Pendleton, South Carolina Population 2020

3,308

Pendleton is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,308, it is the 83rd largest city in South Carolina and the 5930th largest city in the United States. Pendleton is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 11.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,964 in 2010. Pendleton reached it's highest population of 3,314 in 1990. Spanning over 5 miles, Pendleton has a population density of 718 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pendleton is $44,587 with a poverty rate of 32.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $128,300. The median age in Pendleton is 42.2 years, 47 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.5 males.

Pendleton Demographics

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

  • White: 68.84%
  • Black or African American: 18.33%
  • Two or more races: 8.52%
  • Asian: 2.25%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.41%
The current population of Pendleton, South Carolina is 3,308, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,228.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,964.

Pendleton, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,17468.84%
Black or African American57918.33%
Two or More Races2698.52%
Asian712.25%
Some Other Race331.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.41%

Pendleton Population Pyramid 2020

Pendleton Median Age

42.2


Total

47


Male

37.4


Female

Pendleton Adults

There are 2,622 adults, (476 of whom are seniors) in Pendleton.

Pendleton Age Dependency

47.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25

Child Dependency Ratio

Pendleton Sex Ratio

Female

1,544

48.89%

Male

1,614

51.11%

Pendleton Households and Families

Pendleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pendleton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
Female61.6%38.4%
All57.3%42.7%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male37.8%62.2%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4502.1857.3
Non Family7771.5946.5
Married4772.7975.5
Female1513.1461.6
Male452.637.8

2.8

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pendleton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1909.45%
9th to 12th Grade1839.10%
High School Graduate43721.74%
Some College33916.87%
Associates Degree26613.23%
Bachelors Degree32316.07%
Graduate Degree27213.53%

Pendleton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3441,243546
Black49426220
Hispanic1128918
Multiple Races323218
Islander1919
Other Race17
Native American1313
Asian111111

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,140$45,474$26,198
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$41,667$
Some College$35,169$45,948$28,807
Bachelors Degree$26,094$$
Graduate Degree$61,953$61,250$80,511

$33,140

Average Earnings

$45,474

Average Male

$26,198

Average Female

Pendleton Language

Pendleton Language by Age

Pendleton Language

93.40% of Pendleton residents speak only English, while 6.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.95% of the population.

Pendleton Poverty

Pendleton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,97048124.42%
Black57925243.52%
Multiple26921078.07%
Asian713346.48%
Islander1919100.00%
Other1717100.00%

32.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.60%

Male Poverty Rate

25.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pendleton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pendleton is White, with 24.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.75%.

Name Poverty
High School50.57%
Less Than High School15.82%
Some College15.70%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.47%
Male Employed19.48%
Female Employed18.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pendleton Income

Pendleton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,234$44,587
Families$44,488$61,675
Married Families$52,768-
Non Families$17,777$28,638

Pendleton Marital Status

Pendleton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pendleton Married by Age and Sex

Pendleton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pendleton Marital Status by Race

Pendleton Veterans

302

Number of Veterans

270

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War130
Vietnam92
Second Gulf War74
World War II12
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54160
55 to 6465
65 to 7455
75+12
18 to 3410
Name Veterans % of Total
White21811.77%
Black8415.00%
Hispanic1411.67%

$Pendleton Veterans by Education

39.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pendleton Employment Status

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pendleton 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

60.54%

Born in South Carolina

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

5.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.93% of Pendleton residents were born in the United States, with 60.54% having been born in South Carolina. 5.07% 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
20203,308401.22%
20193,268401.24%
20183,228351.10%
20173,193401.27%
20163,153331.06%
20153,120311.00%
20143,089260.85%
20133,063180.59%
20123,04590.30%
20113,036160.53%
20103,020540.18%
20002,966-348-1.10%
19903,3141600.50%
19803,1545391.89%
19702,615-99-0.37%
19602,7140.00%