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Orangeburg
  • Town in South Carolina

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Orangeburg is a town in South Carolina with a population of 12,861. Orangeburg is in Orangeburg County. Living in Orangeburg offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Orangeburg and residents tend to be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$105,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$699
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,068.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    226.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,084.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,290.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    475.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    21%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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