Walhalla, SC Population

Population: 3,801. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,727 (-1.9% change)
Males: 1,817 (47.8%), Females: 1,984 (52.2%)

Oconee County

Zip code: 29691

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $29,063
Median house value: $73,600

Races in Walhalla:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.4%)
  • Hispanic (15.4%)
  • Other race (7.7%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.3%), Irish (14.0%), German (10.4%), English (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Italian (2.2%).

Elevation: 1027 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Walhalla

  • High school or higher: 67.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walhalla city

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

10.9% Foreign born (9.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -151 (-3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Walhalla:

  • OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SENECA, SC)
  • STEPHENS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; TOCCOA, GA)
  • HIGHLANDS-CASHIERS HOSPITAL INC (about 23 miles; HIGHLANDS, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Walhalla:

  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 32 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 49 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 59 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Walhalla:

  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 15 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Abbreviation: CEU)
  • TOCCOA RG LETOURNEAU FIELD (about 20 miles; TOCCOA, GA; Abbreviation: TOC)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 26 miles; PICKENS, SC; Abbreviation: LQK)
Amtrak station near Walhalla:

  • 17 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walhalla:

  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 61 miles; ATHENS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 28,464)

Schools

Public high school in Walhalla:

  • WALHALLA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 846; Location: 151 RAZORBACK LANE; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Walhalla:

  • JAMES M. BROWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 762; Location: 225 COFFEE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WALHALLA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 744; Location: 177 RAZORBACK LANE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WALHALLA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 508 FOWLER ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Walhalla:

  • FAITH CENTER ACADEMY (Students: 58; Location: PO BOX 708; Grades: KG – 2)

Libraries

Library in Walhalla:

  • OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,148,461; Location: 501 W S BROAD ST; 156,192 books; 3,716 audio materials; 2,729 video materials; 414 serial subscriptions)

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