Orangeburg County SC Information


Orangeburg County Subdivisions

Orangeburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 91,282
Daytime Population: Workers 33,879
Daytime Population: Residents 57,801
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 91,680
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 88,155
Population in Familes 70,777
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,127
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $34,175
Average Household Income $47,500
Per Capita Income $18,766


Total Housing Units 42,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,916 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,192 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,646 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $97,252
Average Home Value $132,928


Total Households 35,108
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 22,817
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.4%
Households -0.26% -0.47%
Families -0.45% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.2%


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, 2017 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 # 16 67th
Population Density # 23 52nd
Diversity Index # 25 48th
Median Household Income # 36 24th
Per Capita Income # 35 26th

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