Georgetown Georgetown County, South Carolina

Georgetown: City in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States

About

Georgetown is a town located in the county of Georgetown in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,163. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,794 inhabitants.

The town was created 293 years ago in 1728.

Georgetown Quick Facts

Population : 8,794 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Georgetown County
Phone Area Codes : 843
Water as percent of area : 8.77%
Land as percent of area : 91.23%
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Capital city : Georgetown is capital of Georgetown County
Establishment : January 01, 1729 (293 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:02:25 (4th October 2022)
Postal code : 29440
Population growth : -4.2% (2010-2020)
Georgetown locator map
Location of Georgetown on South Carolina map.
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Georgetown South Carolina harbor
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Geography

Georgetown is located at 33°22'37"N 79°17'40"W (33.3768300, -79.2945000).

Georgetown map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Georgetown decreased by 4.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 8,950 - census
2010 9,163 2.32% census
2011 9,095 -0.75% estimation process
2012 9,046 -0.54% estimation process
2013 9,024 -0.24% estimation process
2014 9,008 -0.18% estimation process
2015 9,019 0.12% estimation process
2016 8,947 -0.8% estimation process
2017 8,871 -0.86% estimation process
2018 8,781 -1.02% estimation process
2019 8,742 -0.45% estimation process
2020 8,794 0.59% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 21,712
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 21,327
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 21,822
April 1, 2010 Population : 21,332
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.2%
People over 65 (%) : 15.7%
Female persons, % : 49.5%
White only, percent : 67.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 21.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.0%
Asians alone % : 1.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 59.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,204
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.1%

Georgetown zip code is 29440. County name: Georgetown, County fips: 45043

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $84,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $975
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $355
2015-2019 median gross rent : $854
2015-2019 Households : 8,683
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.0%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,882
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 367,216
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,835
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,485
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,733
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,235
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 535
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 475
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 362
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 772
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 145
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,005
2010 population per square mile : 2,837.4
2010 land area in square miles : 7.52

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2 Bojangles

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4 Pizza Hut

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5 Subway

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1 Georgetown City Hall

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2 City Hall

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People born in Georgetown (37)

People born in Georgetown, including athletics competitor Anthuan Maybank, drummer Arthur Trappier, Player of football Clifton Geathers, .

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Schools in Georgetown

College & universities near Georgetown, SC

Code Name City ZIP
218724 Coastal Carolina University Conway (SC) 29526

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Georgetown, SC

Code Name Address Type
KTR Kingstree 101 East Main St. RAIL
CHS Charleston, South Carolina 4565 Gaynor Avenue RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL
DIL Dillon 100 North Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Georgetown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Georgetown Post Office Georgetown (SC) 29440

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Other cities in Georgetown County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Georgetown County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Murrells Inlet 7,547 Town in Georgetown County and Horry County, South Carolina, United States
Jackson 1,815 Town in Aiken County, South Carolina
Pawleys Island 109 Town in South Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Georgetown distances to largest South Carolina cities