Pickens is a city located in Pickens County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,192, it is the 83rd largest city in South Carolina and the 6064th largest city in the United States . Pickens is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,126 in 2010. Pickens reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Pickens has a population density of 1,129 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pickens is $44,699 with a poverty rate of 13.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $118,800. The median age in Pickens is 33.9 years, 32.8 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.