Saint George, SC Population

Population: 2,092. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,119 (+1.3% change)
Males: 1,001 (47.8%), Females: 1,091 (52.2%)

Dorchester County

Zip code: 29477

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $24,651
Median house value: $76,100

Races in St. George:

  • White Non-Hispanic (51.0%)
  • Black (47.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

 

Ancestries: United States (8.7%), German (6.4%), English (6.0%), Irish (3.6%), Scottish (2.4%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 102 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in St. George

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. George town

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-2.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near St. George:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to St. George:

  • CHARLESTON AFB/INTL (about 44 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Abbreviation: CHS)
  • BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/ (about 51 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; Abbreviation: NBC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 53 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to St. George:

  • ST GEORGE (about 6 miles; ST GEORGE, SC; Abbreviation: 6J2)
  • HOLLY HILL (about 16 miles; HOLLY HILL, SC; Abbreviation: 5J5)
  • LOWCOUNTRY RGNL (about 19 miles; WALTERBORO, SC; Abbreviation: RBW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. George:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 52 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 53 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,756)
  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 55 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,701)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 64 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
Public primary/middle schools in St. George:

  • WILLIAMS MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 689; Location: 290 SOUTH METTS STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ST. GEORGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 645; Location: 600 MINUS STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in St. George:

  • DORCHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,389,616; Location: 506 N. PARLER AVENUE; 120,855 books; 3,750 audio materials; 5,515 video materials; 237 serial subscriptions)

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