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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    C
  7. Weather
    B+
  8. Cost of Living
    A
  9. Health & Fitness
    C-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    C
Barnwell County is located in South Carolina with a population of 21,577. In Barnwell County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Barnwell County and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$610
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    401
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    61.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    113.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,429.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,796.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    185.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Barnwell County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,566
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Barnwell County

Barnwell County Reviews

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Barnwell is a very small community. The town is growing with the first African American Mayor. The school system is predominately run by very assertive and educated educators providing a quality education for all children. There are not many jobs for students who are educated and many leave to excel financially for their family. Sports dominate recreation and citizens have to leave town for other recreation for their families.
Overall, the quality of life here is average, mainly because prejudice still exist and crime is rising because of the turnover of citizens from other cities. The government continues to protect its citizens but we are looking forward to seeing major changes in our government that will invite others to help enhance this small town
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Barnwell is a small county that consists of three towns: Barnwell, Black-ville, and Williston. We have one Wal-mart. We have gas stations and little stores but nothing big. Barnwell does have one really good restaurant called Whitney's and also more restaurants than the other two towns. In Blackville, my favorite restaurant is their Chinese place. For Williston, I would have to say their subway. Nothing in these towns stay open too late. These towns dont have a high crime rate. The main disadvantage is you have to go out of town to have fun.
Barnwell County is kinda boring because there's nothing to do down here like there's not enterainment for kids to do down here and what i would like to change is. bulid something for the kids to do something and not be bored and barely any college scholorships down here.