Isle of Palms, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 4,360 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 
Males: 2,099  (48.2%)
Females: 2,261  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

56.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29451.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $136,564 (it was $76,170 in 2000)
Isle of Palms:

$136,564
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $81,595 (it was $44,221 in 2000)

Isle of Palms city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $925,379 (it was $420,900 in 2000)
Isle of Palms:

$925,379
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $461,747; detached houses: $490,287; townhouses or other attached units: $347,413; in 2-unit structures: $640,852; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $352,204; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $460,760; mobile homes: $96,920

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,059.

March 2019 cost of living index in Isle of Palms: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.1%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Isle of Palms, SC (2019)
    • 4,14492.7%White alone
    • 1413.2%Two or more races
    • 1082.4%Asian alone
    • 841.9%Hispanic

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Isle of Palms, South Carolina as of July 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Isle of Palms is 4,499 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Isle of Palms by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
2
(42.2)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(43.0)
2
(43.0)
7
(149.4)
4
(85.3)
4
(84.5)
4
(95.7)
7
(164.1)
2
(46.7)
2
(46.2)
4
(91.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(387.1)
22
(472.8)
71
(1,515)
49
(1,045)
50
(1,056)
39
(932.8)
32
(750.3)
28
(653.7)
28
(646.2)
16
(366.6)
28
(633.6)
18
(405.5)
11
(250.2)
20
(458.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
116
(2,495)
179
(3,847)
111
(2,369)
148
(3,156)
105
(2,217)
138
(3,301)
124
(2,907)
107
(2,498)
94
(2,169)
91
(2,085)
83
(1,878)
44
(991.2)
61
(1,388)
51
(1,168)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(215.1)
9
(193.4)
15
(320.1)
4
(85.3)
4
(84.5)
4
(95.7)
6
(140.7)
5
(116.7)
16
(369.3)
4
(91.7)
7
(158.4)
7
(157.7)
8
(182.0)
15
(343.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index152.7245.4262.7246.7220.0250.4219.9164.4189.2198.9132.280.6124.0110.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Isle of Palms, SC

Crime rate in Isle of Palms detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.66
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (23.9%), Irish (13.9%), English (10.6%), French (7.9%), German (7.3%), Scottish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 4.47 square miles.

Population density: 976 people per square mile   (low).

Isle of Palms, South Carolina map

188 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

4.2%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,334 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,458 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, SC (12.9 miles , pop. 96,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (177.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (560.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sullivan's Island, SC (2.2 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, SC (2.2 miles ),
James Island, SC (3.4 miles ),
Wando, SC (3.5 miles ),
Charleston, SC (3.6 miles ),
Folly Beach, SC (3.7 miles ),
Awendaw, SC (3.9 miles ),
Hanahan, SC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.80 N, Longitude: 79.77 W

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Isle of Palms, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Isle of Palms, SC in 2019
Isle of Palms satellite photo by USGS

Isle of Palms tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $274,800
  • 1998: 97 buildings, average cost: $340,200
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $354,000
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $525,800
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $413,500
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $430,200
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $468,100
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $535,500
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $570,800
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $670,800
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $722,000
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $745,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,067,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $1,005,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $837,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $573,100
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $615,600
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $894,500
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $921,300
  • 2016: 30 buildings, average cost: $932,300
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $826,800
  • 2018: 45 buildings, average cost: $1,135,500
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $1,179,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Isle of Palms, SC residents
Average permit cost in Isle of Palms, SC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Isle of Palms, SC
Historical housing units in Isle of Palms, SC

Population change in the 1990s: +882 (+23.8%).
Most common industries in Isle of Palms, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.0%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Isle of Palms, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Top executives (7.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.3%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)

Average climate in Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.1. This is better than average.

City:

61.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0779. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0779
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.54. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.54
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.369
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00361. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00361
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Isle of Palms-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Isle of Palms city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Isle of Palms-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.2 miles away from Isle of Palms 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 26.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from Isle of Palms center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 28.9 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 20.5 miles away from Isle of Palms center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Charleston County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Isle of Palms topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Isle of Palms:

  • FRANKE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • EAST COOPER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHARLESTON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MT PLEASANT, SC)
  • DCI EAST COOPER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MT PLEASANT, SC)
  • SANDPIPER REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC)
  • GRACE HALL - REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MT PLEASANT, SC)

Amtrak station near Isle of Palms:

