Orangeburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 91,846
Population in Households 88,546
Population in Familes 71,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,300
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 35,924
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 23,432
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 42,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,975 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,949 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,060 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $133,415
Average Home Value $198,505
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,353
Average Household Income $45,423
Per Capita Income $17,975
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-20142014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.2%
Households 0.09% -0.12%
Families -0.15% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Orangeburg County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orangeburg County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 16 67th
Population Density1 # 23 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 28 43rd
Median Household Income # 35 26th
Per Capita Income # 32 33rd

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