Olar, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 237. Estimated population in 2021: 221 (-6.8% change)
Males: 105 (44.3%), Females: 132 (55.7%)

Bamberg County

Zip code: 29843

Median resident age: 48.6 years
Median household income: $31,250
Median house value: $53,300

Races in Olar:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.3%)
  • Black (46.4%)

Ancestries: English (15.6%), German (6.3%), Irish (3.8%), United States (3.4%), Subsaharan African (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Elevation: 206 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Olar

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olar town

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-39.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Olar:

  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; BAMBERG, SC)
  • BARNWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; BARNWELL, SC)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; FAIRFAX, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olar:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 52 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 55 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 58 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Olar:

  • BAMBERG COUNTY (about 11 miles; BAMBERG, SC; Abbreviation: 99N)
  • BARNWELL COUNTY (about 15 miles; BARNWELL, SC; Abbreviation: BNL)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY (about 15 miles; ALLENDALE, SC; Abbreviation: 88J)
Amtrak station near Olar:

  • 11 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 Olar:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 46 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 58 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 59 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 60 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 60 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)

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