Ware Shoals, SC

Ware Shoals is a town in Abbeville, Greenwood, and Laurens counties in the US state of South Carolina, along the Saluda River.

The population was 2,170 at the 2010 census.

The Greenwood County portion of Ware Shoals is part of the Greenwood Micropolitan Statistical Area, while the Laurens County portion is part of the Greenville–Mauldin–Easley Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Ware Shoals Overview

 

As of 2012, Ware Shoals has a total population of 2,233 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.50%.

The median home price Ware Shoals is $65,040 with the median age of the buyer being 50. Homes in Ware Shoals have appreciatied over the last by -5.65%.

Public schools in Ware Shoals spend approximately $4,545 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 9.3.

Ware Shoals has an unemployment rate of 14.20%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -6.80% with a projected future job growth of 12.20%.

Ware Shoals has an average commute time of 26.9 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Ware Shoals is a 5 in violent crime and a 6 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Ware Shoals, 41.620% of people are Democrats, 57.290% are Republicans and 1.092% are registered Independent.

Ware Shoals People

 

In 2012, the population of Ware Shoals was 2,233. Ware Shoals has a population density of 577 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Ware Shoals

The median age in Ware Shoals is 39.5, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 46.31% of the population of Ware Shoals, while females make up 53.69% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Ware Shoals is 2.35 people across 927. 57.03% of people are married in Ware Shoals while 42.97% are single.

 
Local PopulationWare ShoalsUnited States
Population2,233311,237,520
Population Density57787
Population Change-5.50%9.00%
Median Age39.536.8
Households927115,306,103
Household Size2.352.59
Male Population46.31%49.34%
Female Population53.69%50.66%
Married Population57.03%57.41%
Single Population42.97%42.59%

Ware Shoals Economy

 
 
Households by IncomeWare ShoalsUnited States
Income Less than $15,00020.82%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00015.64%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00015.86%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00013.92%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,0008.09%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,0003.78%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0001.40%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0000.22%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.00%0.70%
Population by OccupationWare ShoalsUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations7.74%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations13.09%20.28%
Service9.27%14.73%
Sales and Office27.92%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry1.20%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance9.05%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving31.73%14.39%
Local EconomyWare ShoalsUnited States
Unemployment Rate14.20%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-6.80%-4.06%
Future Job Growth12.20%21.68%
Sales Taxes7.00%6.80%
Income Taxes7.00%6.25%
Income per Capita$18,591$26,372
Household Income$33,684$51,660

Ware Shoals Housing

 

As of 2012, Ware Shoals consisted of 28.52% renters and 55.59% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -5.65% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

 
 
Ware Shoals HousingWare ShoalsUnited States
Median Home Cost$65,040$183,450
Median Home Age5033
Home Appreciation-5.65%-5.21%
Homes Owned55.59%60.14%
Housing Vacancy15.89%10.50%
Homes Rented28.52%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$4.66$11.20
Ware Shoals Homes by ValueWare ShoalsUnited States
Less Than $20,0009.64%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,99917.81%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,99914.87%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,99926.63%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9999.97%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99915.85%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,9994.74%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,9990.49%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9990.00%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9990.00%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9990.00%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more0.00%2.07%
Ware Shoals Homes by Year BuiltWare ShoalsUnited States
1939 or Earlier23.16%12.87%
1940 to 194913.44%6.21%
1950 to 195916.26%10.80%
1960 to 196915.89%12.04%
1970 to 197914.26%16.14%
1980 to 19899.45%14.11%
1990 to 19941.73%6.29%
1995 to 19981.82%6.33%
1999 to October 20054.00%15.21%

Ware Shoals Religion

 

55.87% of the people in Ware Shoals declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

 
Ware Shoals ReligionsWare ShoalsUnited States
Declared Religious55.87%48.34%
Catholic2.42%21.76%
Protestant0.00%0.00%
LDS0.68%1.66%
Baptist31.84%8.38%
Episcopalian0.44%0.53%
Pentecostal6.12%1.78%
Lutheran0.63%2.49%
Methodist8.13%2.98%
Presbyterian3.50%1.07%
Other Christian1.98%5.20%
Jewish0.00%1.81%
Eastern0.13%0.05%
Islam0.00%0.64%

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Ware Shoals Events

Event: Marco Benevento at Music on Maxwell at Music on Maxwell, Thu, Feb 13 7:30p Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:40:45 +0000

Music on Maxwell is a semi-regular music series at jon holloway photography in Greenwood, SC. Season and individual tickets are available by calling the venue at 864-227-1188. Reserved tickets are recommended. If food is available, it is advertised. Doors open at 6:00 PM. [...]

Event: No More Lies and Bruises at Sundance Gallery, Fri, Mar 14 7:00p Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:27:03 +0000

Join us for the debut of Dwayne Moore's song " Lies and Bruises " as performed by Josh Owens. Many more regional bands will also be feautured, along with a silent auction to benefit our local domestic violence shelter Meg's House . Help us e ducate and raise awareness about domestic violen [...]

Event: Starz24 2nd Annual Celebrity Basketball Game at Greenwood High School, Sat, Mar 8 4:30p Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:20:56 +0000

Starz24 Celebrity Basketball Game will take place on March 8, 2014 at Greenwood High School from 4:30pm to 8:00pm. Josh Norman's brothers and his friends from various NFL teams will be present with a few other special guest. Get your tickets now this is an event you do not want to miss out on. We wi [...]

