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Six Mile, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Six Mile is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pickens County at latitude 34.8093 and longitude -82.8116. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Six Mile, but most people and references simply refer to it as Six Mile, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Six Mile indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Six Mile (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Town of Six Mile, SC Boundary Map


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Six Mile, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 681
Population in Households 681
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 281
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $117,544
Average Home Value $133,013


Median Household Income $52,512
Average Household Income $63,428
Per Capita Income $24,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.15%
Households 0.34% 0.28%
Families 2.45% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Six Mile, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Six Mile to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 274 31st
Population Density1 # 275 31st
Diversity Index2 # 389 2nd
Median Household Income # 38 91st
Per Capita Income # 74 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.