Orangeburg, SC Population

Population: 12,765. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,460 (+13.3% change)
Males: 5,519 (43.2%), Females: 7,246 (56.8%)

Orangeburg County

Zip codes: 29115, 29118.

Median resident age: 27.7 years
Median household income: $30,306
Median house value: $76,500

Races in Orangeburg:

  • Black (67.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (29.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (5.7%), German (4.7%), English (4.7%), Irish (2.6%), Subsaharan African (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Orangeburg

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orangeburg city

  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 30.7%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

2.2% Foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,233 (-8.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Orangeburg:

  • TRMC OF ORANGEBURG & CALHOUN (3000 ST MATTHEWS RD BOX 1806)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Orangeburg:

  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; BAMBERG, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 36 miles; BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 36 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orangeburg:

  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 30 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 35 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • SHAW AFB (about 43 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Orangeburg:

  • ORANGEBURG MUNI (about 4 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Abbreviation: OGB)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 22 miles; BAMBERG, SC; Abbreviation: 99N)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 25 miles; GASTON, SC; Abbreviation: 7J1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Orangeburg:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,971; Location: 300 COLLEGE ST NE; Public; Website: WWW.SCSU.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ORANGEBURG CALHOUN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,282; Location: 3250 ST MATTHEWS RD; Public; Website: www.octech.org)
  • CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,121; Location: 400 MAGNOLIA STREET; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.claflin.edu)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 541 BROUGHTON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smcollege.edu)
  • KENNETH SHULERS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 24; Location: 1580 MIDDLETON ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Orangeburg:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 36 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 60 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 66 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)

Schools

Public high schools in Orangeburg:

  • ORANGEBURG WILKINSON SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,833; Location: 601 BRUIN PARKWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ORANGEBURG TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 3720 MAGNOLIA STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Orangeburg:

  • ORANGEBURG PREP SCHOOL (Students: 866; Location: 2651 NORTH ROAD NW; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ORANGEBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 197; Location: 450 WOODBINE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WESLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 806 BROUGHTON ST SW BOX 628; Grades: KG – 12)
  • GARDEN CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 681BROUGHTON STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Orangeburg:

  • WILLIAM J. CLARK MIDDLE (Students: 833; Location: 919 BENNETT AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARSHALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 798; Location: 1441 MARSHALL AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WHITTAKER ELEMENTARY (Students: 705; Location: 790 WHITTAKER PARKWA; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ROBERT E. HOWARD MIDDLE (Students: 662; Location: 1255 BELLEVILLE ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHERIDAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 139 HILLSBORO ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MELLICHAMP ELEMENTARY (Students: 329; Location: 350 MURRAY ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NIX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 292; Location: 770 STILTON ROAD NE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • RIVELON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 350 THOMAS B EKLUND CIRCLE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FELTON LABORATORY SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: S C STATE COLLEGE; Grades: KG – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Orangeburg:

  • ST ANDREWS METHODIST KINDERGAR (Students: 126; Location: 1980 COLUMBIA RD NE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • TRINITY UNITED METHODIST KINDE (Students: 58; Location: 185 BOULEVARD ST NE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PECAN GROVE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 542 NESSES HWY; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Orangeburg:

  • ORANGEBURG COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,015,742; Location: 510 LOUIS ST; 107,427 books; 2,002 audio materials; 1,495 video materials; 317 serial subscriptions)

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