Barnwell, SC Population

Population: 5,035. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,874 (-3.2% change)
Males: 2,340 (46.5%), Females: 2,695 (53.5%)

Barnwell County

Zip code: 29812

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $26,722
Median house value: $65,800

Races in Barnwell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.6%)
  • Black (47.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (20.0%), English (7.0%), Irish (4.6%), German (3.7%), Subsaharan African (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Elevation: 223 feet

Land area: 7.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Barnwell

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barnwell city

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -533 (-9.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Barnwell:

  • BARNWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (PO BOX 588)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Barnwell:

  • ALLENDALE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; FAIRFAX, SC)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; BAMBERG, SC)
  • AIKEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 33 miles; AIKEN, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Barnwell:

  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 42 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 51 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 62 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Barnwell:

  • BARNWELL COUNTY (about 2 miles; BARNWELL, SC; Abbreviation: BNL)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 19 miles; BAMBERG, SC; Abbreviation: 99N)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY (about 20 miles; ALLENDALE, SC; Abbreviation: 88J)
Amtrak station near Barnwell:

  • 17 miles: DENMARK (200 W. BARUCH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barnwell:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 33 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 57 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 59 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 60 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)

Schools

Public high school in Barnwell:

  • BARNWELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 861; Location: 474 JACKSON STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Barnwell:

  • BARNWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,303; Location: 734 HAGOOD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GUINYARD-BUTLER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 662; Location: 779 ALLEN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BARNWELL ELEMENTARY (Location: 10524 MARLBORO AVENUE; Grades: 04 – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Barnwell:

  • LIFEGATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 11440 ELLENTON ROAD; Grades: PK – 11)

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