Orangeburg County SC Information


Orangeburg County Subdivisions

Orangeburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 90,611
Population in Households 87,679
Population in Familes 70,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,932
Population Density1 82
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $35,326
Average Household Income $48,827
Per Capita Income $19,235


Total Housing Units 42,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,287 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,538 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,679 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $99,372
Average Home Value $139,659


Total Households 34,825
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 22,550
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.25% -0.46%
Households -0.33% -0.56%
Families -0.54% -0.69%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.68%


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, 2018 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 # 17 65th
Population Density # 23 52nd
Diversity Index # 26 46th
Median Household Income # 37 22nd
Per Capita Income # 36 24th

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