Pickens County SC Information


Pickens County Subdivisions

Pickens County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 126,807
Population in Households 119,978
Population in Familes 92,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,829
Population Density1 255
Diversity Index2 28


Median Household Income $46,893
Average Household Income $64,042
Per Capita Income $24,877


Total Housing Units 54,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,841 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,098 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,490 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $146,989
Average Home Value $190,981


Total Households 47,939
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 30,767
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.75% 0.87%
Households 0.71% 0.85%
Families 0.49% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Pickens County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pickens County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 14 72nd
Population Density # 11 78th
Diversity Index # 46 2nd
Median Household Income # 16 67th
Per Capita Income # 18 63rd

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