  • 15 miles: CHARLESTON (N. CHARLESTON, 4565 GAYNOR AVE.) . 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, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Isle of Palms:

  • College of Charleston (about 11 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 10,974)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 11 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 12 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Trident Technical College (about 18 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 22 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • South Carolina State University (about 80 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 81 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Isle of Palms: Isle of Palms Marina (A), Island Palm Marina (B), Citadel Beach Club (C), Isle of Palms Fire Department Station 3 (D), Isle of Palms Fire Department Station 2 (E), Isle of Palms Fire Department Station 1 (F), Isle of Palms Police Department (G), Isle of Palms City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Isle of Palms include: Isle of Palms Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Morgan Creek (A), Dewees Creek (B), Cedar Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ashley Taylor - Actor.

Charleston 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 Isle of Palms and their reported violations in the past:

ISLE OF PALMS W/S COMM (1010004) (Population served: 8,404, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-13-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-27-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-02-2006, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-13-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-27-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Isle of Palms:

Marital status in Isle of Palms, SC
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

For population 25 years and over in Isle of Palms:

  • High school or higher: 99.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Isle of Palms
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Isle of Palms, SC (based on Charleston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant77,602223
Mainline Protestant47,209106
Black Protestant37,531103
Catholic26,00319
Other8,68824
Orthodox8502
None152,326-
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: 88
Charleston County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 140
Charleston County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 393
Charleston County:

11.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Charleston County:

25.5%
South Carolina:

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

13.7%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Isle of Palms:

60.7%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

63.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Isle of Palms:

19.7%
South Carolina:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Isle of Palms:

10.0%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Isle of Palms:

7.2
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Isle of Palms:

38.0%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Isle of Palms:

65.9%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.7%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Isle of Palms, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 32$140,226$52,5851$100
Police Protection - Officers 20$83,042$49,8250$0
Streets and Highways 10$42,404$50,8850$0
Other Government Administration 7$41,106$70,4670$0
Parks and Recreation 7$28,885$49,51722$25,573
Police - Other 7$29,295$50,2203$3,700
Financial Administration 2$12,451$74,7060$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,708$68,4961$1,275
Fire - Other 0$0 2$1,737
Totals for Government 86$383,118$53,45829$32,385

Isle of Palms government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $270,000 ($61.93)
    Natural Resources - Other: $236,000 ($54.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($7.34)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,197,000 ($733.26)
    Police Protection: $2,393,000 ($548.85)
    Central Staff Services: $2,120,000 ($486.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,432,000 ($328.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,366,000 ($313.30)
    Parking Facilities: $315,000 ($72.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $223,000 ($51.15)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $206,000 ($47.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000 ($14.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $363,000 ($83.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $247,000 ($56.65)
    Police Protection: $188,000 ($43.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($38.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($21.10)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($10.55)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($5.28)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($1.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,296,000 ($1214.68)

Isle of Palms government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $708,000 ($162.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $258,000 ($59.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,006,000 ($230.73)
    General Local Government Support: $732,000 ($167.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $409,000 ($93.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $281,000 ($64.45)
    Special Assessments: $231,000 ($52.98)
    Interest Earnings: $125,000 ($28.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($7.11)
    Sale of Property: $21,000 ($4.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($4.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,128,000 ($488.07)
    General Local Government Support: $144,000 ($33.03)
  • Tax - Property: $4,301,000 ($986.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,686,000 ($616.06)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,649,000 ($607.57)
    Public Utility License: $815,000 ($186.93)

Isle of Palms government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,080,000 ($2082.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,090,000 ($1855.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $990,000 ($227.06)

Isle of Palms government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,086,000 ($5065.60)

10.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,301 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.03%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Charleston County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Berkeley County, SC  1.34% ($47,379 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, SC  1.15% ($48,749)
from Richland County, SC  0.23% ($96,422)


8.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Charleston County:

0.11%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Berkeley County, SC  1.80% ($48,320 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  1.33% ($39,941)
to Richland County, SC  0.19% ($42,032)

Businesses in Isle of Palms, SC

  • Ben & Jerry's: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Isle of Palms:

  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZJY (1480 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • WQNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WTMZ (910 AM; 1 kW; DORCHESTER TERR.-BRE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Isle of Palms:

  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFCH (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W220CN (91.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBB (98.1 FM; FOLLY BEACH, SC; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCOO (105.5 FM; KIAWAH ISLAND, SC; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS II OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)

TV broadcast stations around Isle of Palms:

