Santee, SC Population

Population: 740. Estimated population in July 2020: 721 (-2.6% change)
Males: 314 (42.4%), Females: 426 (57.6%)

Orangeburg County

Zip code: 29142

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $22,292
Median house value: $89,400

Races in Santee:

  • Black (70.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (27.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (7.7%), English (6.1%), United States (2.7%), Irish (2.2%), West Indian (1.2%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 135 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Santee

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Santee town

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 7.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+15.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Santee:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Santee:

  • SHAW AFB (about 34 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 37 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • CHARLESTON AFB/INTL (about 52 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Abbreviation: CHS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Santee:

  • HOLLY HILL (about 15 miles; HOLLY HILL, SC; Abbreviation: 5J5)
  • ST GEORGE (about 21 miles; ST GEORGE, SC; Abbreviation: 6J2)
  • SANTEE COOPER REGIONAL (about 21 miles; MANNING, SC; Abbreviation: MNI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santee:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 52 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 52 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 61 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)

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