Elko, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 212. Estimated population in 2021: 211 (-0.5% change)
Males: 102 (48.1%), Females: 110 (51.9%)

Barnwell County

Zip code: 29826

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $23,571
Median house value: $63,800

Races in Elko:

  • Black (58.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (41.5%)

Ancestries: United States (14.2%), English (6.1%), German (4.7%), Norwegian (1.9%), Scottish (1.4%), Subsaharan African (1.4%).

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elko

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elko town

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 11.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elko:

  • BARNWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BARNWELL, SC)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; BAMBERG, SC)
  • AIKEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; AIKEN, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elko:

  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 40 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 43 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 56 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elko:

  • BARNWELL COUNTY (about 9 miles; BARNWELL, SC; Abbreviation: BNL)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 21 miles; BAMBERG, SC; Abbreviation: 99N)
  • AIKEN MUNI (about 28 miles; AIKEN, SC; Abbreviation: AIK)
Amtrak station near Elko:

  • 17 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 Elko:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 27 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 49 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 52 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)

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