Edgefield, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 4,449. Estimated population in 2021: 4,520 (+1.6% change)
Males: 2,944 (66.2%), Females: 1,505 (33.8%)

Edgefield County

Zip code: 29824

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $24,977
Median house value: $66,100

Races in Edgefield:

  • Black (59.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)

Ancestries: United States (4.5%), English (4.2%), German (2.2%), Irish (1.4%), Scottish (1.3%).

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Edgefield

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edgefield town

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,594 (+55.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Edgefield:

  • EDGEFIELD COUNTY HOSPITAL (PO BOX 590)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Edgefield:

  • AIKEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; AIKEN, SC)
  • ST JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WALTON REHABILITATION HOSP (about 23 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Edgefield:

  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 29 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 57 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 72 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
Other public-use airports nearest to Edgefield:

  • EDGEFIELD COUNTY (about 9 miles; TRENTON, SC; Abbreviation: 6J6)
  • TWIN LAKES (about 12 miles; GRANITEVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: S17)
  • SALUDA COUNTY (about 14 miles; SALUDA, SC; Abbreviation: 6J4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgefield:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 22 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 65 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 65 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
Public primary/middle school in Edgefield:

  • W. E. PARKER ELEMENTARY (Students: 490; Location: 41 CREST ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)

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