Woodruff, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,232 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 2,006  (47.4%)
Females: 2,226  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29388.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,749 (it was $24,824 in 2000)
Woodruff:

$36,749
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,276 (it was $14,535 in 2000)

Woodruff city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,882 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Woodruff:

$100,882
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $85,500; detached houses: $86,737; mobile homes: $54,020

Median gross rent in 2017: $637.

March 2019 cost of living index in Woodruff: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Woodruff, SC (2010)
    • 2,63864.5%White alone
    • 1,01824.9%Black alone
    • 3137.7%Hispanic
    • 852.1%Two or more races
    • 150.4%Asian alone
    • 140.3%Other race alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Woodruff, South Carolina as of February 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Woodruff is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Woodruff by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
2
(48.6)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.8)
4
(95.9)
6
(147.2)
4
(98.4)
2
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
1
(24.2)
1
(24.3)
1
(24.2)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(71.4)
11
(263.9)
3
(73.6)
1
(24.6)
6
(146.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(72.5)
3
(72.8)
5
(120.9)
4
(97.2)
4
(96.7)
3
(71.3)
3
(70.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(761.4)
27
(647.6)
33
(809.6)
15
(369.0)
14
(342.4)
14
(335.8)
17
(410.8)
21
(509.5)
17
(411.0)
13
(315.8)
18
(435.1)
16
(380.1)
12
(282.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(1,071)
36
(863.5)
46
(1,129)
49
(1,205)
23
(562.5)
31
(743.6)
22
(531.7)
18
(436.7)
33
(797.9)
43
(1,044)
22
(531.8)
13
(308.9)
28
(658.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
139
(3,307)
185
(4,438)
168
(4,122)
122
(3,001)
103
(2,519)
72
(1,727)
85
(2,054)
74
(1,795)
99
(2,394)
89
(2,162)
73
(1,765)
68
(1,616)
107
(2,516)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(261.7)
13
(311.8)
6
(147.2)
12
(295.2)
5
(122.3)
5
(119.9)
3
(72.5)
5
(121.3)
4
(96.7)
3
(72.9)
10
(241.7)
11
(261.3)
14
(329.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(47.6)
1
(24.0)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.3)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)420.9548.3557.4387.9301.5197.9229.1255.2297.1374.3310.9223.6250.6

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City-data.com crime index in Woodruff, SC

Crime rate in Woodruff detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (26.6%), Irish (6.6%), English (4.7%), Scottish (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 785 feet

Land area: 3.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,156 people per square mile   (low).

Woodruff, South Carolina map

219 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

5.1%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $710 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $445 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (21.3 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (75.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (524.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Enoree, SC (2.8 miles ),
Reidville, SC (3.1 miles ),
Pauline, SC (3.1 miles ),
Fountain Inn, SC (3.2 miles ),
Fairmont Mills, SC (3.2 miles ),
Gray Court, SC (3.2 miles ),
Roebuck, SC (3.3 miles ),
Cross Anchor, SC (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 82.03 W

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Woodruff, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Woodruff, SC in 2017

Property values in Woodruff, SC

Woodruff satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $40,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $49,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,100
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $130,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Woodruff, SC residents
Average permit cost in Woodruff, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Woodruff, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Woodruff, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)

Average climate in Woodruff, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Woodruff, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Woodruff-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Woodruff city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Woodruff-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from Woodruff 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 262.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 167.2 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 160.6 miles away from Woodruff 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 Spartanburg County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Woodruff topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Woodruff:

  • B J WORKMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 751 E GEORGIA STREET)
  • WOODRUFF MANOR, LLC (1114 EAST GEORGIA ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Woodruff:

  • FOUNTAIN INN CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FOUNTAIN INN, SC)
  • FOUNTAIN INN CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FOUNTAIN INN, SC)
  • FMC FOUNTAIN INN / GRAY COURT (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FOUNTAIN INN, SC)
  • HUGHES STREET COMMUNITY RES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FOUNTAIN INN, SC)
  • DSI POWDERHORN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SIMPSONVILLE, SC)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES - GREENVILLE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SIMPSONVILLE, SC)
  • DAYSPRING HEALTH AND REHAB OF SIMPSONVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SIMPSONVILLE, SC)

Airports located in Woodruff:

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Amtrak station near Woodruff:

  • 16 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodruff:

  • Spartanburg Community College (about 17 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,309)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 19 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 21 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 21 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • North Greenville University (about 30 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Limestone College (about 31 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)

Public high school in Woodruff:

  • WOODRUFF HIGH (Students: 872, Location: 710 CROSS ANCHOR HIGHWAY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Woodruff:

  • WOODRUFF MIDDLE (Students: 678, Location: 205 S. J. WORKMAN HIGHWAY, Grades: 6-8)
  • WOODRUFF ELEMENTARY (Students: 637, Location: 915 CROSS ANCHOR ROAD, Grades: 3-5)
  • WOODRUFF PRIMARY (Location: 200 LUCY P. EDWARDS ROAD, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Woodruff

Points of interest:

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

Shopping Centers: Woodruff Plaza Shopping Center (1), South Gate Shopping Center (2), Patton Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Magistrate Court District 4 (112 East Georgia Street).

