Pickens County, South Carolina Population 2019

Pickens County, South Carolina's estimated population is 123,687 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pickens County, South Carolina is the 14th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018124,9371,2501.01%
2017123,6876450.52%
2016123,0421,5211.25%
2015121,5219790.81%
2014120,5421,3021.09%
2013119,240-552-0.46%
2012119,7921130.09%
2011119,6793570.30%
2010119,32225,42827.08%
199093,89414,60218.42%
198079,29220,33634.49%
197058,95612,92628.08%
196046,0305,97214.91%
195040,0582,9477.94%
194037,1113,40210.09%
193033,7095,38018.99%
192028,3292,90711.43%
191025,4226,04731.21%
190019,3752,98618.22%
189016,3892,00013.90%
188014,3894,12040.12%
187010,269-9,370-47.71%
186019,6392,73516.18%
185016,9042,54817.75%
184014,356-117-0.81%
183014,4730.00%

Pickens County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White107,564
Black or African American7,921
Asian2,184
Two or More Races2,119
Some Other Race1,239
American Indian and Alaska Native310
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander112

Pickens County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Pickens County, South Carolina Median Age

36.2


Total

33.9


Male

38.5


Female

Pickens County, South Carolina Adults

There are 97,776 adults, (18,862 of whom are seniors) in Pickens County, South Carolina.

Pickens County, South Carolina Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

61,091

50.30%

Male

60,358

49.70%

Pickens County, South Carolina Households and Families

Pickens County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pickens County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All68%32%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family48.8%51.2%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,4282.4868
Married22,4732.9987.2
Non Family16,8191.548.8
Female4,7953.2151.4
Male2,3413.0356.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pickens County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7034.87%
9th to 12th Grade7,96610.47%
High School Graduate23,03330.27%
Some College15,54020.42%
Associates Degree7,91910.41%
Bachelors Degree10,74014.11%
Graduate Degree7,1919.45%

Pickens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White67,18357,30615,986
Black4,8663,917829
Hispanic2,1171,562270
Asian1,120948612
Multiple Races638543203
Other Race56335991
Native American14913320
Islander2626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,476$38,872$27,519
Less Than High School$21,958$25,813$16,611
High School Grad$29,862$35,326$24,183
Some College$32,065$38,951$27,242
Bachelors Degree$41,723$60,042$31,938
Graduate Degree$56,067$67,253$49,211

$32,476

Average Earnings

$38,872

Average Male

$27,519

Average Female

Pickens County, South Carolina Language

Pickens County, South Carolina Language by Age

Pickens County, South Carolina Language

95.48% of Pickens County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,05517,03617.20%
Black7,1941,63922.78%
Hispanic4,08187121.34%
Asian2,04184341.30%
Multiple1,86855229.55%
Other1,13316014.12%
Native3108326.77%

18.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.95%

Male Poverty Rate

19.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, South Carolina is Asian, with 41.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, South Carolina is Other, with 14.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.03%
High School12.33%
Some College9.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.10%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.56%
Female Unemployed37.66%
Female Employed13.26%
Male Employed9.01%

Pickens County, South Carolina Income

Pickens County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,332$59,665
Families$59,190$73,461
Married Families$69,700$83,780
Non Families$23,027$33,593

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Pickens County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans

7,828

Number of Veterans

7,268

Male Veterans

560

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,095
First Gulf War1,331
Second Gulf War1,177
Korea559
World War II332

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,2918.36%
Black4326.61%
Hispanic983.49%
Indian4021.05%
Other354.03%
2 or More302.90%

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens County, South Carolina Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Pickens County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Easley 20027209539264.62%
Clemson 1396216058209615.01%
Central51835229460.89%
Liberty32693252-17-0.52%
Pickens31263190642.05%
Norris81382291.11%
Six Mile675686111.63%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990