Awendaw, SC Population

Population: 1,195. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,187 (-0.7% change)
Males: 570 (47.7%), Females: 625 (52.3%)

Charleston County

Zip code: 29429

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $35,250
Median house value: $78,000

Races in Awendaw:

  • Black (64.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (6.9%), English (5.9%), Scottish (2.3%), Italian (1.9%), Irish (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Awendaw

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Awendaw town

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +825 (+223.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Awendaw:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Awendaw:

  • CHARLESTON AFB/INTL (about 28 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Abbreviation: CHS)
  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 69 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: MYR)
  • BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/ (about 83 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; Abbreviation: NBC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Awendaw:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Awendaw:

  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 18 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,701)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 25 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,756)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 26 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)

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