Pacolet, South Carolina Population 2020

2,562

Pacolet is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,562, it is the 103rd largest city in South Carolina and the 6743rd largest city in the United States. Pacolet is currently growing at a rate of 1.79% annually and its population has increased by 14.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,235 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Pacolet has a population density of 439 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pacolet is $46,401 with a poverty rate of 21.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $65,700. The median age in Pacolet is 40.5 years, 43.7 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.8 males.

Pacolet Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pacolet was:

  • White: 78.38%
  • Black or African American: 16.12%
  • Two or more races: 4.28%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pacolet, South Carolina is 2,562, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,472.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,235.

Pacolet, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,92578.38%
Black or African American39616.12%
Two or More Races1054.28%
Some Other Race210.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.37%

Pacolet Population Pyramid 2020

Pacolet Median Age

40.5


Total

43.7


Male

37.9


Female

Pacolet Adults

There are 1,870 adults, (411 of whom are seniors) in Pacolet.

Pacolet Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pacolet Sex Ratio

Female

1,211

49.31%

Male

1,245

50.69%

Pacolet Households and Families

Pacolet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pacolet Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All65.5%34.5%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Female50.3%49.7%
Male47.3%52.7%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9632.5465.5
Married3493.392.3
Non Family3411.251.3
Female1633.3750.3
Male1103.0547.3

3.18

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pacolet Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1589.17%
9th to 12th Grade18110.50%
High School Graduate69140.10%
Some College38322.23%
Associates Degree17810.33%
Bachelors Degree794.59%
Graduate Degree533.08%

Pacolet Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3331,071118
Black29924910
Hispanic4316
Multiple Races3939
Native American994
Other Race8

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,659$37,689$24,167
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,420$30,750$18,438
Some College$32,344$38,796$28,250
Bachelors Degree$42,986$44,097$
Graduate Degree$47,500$$42,054

$29,659

Average Earnings

$37,689

Average Male

$24,167

Average Female

Pacolet Language

Pacolet Language by Age

Pacolet Language

96.43% of Pacolet residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Pacolet Poverty

Pacolet Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,84037220.22%
Black3817218.90%
Hispanic946063.83%
Multiple1051110.48%

21.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.84%

Male Poverty Rate

22.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pacolet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pacolet is Hispanic, with 63.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pacolet is Multiple, with 10.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.53%
High School20.41%
Bachelors or Greater12.12%
Some College8.38%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.58%
Female Unemployed37.93%
Female Employed12.64%
Male Employed4.49%

Pacolet Income

Pacolet Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,136$46,401
Families$48,827$57,216
Married Families$66,382-
Non Families$21,250$24,849

Pacolet Marital Status

Pacolet Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pacolet Married by Age and Sex

Pacolet Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pacolet Marital Status by Race

Pacolet Veterans

159

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
Korea52
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Pacolet Veterans by Education

17.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pacolet Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pacolet Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.50%

Born in South Carolina

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.98% of Pacolet residents were born in the United States, with 78.50% having been born in South Carolina. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,562451.79%
20192,517451.82%
20182,472612.53%
20172,411451.90%
20162,366341.46%
20152,332271.17%
20142,305200.88%
20132,285170.75%
20122,268140.62%
20112,25480.36%
20102,2460.00%