Orangeburg, SC Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Orangeburg?

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There are 13,220 residents in Orangeburg, with a median age of 36.4. Of this, 48.28% are males and 51.72% are females. US-born citizens make up 97.64% of the resident pool in Orangeburg, while non-US-born citizens account for 0.77%. Additionally, 1.59% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 11,225 people in Orangeburg currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 13,220 3.5%
Male Population 6,382 3.2%
Female Population 6,838 3.7%
Male population 48.28%
Female population 51.72%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.4 0.8%
Citizen US Born 12,908 3.0%
Citizen not US Born 102 -9.7%
Not Citizen 210 55.6%
Citizen US Born 97.64%
Citizen not US Born 0.77%
Not Citizen 1.59%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 50 -20.6%
Moved from Same County 803 29.3%
Moved from Same State 823 3.1%
Moved from Different State 257 24.1%
Same House as Last Year 11,225 1.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.38%
Moved from Same County 6.1%
Moved from Same State 6.25%
Moved from Different State 1.95%
Same House as Last Year 85.31%

What are the employment statistics in Orangeburg?

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White-collar workers make up 74.46% of the working population in Orangeburg, while blue-collar employees account for 25.54%. There are also 562 entrepreneurs in Orangeburg (11.24% of the workforce); 3,105 workers employed in private companies (62.1%); and 1,068 people working in governmental institutions (21.36%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,723 -2.5%
Blue Collar 1,277 12.7%
White Collar 74.46%
Blue Collar 25.54%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 562 17.8%
Private Companies 3,105 2.5%
Governmental Workers 1,068 -16.2%
Not for Profit Companies 265 53.2%
Self Employees 11.24%
Private Companies 62.1%
Governmental Workers 21.36%
Not for Profit Companies 5.3%

How many households are there in Orangeburg?

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There are a total of 4,978 households in Orangeburg, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 48.45% of these Orangeburg households, while non-family units account for the remaining 51.55%. Additionally, 16.49% of households have children and 83.51% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 4,978 3.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -3.3%
Family Households 2,412 0.8%
Non-family Households 2,566 5.3%
Family Households 48.45%
Non-family Households 51.55%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 821 1.2%
Households without Children 4,157 3.4%
Households with Children 16.49%
Households without Children 83.51%

What are the median and average incomes in Orangeburg?

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The average annual household income in Orangeburg is $45,851, while the median household income sits at $29,340 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $45,851 -5.2%
Median Household Income $29,340 2.6%
People below Poverty Level 3,529 6.1%
People above Poverty Level 6,908 -2.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Orangeburg?

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There are 6,232 housing units in Orangeburg, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1967. Of the 4,978 occupied housing units in Orangeburg, 45.38% are owner-occupied, while 54.62% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 44.53% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $147,100. In general, housing costs reach $692 per month in Orangeburg.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 6,232 3.2%
Median Year Built 1967 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 438 5.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 868 1.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,017 19.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,186 -7.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 946 -12.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 455 8.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 559 3.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 546 34.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 217 12.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 4,978 3.0%
Owner Occupied 2,259 4.6%
Renter Occupied 2,719 1.8%
Owner Occupied 45.38%
Renter Occupied 54.62%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,006 11.3%
Without Mortgage 1,253 -0.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $147,100 18.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $122,600 14.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $692 4.1%
With Mortgage 44.53%
Without Mortgage 55.47%

What is the level of education in Orangeburg?

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Approximately 31.9% of the population in Orangeburg holds a high school degree (that's 3,614 residents), while 30.38% have attained a college certificate (2,632 locals) and 11.22% have a bachelor's degree (1,271 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 375 18.3%
Some High School 3,614 11.6%
Some College 2,632 -9.7%
Associate Degree 1,424 -6.7%
Bachelor's Degree 1,271 -1.6%
Graduate Degree 1,204 5.2%
No High School 3.31%
Some High School 31.9%
Some College 30.38%
Associate Degree 12.57%
Bachelor's Degree 11.22%
Graduate Degree 10.63%

What is the marital status of Orangeburg residents?

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A total of 6,439 people in Orangeburg have never been married (which represents 55.91% of the total population), while 3,507 of them are wedded (30.45%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 565 (4.91%) and 789 (6.85%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 6,439 6.0%
Married 3,507 5.1%
Separated 565 30.2%
Widowed 782 3.2%
Divorced 789 10.7%
Never Married 55.91%
Married 30.45%
Separated 4.91%
Widowed 6.79%
Divorced 6.85%

What are the most common means of transportation in Orangeburg?

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The top three means of transportation people in Orangeburg use to get to work are: car, walking and subway or elevated. A total of 4,255 residents commute by car, 113 prefer going to work by walking and 9 by subway or elevated.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 4,255 2.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 7 16.7%
Subway or Elevated 9 N/A
Walk 113 -33.1%

What is the median and average household income in Orangeburg by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
29115 27,024 10,536 $31,473.00 $46,978.00
29117 555 0 $0.00 $0.00
29118 16,051 6,072 $54,599.00 $71,672.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 29115 29117 29118