Olanta, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 613. Estimated population in 2021: 628 (+2.4% change)
Males: 299 (48.8%), Females: 314 (51.2%)

Florence County

Zip code: 29114

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $27,813
Median house value: $62,300

Races in Olanta:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.2%)
  • Black (37.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (14.0%), Irish (8.5%), English (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), German (1.5%).

Elevation: 118 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Olanta

  • High school or higher: 54.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olanta town

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 31.4%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-12.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Olanta:

  • CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM LAKE CITY (about 14 miles; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM (about 20 miles; FLORENCE, SC)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 20 miles; FLORENCE, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olanta:

  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 23 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • SHAW AFB (about 38 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 59 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Olanta:

  • LAKE CITY MUNI CJ EVANS FIELD (about 13 miles; LAKE CITY, SC; Abbreviation: 51J)
  • HUGGINS MEMORIAL (about 14 miles; TIMMONSVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: 58J)
  • WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY (about 17 miles; KINGSTREE, SC; Abbreviation: CKI)
Amtrak station near Olanta:

  • 20 miles: KINGSTREE (101 E. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olanta:

  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 67 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 71 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
Public primary/middle school in Olanta:

  • OLANTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: HWY. 301 & 341 NORTH JONES; Grades: PK – 05)

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