Pickens County, South Carolina Population 2022

Pickens County, South Carolina's estimated population is 131,861 with a growth rate of 1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pickens County, South Carolina is the 15th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 119,337 and has seen a growth of 10.49% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
183014,4730.00%
184014,356-117-0.81%
185016,9042,54817.75%
186019,6392,73516.18%
187010,269-9,370-47.71%
188014,3894,12040.12%
189016,3892,00013.90%
190019,3752,98618.22%
191025,4226,04731.21%
192028,3292,90711.43%
193033,7095,38018.99%
194037,1113,40210.09%
195040,0582,9477.94%
196046,0305,97214.91%
197058,95612,92628.08%
198079,29220,33634.49%
199093,89414,60218.42%
2010119,33725,44327.10%
2011119,6983610.30%
2012119,8071090.09%
2013119,249-558-0.47%
2014120,5431,2941.09%
2015121,5009570.79%
2016123,0201,5201.25%
2017123,5184980.40%
2018125,2251,7071.38%
2019126,8841,6591.32%
2020128,5431,6591.31%
2021130,2021,6591.29%
2022131,8611,6591.27%
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Pickens County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White109,76987.55%
Black or African American8,1586.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native1470.12%
Asian2,5102.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.01%
Some Other Race1,7611.40%
Two or More Races3,0182.41%
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Pickens County, South Carolina Population by Race

Pickens County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Pickens County, South Carolina Median Age

36.4


Total

34


Male

37.9


Female

Pickens County, South Carolina Adults

There are 101,716 adults, (20,561 of whom are seniors) in Pickens County, South Carolina.

Pickens County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

62,768

50.06%

Male

62,613

49.94%

Pickens County, South Carolina Population by Age

Pickens County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pickens County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All68.5%31.5%
Male63.6%36.4%
Female57%43%
Non Family47.3%52.7%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pickens County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,5222.4568.5
Married24,0103.0386.8
Male2,2712.9563.6
Female4,4352.9957
Non Family17,8061.4747.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Pickens County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1153.92%
9th to 12th Grade7,8569.88%
High School Graduate22,73728.60%
Some College15,51719.52%
Associates Degree8,97411.29%
Bachelors Degree12,09815.22%
Graduate Degree9,21311.59%
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Pickens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pickens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,3311,252956
2+ Races1,3111,175624
White69,53960,24418,348
Native American581613
Hispanic2,4272,015517
Black5,1134,106959
Other Race98883297

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.83%.

Pickens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,051$44,771$29,700
Less Than 9th Grade$23,729$27,192$19,120
High School Graduate$28,963$36,915$19,623
Some College$36,823$49,927$29,091
Bachelors Degree$49,253$55,417$41,036
Graduate Degree$56,721$82,611$51,060

$37,051

Average Earnings

$44,771

Average Male

$29,700

Average Female

Pickens County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pickens County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Pickens County, South Carolina Language

95.61% of Pickens County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Pickens County, South Carolina Language

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2,4311,18548.75%
Multiple2,80165923.53%
Black7,2681,35418.63%
White101,74015,86215.59%
Other93NaN%
Hispanic4,56148810.70%

16.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

17.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, South Carolina is Asian, with 48.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 10.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.55%.

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.83%
High School12.29%
Some College6.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.63%
Male Unemployed41.84%
Female Employed13.67%
Female Unemployed28.99%

Pickens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pickens County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,032$71,724
Families$68,896$90,419
Married Families$78,604$102,326
Non Families$25,813$37,703
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Income by Household Type

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Pickens County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Pickens County, South Carolina Marital Status

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6,851

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,005
First Gulf War1,281
Vietnam2,744
Korea530
World War II152

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34412
35 to 541,398
55 to 641,291
65 to 742,181
75+1,569

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2326.95%
Black4406.46%
Native American1010.10%
Asian130.63%
Other Race191.53%
2+ Races1377.85%
Hispanic993.09%

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Pickens County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Pickens County, South Carolina 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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60.70%

Born in Pickens County, South Carolina

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Pickens County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 60.70% having been born in South Carolina. 2.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pickens County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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