Ladson, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 13,790.
Population change since 2000: +4.0%
Males: 6,387  (46.3%)
Females: 7,403  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29456.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,979 (it was $41,589 in 2000)
Ladson:

$61,979
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,266 (it was $16,482 in 2000)

Ladson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,904 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Ladson:

$166,904
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,027; detached houses: $163,566; townhouses or other attached units: $126,634; mobile homes: $67,303

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,194.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ladson: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.2% for American Indian residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ladson, SC (2017)
    • 10,01058.6%White alone
    • 4,00423.4%Black alone
    • 1,94411.4%Hispanic
    • 6764.0%Two or more races
    • 3562.1%Asian alone
    • 1320.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Ladson, South Carolina as of November 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ladson is 456 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (19.0%), German (4.9%), Irish (3.8%), English (3.0%), Italian (1.6%), African (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 8.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,602 people per square mile   (low).

Ladson, South Carolina map

1,094 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Africa).

This place:

6.4%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $793 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $521 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (10.0 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (157.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (556.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sangaree, SC (1.5 miles ),
Lincolnville, SC (1.7 miles ),
Summerville, SC (2.1 miles ),
Goose Creek, SC (2.1 miles ),
Hanahan, SC (3.0 miles ),
North Charleston, SC (3.2 miles ),
Bear Swamp, SC (3.6 miles ),
Ridgeville, SC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.01 N, Longitude: 80.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,973 (-29.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 513 (6.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Distribution of median household income in Ladson, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ladson, SC in 2017
Ladson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Ladson, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.1%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Ladson, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Ladson, South Carolina

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Ladson, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
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 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.369
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.45
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 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00361
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ladson-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Ladson place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ladson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 7.9 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 2.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from Ladson center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 149.9 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 4.8 miles away from Ladson 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 112.6 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 Charleston County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ladson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ladson:

  • COASTAL CENTER D3 (JAMISON RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ladson:

  • DCI GOOSE CREEK INC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; GOOSE CREEK, SC)
  • TRIDENT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • TRIDENT MEDICAL SKILLED NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS N CHARLESTON (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; N CHARLESTON, SC)
  • HEALTHSOUTH OF CHARLESTON, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)
  • CHARLESTON RENAL CARE LLC GOOSE CREEK (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; GOOSE CREEK, SC)

Amtrak station near Ladson:

  • 12 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 Ladson:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 3 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 8 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 17 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 19 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • College of Charleston (about 19 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)
  • South Carolina State University (about 55 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 56 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ladson:

  • OAKBROOK ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,152, Location: 306 OLD FORT DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • COLLEGE PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,050, Location: 100 DAVIDSON DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • OAKBROOK MIDDLE (Students: 924, Location: 286 OLD FORT ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • SANGAREE MIDDLE (Students: 707, Location: 1050 DISCOVERY DRIVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • COLLEGE PARK MIDDLE (Students: 680, Location: 713 COLLEGE PARK ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • LADSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 673, Location: 3321 LADSON ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • JOSEPH R. PYE ELEMENTARY (Location: 9701 PATRIOT BOULEVARD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Ladson

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ladson: Benchmark Industrial Park (A), College Park Business Center (B), C and B Rural Volunteer Fire Department (C), Caromi Rural Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ladson include: Ladson Baptist Church (A), Philadelphia Church (B), Ridge Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ridge Cemetery (1), Cherry Hill Cemetery (2), Pear Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Ancrum Swamp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stroberfield Branch (A), Limehouse Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn Charleston Summerville (119 Gateway Drive), Best Western Magnolia Inn (747 Treeland Drive), Best Western Magnolia Inn & Suites (747 Treeland Drive).

Birthplace of: Harold Green (American football) - Football player.

Charleston 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:

3.0 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.4%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ladson:

Marital status in Ladson, SC
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ladson:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ladson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ladson, 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
Here:

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
Here:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Charleston County:

25.5%
South Carolina:

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

13.7%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ladson:

46.9%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ladson:

21.9%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Ladson:

55.1%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ladson, SC Residents

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 Ladson, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Best Western1Subway1
Burger King1Taco Bell1
CVS1U-Haul1
Cricket Wireless1UPS3
Days Inn1Waffle House1
FedEx2

Strongest AM radio stations in Ladson:

  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZS (980 AM; 1 kW; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WQSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • WQNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ladson:

  • WKCL (91.5 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: CHAPEL HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH & BIBLE CO)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W220CM (91.9 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPAL-FM (100.9 FM; RIDGEVILLE, SC; Owner: GRESHAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ladson:

  • W26CF (Channel 26; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ladson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.7mTotal length
  • $1,044,000Total costs
  • 249,901Total average daily traffic
  • 21,671Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,932Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ladson)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATE RD, Off Hwy 176 (Lat: 33.132972 Lon: -80.145639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQNL923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2011, Expiration Date: 03/18/2021, Certifier: Dennis A Grant, Registrant: Berkeley Electric Cooperative, 414 Highway 52 North, Moncks Corner, SC 29461, Phone: (843) 899-8462, Fax: (843) 719-8555, Email:
  • EXCHANGE, 3227 Benchmark Drive (Lat: 32.994222 Lon: -80.110556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQWJ816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2015, Expiration Date: 09/16/2025, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • CAROLNA FAIR COW, 9850 Us 78 (Lat: 32.999111 Lon: -80.109000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQWJ817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2015, Expiration Date: 09/16/2025, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ladson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ladson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED109$131,15034$104,484258$145,18722$34,2070$018$114,13511$43,577
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$136,2202$94,06526$121,6020$00$02$70,2951$43,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$137,6375$123,322154$143,99112$30,9230$09$102,0523$93,343
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$135,7828$121,50891$136,9366$80,1721$26,488,0002$88,5754$66,283
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$241,0403$129,69327$136,5141$148,0000$00$01$41,460

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.06 , 0031.07, 0207.06, 0207.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$129,01433$157,47216$111,263
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$151,4826$157,6501$144,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$215,4801$75,1501$70,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$181,9670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$231,6301$216,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.06 , 0031.07, 0207.06, 0207.09

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 91. The highest number of fires - 164 took place in 2016, and the least - 13 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ladson, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.0%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ladson, SC
    • 78754.0%Structure Fires
    • 44530.5%Outside Fires
    • 16911.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 573.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ladson, SC
Most common first names in Ladson, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5570.2 years
John4868.6 years
James4564.5 years
Mary3567.4 years
Robert3567.3 years
Charles2870.5 years
Dorothy2774.0 years
David1965.0 years
Thomas1859.7 years
Richard1855.7 years
Most common last names in Ladson, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2463.9 years
Smith2268.3 years
Jones2165.7 years
Davis1663.2 years
Craven1676.6 years
King1165.7 years
Johnson1172.7 years
Jenkins1066.1 years
Jackson963.4 years
Wright975.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ladson, SC
  • 86.6%Electricity
  • 10.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ladson, SC
  • 90.0%Electricity
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ladson compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 28 pilots and 87 other airmen in this city.
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