The Town of Central had a population of 5,264 as of July 1, 2019. Central ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Central is located at latitude 34.7243 and longitude -82.7812 in Pickens County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Central encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 906 feet.
The Town of Central (GNIS ID: 2406246) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Central is located within Central Division of Pickens County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Central: Center, Garvin.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Central, SC Housing Affordability Index is 97 |
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
|Central, SC Wealth Index is 32 |
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
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|Total Population||5,264 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,132 (97.5%)|
|Population in Families||2,460 (46.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||132 ( 2.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$26,840|
|Average Household Income||$41,282|
|Per Capita Income||$16,472|
|Total Housing Units||2,261 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||627 (27.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,344 (59.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||290 (12.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$152,134|
|Housing Affordability Index3||97|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.69%|
The table below compares Central to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.
|Total Population||# 97||76th|
|Population Density||# 33||92nd|
|Diversity Index||# 242||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 368||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 348||13th|