Pelzer, South Carolina Population 2021

1,429
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Pelzer is a city located in Anderson County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,429, it is the 138th largest city in South Carolina and the 8902nd largest city in the United States . Pelzer is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 1505.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 89 in 2010. Pelzer reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Pelzer has a population density of 1,564 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pelzer is $45,946 with a poverty rate of 13.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $68,300. The median age in Pelzer is 46.1 years, 44.1 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Pelzer Demographics

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

  • White: 95.59%
  • Black or African American: 3.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pelzer, South Carolina is 1,429 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,401.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 89.

Pelzer, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,30095.59%
Black or African American473.46%
Two or More Races130.96%
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Pelzer Population by Race

Pelzer Population Pyramid $2021

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Pelzer Median Age

46.1


Total

44.1


Male

48.2


Female

Pelzer Adults

There are 1,088 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Pelzer.

Pelzer Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelzer Sex Ratio

Female

716

52.65%

Male

644

47.35%

Pelzer Population by Age

Pelzer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pelzer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family60%40%
Female60.5%39.5%
All68.8%31.3%
Married74.6%25.4%
Male100%0%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pelzer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5602.4368.8
Married2723.0674.6
Non Family1851.3160
Female812.6860.5
Male223.05100

2.93

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Pelzer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade858.99%
9th to 12th Grade12212.90%
High School Graduate38140.27%
Some College17118.08%
Associates Degree11612.26%
Bachelors Degree666.98%
Graduate Degree50.53%
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Pelzer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pelzer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White92272271
Black149
2+ Races88
Hispanic2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.70%.

Pelzer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$31,094$31,326
Less Than 9th Grade$16,563$20,625$15,972
High School Graduate$35,500$40,052$31,793
Some College$29,286$29,750$28,864
Bachelors Degree$42,798$$43,512
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,250

Average Earnings

$31,094

Average Male

$31,326

Average Female

Pelzer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pelzer Language by Age

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Pelzer Language

98.69% of Pelzer residents speak only English, while 1.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Pelzer Language

Pelzer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,29818414.18%
Multiple13538.46%

13.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.94%

Male Poverty Rate

9.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelzer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelzer is Multiple, with 38.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelzer is White, with 14.18% 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 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.88%.

Pelzer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.02%
High School8.40%
Some College5.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pelzer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.18%
Female Unemployed18.75%
Male Employed0.81%
Female Employed0.00%

Pelzer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pelzer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$45,946
Families$44,103$51,624
Married Families$47,500-
Non Families$31,792$32,541
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Income by Household Type

Pelzer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelzer Married by Age and Sex

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Pelzer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pelzer Marital Status by Race

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Pelzer Marital Status

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79

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War19
Korea11
World War II8
Second Gulf War4

Pelzer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
35 to 5425
75+21
55 to 643
18 to 34

Pelzer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White757.14%
Black413.33%
Hispanic2100.00%

Pelzer Veterans by Race

Pelzer Veterans by Education

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3.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelzer Veterans by Education

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Pelzer Employment by Age

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Pelzer Employment by Race

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Pelzer 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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74.56%

Born in Pelzer

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Pelzer residents were born in the United States, with 74.56% having been born in South Carolina. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pelzer Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,429140.99%
20201,415141.00%
20191,401141.01%
20181,387151.09%
20171,372191.40%
20161,353141.05%
20151,339151.13%
20141,324110.84%
20131,313100.77%
20121,30340.31%
20111,29970.54%
20101,2920.00%

Pelzer Population by Year