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Piedmont, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Piedmont Census Designated Place had a population of 5,345 as of July 1, 2017. Piedmont ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Piedmont is located at latitude 34.7056 and longitude -82.4667 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the Piedmont Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Anderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Piedmont Census Designated Place are located in Anderson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Greenville County.

The Piedmont Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403407) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Piedmont Census Designated Place is located within Powdersville-Piedmont Division of Anderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Piedmont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Piedmont, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,345
Daytime Population: Workers 779
Daytime Population: Residents 3,193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,972
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 5,256
Population in Familes 4,356
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 622
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $43,714
Average Household Income $62,513
Per Capita Income $24,083


Total Housing Units 2,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,510 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $112,047
Average Home Value $166,909


Total Households 2,038
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,412
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.73%
Households 0.53% 0.64%
Families 0.41% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Piedmont, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piedmont to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 95 76th
Population Density # 203 49th
Diversity Index # 358 10th
Median Household Income # 145 64th
Per Capita Income # 110 72nd

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