Orangeburg County SC Information

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Orangeburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Orangeburg County SC Housing Affordability Index is 182
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Orangeburg County SC Wealth Index is 48
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 90,525
Population in Households 87,546
Population in Familes 70,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,979
Population Density 82
Diversity Index1 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,522
Average Household Income $50,239
Per Capita Income $19,437
Wealth Index3 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 42,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,837 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,057 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,610 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $101,055
Housing Affordability Index2 182
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 34,894
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 22,622
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.23% -0.29%
Households -0.27% -0.34%
Families -0.45% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.32%

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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, 2019 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 # 24 50th
Median Household Income # 34 28th
Per Capita Income # 34 28th

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