Orangeburg, SC

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Population

13,215

1.95% decline

Poverty Rate

27.8%


Median Age

29.8


Median Household Income

$27,564

12.2% decline

Number of Employees

4,800

1.95% growth

Median Property Value

$121,900

4.17% decline

About

In 2017, Orangeburg, SC had a population of 13.2k people with a median age of 29.8 and a median household income of $27,564. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Orangeburg, SC declined from 13,478 to 13,215, a -1.95% decrease and its median household income declined from $31,400 to $27,564, a -12.2% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Orangeburg, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (76.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (17.5%), White (Hispanic) (1.9%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.42%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.734%). N/A% of the people in Orangeburg, SC speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orangeburg, SC are South Carolina State University (473 degrees awarded in 2017), Claflin University (371 degrees), and Barber Tech Academy (7 degrees).

The median property value in Orangeburg, SC is $121,900, and the homeownership rate is 40.6%. Most people in Orangeburg, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Orangeburg, SC is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for South Carolina. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Orangeburg, SC employs 4.8k people. The largest industries in Orangeburg, SC are Health Care & Social Assistance (895 people), Manufacturing (770 people), and Educational Services (687 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,357), Wholesale Trade ($38,906), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,388).

Median household income in Orangeburg, SC is $27,564. Males in Orangeburg, SC have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,985. The income inequality in Orangeburg, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$27,564

2017 value

± $5,377

-12.2%

1 Year Growth

± 27.5%

Households in Orangeburg, SC have a median annual income of $27,564, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $31,400 in 2016, which represents a -12.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,080

Average Male Salary

± $1,419

$40,985

Average Female Salary

± $1,018

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Carolina made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in South Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $49,597 ± $53,271

  2. Asian

    $47,877 ± $7,789

  3. White

    $47,332 ± $1,044

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Carolina workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in South Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Orangeburg, SC is from South Carolina.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.456

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South Carolina was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.695% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for South Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in South Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 109

  2. Census Tract 110

  3. Census Tract 114

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orangeburg, SC was Census Tract 109 with a value of $54,980, followed by Census Tract 110 and Census Tract 114, with respective values of $40,380 and $32,682.

The following map shows all of the places in Orangeburg, SC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orangeburg, SC (3.04k out of 10.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    2,631 ± 395

  2. White

    315 ± 162

  3. Hispanic

    207 ± 162

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Orangeburg, SC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.8k

2017 Value

± 530

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 15.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Orangeburg, SC grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 4.71k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orangeburg, SC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (612 people), Sales & Related Occupations (565 people), and Production Occupations (469 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Orangeburg, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Orangeburg, SC, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (612 people), Sales & Related Occupations (565 people), and Production Occupations (469 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Orangeburg, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.87 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.85 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.77 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Orangeburg, SC, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($56,810), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($44,167), and Management Occupations ($43,113).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.8k

2017 Value

± 530

1.95%

1 Year growth

± 15.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Orangeburg, SC grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 4.71k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orangeburg, SC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (895 people), Manufacturing (770 people), and Educational Services (687 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Orangeburg, SC, though some of these residents may live in Orangeburg, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Orangeburg, SC, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (895 people), Manufacturing (770 people), and Educational Services (687 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Orangeburg, SC has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.58 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.54 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Orangeburg, SC, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,357), Wholesale Trade ($38,906), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,388).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $17.8B

  2. $17.1B

  3. $12.6B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $17.8B, followed by Machinery ($17.1B) and Electronics ($12.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$178B

2020 Value

$244B

Projected 2045 Value

37% growth

In 2020, total outbound South Carolina trade was $178B. This is expected to increase 37% to $244B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $24.2B

  2. $14.4B

  3. $6.22B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $24.2B, followed by Georgia with $14.4B and Tennessee and $6.22B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.9% of the population of Orangeburg, SC has health coverage, with 37.9% on employee plans, 23.5% on Medicaid, 7.12% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Orangeburg, SC was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in Orangeburg, SC see 2176 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.87% increase from the previous year (2095 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 733 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,176 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Orangeburg County, SC see an average of 2,176 patients per year. This represents a 3.87% increase from the previous year (2,095 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Orangeburg County, SC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,235

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,491

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,298

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.1%

Uninsured

37.9%

Employer Coverage

23.5%

Medicaid

7.12%

Medicare

15.1%

Non-Group

1.33%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orangeburg, SC declined by 18.7% from 18.5% to 15.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Orangeburg, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 20.1% prevalence

  2. 19.6% prevalence

  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Orangeburg, SC is home to a population of 13.2k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.54% of Orangeburg, SC residents were born outside of the country (336 people).

