Donalds, South Carolina

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Donalds, South Carolina
Location of Donalds, South Carolina
Location of Donalds, South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°22′31″N 82°20′49″W / 34.37528°N 82.34694°W / 34.37528; -82.34694Coordinates: 34°22′31″N 82°20′49″W / 34.37528°N 82.34694°W / 34.37528; -82.34694
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
 • Total0.84 sq mi (2.17 km2)
 • Land0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Water0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
761 ft (232 m)
 • Total348
 • Density419/sq mi (161.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)864
FIPS code45-19870[1]
GNIS feature ID1247536[2]

Donalds is a town in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States. As per the 2010 United States Census, its population was 348.[3]


Donalds Grange No. 497 and Greenville Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


Donalds is located at 34°22′31″N 82°20′49″W / 34.37528°N 82.34694°W / 34.37528; -82.34694 (34.375215, -82.346937).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2), of which 0.0039 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.66%, is water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016341[6]−2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 354 people, 134 households, and 95 families residing in the town. The population density was 422.9 people per square mile (162.7/km²). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 181.6 per square mile (69.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.62% White, 14.97% African American, 0.28% Pacific Islander, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.98% of the population.

There were 134 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $32,045 versus $17,321 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,333. About 9.0% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


Donalds economy is mainly agricultural based economy though there are two wood mills in town East Teak Fine Hardwoods and Clendenin Lumber a subsidiary of Baillie Lumber Co.

A branch of the Commercial Bank is located in the town's city limits.


Donalds has a public library, a branch of the Abbeville County Library System.[8]

Notable person[edit]

Casey Ashley professional fisherman; winner of 2015 Bassmaster Classic


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Donalds town, South Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 2, 2013.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "South Carolina libraries and archives". SCIWAY. Retrieved 7 June 2019.

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