Pickens County SC Information


Pickens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 124,779
Daytime Population: Workers 44,969
Daytime Population: Residents 68,985
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 113,954
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 118,007
Population in Familes 90,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,772
Population Density2 251
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $44,469
Average Household Income $60,223
Per Capita Income $23,386


Total Housing Units 53,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,158 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,905 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,287 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $141,463
Average Home Value $179,946


Total Households 47,063
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 30,307
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 0.63% 0.7%
Households 0.55% 0.64%
Families 0.35% 0.52%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.05%


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, 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 # 14 72nd
Population Density # 11 78th
Diversity Index # 46 2nd
Median Household Income # 17 65th
Per Capita Income # 18 63rd

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