In 2017, there were 4.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.1k people) in Orangeburg, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.32k White (Non-Hispanic) and 251 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.3

25

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Orangeburg, SC was 29.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 25. But people in Orangeburg, SC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Orangeburg, SC residents was 28.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.54%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

336 people

2.95%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

398 people

As of 2017, 2.54% of Orangeburg, SC residents (336 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orangeburg, SC was 2.95%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    68,828 ± 6,396 people

  2. India

    11,778 ± 2,661 people

  3. Philippines

    9,880 ± 2,438 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 68,828 South Carolina residents, followed by India with 11,778 and Philippines with 9,880.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Orangeburg, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Orangeburg, SC was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Orangeburg, SC

  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    10.1k ± 505

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    2.32k ± 382

  3. White (Hispanic)

    251 ± 208

In 2017, there were 4.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.1k people) in Orangeburg, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.32k White (Non-Hispanic) and 251 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Orangeburg, SC as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    237 ± 82

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    151 ± 90

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    129 ± 80

Orangeburg, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Orangeburg, SC awarded 851 degrees. The student population of Orangeburg, SC is skewed towards women, with 2,158 male students and 2,963 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orangeburg, SC are Black or African American (769 and 92.3%), followed by White (45 and 5.4%), Asian (10 and 1.2%), and Hispanic or Latino (6 and 0.72%).

The largest universities in Orangeburg, SC by number of degrees awarded are South Carolina State University (473 and 55.6%), Claflin University (371 and 43.6%), and Barber Tech Academy (7 and 0.823%).

The most popular majors in Orangeburg, SC are General Biological Sciences (66 and 7.76%), Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (57 and 6.7%), and General Business Administration & Management (52 and 6.11%).

The median tuition costs in Orangeburg, SC are $15,840 for private four year colleges, and $9,208 and $19,588 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 41 degrees awarded

  2. 66 degrees awarded

  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Orangeburg, SC was General Psychology with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Orangeburg, SC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 473 degrees awarded

  2. 371 degrees awarded

  3. 7 degrees awarded

$9,208

Median In-State Public

$15,840

Median Private

In 2017, the Orangeburg, SC institution with the largest number of graduating students was South Carolina State University with 473 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

323

Degrees Awarded to Men

528

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 323 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orangeburg, SC, which is 0.612 times less than the 528 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Orangeburg, SC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    769 degrees awarded

  2. White

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    10 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Orangeburg, SC were to Black or African American students. These 769 degrees mean that there were 17.1 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 45 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Orangeburg, SC was $121,900 in 2017, which is 0.531 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $127,200 to $121,900, a 4.17% decrease. The homeownership rate in Orangeburg, SC is 40.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Orangeburg, SC have an average commute time of 18.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Orangeburg, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$121,900

2017 Median

± $9,570

$127,200

2016 Median

± $8,766

In 2017, the median property value in Orangeburg, SC declined from to $121,900 from the previous year's value of $127,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Orangeburg, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Orangeburg, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$27,564

Median Household Income

± $5,377

4.32k

Number of Households

± 440

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.32k households in Orangeburg, SC declined from $27,564 from the previous year's value of $31,400.

The following chart displays the households in Orangeburg, SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Orangeburg, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Orangeburg, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

40.6%

2017 Homeownership

41.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 40.6% of the housing units in Orangeburg, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 41.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Orangeburg, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orangeburg, SC have a shorter commute time (18.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.95% of the workforce in Orangeburg, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.2%

  2. Carpooled

    13.2%

  3. Walked

    3.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Orangeburg, SC was Drove Alone (79.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.2%) and those who Walked (3.78%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Orangeburg, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Orangeburg, SC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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