Pickens County, South Carolina Population 2018

Pickens County, South Carolina's estimated population is 123,479 with a growth rate of 2.28% 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
2017123,4792,7572.28%
2016120,722-2,217-1.80%
2016122,9391,6031.32%
2015121,3369600.80%
2014120,3761,2601.06%
2013119,116-562-0.47%
2012119,678860.07%
2011119,5923990.33%
2010119,19325,29926.94%
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
White107,077
Black or African American7,866
Asian2,143
Two or More Races1,912
Some Other Race1,171
American Indian and Alaska Native419
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander134

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Pickens County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pickens County, South Carolina Median Age

35.8


Total

33.8


Male

38.3


Female

Pickens County, South Carolina Adults

There are 96,940 adults, (18,229 of which are seniors) in Pickens County, South Carolina.

Pickens County, South Carolina Age Dependency

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

60,657

50.25%

Male

60,065

49.75%

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
Married85.8%14.2%
All68.3%31.7%
Male59%41%
Female51.6%48.4%
Non Family49.7%50.3%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pickens County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,6222.4968.3
Married22,761385.8
Non Family16,2541.549.7
Female4,3683.2751.6
Male2,2393.159

2.96

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pickens County, South Carolina Households

Pickens County, South Carolina Education

Pickens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9695.28%
9th to 12th Grade7,88110.49%
High School Graduate23,60031.42%
Some College14,44119.23%
Associates Degree7,4909.97%
Bachelors Degree10,48813.96%
Graduate Degree7,2369.63%

Pickens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,56756,45615,665
Black4,7543,734850
Hispanic2,0341,565385
Asian1,056909644
Other Race598399130
Multiple Races487411151
Native American23221017
Islander3232

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 islander people with a rate of 60.98%.

Pickens County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,787$38,049$26,983
Less Than High School$20,211$25,464$14,839
High School Grad$28,718$33,644$23,290
Some College$31,451$37,497$26,725
Bachelors Degree$42,102$54,271$31,816
Graduate Degree$53,788$63,000$50,020

$31,787

Average Earnings

$38,049

Average Male

$26,983

Average Female

Pickens County, South Carolina Language

Pickens County, South Carolina Language by Age

Pickens County, South Carolina Language

95.35% of Pickens County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White98,27917,15217.45%
Black7,1381,74524.45%
Hispanic3,99999524.88%
Asian1,99882041.04%
Multiple1,65651531.10%
Other1,08825523.44%
Native41910023.87%

18.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.75%

Male Poverty Rate

19.68%

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 41.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, South Carolina is White, with 17.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.98%.

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.54%
High School12.54%
Some College9.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.51%
Female Unemployed41.91%
Female Employed11.79%
Male Employed8.95%

Pickens County, South Carolina Income

Pickens County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,531$56,985
Families$56,316$70,118
Married Families$66,624$79,241
Non Families$21,928$31,522

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by War

7,848

Number of Veterans

7,311

Male Veterans

537

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,041
First Gulf War1,437
Second Gulf War1,222
Korea723
World War II401

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,098
35 to 542,025
75+1,608
55 to 641,392
18 to 34725

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,2768.40%
Black4306.69%
Hispanic1284.74%
Indian5117.00%
Other485.79%
2 or More435.16%

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens County, South Carolina Employment Status

Pickens County, South Carolina Employment by Age

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Pickens County, South Carolina Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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