Orangeburg County, South Carolina Population 2020

Orangeburg County, South Carolina's estimated population is 85,456 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orangeburg County, South Carolina is the 17th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202085,456-739-0.86%
201986,195-739-0.85%
201886,934-739-0.84%
201787,673-778-0.88%
201688,451-719-0.81%
201589,170-871-0.97%
201490,041-626-0.69%
201390,667-788-0.86%
201291,455-230-0.25%
201191,685-635-0.69%
201092,3207,5178.86%
199084,8032,5273.07%
198082,27612,48717.89%
197069,7891,2301.79%
196068,559-167-0.24%
195068,7265,0197.88%
194063,707-157-0.25%
193063,864-1,043-1.61%
192064,9079,01416.13%
191055,893-3,770-6.32%
190059,66310,27020.79%
189049,3937,99819.32%
188041,39524,530145.45%
187016,865-8,031-32.26%
186024,8961,3145.57%
185023,5825,06327.34%
184018,519660.36%
183018,4532,80017.89%
182015,6532,42418.32%
181013,229-2,537-16.09%
180015,766-2,747-14.84%
179018,5130.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.86%
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Founded
1769
County Seat
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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American54,50461.62%
White30,39434.36%
Two or More Races1,8342.07%
Asian7620.86%
Some Other Race5750.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native3020.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.09%
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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Median Age

39.6


Total

37.2


Male

41.8


Female

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Adults

There are 68,782 adults, (16,249 of whom are seniors) in Orangeburg County, South Carolina.

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

46,930

53.06%

Male

41,524

46.94%

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Households and Families

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All68%32%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female51.1%48.9%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,9662.668
Non Family12,9331.1759.8
Married12,4673.2785
Female6,029451.1
Male1,5373.6865.8

3.45

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6194.43%
9th to 12th Grade5,92210.01%
High School Graduate19,08832.26%
Some College11,93620.17%
Associates Degree8,03713.58%
Bachelors Degree6,89311.65%
Graduate Degree4,6737.90%
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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black35,10129,1836,579
White22,17519,8224,414
Hispanic857696165
Multiple Races51143314
Asian413413342
Other Race34726651
Native American20612830
Islander333315

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.81%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,478$31,958$23,967
Less Than High School$16,556$18,017$14,836
High School Grad$22,835$26,914$16,028
Some College$27,361$35,502$22,410
Bachelors Degree$35,307$36,194$34,434
Graduate Degree$44,470$50,946$42,366

$27,478

Average Earnings

$31,958

Average Male

$23,967

Average Female

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Language

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Language

96.54% of Orangeburg County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Poverty

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black52,29115,06928.82%
White28,8954,20614.56%
Hispanic1,89276040.17%
Multiple1,76250128.43%
Other56029753.04%
Asian71014019.72%
Native2978929.97%
Islander8383100.00%

24.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.40%

Male Poverty Rate

26.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orangeburg County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orangeburg County, South Carolina is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orangeburg County, South Carolina is White, with 14.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.09%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.32%
High School23.44%
Some College15.38%
Bachelors or Greater10.12%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.62%
Male Unemployed29.11%
Female Employed15.34%
Male Employed7.72%

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Income

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,188$49,429
Families$47,002$61,596
Married Families$61,702$77,787
Non Families$20,169$28,810
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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Orangeburg County, South Carolina 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 45-54.

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Orangeburg County, South Carolina Veterans

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4,937

Number of Veterans

4,476

Male Veterans

461

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,129
First Gulf War783
Second Gulf War580
Korea417
World War II114
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,290
55 to 641,230
75+1,081
35 to 541,047
18 to 34289
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2,4405.82%
White2,3839.67%
2 or More658.92%
Hispanic363.21%
Other183.29%
Hawaiian1545.45%
Asian121.98%
Indian41.56%

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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12.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orangeburg County, South Carolina Employment Status

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.86%

Born in South Carolina

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of Orangeburg County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 80.86% having been born in South Carolina. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990