Johnston, SC Population

Population: 2,336. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,352 (+0.7% change)
Males: 1,095 (46.9%), Females: 1,241 (53.1%)

Edgefield County

Zip code: 29832

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $25,570
Median house value: $64,600

Races in Johnston:

  • Black (62.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (8.4%), English (4.2%), German (2.8%), Irish (1.4%), Subsaharan African (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 661 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Johnston

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Johnston town

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -362 (-13.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Johnston:

  • EDGEFIELD COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; EDGEFIELD, SC)
  • AIKEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; AIKEN, SC)
  • WALTON REHABILITATION HOSP (about 29 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Johnston:

  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 34 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 48 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 71 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Johnston:

  • SALUDA COUNTY (about 6 miles; SALUDA, SC; Abbreviation: 6J4)
  • EDGEFIELD COUNTY (about 7 miles; TRENTON, SC; Abbreviation: 6J6)
  • TWIN LAKES (about 15 miles; GRANITEVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: S17)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Johnston:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 20 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 56 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 56 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)

Schools

Public high schools in Johnston:

  • STROM THURMOND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,011; Location: 1131 COLUMBIA ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STROM THURMOND CAREER CENTER (Location: 17 PAR DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Johnston:

  • WARDLAW ACADEMY (Students: 211; Location: 1296 COLUMBIA RD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Johnston:

  • JOHNSON-EDGEFIELD-TRENTON MIDDLE SC (Students: 592; Location: 1095 COLUMBIA ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOHNSTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 433; Location: 710 LEE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)

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