Orangeburg County

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Orangeburg County, South Carolina

PO Drawer 9000
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Phone: (803) 533-6243
Fax: (803) 534-3848
www.orangeburgcounty.org

In south-central SC, south of Columbia; original district; organized 1768 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Prince William IV of Orange (1738-1820), who later became King George III of England

Area (sq mi):: 1128.09 (land 1106.16; water 21.93) Population per square mile: 83.30
Population 2005: 92,167 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 91,582 (White 36.80%; Black or African American 60.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,057; median household $29,567; Population below poverty level: 21.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,711-$22,325
Unemployment (2004): 9.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Orangeburg County seat (12,895)

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