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Bamberg, county, south-central South Carolina, U.S. Bordered to the northeast by the South Fork Edisto River and to the southwest by the Salkehatchie River, it is also drained by the Little Salkehatchie River. The county is largely agricultural, with wetlands in the Coastal Plain. The Cathedral Bay Heritage Preserve, a Carolina bay (isolated swampy area), is located there.
In 2019, Bamberg County, SC had a population of 14.4k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $31,422. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bamberg County, SC declined from 14,600 to 14,376, a −1.53% decrease and its median household income declined from $32,229 to $31,422, a −2.5% decrease.
98.2% of the residents in Bamberg County, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bamberg County, SC are Denmark Technical College (127 degrees awarded in 2019) and Voorhees College (79 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Bamberg County, SC was $75,400, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%. Most people in Bamberg County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Bamberg County, SC was 2 cars per household.
Bamberg County, SC borders Allendale County, SC, Barnwell County, SC, Colleton County, SC, Hampton County, SC, and Orangeburg County, SC.
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