Birthplace of: Ken Harrelson - Baseball player, Sammy Taylor (baseball) - Baseball player, Mike Page - Attended Stockton, Sam Lanford - Major League Baseball pitcher, Sam Page (baseball) - Baseball player.

Spartanburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
65 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
120 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Woodruff (2011 data):

  • Arthur State Bank: North Main Branch, Woodruff Main Street Branch, 221 South Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $565.1 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, headquarters in Union, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Jco Partners Ii, L.P.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Woodruff Branch at 255 South Main Street, branch established on 1971/07/01. 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.
  • Woodruff Federal Savings and Loan Association: Woodruff Federal Savings And Loan As at 247 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/12/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $97.7 mil, Deposits: $66.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Woodruff:

Marital status in Woodruff, SC
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Woodruff:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
South Carolina average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woodruff, SC (based on Spartanburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant110,676323
Mainline Protestant25,25287
Black Protestant10,18738
Catholic5,3112
Other4,36920
Orthodox2701
None128,242-
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: 49
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Spartanburg County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Spartanburg County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 148
Spartanburg County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 209
This county:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

10.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Woodruff:

46.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Woodruff:

41.0%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Woodruff:

29.3
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Woodruff:

13.3%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Woodruff:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Woodruff:

34.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Woodruff:

50.9%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Woodruff, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$31,567$34,4370$0
Other Government Administration 7$2,996$5,1360$0
Sewerage 4$11,209$33,6270$0
Financial Administration 4$15,739$47,2170$0
Streets and Highways 4$7,325$21,9750$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,936$29,6162$2,170
Parks and Recreation 1$1,887$22,6440$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 12$10,501
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 33$75,659$27,51214$12,671

Woodruff government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $309,000 ($73.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $826,000 ($195.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $443,000 ($104.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $399,000 ($94.28)
    Sewerage: $390,000 ($92.16)
    Central Staff Services: $379,000 ($89.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $131,000 ($30.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($5.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,040,000 ($245.75)

Woodruff government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $512,000 ($120.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($36.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $266,000 ($62.85)
    Electric Utilities: $181,000 ($42.77)
    Public Welfare: $68,000 ($16.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($6.85)
    Gas Utilities: $20,000 ($4.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $150,000 ($35.44)
    General Revenue - Other: $41,000 ($9.69)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($4.49)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,311,000 ($309.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $383,000 ($90.50)

Woodruff government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,683,000 ($397.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,398,000 ($330.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,316,000 ($310.96)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,031,000 ($243.62)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $285,000 ($67.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($67.34)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $257,000 ($60.73)
    Beginning: $119,000 ($28.12)

Woodruff government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,566,000 ($370.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,078,000 ($254.73)

6.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Greenville County, SC  1.66% ($45,807 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.36% ($33,956)
from Union County, SC  0.13% ($41,733)


4.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greenville County, SC  1.32% ($48,235 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.30% ($34,990)
to Union County, SC  0.13% ($30,237)
Businesses in Woodruff, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
Curves1UPS1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodruff:

  • WDRF (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WOODRUFF, SC; Owner: B&B MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodruff:

  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Woodruff:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Woodruff fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Woodruff fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 463ft / 141mTotal length
  • $2,421,000Total costs
  • 88,823Total average daily traffic
  • 11,611Total average daily truck traffic
  • 96,983Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Woodruff, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Woodruff, SC
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
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$96,9602$88,5507$125,6401$26,9901$394,6800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$120,2000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$136,9501$137,6104$113,1230$00$01$22,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$95,6280$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$89,9600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0236.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$89,4651$72,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$58,1400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0236.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Woodruff, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11672.7 years
James10867.1 years
William9972.1 years
Mary9676.4 years
Robert5568.4 years
George4471.6 years
Annie3976.4 years
Charles3666.5 years
Thomas3572.9 years
Frances3174.0 years
Most common last names in Woodruff, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7974.0 years
Lanford6973.0 years
Taylor5175.3 years
Waddell5074.4 years
Rhodes4371.0 years
Brown3875.0 years
Jones3767.7 years
Johnson3368.7 years
Miller3167.5 years
Casey3172.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Woodruff, SC
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Woodruff, SC
  • 65.8%Electricity
  • 30.9%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Woodruff compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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  • Michael R. Adair (16)
  • John David Ward, Jr. (14)
  • John D. Ward (8)
  • George Allen Ellis (5)
  • Mark C. Phillips (4)
  • Jason D. Sprinkle (3)
  • Michael J. Rosinski (2)
  • Mendy W. Mossbrook (2)
  • John David Ward (2)

Total of 108 patent applications in 2008-2020.