Orangeburg, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Orangeburg, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Orangeburg had a population of 13,423 as of July 1, 2018. Orangeburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orangeburg is located at latitude 33.4936 and longitude -80.8669 in Orangeburg County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orangeburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Orangeburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 243 feet.

The City of Orangeburg (GNIS ID: 2404441) 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.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Orangeburg is located within Orangeburg Division of Orangeburg County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Orangeburg: Orangeburgh.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 13,423
Population in Households 11,329
Population in Familes 8,123
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,094
Population Density2 1,494
Diversity Index3 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,689
Average Household Income $48,164
Per Capita Income $19,249

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,100 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,680 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,060 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $148,836
Average Home Value $171,539
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,780
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,574
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.63% -0.52%
Households -0.59% -0.72%
Families -1.16% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Orangeburg, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orangeburg to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 43 89th
Population Density # 56 86th
Diversity Index # 250 37th
Median Household Income # 319 20th
Per Capita Income # 266 33rd

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