Olar, SC 29843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Olar, SC 29843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bamberg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.174, Longitude -81.153
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29843 has segments in 2 Counties (Bamberg, Barnwell).

  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • PO Box Addresses: 77
  • Residential Addresses: 524
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 524

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Olar, SC 29843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,590
Daytime Population: Workers 147
Daytime Population: Residents 890
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,037
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,590
Population in Familes 1,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $32,849
Average Household Income $44,911
Per Capita Income $18,275


Total Housing Units 858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $77,907
Average Home Value $122,642


Total Households 647
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 422
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 0.57% -0.25%
Households 0.7% -0.19%
Families 0.5% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Olar, SC 29843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29843 to the other 395 ZIP Codes 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 # 328 17th
Population Density # 364 8th
Diversity Index # 216 45th
Median Household Income # 314 21st
Per Capita Income # 309 22nd

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