Oakland, South Carolina

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Oakland, South Carolina
Location of Oakland, South Carolina
Location of Oakland, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°59′17″N 80°29′58″W / 33.98806°N 80.49944°W / 33.98806; -80.49944Coordinates: 33°59′17″N 80°29′58″W / 33.98806°N 80.49944°W / 33.98806; -80.49944
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Sumter
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 338 ft (103 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,272
 • Density 1,870.9/sq mi (722.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 45-51887[1]
GNIS feature ID 1244623[2]

Oakland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 1,272 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Sumter, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. Part of the area of the census-designated place is located within the Stateburg Historic District


Oakland is located at 33°59′17″N 80°29′58″W / 33.98806°N 80.49944°W / 33.98806; -80.49944 (33.988160, -80.499521).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,272 people, 513 households, and 372 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,870.9 people per square mile (722.2/km²). There were 543 housing units at an average density of 798.7/sq mi (308.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 59.20% White, 34.20% African American, 0.55% Native American, 2.59% Asian, 1.73% from other races, and 1.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.46% of the population.

There were 513 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,889, and the median income for a family was $46,806. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,764 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,272. About 2.8% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.