winnsboro Road (Lat: 34.223528 Lon: -81.068778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQUF451,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2014, Expiration Date: 06/23/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

  • Blythewood, 1705 Blythewood Road (Lat: 34.185417 Lon: -81.037028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WAN225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6790.00 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 04/08/2021, Expiration Date: 04/19/2031, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blythewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blythewood)
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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$211,4107$208,48424$225,4281$237,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$98,6102$251,4050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$176,3550$07$176,4030$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$227,1401$234,5904$242,5150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$176,0401$182,7100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

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 ORIGINATED1$295,5801$299,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,5200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

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

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 59. The highest number of fires - 94 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Blythewood, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blythewood, SC
    • 43957.2%Outside Fires
    • 17622.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 13117.1%Structure Fires
    • 222.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blythewood, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blythewood, South Carolina:

  • Days Inn, 114 Blythewood Rd, Blythewood, South Carolina 29016 , Phone: (803) 691-1200, Fax: (803) 691-1208
  • COMFORT INN, 436 MCNULTY St, Blythewood, South Carolina 29016 , Phone: (803) 754-1441, Fax: (803) 754-2499
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blythewood, South Carolina
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blythewood, SC
  • 54.6%Electricity
  • 38.9%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blythewood, SC
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 15.0%Utility gas


Blythewood compared to South Carolina state average:

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

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  • #50 (29130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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