Bamberg, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 3,733. Estimated population in 2021: 3,552 (-4.8% change)
Males: 1,687 (45.2%), Females: 2,046 (54.8%)

Bamberg County

Zip code: 29003

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $21,736
Median house value: $65,400

Races in Bamberg:

  • Black (53.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (9.3%), English (7.1%), Irish (3.3%), German (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 168 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bamberg

  • High school or higher: 63.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bamberg town

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

2.6% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-2.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Bamberg:

  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (PO BOX 507)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bamberg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bamberg:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 45 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 46 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 61 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bamberg:

  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 5 miles; BAMBERG, SC; Abbreviation: 99N)
  • ORANGEBURG MUNI (about 17 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Abbreviation: OGB)
  • BARNWELL COUNTY (about 25 miles; BARNWELL, SC; Abbreviation: BNL)
Amtrak station near Bamberg:

  • 8 miles: DENMARK (200 W. BARUCH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bamberg:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 48 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 51 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 51 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 69 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)

Schools

Public high school in Bamberg:

  • BAMBERG EHRHARDT HIGH (Students: 484; Location: 600 RED RAIDER RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bamberg:

  • RICHARD CARROLL ELEMENTARY (Students: 667; Location: 119 MCMILLAN ST.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BAMBERG-EHRHARDT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 400 NORTH ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)

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