Colleton county


Colleton, county, southern South Carolina, U.S. It is bordered to the southwest by the Salkehatchie River, which at its confluence with the Little Salkehatchie becomes the Combahee River; the Edisto River forms the northern and eastern borders, and a branch of it, the South Edisto, constitutes the southeastern border. At the county’s narrow southern end the Combahee, South Edisto, and Ashepoo rivers empty into the Atlantic Ocean; Edisto Beach State Park is located at the county’s southernmost point. The Atlantic side of the county lies in a marshy coastal region that includes part of the Sea Islands. Its northern regions of the Coastal Plain rise almost imperceptibly. In general the county is swampy and heavily forested with oak and cypress.

In 2019, Colleton County, SC had a population of 37.6k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $36,324. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Colleton County, SC grew from 37,568 to 37,585, a 0.0453% increase and its median household income grew from $36,276 to $36,324, a 0.132% increase.

98.1% of the residents in Colleton County, SC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Cosmetic Arts Institute (13 degrees awarded in 2018).

In 2019, the median property value in Colleton County, SC was $90,400, and the homeownership rate was 74.9%. Most people in Colleton County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Colleton County, SC was 2 cars per household.

Colleton County, SC borders Allendale County, SC, Bamberg County, SC, Beaufort County, SC, Charleston County, SC, Dorchester County, SC, Hampton County, SC, and Orangeburg County, SC.

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