Pickens is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,114, it is the 86th largest city in South Carolina and the 6129th largest city in the United States. Pickens is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,126 in 2010. Pickens reached it's highest population of 3,199 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Pickens has a population density of 1,101 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pickens is $45,169 with a poverty rate of 13.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $741 per month, and the median house value is $119,600. The median age in Pickens is 39.1 years, 33.7 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 115.7 males.