Denmark, SC Population

Population: 3,328. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,130 (-5.9% change)
Males: 1,535 (46.1%), Females: 1,793 (53.9%)

Bamberg County

Zip code: 29042

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $17,578
Median house value: $51,000

Races in Denmark:

  • Black (85.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (12.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (3.5%), English (3.1%), Scottish (2.0%), German (1.2%), Italian (1.2%).

Elevation: 244 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Denmark

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denmark city

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 35.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -515 (-13.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Denmark:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Denmark:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 43 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 48 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 56 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Denmark:

  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 4 miles; BAMBERG, SC; Abbreviation: 99N)
  • BARNWELL COUNTY (about 18 miles; BARNWELL, SC; Abbreviation: BNL)
  • ORANGEBURG MUNI (about 23 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Abbreviation: OGB)
Amtrak station:
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 in Denmark:

  • DENMARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 955; Location: PO BOX 327 SOLOMON BLATT BLVD; Public)
  • VOORHEES COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 669; Location: 1411 VOORHEES RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.voorhees.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denmark:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 44 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 47 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 50 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 61 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)

Schools

Public high school in Denmark:

  • DENMARK OLAR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: N. CHURCH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Denmark:

  • DENMARK-OLAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 530; Location: SOLOMON BLATT BLVD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DENMARK-OLAR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: GREENE STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)

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