Gayle Mill, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 913.
Population change since 2000: -16.5%
Males: 381  (41.8%)
Females: 532  (58.2%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29706.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,799 (it was $25,143 in 2000)
Gayle Mill:

$44,799
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,563 (it was $10,362 in 2000)

Gayle Mill CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $31,130 (it was $26,000 in 2000)
Gayle Mill:

$31,130
SC:

$179,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $692.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gayle Mill: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.4%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents)

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Ancestries: African (46.1%), Irish (8.4%), American (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,362 people per square mile   (low).

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4 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
South Carolina:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $559 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (38.2 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (41.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (495.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Chester, SC (1.2 miles ),
Eureka Mill, SC (1.5 miles ),
Lowrys, SC (2.6 miles ),
McConnells, SC (3.4 miles ),
Richburg, SC (3.5 miles ),
Lockhart, SC (3.7 miles),
Carlisle, SC (3.9 miles ),
Landsford, SC (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.70 N, Longitude: 81.24 W

Distribution of median household income in Gayle Mill, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gayle Mill, SC in 2019
Gayle Mill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Gayle Mill, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (16.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Gayle Mill, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.3%)
  • Cashiers (10.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)

Average climate in Gayle Mill, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0702. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0702
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Gayle Mill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Gayle Mill place center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 34.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gayle Mill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Gayle Mill center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 288.0 miles away from Gayle Mill center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from Gayle Mill center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 171.6 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) earthquake occurred 285.1 miles away from Gayle Mill 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 Chester County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gayle Mill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gayle Mill:

  • UNITED HOSPICE OF THE PIEDMONT (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CHESTER, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gayle Mill:

  • Winthrop University (about 21 miles; Rock Hill, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,575)
  • York Technical College (about 22 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Limestone College (about 34 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 41 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • Gaston College (about 43 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 4,385)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 43 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 43 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Wylie Mills (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gayle Mill include: Parkway Baptist Church (A), Westside Baptist Church (B), Saint James Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.8%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

12.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Gayle Mill:

Marital status in Gayle Mill, SC
  • Never married: 55.2%
  • Now married: 25.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Gayle Mill:

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 19.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
South Carolina average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gayle Mill, SC (based on Chester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,95547
Black Protestant4,64528
Mainline Protestant2,53731
Other2491
Catholic1742
None15,580-
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: 7
Chester County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Chester County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.9%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chester County:

14.6%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.4%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gayle Mill:

42.7%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.7
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gayle Mill:

18.3%
South Carolina:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gayle Mill:

14.2%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gayle Mill:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gayle Mill:

35.2%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

52.1%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.0%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gayle Mill, SC Residents

5.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 York County, SC  2.37% ($34,311 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, SC  0.50% ($28,070)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.30% ($44,647)


5.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 York County, SC  2.38% ($31,726 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.70% ($29,405)
to Fairfield County, SC  0.30% ($42,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gayle Mill:

  • WGCD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZK (980 AM; 3 kW; YORK, SC; Owner: CAROLINA METRO RADIO, LLC)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gayle Mill:

  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • W232AX (94.3 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)

TV broadcast stations around Gayle Mill:

  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Gayle Mill fatal accident list:

Jul 20, 2013 07:43 PM, Us-321, Sr-9, Lat: 34.704958, Lon: -81.243611, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 1, 2010 11:22 AM, Sr-9, Lat: 34.700694, Lon: -81.235400, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.8mTotal length
  • $719,000Total costs
  • 33,047Total average daily traffic
  • 2,530Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,709Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gayle Mill, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gayle Mill, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gayle Mill, SC
  • 77.1%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gayle Mill, SC
  • 81.3%Electricity
  • 18.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Gayle Mill compared to South Carolina state average:

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