Olanta, South Carolina Population 2021

555
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Olanta is a city located in Florence County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 555, it is the 188th largest city in South Carolina and the 12863rd largest city in the United States . Olanta is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 563 in 2010. Olanta reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Olanta has a population density of 558 people per square mile.

The average household income in Olanta is $42,323 with a poverty rate of 23.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $819 per month, and the median house value is $103,400. The median age in Olanta is 44.1 years, 57.5 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Olanta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Olantawas:

  • White: 66.22%
  • Black or African American: 33.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Olanta, South Carolina is 555 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 557.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 563.

Olanta, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34966.22%
Black or African American17833.78%
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Olanta Population by Race

Olanta Population Pyramid $2021

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Olanta Median Age

44.1


Total

57.5


Male

36.6


Female

Olanta Adults

There are 377 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Olanta.

Olanta Age Dependency

113.4

Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Olanta Sex Ratio

Female

349

66.22%

Male

178

33.78%

Olanta Population by Age

Olanta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Olanta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male28.6%71.4%
Female55.3%44.7%
All77.9%22.1%
Married84.5%15.5%
Non Family91.8%8.2%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Olanta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1992.6577.9
Married842.9884.5
Non Family611.1191.8
Female474.0455.3
Male72.7128.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Olanta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade349.69%
9th to 12th Grade6919.66%
High School Graduate13237.61%
Some College5315.10%
Associates Degree205.70%
Bachelors Degree3810.83%
Graduate Degree51.42%
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Olanta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Olanta Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 74.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.20%.

Olanta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,167$34,500$
Less Than 9th Grade$13,929$$9,250
High School Graduate$30,000$33,500$23,750
Some College$42,708$52,917$
Bachelors Degree$50,000$67,500$
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,167

Average Earnings

$34,500

Average Male

$

Average Female

Olanta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Olanta Language by Age

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Olanta Language

99.60% of Olanta residents speak only English, while 0.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.40% of the population.

Olanta Language

Olanta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3496318.05%
Black1786335.39%

23.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.72%

Male Poverty Rate

23.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olanta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olanta is Black, with 35.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olanta is White, with 18.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

Olanta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.60%
High School11.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
Some College2.74%

Olanta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Employed10.61%
Female Employed7.29%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Olanta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Olanta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,625$42,323
Families$38,929$49,221
Married Families$39,643-
Non Families$20,446$23,885
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Income by Household Type

Olanta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Olanta Married by Age and Sex

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Olanta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Olanta Marital Status by Race

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Olanta Marital Status

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17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea11
Vietnam4
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Olanta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+13
55 to 644
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34

Olanta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1514.15%
White20.74%

Olanta Veterans by Race

Olanta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olanta Veterans by Education

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Olanta Employment by Age

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Olanta Employment by Race

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Olanta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.24%

Born in Olanta

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Olanta residents were born in the United States, with 88.24% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Olanta Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021555-1-0.18%
2020556-1-0.18%
2019557-1-0.18%
2018558-1-0.18%
2017559-1-0.18%
2016560-2-0.36%
2015562-3-0.53%
201456510.18%
201356410.18%
20125630.00%
201156320.36%
20105610.00%

Olanta Population by Year