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Population (year 2000): 11,939. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,364 (+3.6% change)
Males: 6,154 (51.5%), Females: 5,785 (48.5%)

Pickens County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 24.6 years
Median household income: $26,892 (year 2000)
Median house value: $133,000 (year 2000)

Clemson, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Clemson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.9%)
  • Black (11.4%)
  • Asian Indian (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (15.2%), German (13.5%), Irish (9.8%), United States (8.7%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), Scottish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 758 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Clemson,

For population 25 years and over in Clemson

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clemson city

  • Never married: 53.3%
  • Now married: 36.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

8.8% Foreign born (4.9% Asia, 1.9% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +848 (+7.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Greenville, (31.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (126.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (597.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: SC Pendleton, (3.3 miles SC (3.6 miles Central, SC (7.0 miles Norris, SC (7.8 miles Utica, Mile, SC (8.1 miles Six SC (9.7 miles Seneca, SC (10.9 miles Liberty, SC (12.0 miles Northlake,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 34 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $410,700
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2002: 63 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2003: 139 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $198,800

Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 82.81 W

Area code: 864


Clemson, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (41.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.3%), Manufacturing (10.9%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,312 (+27.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,428 (41.0%)


 

Crime in Clemson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 8.4 8.4 0.0 0.0 8.4
Rapes 3 5 1 1 2 6
    per 100,000 25.1 41.9 8.4 8.4 16.8 50.3
Robberies 6 5 8 9 2 5
    per 100,000 50.3 41.9 67.0 75.4 16.8 41.9
Assaults 28 31 33 8 18 34
    per 100,000 234.5 259.7 276.4 67.0 150.8 284.8
Burglaries 50 69 67 66 70 60
    per 100,000 418.8 577.9 561.2 552.8 586.3 502.6
Thefts 250 345 280 264 268 221
    per 100,000 2094.0 2889.7 2345.3 2211.2 2244.7 1851.1
Auto thefts 25 19 28 45 31 29
    per 100,000 209.4 159.1 234.5 376.9 259.7 242.9
201.9 258.4 239.0 196.7 193.5 226.7


Average climate in Clemson, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clemson,

Clemson-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Clemson city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category 3 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Clemson:
  • OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; SENECA, SC)
  • PATRICK B HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON AREA MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; ANDERSON, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clemson:
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 16 miles; ANDERSON, SC; ID: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 32 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 44 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clemson:
  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 5 miles; CLEMSON, SC; ID: CEU)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 12 miles; PICKENS, SC; ID: LQK)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 33 miles; CANON, GA; ID: 18A)

Amtrak station:
CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25 $78,486 $37,673 0 $0
Transit 11 $26,630 $29,050 39 $30,540
Solid Waste Management 15 $41,814 $33,451 2 $2,141
Streets and Highways 9 $24,868 $33,157 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,984 $35,808 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $19,131 $25,508 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $23,039 $34,558 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $10,074 $30,222 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $44,105 $48,114 4 $2,322
Financial Administration 9 $27,624 $36,832 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $25,043 $33,390 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $11,803 $35,409 1 $427
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,407 $40,884 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $15,150 $25,971 2 $3,226
Totals for Government 123 $354,158 $34,552 48 $38,656


Colleges/Universities in Clemson:
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 15,962; Location: 201 SIKES HALL; Public; Website: www.clemson.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF BARTENDING (Location: PO BOX 1304; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Clemson:
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 5 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 6,157)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; FT enrollment: 5,843)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 58 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 2,086)
Public primary/middle school in Clemson:
  • CLEMSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 230 FRONTAGE RD EAST; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Clemson:
  • CLEMSON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 207 PENDLETON RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HOLY TRINITY EPISCOPAL DAY SCH (Students: 82; Location: 193 OLD GREENVILLE HWY; Grades: PK - KG)

Shopping Centers: Clemson Shopping Center (1), University Square Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Clemson include: Old Stone Church (A), Mount Tabor Baptist Church (B), Abel Baptist Church (C), University Lutheran Church (D), Saint Andrews Catholic Church (E), First Baptist Church of Clemson (F), Fort Hill Presbyterian Church (G).

Cemeteries: Mount Tabor Cemetery (1), Old Stone Cemetery (2).

Creek: Twelvemile Creek (A).

Post office: (A).  


Clemson compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Clemson:
  • WAHT (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLEMSON, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clemson:
  • WSBF-FM (88.1 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: CLEMSON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Clemson:
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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