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Population (year 2000): 6,390
Males: 3,078 (48.2%), Females: 3,312 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $31,851 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Welcome:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.8%)
  • Black (18.0%)
  • Hispanic (7.9%)
  • Other race (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (17.9%), Irish (8.2%), English (4.8%), German (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), French (1.2%).

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Land area: 4.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Welcome

  • High school or higher: 62.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Welcome CDP

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

5.8% Foreign born (5.7% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Greenville, (4.6 miles pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (114.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (604.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: SC (1.8 miles Judson, SC (1.9 miles Dunean, SC (2.3 miles Parker, View, SC (3.1 miles City SC (4.0 miles Berea, SC (4.1 miles Powderville, SC (4.4 miles Gantt, SC Greenville, (4.6 miles

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 82.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 864


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.4%), Retail trade (14.6%), Construction (12.8%), Educational,health and social services (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,626 (-25.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 190 (7.0%)

Average climate in Welcome, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Welcome-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Welcome city center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category 3 tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Welcome:
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • GREENVILLE HOSPITAL CENTER (about 5 miles; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • PALMETTO BAPTIST MED CTR EASLEY (about 11 miles; EASLEY, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Welcome:
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 8 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 17 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 30 miles; ANDERSON, SC; ID: AND)
Other public-use airports nearest to Welcome:
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 7 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GMU)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 18 miles; PICKENS, SC; ID: LQK)
  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 32 miles; CLEMSON, SC; ID: CEU)

Amtrak station near Welcome:
  • 4 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.). 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 taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Welcome:
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 6,157)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; CLEMSON, SC; FT enrollment: 15,962)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; PENDLETON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,343)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 36 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,041)

Shopping Center: Anderson Road Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Church in Welcome: Tabernacle Church (A).

Cemetery: Judson Cemetery (1).


Welcome compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Welcome:
  • 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.)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPCI (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: PAPER CUTTERS, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Welcome:
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLI (103.9 FM; EASLEY, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Welcome:
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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