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Population (year 2000): 12,765. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,460 (+13.3% change)
Males: 5,519 (43.2%), Females: 7,246 (56.8%)

Orangeburg County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 27.7 years
Median household income: $30,306 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,500 (year 2000)

Orangeburg, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Orangeburg:

  • Black (67.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (29.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (5.7%), German (4.7%), English (4.7%), Irish (2.6%), Subsaharan African (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

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Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Orangeburg,

For population 25 years and over in Orangeburg

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orangeburg city

  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 30.7%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

2.2% Foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,233 (-8.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Columbia, (37.4 miles pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (118.3 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (597.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Heights, SC (2.0 miles Wilkinson SC (2.1 miles Brookdale, SC (2.9 miles Edisto, Cordova, SC (5.9 miles) , SC (8.7 miles Rowesville, SC (10.9 miles Cameron, Matthews, SC St. (12.9 miles Cope, SC (13.0 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2002: 81 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2003: 90 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $111,000

Latitude: 33.50 N, Longitude: 80.86 W

Area code: 803


Orangeburg, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.0%), Manufacturing (17.6%), Retail trade (15.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,545 (+74.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,627 (53.0%)


 

Crime in Orangeburg by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2 3
    per 100,000 0.0 7.8 15.7 23.5
Rapes 5 15 5 5
    per 100,000 39.2 117.5 39.2 39.2
Robberies 28 33 62 29
    per 100,000 219.3 258.5 485.7 227.2
Assaults 76 165 60 36
    per 100,000 595.4 1292.6 470.0 282.0
Burglaries 243 262 285 230
    per 100,000 1903.6 2052.5 2232.7 1801.8
Thefts 810 739 760 614
    per 100,000 6345.5 5789.3 5953.8 4810.0
Auto thefts 77 69 77 74
    per 100,000 603.2 540.5 603.2 579.7
635.9 809.4 713.7 528.6


Average climate in Orangeburg, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Orangeburg,

Orangeburg-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/2004, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Orangeburg city center injured one person.

On 4/23/1983, a category 3 tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: South Carolina, Alex Barron - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Sep 28, 1982), Arturo Freeman - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Oct 27, 1976), Deveron Harper - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Nov 15, 1977), Donnie Abraham - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Oct 8, 1973), Mikki Moore - NBA player (Seattle SuperSonics, born: Nov 4, 1975), Woodrow Dantzler - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Oct 4, 1979).


Main business address for: COMMUNITY BANKSHARES INC /SC/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Orangeburg:
  • TRMC OF ORANGEBURG & CALHOUN (3000 ST MATTHEWS RD BOX 1806)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Orangeburg:
  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; BAMBERG, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 36 miles; BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 36 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orangeburg:
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 30 miles; EASTOVER, SC; ID: MMT)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 35 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CAE)
  • SHAW AFB (about 43 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Orangeburg:
  • ORANGEBURG MUNI (about 4 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; ID: OGB)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 22 miles; BAMBERG, SC; ID: 99N)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 25 miles; GASTON, SC; ID: 7J1)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 39 $104,223 $32,068 0 $0
Water Supply 53 $135,306 $30,635 0 $0
Electric Power 66 $230,609 $41,928 0 $0
Gas Supply 20 $53,547 $32,128 0 $0


Colleges/Universities in Orangeburg:
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,971; Location: 300 COLLEGE ST NE; Public; Website: WWW.SCSU.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • ORANGEBURG CALHOUN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,282; Location: 3250 ST MATTHEWS RD; Public; Website: www.octech.org)
  • CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 1,121; Location: 400 MAGNOLIA STREET; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.claflin.edu)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 44; Location: 541 BROUGHTON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smcollege.edu)
  • KENNETH SHULERS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 24; Location: 1580 MIDDLETON ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Orangeburg:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 36 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 60 miles; AIKEN, SC; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 66 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,191)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 3,778)
Public high schools in Orangeburg:
  • ORANGEBURG WILKINSON SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,833; Location: 601 BRUIN PARKWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ORANGEBURG TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 3720 MAGNOLIA STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Orangeburg:
  • ORANGEBURG PREP SCHOOL (Students: 866; Location: 2651 NORTH ROAD NW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ORANGEBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 197; Location: 450 WOODBINE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WESLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 806 BROUGHTON ST SW BOX 628; Grades: KG - 12)
  • GARDEN CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 681BROUGHTON STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Orangeburg:
  • WILLIAM J. CLARK MIDDLE (Students: 833; Location: 919 BENNETT AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARSHALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 798; Location: 1441 MARSHALL AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WHITTAKER ELEMENTARY (Students: 705; Location: 790 WHITTAKER PARKWA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROBERT E. HOWARD MIDDLE (Students: 662; Location: 1255 BELLEVILLE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHERIDAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 139 HILLSBORO ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MELLICHAMP ELEMENTARY (Students: 329; Location: 350 MURRAY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NIX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 292; Location: 770 STILTON ROAD NE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RIVELON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 350 THOMAS B EKLUND CIRCLE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FELTON LABORATORY SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: S C STATE COLLEGE; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Orangeburg:
  • ST ANDREWS METHODIST KINDERGAR (Students: 126; Location: 1980 COLUMBIA RD NE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TRINITY UNITED METHODIST KINDE (Students: 58; Location: 185 BOULEVARD ST NE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PECAN GROVE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 542 NESSES HWY; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Orangeburg:
  • ORANGEBURG COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,015,742; Location: 510 LOUIS ST; 107,427 books; 2,002 audio materials; 1,495 video materials; 317 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Orangeburg: Sunlight Community Center (A), Orangeburg County Jail (B), Orangeburg County Free Library (C), Orangeburg County Courthouse (D), Orangeburg City Hall (E), Orangeburg-Calhoun Law Enforcement Center (F), Dukes Gymnasium (G).

Shopping Centers: Edisto Village Shopping Center (1), Grove Park Village Shopping Center (2), Orangeburg Mall Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Orangeburg include: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church (A), Orangeburg Lutheran Church (B), Mount Zion Baptist Church (C), Church of God (D), Church of the Redeemer (E), Mount Pisgah Baptist Church (F), William Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Saint Johns Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Sunnyside Cemetery (1), First Baptist Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Caw Caw Swamp (A).

Parks in Orangeburg include: Mirmow Field (1), Ellis Avenue Historic District (2), Amelia Street Historic District (3), Memorial Plaza (4), Orangeburg Historic District (5).

Post office: (A).  


Orangeburg compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Orangeburg:
  • WPJK (1580 AM; 1 kW; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: BOSE GOWDY)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQKI (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRIT (790 AM; 1 kW; BAMBERG-DENMARK, SC; Owner: VOORHEES COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orangeburg:
  • WSSB-FM (90.3 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WSPX (94.5 FM; BOWMAN, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBD (95.7 FM; BAMBERG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W243AG (96.5 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORG (100.3 FM; ELLOREE, SC; Owner: GARRIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Orangeburg:
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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