Wagener, SC Population

Population: 863. Estimated population in July 2020: 872 (+1.0% change)
Males: 404 (46.8%), Females: 459 (53.2%)

Aiken County

Zip code: 29164

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $24,773
Median house value: $64,100

Races in Wagener:

  • Black (61.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (24.0%), Irish (2.9%), German (2.4%).

Elevation: 466 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wagener

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wagener town

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+9.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wagener:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wagener:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 26 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 45 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 46 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wagener:

  • CORPORATE (about 13 miles; PELION, SC; Abbreviation: 6J0)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 22 miles; GASTON, SC; Abbreviation: 7J1)
  • AIKEN MUNI (about 23 miles; AIKEN, SC; Abbreviation: AIK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wagener:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 25 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 34 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 37 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)

Schools

Public high school in Wagener:

  • WAGENER SALLEY HIGH (Students: 351; Location: 272 MAIN STREET SO.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wagener:

  • CYRIL B BUSBEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 572; Location: 236 MAIN STREET SO.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • A L CORBETT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 10 A.L. CORBETT CIRCLE; Grades: 06 – 08)

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