Event: The Greencards at Music on Maxwell at Music on Maxwell, Thu, Sep 11 7:30p Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:40:50 +0000

Music on Maxwell is a semi-regular music series at jon holloway photography in Greenwood, SC. Season and individual tickets are available by calling the venue at 864-227-1188. Reserved tickets are recommended. If food is available, it is advertised. Doors open at 6:00 PM. [...]

Event: BIDS FOR KIDS - Emerald City Rotary at Greenwood Country Club, Fri, Feb 21 6:30p Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:17:40 +0000

Bids For KIDS Emerald City Rotary is hosting its 2nd annual Bids For Kids Gala Evening and Live Art Auction at Greenwood Country Club on February 21, to benefit youth service projects in Greenwood. The preview will begin at 6:30 pm, with the live auction starting at 7:30 pm. Arin Ross Auctions of Ne [...]

Event: The Stray Birds at Music on Maxwell at Music on Maxwell, Thu, Mar 20 7:30p Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:40:49 +0000

Music on Maxwell is a semi-regular music series at jon holloway photography in Greenwood, SC. Season and individual tickets are available by calling the venue at 864-227-1188. Reserved tickets are recommended. If food is available, it is advertised. Doors open at 6:00 PM. [...]

Event: Birds of Chicago with Amythyst Kiah at Music on Maxwell at Music on Maxwell, Thu, May 22 7:30p Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:40:50 +0000

Music on Maxwell is a semi-regular music series at jon holloway photography in Greenwood, SC. Season and individual tickets are available by calling the venue at 864-227-1188. Reserved tickets are recommended. If food is available, it is advertised. Doors open at 6:00 PM. [...]

Event: Edinburgh - Workplace Dispute Resolution at The Point Hotel, Thu, Feb 27 12:00p Sat, 18 Jan 2014 12:23:19 +0000

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Event: Belton Standpipe Heritage and Arts Festival at Belton Town Square, Sat, Oct 4 10:00a Wed, 15 Jan 2014 09:01:38 +0000

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Call Center ManagerCross Country Home Services, Inc. - Anderson, SCGeneral Purpose of Position This position provides daily leadership, supervision and support to the Team Leaders and associates in the Third party Customer... 1 day ago
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Admissions CounselorState of South Carolina - Greenwood County, SCPiedmont Technical College is seeking an Admissions Counselor. The purpose of the college recruiter is to create interest in Piedmont Technical College programs... 11 hours ago
Administrative Specialist II (41058)State of South Carolina - Laurens County, SCUsing SCEIS system, review and verify employee time and leave accuracy. Executes missing time and collision reports on weekly basis to identify discrepancies... 5 days ago
HERSHEYs Part-Time Retail Sales Merchandiser (Clinton, SC)The Hershey Company - Clinton, SCJob Location: Clinton, SC ** To be considered for this role, candidates must reside within Clinton, Newberry, Simpsonville or Laurens, SC. Please attach your... 1 day ago
Assembly Technician I - LVBEaton - Greenwood, SC 29649Job Description Eaton is a diversified power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical... 6 days ago
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HostessSelf Regional Healthcare - Greenwood, SCHigh school diploma or equivalent required. Two years food service experience preferred. Computer experience required. Must be able to read and write. Must be... 4 days ago
Denture Lab TraineeAspen Dental - Greenwood, SCTrain to manage your own in-office lab and support the achievement of optimal practice performance. Candidates will be responsible for the full lifecycle of... 23 hours ago
Com PackerWalmart - Laurens, SCPosition Type Hourly Shift 1 Position Description Communicate with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/or in writing (e.g. customers, suppliers... 5 days ago

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Ware Shoals, South Carolina SC - SCIWAY www.sciway.net

Ware Shoals is located in the northern tip of Greenwood County on the banks of the Saluda River. Parts of town are also in Laurens County and in Abbeville County.

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Ware Shoals Realtime Buzz

Wed Jul 23 04:58:19 +0000 2014 _iKeema

Ware Shoals Manor is sorry as hell

Tue Jul 22 20:50:57 +0000 2014 anna_smithhh

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Tue Jul 22 20:49:34 +0000 2014 macy_greer

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Tue Jul 22 04:04:52 +0000 2014 REO29692

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Tue Jul 22 01:11:14 +0000 2014 johbass

Love that the Myrtle Manor folks showed up to Chads Kitchen in Ware Shoals today. I think Ware Shoals needs it's a reality show.

Mon Jul 21 21:37:18 +0000 2014 eWm12

Amanda from myrtle manor will be at chads kitchen in ware shoals tonight at 7 signing autographs and taking pictures!

Mon Jul 21 20:14:28 +0000 2014 ijindexjournal

Almost 900 Ware Shoals residents without power An early-afternoon power outage has left 898 Duke Energy... http://t.co/DOLQ8fpJTf

Mon Jul 21 19:30:24 +0000 2014 SheyeneMarki

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Mon Jul 21 18:58:36 +0000 2014 IJFRANKBUMB

Duke Energy website confirms outage in eastern portion of Ware Shoals. About 898 customers without power.

Mon Jul 21 18:48:00 +0000 2014 DJkeller1

RT @SheyeneMarki: I don't know what kind of sick joke the town of Ware Shoals is trying to play on me but it needs to stop ✋ #NoPower

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