Arial, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Arial, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Arial Census Designated Place had a population of 2,629 as of July 1, 2018. Arial 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 Arial is located at latitude 34.8461 and longitude -82.6406 in Pickens County. The formal boundaries for the Arial Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The Arial Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402651) 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 Arial Census Designated Place is located within Easley Division of Pickens County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arial: Ariail.

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


Total Population 2,629
Population in Households 2,608
Population in Familes 2,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 562
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $41,643
Average Household Income $65,970
Per Capita Income $26,767


Total Housing Units 1,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 763 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 287 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $131,557
Average Home Value $168,007


Total Households 1,050
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 705
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.4% 0.59%
Households 0.3% 0.49%
Families -0.07% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Arial, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arial to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 154 61st
Population Density # 224 44th
Diversity Index # 350 12th
Median Household Income # 177 56th
Per Capita Income # 89 78th

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