Pelzer, South Carolina Population 2020

1,422

Pelzer is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,422, it is the 138th largest city in South Carolina and the 8917th largest city in the United States. Pelzer is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 1497.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 89 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Pelzer has a population density of 1,556 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pelzer is $45,383 with a poverty rate of 16.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $64,000. The median age in Pelzer is 39.4 years, 33.1 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.4 males.

Pelzer Demographics

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

  • White: 96.45%
  • Black or African American: 2.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • 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 1,422, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,384.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 89.

Pelzer, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,35796.45%
Black or African American332.35%
Two or More Races171.21%

Pelzer Population Pyramid 2020

Pelzer Median Age

39.4


Total

33.1


Male

43.2


Female

Pelzer Adults

There are 1,103 adults, (269 of whom are seniors) in Pelzer.

Pelzer Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelzer Sex Ratio

Female

763

54.23%

Male

644

45.77%

Pelzer Households and Families

Pelzer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pelzer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married77.6%22.4%
All69%31%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female43.8%56.3%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5712.4669
Married2503.2677.6
Non Family2021.3462.4
Female802.5643.8
Male392.95100

3.02

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pelzer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade808.26%
9th to 12th Grade12913.33%
High School Graduate41142.46%
Some College16717.25%
Associates Degree11311.67%
Bachelors Degree687.02%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Pelzer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White94273968
Black128
Multiple Races1010
Hispanic42

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,986$31,339$28,092
Less Than High School$14,375$$15,104
High School Grad$29,663$38,750$27,989
Some College$29,000$29,750$27,222
Bachelors Degree$40,670$$41,161
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,986

Average Earnings

$31,339

Average Male

$28,092

Average Female

Pelzer Language

Pelzer Language by Age

Pelzer Language

99.11% of Pelzer residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Pelzer Poverty

Pelzer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,35321816.11%
Multiple171058.82%

16.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.43%

Male Poverty Rate

11.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelzer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelzer is Multiple, with 58.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelzer is White, with 16.11% 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 19.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.93%
Some College8.21%
High School7.06%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.75%
Female Unemployed16.00%
Female Employed3.07%
Male Employed0.83%

Pelzer Income

Pelzer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,576$45,383
Families$43,208$49,529
Married Families$50,000-
Non Families$32,500$35,892

Pelzer Marital Status

Pelzer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelzer Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Pelzer Marital Status by Race

Pelzer Veterans

92

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War13
Korea10
World War II9

$Pelzer Veterans by Education

11.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelzer Employment Status

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pelzer 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

78.04%

Born in South Carolina

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.57% of Pelzer residents were born in the United States, with 78.04% having been born in South Carolina. 0.28% 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
20201,422191.35%
20191,403191.37%
20181,384141.02%
20171,370191.41%
20161,351141.05%
20151,337130.98%
20141,324130.99%
20131,31180.61%
20121,30340.31%
20111,29970.54%
20101,2920.00%