Georgetown, SC Population

Population: 8,950. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,941 (-0.1% change)
Males: 4,031 (45.0%), Females: 4,919 (55.0%)

Zip codes: 29440.

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $29,424
Median house value: $83,900

Races in Georgetown:

  • Black (57.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (13.8%), English (7.5%), Irish (5.5%), German (4.6%), French (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Georgetown

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Georgetown city

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

2.3% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -824 (-8.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Georgetown:

  • GEORGETOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (606 BLACK RIVER RD DRAWER 1718)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Georgetown:

  • GRAND STRAND REG MED CENTER (about 36 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • CONWAY HOSPITAL INC (about 39 miles; CONWAY, SC)
  • WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; KINGSTREE, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Georgetown:

  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 34 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: MYR)
  • CHARLESTON AFB/INTL (about 62 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Abbreviation: CHS)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 64 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Georgetown:

  • GEORGETOWN COUNTY (about 5 miles; GEORGETOWN, SC; Abbreviation: GGE)
  • ROBERT F SWINNIE (about 17 miles; ANDREWS, SC; Abbreviation: PHH)
  • HEMINGWAY-STUCKEY (about 28 miles; HEMINGWAY, SC; Abbreviation: 38J)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Georgetown:

  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 53 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,701)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 60 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,756)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 61 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 61 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)

Schools

Public high school in Georgetown:

  • GEORGETOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,084; Location: 2500 NORTH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Georgetown:

  • GEORGETOWN MIDDLE (Students: 936; Location: 2018 CHURCH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARYVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 693; Location: 2125 POPLAR STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KENSINGTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 648; Location: 86 KENSINGTON BOULEVARD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MCDONALD ROAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 540; Location: 532 MCDONALD ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SAMPIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 2482 POWELL ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BROWN’S FERRY ELEMENTARY (Students: 276; Location: 7292 BROWN’S FERRY ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PLANTERSVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 1668 EXODUS DR.; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Georgetown:

  • GEORGETOWN MARINE INSTITUTE (Students: 31; Location: P O BOX 8415; Grades: 6 – 8; Boys only)
  • TARA HALL SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: PO BOX 955; Grades: UG – UG; Boys only)

Libraries

Library in Georgetown:

  • GEORGETOWN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $921,161; Location: 405 CLELAND STREET; 117,612 books; 3,027 audio materials; 6,954 video materials; 200 serial subscriptions)

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