Pelion, South Carolina Population 2021

723
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Pelion is a city located in Lexington County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 723, it is the 174th largest city in South Carolina and the 11741st largest city in the United States . Pelion is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 7.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 674 in 2010. Pelion reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Pelion has a population density of 196 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pelion is $71,348 with a poverty rate of 5.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $135,100. The median age in Pelion is 47.1 years, 47.5 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Pelion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pelionwas:

  • White: 94.24%
  • Black or African American: 3.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pelion, South Carolina is 723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 711.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 674.

Pelion, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65594.24%
Black or African American223.17%
Two or More Races142.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.58%
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Pelion Population by Race

Pelion Population Pyramid $2021

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Pelion Median Age

47.1


Total

47.5


Male

45.2


Female

Pelion Adults

There are 513 adults, (105 of whom are seniors) in Pelion.

Pelion Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelion Sex Ratio

Female

389

55.97%

Male

306

44.03%

Pelion Population by Age

Pelion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pelion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female60.9%39.1%
All85.5%14.5%
Non Family89.1%10.9%
Married91.9%8.1%

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pelion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2492.6185.5
Married1483.3191.9
Non Family551.0789.1
Female462.2260.9
Male00

3.05

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Pelion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade295.82%
9th to 12th Grade397.83%
High School Graduate20240.56%
Some College10420.88%
Associates Degree479.44%
Bachelors Degree5210.44%
Graduate Degree255.02%
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Pelion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pelion Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43038975
Hispanic4022
Black2213
Native American44
2+ Races222

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pelion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,389$48,125$38,250
Less Than 9th Grade$55,278$55,972$
High School Graduate$41,667$57,969$38,036
Some College$22,500$32,500$20,938
Bachelors Degree$48,889$48,611$53,000
Graduate Degree$$$43,750

$41,389

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$38,250

Average Female

Pelion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pelion Language by Age

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Pelion Language

93.64% of Pelion residents speak only English, while 6.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.36% of the population.

Pelion Language

Pelion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White576254.34%
Black191578.95%

5.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.61%

Male Poverty Rate

6.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelion is Black, with 78.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelion is White, with 4.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.76%.

Pelion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.31%
High School6.50%
Some College6.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pelion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.02%
Female Employed1.52%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pelion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pelion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,194$71,348
Families$67,115$78,761
Married Families$72,500-
Non Families$38,750$45,202
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Income by Household Type

Pelion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelion Married by Age and Sex

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Pelion 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 35-44.

Pelion Marital Status by Race

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Pelion Marital Status

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50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Pelion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6418
65 to 7416
35 to 548
18 to 345
75+3

Pelion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White449.11%
Native American4100.00%
Black29.09%

Pelion Veterans by Race

Pelion Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelion Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pelion Employment by Age

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Pelion Employment by Race

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Pelion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.83%

Born in Pelion

95.40%

Native Born

4.60%

Foreign Born

2.59%

Non Citizen

2.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.40% of Pelion residents were born in the United States, with 76.83% having been born in South Carolina. 2.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pelion Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202172360.84%
202071760.84%
201971160.85%
201870530.43%
2017702-1-0.14%
201670310.14%
201570230.43%
201469950.72%
201369430.43%
201269120.29%
201168910.15%
20106880.00%

Pelion Population by Year