Pendleton, South Carolina Population 2021

3,359
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Pendleton is a city located in Anderson County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,359, it is the 82nd largest city in South Carolina and the 5886th largest city in the United States . Pendleton is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 13.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,964 in 2010. Pendleton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Pendleton has a population density of 729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pendleton is $53,986 with a poverty rate of 27.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $126,200. The median age in Pendleton is 43.5 years, 47.3 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Pendleton Demographics

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

  • White: 73.86%
  • Black or African American: 17.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Asian: 2.42%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.31%
The current population of Pendleton, South Carolina is 3,359 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,285.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,964.

Pendleton, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,37673.86%
Black or African American57217.78%
Two or More Races1143.54%
Asian782.42%
Some Other Race421.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.31%
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Pendleton Population by Race

Pendleton Population Pyramid $2021

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Pendleton Median Age

43.5


Total

47.3


Male

42.4


Female

Pendleton Adults

There are 2,756 adults, (466 of whom are seniors) in Pendleton.

Pendleton Age Dependency

40.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pendleton Sex Ratio

Female

1,528

47.50%

Male

1,689

52.50%

Pendleton Population by Age

Pendleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pendleton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male35.2%64.8%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
All64.6%35.4%
Female77.8%22.2%
Married81.1%18.9%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pendleton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5042.1464.6
Non Family8271.7154.5
Married5332.6181.1
Female903.1177.8
Male542.4835.2

2.6

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Pendleton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1778.29%
9th to 12th Grade24911.66%
High School Graduate38718.12%
Some College24511.47%
Associates Degree29813.95%
Bachelors Degree45721.40%
Graduate Degree32315.12%
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Pendleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pendleton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5421,380742
Black47423324
Hispanic4848
Islander2525
Other Race23
Asian141414
Native American1010

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%.

Pendleton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,952$49,547$34,196
Less Than 9th Grade$13,147$$
High School Graduate$44,032$43,571$45,000
Some College$47,770$49,784$
Bachelors Degree$33,929$$27,454
Graduate Degree$80,230$62,569$82,188

$43,952

Average Earnings

$49,547

Average Male

$34,196

Average Female

Pendleton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pendleton Language by Age

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Pendleton Language

98.05% of Pendleton residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Pendleton Language

Pendleton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,25243219.18%
Black57225544.58%
Multiple114114100.00%
Asian783747.44%
Islander2525100.00%
Other2323100.00%

27.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.93%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

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 19.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 66.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.67%.

Pendleton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School35.92%
Less Than 9th Grade17.14%
Some College12.52%
Bachelors or Greater7.18%

Pendleton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed23.99%
Female Employed20.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pendleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pendleton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,139$53,986
Families$60,375$78,101
Married Families$73,813-
Non Families$19,660$33,090
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Income by Household Type

Pendleton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pendleton Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pendleton Marital Status

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217

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War116
Second Gulf War69
Vietnam13
World War II12
Korea

Pendleton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54153
65 to 7422
55 to 6417
18 to 3413
75+12

Pendleton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1768.77%
Black417.41%
Hispanic1837.50%

Pendleton Veterans by Race

Pendleton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pendleton Veterans by Education

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pendleton Employment by Age

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Pendleton Employment by Race

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Pendleton 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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62.17%

Born in Pendleton

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Pendleton residents were born in the United States, with 62.17% having been born in South Carolina. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Pendleton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,359371.11%
20203,322371.13%
20193,285371.14%
20183,248351.09%
20173,213441.39%
20163,169351.12%
20153,134321.03%
20143,102290.94%
20133,073200.66%
20123,05390.30%
20113,044160.53%
20103,028620.21%
20002,966-348-1.10%
19903,3141600.50%
19803,1545391.89%
19702,615-99-0.37%
19602,7140.00%

Pendleton Population by Year