Barnwell County

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Barnwell County, South Carolina

PO Box 723
Barnwell, SC 29812
Phone: (803) 541-1020
Fax: (803) 541-1025
www.barnwellcountysc.com

On the central western border of SC, south of Augusta, GA; organized as Winston District in 1798 from Orangeburg District. Name Origin: For John (1748-99) and Robert (1761-1814) Barnwell, legislators

Area (sq mi):: 557.25 (land 548.41; water 8.84) Population per square mile: 42.60
Population 2005: 23,345 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 15.70% Population 2000: 23,478 (White 54.80%; Black or African American 42.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,870; median household $28,591; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,216-$19,296
Unemployment (2004): 9.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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