Orangeburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 91,582. Its county seat is Orangeburg6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,922 km˛ (1,128 mi˛). 2,865 km˛ (1,106 mi˛) of it is land and 57 km˛ (22 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.94% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 91,582 people, 34,118 households, and 23,882 families residing in the county. The population density is 32/km˛ (83/mi˛). There are 39,304 housing units at an average density of 14/km˛ (36/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 37.17% White, 60.86% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 0.96% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 34,118 households out of which 32.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.10% are married couples living together, 20.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% are non-families. 26.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.11.
In the county, the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 11.90% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 87.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.60 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $29,567, and the median income for a family is $36,165. Males have a median income of $29,331 versus $20,956 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,057. 21.40% of the population and 17.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.20% of those under the age of 18 and 22.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
- Holly Hill
- Wilkinson Heights