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Olar, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Olar had a population of 291 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Olar is located at latitude 33.1799 and longitude -81.1853 in Bamberg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Olar (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bamberg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Town of Olar (GNIS ID: 2407043) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olar: Hammond.

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Olar, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 291
Population in Households 291
Population in Familes 232
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 371
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $68,548
Average Home Value $112,385


Median Household Income $27,188
Average Household Income $39,527
Per Capita Income $17,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.39% 0.61%
Households 2.5% 0.7%
Families 3.72% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Olar, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olar to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 327 17th
Population Density1 # 264 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 213 46th
Median Household Income # 349 12th
Per Capita Income # 250 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.