Olanta, South Carolina Population 2020

561

Olanta is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 561, it is the 187th largest city in South Carolina and the 12829th largest city in the United States. Olanta is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 563 in 2010. Olanta reached it's highest population of 569 in 2014. Spanning over 1 miles, Olanta has a population density of 564 people per square mile.

The average household income in Olanta is $39,980 with a poverty rate of 24.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $92,800. The median age in Olanta is 38.5 years, 44.6 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 66.5 males.

Olanta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Olanta was:

  • White: 66.13%
  • Black or African American: 33.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Olanta, South Carolina is 561, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 563.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 563.

Olanta, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37166.13%
Black or African American18633.16%
Two or More Races40.71%

Olanta Population Pyramid 2020

Olanta Median Age

38.5


Total

44.6


Male

35.8


Female

Olanta Adults

There are 405 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Olanta.

Olanta Age Dependency

94.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Olanta Sex Ratio

Female

337

60.07%

Male

224

39.93%

Olanta Households and Families

Olanta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Olanta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female63.4%36.6%
Male42.9%57.1%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2052.7473.7
Married883.5185.2
Non Family691.1468.1
Female413.7663.4
Male72.7142.9

3.45

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Olanta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade318.52%
9th to 12th Grade6016.48%
High School Graduate14239.01%
Some College5615.38%
Associates Degree4111.26%
Bachelors Degree287.69%
Graduate Degree61.65%

Olanta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25319129
Black107785
Multiple Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,625$27,250$16,324
Less Than High School$$$9,688
High School Grad$26,667$29,375$21,875
Some College$25,000$$
Bachelors Degree$15,938$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,625

Average Earnings

$27,250

Average Male

$16,324

Average Female

Olanta Language

Olanta Language by Age

Olanta Language

98.66% of Olanta residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Olanta Poverty

Olanta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3718422.64%
Black1865026.88%
Multiple44100.00%

24.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.23%

Male Poverty Rate

22.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olanta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olanta is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olanta is White, with 22.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.05%
Some College19.59%
High School11.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Employed16.09%
Female Employed6.59%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Olanta Income

Olanta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,917$39,980
Families$39,000$46,717
Married Families$39,000-
Non Families$21,375$25,141

Olanta Marital Status

Olanta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Olanta Married by Age and Sex

Olanta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Olanta Marital Status by Race

Olanta Veterans

25

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
Korea11
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Olanta Veterans by Education

16.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olanta Employment Status

46.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Olanta Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

89.30%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Olanta residents were born in the United States, with 89.30% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020561-1-0.18%
2019562-1-0.18%
2018563-2-0.35%
2017565-1-0.18%
2016566-1-0.18%
2015567-2-0.35%
201456930.53%
2013566-1-0.18%
201256720.35%
201156520.36%
20105630.00%