Blackville, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 2,973. Estimated population in 2021: 2,919 (-1.8% change)
Males: 1,392 (46.8%), Females: 1,581 (53.2%)

Barnwell County

Zip code: 29817

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $21,316
Median house value: $54,200

Races in Blackville:

  • Black (75.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (23.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (11.2%), German (2.6%), Irish (2.4%), English (2.2%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).

Elevation: 270 feet

Land area: 9.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blackville

  • High school or higher: 59.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackville town

  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +399 (+15.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blackville:

  • BARNWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BARNWELL, SC)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; BAMBERG, SC)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; FAIRFAX, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blackville:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 42 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 47 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 52 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blackville:

  • BARNWELL COUNTY (about 11 miles; BARNWELL, SC; Abbreviation: BNL)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 13 miles; BAMBERG, SC; Abbreviation: 99N)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY (about 26 miles; ALLENDALE, SC; Abbreviation: 88J)
Amtrak station near Blackville:

  • 10 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 Blackville:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 34 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 48 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 50 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 52 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)

Schools

Public high schools in Blackville:

  • BLACKVILLE-HILDA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 76 ATKINS CIRCLE; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • BARNWELL CO AVC (Location: 5214 REYNOLDS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Blackville:

  • JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY (Students: 196; Location: 5061 HILDA RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BARNWELL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 5675 HWY 70; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Blackville:

  • MACEDONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 556 JONES BRIDGE RD.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BLACKVILLE HILDA JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 76 ATKINS CIRCLE; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Blackville:

  • CALVARY FELLOWSHIP MENNONITE (Students: 10; Location: 2436 HEALING SPRINGS RD; Grades: 3 – 10)

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