Westminster, SC Population

Population: 2,743. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,669 (-2.7% change)
Males: 1,296 (47.2%), Females: 1,447 (52.8%)

Oconee County

Zip code: 29693

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $30,802
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Westminster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.4%)
  • Black (11.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (20.2%), Irish (8.6%), English (8.1%), German (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), French (2.3%).

Elevation: 935 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Westminster

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westminster city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -507 (-15.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Westminster:

  • OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; SENECA, SC)
  • STEPHENS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; TOCCOA, GA)
  • HART COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HARTWELL, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Westminster:

  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 31 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 51 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 53 miles; ATHENS, GA; Abbreviation: AHN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Westminster:

  • TOCCOA RG LETOURNEAU FIELD (about 15 miles; TOCCOA, GA; Abbreviation: TOC)
  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 15 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Abbreviation: CEU)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 24 miles; CANON, GA; Abbreviation: 18A)
Amtrak stations near Westminster:

  • 18 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 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 Westminster:

  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 53 miles; ATHENS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 28,464)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)

Schools

Public high school in Westminster:

  • WEST-OAK SR HIGH (Students: 903; Location: 130 WARRIOR LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Westminster:

  • FAIR-OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 751; Location: 1964 OAKWAY ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTMINSTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 206 HAMILTON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTMINSTER MIDDLE (Students: 490; Location: 501 WALHALLA ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OAKWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 150-B SCHOOL HOUSE RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)

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