South Carolina Darlington County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Darlington County, South Carolina. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in South Carolina Darlington County.

1. Central Library DARLINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 204 N. Main Street, Darlington, SC 29532
Phone Number: (843) 398-4940 Darlington N/A N/A

2. Library System DARLINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
204 N. Main Street, Darlington, SC 29532
Phone Number: (843) 398-4940 Darlington 283,179 310,426

3. Branch Library HARTSVILLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 147 W. College Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550
Phone Number: (843) 332-5115 Darlington N/A N/A

4. Branch Library LAMAR DISTRICT LIBRARY
Street Address: 103 E. Main Street, Lamar, SC 29069
Phone Number: (843) 326-5524 Darlington N/A N/A

5. Branch Library SOCIETY HILL LIBRARY
Street Address: 473 S. Main Street, Society Hill, SC 29593
Phone Number: (843) 378-0026 Darlington N/A N/A

Overview of Darlington County, South Carolina

Darlington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 67,394. Its county seat is Darlington.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,468 km² (567 mi²). 1,453 km² (561 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.99% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 67,394 people, 25,793 households, and 18,441 families residing in the county. The population density is 46/km² (120/mi²). There are 28,942 housing units at an average density of 20/km² (52/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 56.98% White, 41.70% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 25,793 households out of which 32.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.30% are married couples living together, 18.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 12.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 89.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,087, and the median income for a family is $37,662. Males have a median income of $30,947 versus $20,998 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,283. 20.30% of the population and 16.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 26.70% of those under the age of 18 and 22.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Darlington
  • Hartsville
  • Lamar
  • North Hartsville
  • Society Hill