Pelion, South Carolina Population 2020

702

Pelion is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 702, it is the 176th largest city in South Carolina and the 11874th largest city in the United States. Pelion is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 674 in 2010. Pelion reached it's highest population of 702 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, Pelion has a population density of 191 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pelion is $72,281 with a poverty rate of 9.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $833 per month, and the median house value is $148,000. The median age in Pelion is 45.6 years, 49.4 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.9 males.

Pelion Demographics

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

  • White: 92.98%
  • Black or African American: 4.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pelion, South Carolina is 702, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 702.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 674.

Pelion, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68992.98%
Black or African American304.05%
Two or More Races141.89%
Some Other Race50.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.40%

Pelion Population Pyramid 2020

Pelion Median Age

45.6


Total

49.4


Male

43.3


Female

Pelion Adults

There are 552 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Pelion.

Pelion Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelion Sex Ratio

Female

431

58.16%

Male

310

41.84%

Pelion Households and Families

Pelion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pelion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.7%9.3%
All87.5%12.5%
Non Family84.9%15.1%
Female80.4%19.6%

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2632.6587.5
Married1513.2390.7
Female562.5280.4
Non Family531.1384.9
Male33100

3

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pelion Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade275.21%
9th to 12th Grade326.18%
High School Graduate22142.66%
Some College9418.15%
Associates Degree5510.62%
Bachelors Degree7213.90%
Graduate Degree173.28%

Pelion Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43540086
Hispanic4226
Black3022
Other Race55
Native American33
Multiple Races333

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,063$49,500$37,731
Less Than High School$55,417$55,556$
High School Grad$38,026$55,227$33,333
Some College$23,750$42,000$20,962
Bachelors Degree$52,917$46,406$55,833
Graduate Degree$$$

$40,063

Average Earnings

$49,500

Average Male

$37,731

Average Female

Pelion Language

Pelion Language by Age

Pelion Language

94.99% of Pelion residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.01% of the population.

Pelion Poverty

Pelion Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White615457.32%
Black272177.78%
Other55100.00%

9.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.71%

Male Poverty Rate

8.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelion is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelion is White, with 7.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.58%.

Name Poverty
High School18.35%
Less Than High School12.50%
Some College6.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.79%
Male Employed6.02%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pelion Income

Pelion Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,809$72,281
Families$65,000$78,750
Married Families$66,875-
Non Families$32,813$46,049

Pelion Marital Status

Pelion Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelion Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Pelion Marital Status by Race

Pelion Veterans

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Pelion Veterans by Education

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelion Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pelion 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

69.37%

Born in South Carolina

96.22%

Native Born

3.78%

Foreign Born

2.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.22% of Pelion residents were born in the United States, with 69.37% having been born in South Carolina. 2.16% 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
20207020.00%
20197020.00%
201870220.29%
20177000.00%
2016700-1-0.14%
201570160.86%
201469550.72%
201369030.44%
201268720.29%
201168510.15%
20106840.00%