Darlington, SC Population

Population: 6,720. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,525 (-2.9% change)
Males: 2,975 (44.3%), Females: 3,745 (55.7%)

Darlington County

Zip codes: 29532, 29540.

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $24,869
Median house value: $64,500

Races in Darlington:

  • Black (56.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (8.6%), English (7.5%), Irish (3.8%), German (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Scottish (1.7%).

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Darlington

  • High school or higher: 64.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darlington city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,232 (-15.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Darlington:

  • WILSON MEDICAL CENTER (701 CASHUA FERRY ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Darlington:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF FLORENCE (about 13 miles; FLORENCE, SC)
  • MCLEOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; FLORENCE, SC)
  • CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM (about 14 miles; FLORENCE, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Darlington:

  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 14 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • SHAW AFB (about 48 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 69 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Darlington:

Amtrak station near Darlington:

  • 11 miles: FLORENCE (807 E. DAY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darlington:

  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 9 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 55 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 71 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 81 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 83 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)

Schools

Public high schools in Darlington:

  • DARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,164; Location: 525 SPRING STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MAYO HIGH (Students: 335; Location: 405 CHESTNUT STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Darlington:

  • PALMETTO SCH FOR COLLEGE PREP (Students: 146; Location: 1109 JEROME ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • TRINITY COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 5001 HOFFMEYER RD; Grades: 7 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Darlington:

  • ST. JOHN’S ELEMENTARY (Students: 927; Location: 140 PARK STREET; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DARLINGTON JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 896; Location: 100 MAGNOLIA STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • PATE ELEMENTARY (Students: 630; Location: 200 INDIAN BRANCH ROAD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • J L CAIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 510; Location: 607 FIRST STREET; Grades: PK – 03)
  • BROCKINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 413 BROCKINGTON RD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • BRUNSON-DARGAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 372; Location: 400 WELLS STREET; Grades: 04 – 06)

Libraries

Library in Darlington:

  • DARLINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $743,537; Location: 204 N. MAIN STREET; 138,239 books; 1,513 audio materials; 4,789 video materials; 388 serial subscriptions)

 

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