Ware Shoals, SC Population

Population: 2,363. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,377 (+0.6% change)
Males: 1,082 (45.8%), Females: 1,281 (54.2%)

Greenwood County

Zip code: 29692

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $29,531
Median house value: $53,200

Races in Ware Shoals:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.2%)
  • Black (20.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (23.2%), Irish (7.2%), English (6.0%), German (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Polish (1.3%).

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ware Shoals

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ware Shoals town

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -164 (-6.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ware Shoals:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ware Shoals:

  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 26 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 33 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 34 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ware Shoals:

  • GREENWOOD COUNTY (about 14 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Abbreviation: GRD)
  • LAURENS COUNTY (about 23 miles; LAURENS, SC; Abbreviation: 34A)
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 31 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GMU)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ware Shoals:

  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 40 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)

Schools

Public high school in Ware Shoals:

  • WARE SHOALS HIGH (Students: 559; Location: 56 S. GREENWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ware Shoals:

  • WARE SHOALS PRIMARY (Students: 406; Location: 15269 INDIAN MOUND ROAD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • WARE SHOALS ELEMENTARY (Students: 309; Location: 45 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 04 – 06)

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