  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • WCHD-LP (Channel 49; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: IZZO LIVING TRUST)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
Isle of Palms fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Isle of Palms fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.3mTotal length
  • 5,500Total average daily traffic
  • 220Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,865Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 40-A 41st. Street (Lat: 32.803611 Lon: -79.759389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: KNKA327
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Michael P SamsockRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Lisa M Minney, 40 A 41 St Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 56.4 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (336) 643-2524
  • Lisa M Minney, 40 A 41 St Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 56.4 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (336) 643-2524
  • Lisa M Minney, 40 A 41 St Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: 61.0, Structure height: 45019 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Lisa.Minney@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2257
  • Lisa M Minney, 40 A 41 St Street (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: 61.0, Structure height: 45019 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Isle of Palms, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ISLE PALM WT, 1300 Palm Blvd (Lat: 32.787500 Lon: -79.787500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.7 m, Call Sign: WQNH433,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2021, Expiration Date: 02/07/2031, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • BOARDWLK INN, 200 Grand Pavilion Blvd (Lat: 32.803611 Lon: -79.738306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 20.3 m, Call Sign: WQNH457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2021, Expiration Date: 02/07/2031, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • NA WILD DUNE, 40-A 41st Ave (Lat: 32.803583 Lon: -79.759389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 35.8 m, Call Sign: WQNH491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2021, Expiration Date: 02/07/2031, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 5709 Palm Blvd (Lat: 32.805722 Lon: -79.751472), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KUZ527,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/1993, Expiration Date: 10/07/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Destination Wild Dunes, 5757 Palmetto Dr, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • 80 41st Ave (Lat: 32.806278 Lon: -79.767861), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQZ493,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.575 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/1994, Expiration Date: 02/08/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Kenneth M Owens Sr, 80 41st Ave, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • 41 St Ave (Lat: 32.805444 Lon: -79.750639), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRD603, Licensee ID: L00005308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.575 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.425 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2003, Expiration Date: 03/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2013, Registrant: Wild Dunes Yacht Harbor Inc, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Isle of Palms)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 369GG, N369GG, N-369GG, Serial Number: 1255, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Cmc Air LLC, 2 Beachwood E, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 773DV, N773DV, N-773DV, Serial Number: 4947, Year manufactured: 2020, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/2020, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Duet Ventures LLC, 204 Palm Blvd, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 920BC, N920BC, N-920BC, Serial Number: 3994, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Tiger Express Management Company LLC, 6 Whispering Palms Ln, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93750, N93750, N-93750, Serial Number: 1073, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Hugh T Teasley, 18 21st Ave, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 199MG, N199MG, N-199MG, Serial Number: 4172, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Duet Ventures LLC, 204 Palm Blvd, Isle Of Palms, SC 29451

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$095$565,913316$430,1443$205,673219$510,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$529,1159$356,0600$010$482,971
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$337,87016$586,04898$636,4300$065$677,915
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$018$522,09378$434,2900$047$405,851
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$1,131,79013$443,7821$116,4407$711,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0049.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$1,679,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0049.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Isle of Palms, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Isle of Palms, SC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 35 took place in 2004, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Isle of Palms, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.7%), and Structure Fires (41.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Isle of Palms, SC
    • 11942.7%Outside Fires
    • 11641.6%Structure Fires
    • 279.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 176.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Isle of Palms, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Isle of Palms, South Carolina:

  • The Boardwalk Inn At Wild Dun, 200 Grand Pavilion Blvd, Isle Of Palms, South Carolina 29451 , Phone: (843) 886-2190, Fax: (843) 886-2916
  • The Palsm Hotel, 1126 Ocean Blvd, Isle Of Palms, South Carolina 29451 , Phone: (843) 886-3003, Fax: (843) 886-8073
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Isle of Palms, South Carolina
Most common first names in Isle of Palms, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2674.5 years
Robert2369.5 years
William2274.3 years
James1669.5 years
Mary1281.3 years
Dorothy1280.3 years
Margaret1178.4 years
Charles1170.0 years
Helen1072.0 years
Catherine1084.1 years
Most common last names in Isle of Palms, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith876.5 years
Turner778.0 years
Cannon580.6 years
Clarke573.8 years
Johnson472.7 years
Hill455.8 years
Harvey473.7 years
Dangerfield484.5 years
Lesesne474.0 years
Morris467.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Isle of Palms, SC
  • 88.0%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Isle of Palms, SC
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Isle of Palms compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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